Analyse the wind direction and consider the risk of cross-loaded windcrust?
Politely invite someone else to lead before overtaking and hopping into some waist deep moguls?
Point your skis at the bottom and utter the phrase ‘Geronimo’?
Cast an expert eye around hunting for a gentler slope that passes a bar?
Compare the GPS information on your watch with the 1:25000 map you “happened to have on you”?
Continue to ski like you’re in your own magical patch of sunshine as everyone struggles in the fog?
Carry on regardless at the same speed and in the same direction?
Ask everyone to slow down and stay in a group – largely because you know you’re the most likely skier to get lost / abandoned / chased by a bear.
Go back inside to the bar?
Ask for a helicopter?
Ask the lifty what the conditions are like on the backside and what the avalanche forecast is?
Ask the lifty “Is it this a difficult slope” before nailing the moguls like you’re Jonny Moseley?
Ask the lifty if there’s a speed record for the run?
Ask the lifty if you the telecabine goes down as well as up?
Ask the lifty if there’s a restaurant at the top?
Ask the lifty if anyone has died on this run today?
Start to fill your rucksack with enough obscure equipment to ascend Mount Everest?
Agree to come on the heliskiing trip as long as you don’t hold anyone up?
Go to the hire shop and ask for powder skis? (You don’t know what they are but you just know you need some)
Refuse to go up without photographic evidence that they’ve pisted the slopes?
Call all the restaurants and draw up a shortlist of ones that can pick you up and drop you off on a snowmobile?
Become faintly aware that somehow today is about to get immeasurably worse?
Get in the lift without even considering there is any other option?
Say you’re feeling a little tired then (without pausing for breath) hop into the lift like a gazelle?
Refuse to admit defeat and climb aboard the lift regardless?
Look on in disbelief at everyone getting in the lift, then call for a taxi?
You don’t answer because you haven’t left you seat since lunch ended and are currently savouring a particularly fine Chateau Latour.
Also refrain from answering because you’re currently in the orthapedic ward in Sion General Hospital.