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Video: Birthday skitrip… bring your own snow!

This month's skiing was a bit of a challenge. Travel is difficult, unlike in August. Many of things that one could do were already done.

But, could I move some snow from the local ice skating rink to the ski slope, and then ski that?

Three hours later, I realized carrying snow was a bit of a work, but I had a line. A line that was thin but went maybe one third or one fourth of the slope, and had turns. A line that I was able to ski...

This article has also been published at Blogspot. See more Planetskier stories from TGR, Blogspot, and Planetskier.net. Photos, videos, and text (c) 2020 by Jari Arkko. All rights reserved.

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