March 31, 2015

This is not an April Fools' snowpack analysis

That is a depressing map.

The hotshots are probably going to have a tough summer.

And let's not forget about our friends in California...

This can't happen AGAIN next winter, right?

This has been going on in California ever since our summer ski trip out there in July 2011.

We decided to make an early investment in Winter '15/16 and just picked up a pair of Mountain Collective Passes. We're going to spend next winter road-tripping, chasing powder, and generally shredding gnar. Living in SLC, we have one of the locations on the pass 20 minutes from home, and 3 more (Sun Valley, Jackson Hole, Aspen) within long weekend driving distance, so the collective is a pretty nice deal. Who knows, maybe we can swing another summer ski trip out to Tahoe/Mammoth? And I've always wanted to head up to Whistler for my birthday weekend in early May.

Why not? :-)

March 24, 2015

Viajamos a México! (Snorkeling in Akumal - Yal-Ku)

On the final day of the trip, we were able to stop in Akumal for a few hours and snorkel at the Yal-Ku lagoon. The water was crystal clear and it was a great way to cap the vacation!

Viajamos a México! (Tulum Beaches)

Tulum's beaches are world class. I don't think I need to add a bunch of captions to this post... I'll just let the photos speak for themselves...

March 23, 2015

Viajamos a México! (Tulum and Coba Ruins)

The Yucatan Peninsula is full of Mayan ruins. We aren't huge history buffs, but still wanted to check out a few of the sites. During our time in Tulum we visited the two most convenient locations - Tulum and Coba.

The Tulum site is right on the beach - prime real estate!!! A quick bike ride from the town or hotel/beach zone.

The Coba ruins are 25 miles inland (easy drive) and located in the jungle. This site is barely even excavated.