It's not Panama yet, but I just thought I'd include it. Snowboarded Arapahoe Basin today with Elisa and her "friend," a pretty cool guy named Alex. He's Belgian. Regardless of the stereotypes that he may or may not be reinforcing, he keeps two waffles and a beer in his glove box as rations... just in case. The only thing missing there was the piles of chocolate that he left on his desk in his room.
Anyway, we really shredded today, both the back bowl and the basin in the front. I couldn't imagine a better way to spend the last few days in the States. Having come extremely ill prepared for the occasion, I ended up adequately bundled. Basically, I didn't freeze my ass off. Woohoo!
Once at the top of the lift, we hiked an additional couple thousand feet to the summit, where we had lunch. The views today were absolutely phenomenal. Here are a couple of them: