Ruapehu had a foot of powder. However, it was covered with an inch of ice. Off-piste, the ice was continuous, not patchy and smooth on a board-length scale, hence you could reach warp speed with nothing holding you back but an invigorating buzz and the fact that if you fell over, you’d be falling onto concrete.
And then there was the sections with a half-inch icy crust, which was perfectly ridable if you could keep your weight perfectly centred. Too far forward, nose of board punches through, you stop and land on face. Too far back, tail of board punches through, you slow rapidly, weight transfers forward, you stop and land on face.
Meh, don’t like this face much anyway.
Turned the stereo up to 22. You could feel the sub everywhere. It goes up to 40. I’m not trying it, but Bassbin Twins would be the track for it.
And, we’ve had too many cute kittens, so instead, cats that look like Hitler: