I took a trip to Arizona in February of '19 to get away from snowy Colorado and enjoy warmer temps with friends in and around Phoenix and Tucson before taking in a few days of skiing in Flagstaff. I watched the weather forecast and saw that I'd be in cooler weather than anticipated but had no idea I was heading into one of the worst winters in Arizona's history:
This at a hotel in Gallup, NM, where I stayed while on the way to AZ just as the big snowstorm was moving into the desert southwest:
Here's my RRS parked outside a friends garage the day I arrived. The hood is open on his recommendation to prevent desert rats from attempting to make a home in the engine compartment:
Here's my RRS about 18 hours later. Can you make out the skis on the rack? This is in Vail, AZ, a suburb of Tucson. The area received 8" snow that day:
I visited friends in and around Phoenix then headed to Flagstaff for a few days of skiing. I'm parked at the hotel about 5 miles from the Arizona Snowbowl ski area. The town got 40" of snow a few days before I arrived:
Here's my baby... 2011 RRS Supercharged w/Matte clear coat over metallic black, 21" 275/45 R21 factory wheel swap, formula one stratos 15% ceramic tint, LED interior and accents. Front resonator delete... About to add the VelocityAP tune.