Does it count if you ski a foot of fresh powder and no one's there to see you?
Of course. In fact it counts double!
I got a late start and there's been no significant new snow for three days, so how did I do it? I got lucky. Really lucky. I managed to get off the gondola just as they were dropping the rope on Valley View for the first time this season.
Now it's snowing, so it may be a powder day tomorrow. And my wife and I celebrated our 19th anniversary yesterday.
How lucky can one guy get?