Monday, January 14, 2013

eat, drink, sleep, ski...

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Row 1: ski day #1 - lookin' like a great day, warm day - little river, my first double black diamond!
Row 2: first morning sunrise, sportin' the spyder gear, beautiful view
Row 3: handsome hubby, ski day #2 - foggy, rain, wind, night skiing
Row 4: ski day #3 - beautiful colors, bottoms up!, nearing the end of day #3 (sundown)
Row 5: hello!, atomic + rossignol - cute skis, this is how he rides the lift
Row 6: valley on the western territory, gotta get that shot (wellies + pj's), sunset day #3

Well if you follow me on instagram, I probably blew up your news feed near the end of last week and over the weekend.  Joe and I were skiing at Snowshoe, West Virginia.  boy do i love that place!  Every year is always a new challenge, whether it's a wind chill below zero, tons of snow, snow drought, rain + fog or even t-shirt weather we always have a great time!  always a story to tell...  This year was my first year going down a double black diamond!  nope no snow licking...  in other words I didn't eat any snow coming down the double black.  I would have gone down it last year, however, with the snow drought of 2012 the double black diamonds weren't open.

2013 Snow Licking Count
Amanda - 1
Joe - 4*

*The husband gets an asterisk by his name as he is a super skier.  He may do a lot more dumb things skiing that I do to fall.  By dumb I mean go 84+ mph down a slope.  no joke!  I have an app on my phone called Ski Tracks which clocks your speed among many other things.  Oh and my speed, it's about half of that.  Joe would consider it snail pace, I just call it safe.

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  1. Looks like you had a blast!

    Happy Monday!


  2. This looks so awesome! I've never been skiing. You both are good at skiing! I would go 2 mph. LOL

  3. wow this looks like a blast! double black diamond?! i would be terrified.
    Helene in Between

  4. Looks like a fabulous weekend to me! I need to plan a ski trip asap, to take advantage of all the snow around here :)

    xx Ivana
    Macarons and Pearls

  5. Yay! Sounds like a great ski weekend! Nice job on the double black too!

  6. Beautiful photos! Seems you had a very nice time:) Kisses! xo

  7. I have only been skiing twice but had blast both times. It killed my knees though!


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  8. How fun! So jealous. I haven't been skiing in far too long. I think hubby and I need to plan a trip soon...

  9. Ooh this looks beautiful!! Looks like you guys had such a wonderful time..I've been keeping up with your fabulous instagram photos :)
    PS I am loving the updated layout of your blog, so cute! :)


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