Our expedition on Shasta was cut short by a day due to constantly threatening weather. But Tioga has the goods, the sun, and an open road that gets you there for a day trip with time to spare.
photos by Matthew Reagan and Paul Rozelle
thin at the bottom, but along the Sierra Crest "thin" is relative. As
we tracked out the corn in the lower half of the bowl (over four
perfect runs), a gasping and coughing skier slowly booted up the right
side and into the upper reaches of the bowl. We waited around for his
descent, but threatening weather sent us home before he went big. I
hope the guy was OK.
Boaters fish in Ellery Lake during the corn
When equipment and logistical failures put Paul in a
bad situation, creativity is required to get another sliding day.
Is this covered under the shovel warranty?
Skiing Lower Ellery Bowl
I won't be in Unparalleled III, but I can link 'em down the hill these days.
Weather threatens, but when you never lose sight of your car it's an easy up-and-over trip home.
A Gourmet Oasis
remote and somewhat bleak town of Lee Vining, the Tioga Gas Mart
serves up gourmet food and trapeze performances. Really.
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