- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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This week was my first week of classes, or I should say my first 3 days because I don't have class on Mondays or Tuesdays. As great as that is, it does make for a very tiring 12hrs of class on Wednesday. Each class is an hour and 45min which is surprisingly very hard to sit through! And I'm taking politics and economy for the first time in my life, hopefully it ends up being easier than I ...
... hill, so much so that I ended up walking down that hill and picking up from there (I have awful form but my method was working most of the day). When I made it back down the hill and stopped, I decided it was time to stop doing things that could potentially hurt me and my clumsy self so I took my skis off and sat down in the town for awhile to just enjoy the scenery.
The resort has wifi surprisingly so I texted a few people to let them know I made it ...
... of Aosta Valley and the mountains all around. There weren't any shops open during early afternoon, turns out italians can't live without siesta. Either way it was a great town and it might even be our next ski location. ...
... at the bottom of the slopes I joined the large crowd shuffling its way thru to the main chairlift, once thru and up the mountain there is no requirement for scanning on the minor chairlifts of the top runs. Sitting on the chairlift I pulled the map from my sleeve pocket checked the location of the run they were on and re zipped the map back into the pocket. Jumping off the chair lift I skied down the trail to the start of "Glaciers" run and ...
... the poles, which was starting to aggravate it a little. Anyway when I put my arm out to stop the fall, I got it right at the wrong angle and felt it all seize up. The Vin Chaud helped, but I wasn't using that arm any more for today anyway. So I sat out the last run of the La Cha, and waited the few minutes it took them to get down and back up again.
The slopes were very quiet today, and I have just learnt that there is ...