Hotel Glenwood Springs
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Fitness/Health center
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So go to a ski resort and their is literally not one flake of snow around. It was a good thing that on the way there we stopped off at frisco and hung out in that cute little village and had lunch and played in the snow. We arrived there later in the afternoon so I decided to catch up on some washing and let the kids swim in their amazing swimming …
... down ultimately missing the podium and finishing 4th. The very pro-American crowd went crazy as their favourite son, Ted Ligety, skied the perfect second leg to take the win. You have to say that Ligety owns this hill when it comes to Giant Slalom as it was his 5th successive win here on the World Cup circuit. Alexis Pinturault (France) was 2nd, thereby having a very successful weekend and pre-race favourite Marcel Hirscher (Austria) was ...
... they all stood up and were able to ski down the course uninjured. Given the g forces that they absorb when flying down the course I am amazed that they can even stand up!
That afternoon/evening we strolled around Beaver Creek Village and enjoyed the festivities. It was a real party feeling. Champagne tastings from Korbel (California) which we wholeheartedly enjoyed several of. Dinner at the Blue Moose Pizza - Colorado ...
... as we made our way up the the newly built Red Tail Stadium at Beaver Creek. What a stunning view we had not just of the course but the surrounding mountains as well. The course was in perfect condition and the view from the stadium was great we we were able to see a large portion of the downhill run. There was a huge giant screen as well so that we could see the action close up as well.
The course is designed to challenge the best skiers in ...
... where the skiers will exceed 40m of air. They will need legs of steel!
Thurs 4 Dec
Really was a repeat of Wednesday. An overcast day with some flat light made skiing a little challenging. In some ways we have spoilt ourselves at home as we really only ski bluebird days now. However when you only have 2 days and Beaver Creek is on your doorstep then you ski no matter what the conditions. So we did! The sun broke through the cloud late afternoon ...