Hotel Le Portetta
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... can't believe I actually got to experience it!
The first thing we saw when we got off the bus was a dog sledding team, I knew immediately that I would love it up there. The dogs were all so excited to get running and I was just holding myself back from going up and saying hi to all of them!
I spent the day snowshoeing around the mountains and got to see a few mountain ...
So today we had our first "Field Trip" with USAC. It was a lot of fun but boy am I exhausted. We spent the day at a ski resort town in the French Alps. We had several options of things to do (snowshoeing/skiing/snowboarding), but I thought "I'm going to be in the Alps,I might as well make it the first time I ski."
Let me first say the Alps are GORGEOUS I love our mountains in SC/NC but they cannot rival what I saw today. I'm attaching pictures with the ...
... better snow. I would have to re pass thru the scanner and without my lift pass it would not be possible. I could however stay on this field and get in a few runs without being scanned. I decided to do that and join them for lunch in the village below and pay the price of replacing the lift pass at the office located there. So off I went feeling that I would surely get a Dod of the Day for this effort. Well at least the sun was shining and ...
... the crisp air. Nicky also had a go and again it climbed away but her couple of extra kilos of weight made what I thought was a signifiant difference to the take off run. This looked like a VERY weight critical machine too me. Now the Boys from Chapter 24 at Jandakot generally regard me as being the least competent aviator of the bunch, well actually the least technically qualified, but even I know that this machine only has so much power, the same lifting surface and the ...
... before and usually there were metres of snow. While world cup ski events were being cancelled all around us, we tried to make the best of it by realizing that at least we were in the mountains, which were truly awe-inspiring. And then it happened... our Chirstmas miracle. It snowed and snowed and snowed. It ...