Afternoon Delight

Left: Conditions were dubious ice-crust on-hill, but Aaron Robinson was still hoping to find new stuff so we ventured into the road-run sidecountry off El Colorado with Eduardo, the Chilean K2 distributor. The road below accesses Valle Nevado, another of the three resorts serving the small town of Farellones. We were pleasantly surprised to find windblown pow and plenty of untouched rocks to chuck. A-Rob tucks one up and stomps with a smile. Right: After the first road lap we had to go back and get more of the crew. A week after a storm, the whole zone still lay largely untouched. Jordan Mendenhall finds a late afternoon slasher on the way into the lower chutes. (Colin Wiseman )