Montana life – update

So yes, I’ve been very lazy when it comes to updating my blog. Of course, since very few of you are following, most of “yintz” probably didn’t notice. That said, since I got back from Alaska I managed to spend a week between Goldbug and Panther Creek hot springs, help …

Double Ds - Daryl Greaser and Denali, Alaska.

Alaska

Here’s a couple photos from my trip to the 49th state: Aiyana at the start of the Jr. Iditarod Aiyana drives her team across Willow Lake to the finish

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Alaska – Junior Iditarod 2012

This week I am in Wasilla, Alaska, in support of Aiyana Ferraro’s bid to race the Junior Iditarod. Aiyana is Doug and Jen Ferraro’s 14-year-old daughter who lives in Victor, Montana. The Ferraros have been great friends of mine for many years; Jen and I met in Missouri in college, …

Skiing Mt Hood Meadows Spring 2011

My great friend Danielle came out from Minneapolis last Spring Break (she’s a college professor!) to go skiing! We spent the night in a snow cave on Mt. St. Helens, and a couple of days skiing at Meadows. Here’s a YouTube video I created of our footage! Katt posted a …

Montana Manifesto

We have ridiculously ambitious plans for 2012: Winter – Spring 100 days of backcountry Skiing! (to qualify for official ski bum status) Wisherd Ridge, Rattlesnake Rattlesnake Wilderness Tour 9 mile tour Sonielem Ridge, Missions Bitterroot Bonanza, El Capitan 10 days at Lost Trail Scapegoat Skilunking Hot Springs, Stanley, Goldbug Rock …

Final Approach, Runway 18 Polson (8S1)

I took my friend Marcys flying a couple years back. Here is the video she shot of me landing Runway 18 in Polson, Montana. I love this sunset approach since it is over Flathead Lake, and there’s a bar and a road to cross just before the runway threshold. I’ve …

Flying Montana – Rattlesnake Wilderness

Here’s a couple videos of flying Montana’s Rattlesnake Wilderness, just north of Missoula. To the north, the majestic Mission mountains can be seen, as well as large inversion layer/ undercast. Flying past the north face of Stuart Peak, an excellent backcountry ski destination: