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... 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 ...
... thumbs up from us!
Stephen's new skis passed the test with flying colours (I knew they would suit him) Very responsive and fast! He loved the many varied runs. They are so long!!!!! compared to Australia. They just go on and on and on.
I joined him after lunch as I also wanted to test out my new skis. What a pleasurable afternoon it was. Skis were responsive, easy to carve and very stable at speed (my speed anyway). I really enjoyed the ...
... along both beside and sometimes underneath the elevated roadway.
We stopped at Bair Ranch Rest Stop for some morning tea. The air was fresh and crisp and the scenery truly was amazing. The river slowly meandered by and believe me the water was very cold. In parts we could see that it was iced over. The range of colours of the surrounding cliffs from the red ochre that we associate with the red centre of Australia to stunning white cliffs ...
It was such magical time this Thanksgiving. From romping in the hot tub in the 15 degree snowing weather to sledding and snowboarding to walking down Main Street which reminds the kids of their grandparents little Christmas houses- this was a trip I will always remember. It started as a "what if we did this"moment as we tried to plan ...
While I was still in South America over the summer months my
brother Doug was in contact about a September visit to Colorado for some hiking
while he’s still more or less a free man, a last hiking hurrah in the Rockies
with his bro. He’s getting married in November. I left the lodging planning up
to him while I came up with some varied hiking possibilities ...