During spring and early summer on Mount Hood, everyday by the hour the conditions change. Sun, wind, and temperature can render a range between rock hard ice and sticky mashed potato snow. When the delicate balance is struck, you find the sweet spot, perfect corn snow. Timing is crucial and it's race against the melting snowpack which makes moments like these so special.Eric, James and Jeffrey riding the Pass and the Kin. Video by Jeffrey Kohnstamm and photos by Eric Pollard.