Ted and Eric -- Utah 2004

Ted Nygreen went with Eric Monberg to a "long weekend" at Alta, March 25-27, 2004 (without Nancy and Wendy).

We joined Tim Harris, who does this trip every year with family (sister Wanda) and friends, this year Lance Long and Pam.

In this group photo, the waiter at the Peruvian Lodge placed himself in the back center of our photo.

 

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Eric preparing for first run
 
Eric starts off Ted and Eric on top Tim, Wanda and Eric
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As you can see, the first day was warm and sunny. Then to our surprise, we had a white-out day with 14" of new snow, followed by overnight and more snow on day 3.

It was glorious powder, and Lance rented special powder skis for the occasion.

Eric on warm day 1
 
Ted at top on warm day Ted in snow on day 2  
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Wanda Ted on the warm day Eric, Wanda and Tim Note that this is Tim in front, with Wanda and Eric skiing
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Eric, Wanda and Ted
 
Eric takes in the view Eric ready to descend Wanda and Tim wave 
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Eric in jacuzzi Great form!
Eric skiing in powder on day 2
Eric in the white-out Ted in snowstorm 
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Eric and Lance on Day 3
 
Fancy lunch on the mountain - not your regular cafeteria Wanda skiing Tim decanting Ch. du Tertre
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In lodge, Lance and Pam Wanda Wanda, Lance, Pam Ted at dinner with Dawn Chirwa and husband Andrew
 

So there you have spring skiing in Alta: ranging from warm sun to heavy powder.


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