Easter at Mont Sutton, 20 avril 2014

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Easter at Mont Sutton, 20 avril 2014

Postby Bri7 » Sun Apr 20, 2014 10:11 pm

What was i supossed to do this easter?

What are we celebrating anyway? The ressurection of Jesus-Christ? The restriction of the catholic church are pretty boring; you shall not work and attend Mass... arrrrrrkkkk

Where does that leave me on a sunday with a clear blue sky?

Of course I could watch the clear blue eyes of Robert Powell in the drama biography of Jesus of Nazareth but the 6 hours of the depiction of the life of christ are just not my style.

Ben Hur maybe with his 11 oscars? No... I don't think so.

Why not ski?

After all:
"It's better to go skiing and think of God, than go to Church and think of sport"
-Fridttjof Nansen

I admit, i commited a sin this year. I did not respect Lent. I did ski somewhere between Clean Monday to Lazarus Sunday.

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I was supossed to meet Johnny Love at Sutton today around 13h00. That a bit late for me, I have kids and they get up early in the morning so I arrived at the moutain around 9h30.

Only a few trails were groomed overnight in the chairlift II area so I started up with that sector. There is still a lot of snow remaining. Even the woods in that sector (the lowest part of the mountain) had some sort of coverage...

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The moutain did receive some centimeters of snow yesterday. I was even possible to make first tracks today :)
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Most people already switched to golf of bike, the attendance today was modest. Still, at least 30 trails were open with 5 of the 7 lifts spinning today.
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One of my favorite spot today. Unfortunately, my daughter did not like as much as me :)
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Re: Easter at Mont Sutton, 20 avril 2014

Postby Bri7 » Sun Apr 20, 2014 10:25 pm

To celebrate Easter, sugar on the snow was offered at the bottom of the moutain! Yummy
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Selfie of me and my daugther in the chair!
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Could you believe I did not come across Johnny Love for the whole day!

I had to watch the Urbi et Orbi (pope's benediction) by myself and light the cuban Paschal candle alone! So sad...
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Re: Easter at Mont Sutton, 20 avril 2014

Postby BillyFromTheHills » Wed Apr 23, 2014 5:47 pm

Nice day of skiing! Your daughter looks like an angel....and a demon skier!
"Daddy, your binding is broken!" -my 5 y.o. son Paul

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Re: Easter at Mont Sutton, 20 avril 2014

Postby Johnny » Thu Apr 24, 2014 8:00 am

Oh! J'avais pas vu ca...! Nice report bro!

Yeah I got there at 1pm... (Contrary to popular belief, I wake up at 5am everyday even if I don't work... But I would get bored of this mountain if I'd get there early... : )

I've been looking everywhere for you and your (two pairs of) Black Diamond skis...!! 8-)

Geeez.... I really missed all that fun?!? The free sugar, the carabins hat, the cool 4 yo girls AND the holy cigar?!?

The catholic church is pretty damn right... It's fact, it has always been my motto:
You shall not work.
/...\ Peace, Love, Telemark and Tofu /...\
"And if you like to risk your neck, we'll boom down Sutton in old Quebec..."

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Re: Easter at Mont Sutton, 20 avril 2014

Postby Bri7 » Thu Apr 24, 2014 12:05 pm

LoveJohnny wrote:Oh! J'avais pas vu ca...! Nice report bro!
I've been looking everywhere for you and your (two pairs of) Black Diamond skis...!! 8-)
You shall not work.


You've been looking for the wrong guy!

Slowly but surely the Telemark's state of mind is getting in my genes...

I traded my black diamonds' skis for Scotty's Bob
For the first time in years I did not wear my helmet.
I'm now the proud owner of genuine bamboo ski poles....

I do not own a pair of leather boots yet but I guess everything comes to him who waits...

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