It was a good start to Whistler’s season with fresh snow and long ling. Riders include: Eman Anderson, Mark Sollors, Logan Haubrich, Derek Molinski, Alex Stathis, Kevin Griffin, and Matt Belzile. Photos courtesy of Jarrod Au

The crew at 5:30am walking to the gondola.

The crew at 5:30am walking to the gondola.

Top Left: Derek Molinski nosepress. Bottom Left: Derek, Eman and Stathis happy faces. Right: Last group in the gates..lucky

Top Left: Derek Molinski nosepress. Bottom Left: Derek, Eman and Stathis happy faces. Right: Last group in the gates..lucky

Left: Eman Anderson settin' up a fresh kit. Top Right: Anderson navigating the crowds. Bottom Right: Anderson nose slide pretzel.

Left: Eman Anderson settin' up a fresh kit. Top Right: Anderson navigating the crowds. Bottom Right: Anderson nose slide pretzel.

Eman Anderson switch front blunt.

Eman Anderson switch front blunt.

Top Left: Logan Haubrich switch blunt 270. Bottom Left: Alex Stathis noseblunt. Right: Eman Anderson, day one, check!

Top Left: Logan Haubrich switch blunt 270. Bottom Left: Alex Stathis noseblunt. Right: Eman Anderson, day one, check!

Left: Eman comin in hot. Top Right: Alex Stathis switch blunt 270. Bottom Right: Mark Sollors and Matt Belzile with a lunch time rendezvous.

Left: Eman comin in hot. Top Right: Alex Stathis switch blunt 270. Bottom Right: Mark Sollors and Matt Belzile with a lunch time rendezvous.

Derek Molinski noseblunt.

Derek Molinski noseblunt.