Our first (but certainly not last ) Ski Trip to Isparta – Davraz
Well that was a real adventure. Yes it was a very early start but absolutely worth it and a fabulous day out. 1,522 more words
Unless you know where to look, there’s little evidence of a once-bustling ski industry outside the Big Three at Banff. Where families clad in one-piece nylon suits once shushed down runs at Wintergreen, Turner Valley and Pigeon Mountain, hikers now benefit from the grassy slopes left in their wake. 2,586 more words
This wasn’t planned. It isn’t even reasonable. But when hubby informed me that he had splurged on a snazzy hotel in the heart of Andorra’s ski resort, that he had paid in advance, that it was not refundable and, oops, that it meant having to take the kids out of school for a day, I said…. 542 more words
What did you do?
We snowshoed to Eagle’s Nest lookout near Calabogie, the most dramatic vista in Eastern Ontario. Though we foolishly chose a day with a -29°C wind chill, our trail blazed through a forest that tamed the wind, making the trek delightful and bringing us into comfortable communion with nature. 790 more words
WHISTLER, B.C. — I’m approaching my sixth decade on this planet. I haven’t been on skis in 10 years. And I’ve never skied in the west, let alone on a mountain that was part of the Olympics. 563 more words