In February, we headed out to Colorado for our first ski trip out west. It was a different and much more fun experience than skiing here in the East.
I had my Garmin Oregon 450 with me along with Snowranger maps and I recorded my tracks.
The first day we were at Copper Mountain. Here’s my tracklog at Copper, analyzed by the Mountain Dynamics website.
Next day, we went to Keystone resort. You can see my adventures there.
Our second day at Keystone was more fun.
Then it snowed 10 inches at Breckenridge, so we headed there for Friday. You can follow my GPS track if you like.
Saturday was a day of rest, from skiing. We went to Vail, where we did snowtubing, walked along the ridge and relaxed.
Finally, our last day was here. We headed back to Keystone for some skiing.
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Zoom in and you can see the lifts, gondolas and ski runs on Google Maps.
I took Michelle skiing for the first time in late January. Living in the South, the closest somewhat decent option was in West Virginia. So we drove 7 hours to Winterplace.
Despite the warm weather, the conditions were decent enough. We had a lot of fun. Michelle loved it and is a better skier than I am now.
Here are some photographs from my iPhone.
I didn’t take many pictures as I was trying to stay on my skis.
It wasn’t as hot today as earlier, but skiing and playing in the snow when it’s 95F (35C) outside is still fun.