Snowboarding Trip

I went to Winter Park Colorado mid December for my first ever snowboarding trip.  In my head this is what I was going to look like snowboarding.


Total fail! I took a lesson but the only thing I learned on my first day was how to fall on my booty.  I got really good at spotting the ultra fluffy spots and tried to land on those areas as much as possible.  Needless to say I ended up with purple/blue bruises all over (I have video that I will post later).  There was this area where kids where learning to ski/snowboard . . . yeah that’s basically where I stayed the second day.  There was no way I was going down that huge mountain again.  Okay it wasn’t really huge but in my eyes (after rolling the whole way down the day before) it was ginormous. I mean really it was so sad, there were 5 year olds blazing past me like it was nothing. It was pretty cool watching them. I want to be awesome too!!!

If you’re wondering why I didn’t try skiing the answer is pretty simple. I’m hard headed. I was only there 3 days but I do intend on going back next December (unless I can find snow after April). For now I can cross snowboarding of my bucket list.


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These are back country snowboarder couple and their dog. So cute I just had to take a picture.


This is looking up at that ginormous mountain I told you about. Yea I know, not ginormous at all.

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Fluffy snow!


In town at Winter Park, this is where we turned in our equipment.

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Founders Pointe. This is looking outside from our lodging. Everything is so pretty. All in all it was a great trip and I can’t wait to go back!

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