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... back roads.
Spent a few hours hiking through the forest next to the Lodge, before heading down to Breckenridge and wandered around the town.
The morning starts off with another hike into the forest. Then its time for my friend Gerry to arrive from Cleveland Ohio.
These days are spent sightseeing in the car. Bonus was seeing a mother moose very close to the Lodge.
Tomorrow we begin our adventure to the west coast
Had a mixed day at Loveland. Lindsay and I drove to Loveland early and got on the slopes by 10:30 or so. Kirk, Chris and Vienne didn't get there until noon.
- Weather was great
- Ski conditions were great
- Lindsay really elevated her confidence with skiing
- We skied all the blues runs
Left Austin about 5pm on United airlines; just one hop to Denver, then a van drove us to Breckenridge (about 2.5 hours - it was snowing and quite a bit of traffic.)
Nice condo (#1205) at the Hyatt/Wyndham Main Street Station - kitchen, living room, etc. (no washer/dryer, but has one down the hall). The usual woodsy, moose, outdoorsy motif. Pretty good location to the slopes, just a little walk. Very close Main Street shops and restaurants. I ...
... their village, and thought to myself, "just think about what I would be doing if I had passed up this opportunity to be here." I was proud of myself for making the decision to leave my job and listen the voice inside of me saying, "get up and go! You are in your 20's and need to see more of the world before you no longer have the flexibility." One of the many beauties of this trip was I did not have the comfort of my family or a tour guide walking me through every step. Instead, ...
... common unhealthy response to altitude. It’s a collection of signs that your body is becoming ill and has not adapted successfully to a higher altitude. Symptoms include fatigue, dizziness, loss of appetite, nausea or vomiting, confusion, and difficulty walking. The single most important factor in reducing forms of altitude sickness is descending toward sea level. On that note, we should consider returning to a lower elevation, which ...