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Powderjunky: May 18, 2011 Uphill: 2,000 ft. | Downhill: 2,000 ft.Quite the interesting day. After storming all day, it cleared a little up in the afternoon. My first lap was in the sun and took this really cool picture of the clouds and the storm around me. As I reached the top for my second lap the storm moved in and I was in a white out. But then my poles started emitting static electricty and then I felt my whole body start to "charge" up. I dropped my poles and ducked for cover. At this point visibility is nill and I decide to not wait this out and got into ski mode, grabbed my poles and b lined it to the sled while try to navigate a featureless above treeline face. Once back down I was way less concerned about being zap and was very thankfully not to have been on the receiving end of a crap ton of voltage.
Never been in an electrical storm during a blizzard before.
Keep the Stoke Going!
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