January 30, 1993
The day was pleasantly warm, and we found that the tracks were already set.
What more could we ask for?
By 11:30 all nine of us were having lunch within the confines of a shelter named Island Junction.
Two and a half hours later we were enjoying dessert under the North Blowout Shelter roof which
was heavily laden with a good six feet of snow.
The last third of the ski trek presented us with many zippy downhill challenges, and a few of us
(leader included) were seen energetically brushing off snowdust.
I only confess this because Dave (a professional photographer) was along — and he recorded
Also, great credit must go to Marissa, a teenage visitor from Montana, who never stopped smiling
— although by chance we later discovered that, mid-trip, she had developed a bad blister on
Stalwart skiers one and all were Bill Lewis, Marissa Porte, Alice, Dick & Rose Marie Moffitt,
Paul Newman, David Stone, Andy Thompson and Bob Devine, leader.