A reply to an email i sent to my good friend, Rick Baugher, about stopping by the Igloo on the summit of Kelly’s the other day and was sad not to see him there…
“And I see you’ve been getting out a lot, so I’m sure our paths will cross. Right now am focused on getting that 500th ascent of Kelly Mtn, but it probably won’t happen this season. Am at 457. As much as I’d like to ski this wonderful mountain every day, the limiting factor is tender- sometimes mashed- toes. I get out about 4 times per week. Some days are better than others…..

Kelly Belly Powder 8’s
This east facing run off the top I call ‘Kelly Belly’. When the snow is right it’s as sweet as a jelly belly. “