90 Second Escape: Closing down the mountain

Monday — never an easy time for the outdoors enthusiast. After a weekend of adventure, returning to the humdrum work-a-day world can make one melancholy. To help ease the transition, every Monday we feature a 90 Second Escape — essentially, a 90-second video or slide show of a place you’d probably rather be: a trail, a park, a greenway, a lake … anywhere as long as it’s not under a fluorescent bulb.

Today’s 90-Second Escape: Closing down the mountain

Last week, a Colorado friend posted that he and his crew were shutting down A-Basin, which sits on the Continental Divide and, topping out at 13,050 feet, is Colorado’s highest ski area. Many moons ago (many, many moons ago), I skied A-Basin during its waning days; it’s a day that continues to linger in memory and will likely make my EOL highlight reel.

A bit nostalgic, I set out to see if anyone had chronicled the last day of A-Basin’s 2015-2016 season and, of course, at least one — Snuma Wm — had. It’s a simple video of a woman in pink effortlessly executing a mogul field. The pink, the white of the snow, the backdrop of blue sky at 13,000 feet all make for a nice escape — even if you’ve never strapped on a pair of skis.

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Monday — never an easy time for the outdoors enthusiast. After a weekend of adventure, returning to the humdrum work-a-day world can make one melancholy. To help ease the transition, every Monday we feature a 90 Second Escape — essentially, a 90-second video or slide show of a place you’d probably rather be: a trail, a park, a greenway, a lake … anywhere as long as it’s not under a fluorescent bulb.
Today’s 90-Second Escape: Closing down the mountain

Last week, a Colorado friend posted that he and his crew were shutting down A-Basin, which sits on the Continental Divide and, topping out at 13,050 feet, is Colorado’s highest ski area. Many moons ago (many, many moons ago), I skied A-Basin during its waning days; it’s a day that continues to linger in memory and will likely make my EOL highlight reel.
A bit nostalgic, I set out to see if anyone had chronicled the last day of A-Basin’s 2015-2016 season and, of course, at least one — Snuma Wm — had. It’s a simple video of a woman in pink effortlessly executing a mogul field. The pink, the white of the snow, the backdrop of blue sky at 13,000 feet all make for a nice escape — even if you’ve never strapped on a pair of skis.
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