We have the great luxury of living just a few blocks from the trailhead that leads to the top of Mount Baldy (elevation 13,679 feet)! So, we go cross country skiing pretty often.
Click for a summertime view of Mount Baldy
3/18/98: Midway through a snowfall of around 16 inches, Reba checks out the current conditions on our front steps. Her assessment: go skiing!
3/19/98: A few blocks up the trail, Teresa, Bear, and Reba all enjoy the fresh powder.
An old log cabin, still inhabited from time to time during the summer, shows no signs of life during the winter. It's hard to see the cabin under all that snow. A stovepipe sticks up through the roof, just left of the center of the photo, and about 3 feet of snow mounds over the roof.