Meanwhile, here is a short passage from "Snow Tales and Powder Trails" to complement these wonderful images:
"...Wow - it's like someone has put wings on my feet! The crystal flakes float me somewhere in the middle of the thick layer of new snow, and man, is it ever deep! Elated, I bounce my knees with the rhythm of the turns, and the snow responds, cushioning every blow. It feels completely effortless, and the resistance of the snow beneath my skis is barely noticeable, a slight fluid friction. Powder fluffs up around me, hitting my knees and waist as I sink into every turn..."