A sign that spring is
near – The final days for the ski slopes
at White Pine Ski Resort were celebrated
Mach 23 and March 24 with the Spring
Saturday the Sublette County Fire Department
filled a pool with 4,500 gallons
of water at the base of the slope for an
activity called pond skimming.
As proprietor Robyn Blackburn described,
it is a “spectacle.”
Skiers of all ages ride down the slope
in an attempt to get across the cold manmade
On Sunday, members of the White
Pine Junior Snowsports Club brought
their hand-made cardboard sleds for a trip
downthe tubing hill.
The end of the season was celebrated
with a barbecue.
By March 30, the well-groomed slopes
will be turned into course for the sled
climb race. This year, RLT photography
will be catching the highlights and showcasing
the action on a large Megatron so
there will be no bad seats in the house. The
hill climb, sponsored by the Rocky Mountain
States Hillclimb Association, follows
on the heels of Jackson’s hillclimb, action
begins at 8 a.m. and many of the same racers
have already parked their rigs at White
Pine waiting for the action to begin.