Crystal Mountain, Washington, like much of the West, has been getting pounded. Base totals are already surpassing those of most of last season. The pow train is lined up in the Pacific. Storm after storm is pounding the Cascades with surprisingly-light, fluffy powder. One of our contributing photographers, Erik Seo headed back to the homeland for some of the best early-season pow on record. Check out the goods… you’ll wish you could call in sick today!