When we arrived on Friday morning it was cloudy. As soon as we got the tents up it started to rain. It wouldn't stop raining or snowing until noon on Sunday.
Finding shelter wherever you can. Bo keeps watch.
The fireplace in the Plattekill Lodge was working overtime keeping riders warm and drying gear, over and over.
Fenders were in full effect.
Mud splatter for days. Dan Albert (ATL, Canfield Brothers)
Shane Leslie off the rock wall to the traverse across the ski hill. 7th in Junior X. (ODI/Specialized)
Saturday morning brought snow to the top of the mountain. Then it changed to rain and then back to snow for seeding in the afternoon.
The loneliest place in the world, 28 degrees and snowing.
Brendon Schweitzer threads the needle in the fog during seeding. (Oliver Racing/Specialized)
An unknown rider leaves a wake in seeding.
Walker Shaw during Sunday practice. Walker was 5 seconds off his brother Luca which put him 4th in Junior X. (Specialized Gravity USA)
Brook MacDonald, coming off a win at Mountain Creek last weekend, switched podium spots with his teammate Neko Mulally this week. 2nd in Pro Men. (Trek World Racing)
This is Brian Scorfolo's first full year of racing and he was just outside a top 10 at a national level race. 11th overall in Pro Men. (Fastline Racing)
Luca Shaw (left) took the win in the Junior X class at Platty this weekend. (Specialized Gravity USA) Cole Picchiottino (right) rounds out the top 5, 3 hundredths behind Walker Shaw. (Trek Southridge)
Anne Galyean is on a roll after taking her second win in a row this weekend at Plattekill.
Neko Mulally took the win in Pro Men with a 2:15.33. (Trek World Racing)
To the victors go the spoils.
The sad remains of a weekend that once was.
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