Category Archives: Skiing

It is Winter all over again …

You could have thought that we were back in winter with overcast skies, fog and the temperature sitting on 2C. First order of the day was to pack everything up and vacate our room. This didn’t take too long and … Continue reading

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The Bubble has burst …

No blue skies this morning but overcast and raining with some winds. I guess the dream had to finish at some time. All this did was delay our departure up the mountain as no one likes to ski in the … Continue reading

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Another day of living the dream …

We awoke to another glorious day at Falls Creek. The skies were blue, the sun was shining, the temperature was heading to 8C and there was still 1.4 metres of snow. After eventually venturing from bed we hit the slopes … Continue reading

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Skiing in Oz in October …

Who would have thought that we would be skiing in October in Australia but with 1.5 metres of snow on offer and an extended ski season, who are we to pass up the opportunity. With my shifts finishing on Sunday … Continue reading

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Now that is some serious Santas …

The sun was out again today and so was the wind giving a wind chill factor that made it a lot colder than the actual temperature of -8C.   The other thing today was the number of people on the … Continue reading

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Another Great Day of Skiing Colorado …

What a difference a day makes with me having recovered from the altitude sickness – I have obviously acclimatised to the 9600 feet elevation (at the resort) but we did go up to 11000 feet while skiing.   The sun … Continue reading

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Is that Altitude Sickness but what about the snow …

Well that wasn’t a good start to our skiing holiday. There is always talk of altitude sickness and it has never been an issue in the past but I guess I have never been at 9600 feet before.   I didn’t get any sleep, … Continue reading

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A bit warmer today, sort of …

After yesterday’s shocker of a day temperature wise, today was warmer but not by much. We awoke to 4 below zero and 12 below zero with the wind chill. Even with the increase in temperature, a number of the lifts … Continue reading

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Damn it’s cold …

This weather is unbelievable for this time of the year. What happened to global warming. It was 5 below zero and with the wind chill, 20 below zero. And don’t let the occasional glimpse of sunshine, it was cold, damn, … Continue reading

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Not much Spring going on …

It is a first for us, travelling over yesterday without stopping overnight in Swan Hill. Left at 815 am following me getting home from night shift (only 15 minutes later than expected) and had an uneventful journey only stopping for … Continue reading

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