As it would turn out I am stuck in the city, while my usual snow buddy is currently down at Mt Ruapehu. He's currently staying in a some random place that doesn't have a fax machine and so has taken to txting me every morning to get the snow report and to do a little bit of ribbing about how he is at the snow and how I am not.
It's a very frustrating situation, as I do SO VERY MUCH WISH I WAS AT THE SNOW!
Instead, feel my pain:
This was taken at the top of the High Traverse, which drops into my favorite run of the moment Mackenzie's Mistake.
Don't you wish you were there too?