Few things compare to the joy of being out on a snow-covered mountain when the sun is shining and the temperatures climb above freezing, often into the 40s, 50s and 60s. Spring skiing expands the mountain experience simply by enticing people to spend more time outside, rather than making frequent stops in the lodge.
The best part of all is carving turns in the soft layers of moisture-dense snow known as corn and mashed potatoes. While this hero snow is a blast to play in, the variable conditions can be challenging and require more effort.
Here are five things to focus on to help improve your approach and technique and make the most of your spring skiing days ahead.