With January thaw in depressingly foggy full swing and high pressure sitting over large swaths of the west, it’s easy to get in the dumps. Many powder pundits and prognosticators have professed pessimism. However, Powder Moose believes that in situations like this, the best thing you can do is handle the variables that are under your control. And two variables that I do have under my control are my skins and skis. It wasn’t always pretty, but it’s still getting out there, which is what matters. Chin up everyone – the snow will be back soon.