Saturday, February 18, 2012

Vail week

Picked up the crew at DIA on Friday night, packed up my car and their rental car and headed to Frisco for the night.   Saturday met up with Bob and Shames and the 9 of us stayed in Vail,  we disbanded into smaller groups as it is hard for that many people to stay together all day on a mountain.  Sunday was beaver creek and into a routine Monday through Thursday was Vail.  Up at 8ish, big breakfast, shuttle to the mountain, board all day, hot tub and pool, dinner, game time and bed.   Repeat. We found powder everyday.  Friday we headed back to Beaver Creek to avoid the long lines that Vail will get on a holiday week.   With my daily change in hair and beard styles, they nicknamed me snowflake, since no two are the same.  
Best quote from an 8 year old that got on a lift with me was " to be honest sir, ski school is way better than real school". True that little boy except for the part of me being a sir.  
It is a small world after all.  
Hung out in the pool and hot tub with four homeboys from THE Ohio state university.  Two med students, two MBA students who majored in finance, fun group.  
The boys were dropped off at the airport and I'm back in evergreen, back to some serious running on some tired legs but it is supposed to snow Sunday night and Monday morning.  This probably puts me on a mountain as I chase the powder.  


ultrarunnergirl said...

Snowflake. Love it.
To be honest sir, with that beard you look like Yosemite Sam. Direct quote from Tom. That kid probably thought you were like 70.

Bill said...


Yosemite Sam: Be you the mean hombre that's a-hankerin' for a heap of trouble, stranger? Well, be ya?
Bugs Bunny: I be.