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Travel Blogs from La Grave
... week we babysat Lara, Ivy and Roxy which was great fun. In the afternoon we went skiing together. They are great skiiers! I was also asked to take a 13 year old boy out skiing and show him some more advanced stuff! Tomorrow Leo and I are babysitting one of the guests 5 year old son who is French! I think we're going to go sledging! My French is terrible so we'll see how it goes.. hehe.
... learned how to stop! I had
to fall any time that I wanted to stop, and once I stopped because I
accidentally ran into a woman, who proceeded to scold me for five minutes. I
returned with a very large bruise on the back of my leg (and ego), and I’m
pretty sure that the sum of all of my falls was the reason I had to enter
physical therapy for my back.
All that being said, I was a little nervous to strap on my
... and I got to go hors piste, or outside of the slope. The snow was all powder and super deep which made it a lot of fun and made me a lot more comfortable about falling since even my tumbles didn't hurt!
We stayed on this slope for a while until finally taking a chairlift to the mountain on the other side of the resort. This one was quite intimidating on the map as it has nothing but blue and mostly red lines drawn on it! ...
... look for that green at the top. A second failure, but this time we stayed together and moved from one lift to another until finally we found the greens!
By this point we were both sore and not fully warmed up or comfortable on our skis/board, so we decided to stop in some trees at the top of one of the greens and eat our lunch. After lunch, we were amazing! we were both practicing our carves and slaloming down all of the ...
... part, I will limit my descriptions to the two blog posts about each place but I will say that we had a blast and our level improved drastically! The best part is that our level increased together which meant that we were able to stay together and still push each other to the next hardest slope!
Best Valentines weekend ever!
From Grenoble, with love,