Unofficial Fernie Report - 2007/02/08
Craig's Report - February 08, 2007
As feared, yesterday brought no snow and little melting with the result the skiing, at least in this ice fearing klutzs opinion, was horrible. Courtesy of 5 cm of overnight snow and light snow that continued throughout the day, today was much improved, although generally well shy of what I would call good. Falling temperatures and modest accumulations seemed to set the stage for the dreaded dust on crust situation and while there certainly was some of that, the new snow, while light, was not fluff and did have enough substance to cushion things a bit. Of course it wasnt nearly enough to hide the harsh reality underneath or keep from being pushed into mounds separated by slick patches, but by the end of the day it seemed possible to ski most off piste mogul runs without serious sphincter strain.
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