Grande Rockies Resort
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... we headed back to the lodge for a Shepard Pie dinner. We ended our day with a presentation from Don, a retired Royal Canadian Mounted Policeman. He told us all about the uniforms, history and his experiences as a policeman. We were able to enjoy the presentation with another delegation of People to People from Michigan and Maryland. Then we headed upstairs to pack, journal, read our workbooks, and attempt to get a good night’s ...
... but not frozen enough to walk on!) so I didn’t get to see the beautiful
colour but the snowy mountains made up for that. For excitement we got to see an avalanche! First we heard a big rumbling and thought that maybe a thunderstorm was coming but a look around revealed snow cascading down one of the mountains – so amazing! Of course I’m glad I wasn’t underneath it but seeing it from a distance was ...
Besides the big group of kids causing lots of work in the kitchen things settled down and I have a new all day life at least until the season is over. I have three to four shifts per week and on the most free days I go skiing and on some work days too.
As long as possible I will go skiing in Lake Louise. The pistes and off-piste areas are wide. There so much possibilities to go down the mountains. I am training mogul pistes and get better with them. One time ...
... princess. So far we have traveled through two of Canada's Provinces - British Colombia, and Alberta. (A province in Canada is like a state in Australia)
Interestingly, Queen Elisabeth II stayed in the chateau, and so did exiled king george
So yesterday we did some skiiing on the Lake Louise ski hills - one of the best ski hills in the world and not worth the money you pay (as we found out $200 later - and that was for half a day pass). So we ...
Steffie, Dave and I headed up to Sunshine on Wednesday for a bit of snowboarding action. Steffie and I hadn't been up in 2 weeks because we were feeling a little sore after last time so we were keen to get back into the action. We headed up Strawberry to begin with with a couple of runs down the Dell Valley and Rock Isle Road and I managed to fall on my shoulder again! Thankfully it wasn't as sore this time.
After lunch, Dave and I headed up the ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center