Crater Lake is one of those places that makes your jaw drop at any time of year. But visiting in winter makes it even more special to the SkiZer.
The hordes of camera-totin’ tourists are long gone, and in their place, a gorgeous coat of snow makes this spectacular place even more beautiful. Heavy snow closes the Rim Road and it becomes a trail for Nordic skiers and snowshoers.
In other words this wild place just gets wilder, and you know how much SkiZer likes it when that happens.
SkiZer spent the day skiing eight miles along the Rim Road, taking in the ever-present views of the lake. It was warm — temps were in the upper 40s — and the skiing was fantastic.
What a great way to start the Nordic ski season.
Day 4: Crater Lake
- Distance skied: 15K
Day 5: Crater Lake Backcountry
- Distance: 15K
- Distance for season: 29K