I was going through some old photos and stumbled upon a photo, and i’m going to blog about it as if it was 1997.
This weekend the some of the guys decided to try out snowboarding for the first time, well except for bubba. Shane borrowed his mom’s buick station wagon, and met at his house early in the morning. I didn’t know what to wear except i needed something water proof so i wore my nautica jacket, and two water resistant running pants, but it sure wasn’t the right thing to wear, everything was frozen by the end of the day.
Anyways as we go to the mountain we had to put on the tire chains at about 3000ft. We did our best, and thankfully there were some road crews helping us tightening them right. We slowly drove up and the snow really started coming down. Shane was pretty careful just following the car in front of him, and we finally made it to the top in another two hours.
We made it to Snow Summit, and bubba showed us how to strap in, and we slid over to the lift, and was that an adventure. I think we all fell when we got off. I thought bubba was going to teach us a few things, but he took off after he finished strapping in. Toan, Mike, Shane, and I just looked at each other and went gung ho down the mountain. I eventually made it down the mountain, but not very pretty like.
At the end of the day, i felt pretty confident and went up to the top of the mountain even though i could barely see anything in front of me because of the snow. I seriously thought i was going to fall off the mountain at one point. Overall i think i got the hang of it.
As we were heading out of parking lot our car started to slide and made a 180. That basically freaked us out, on top of the snow was coming down even harder and it was getting darker. The traffic down was bumper to bumper as we caravaned down the mountain.
It was a pretty fun trip with the guys, and i think we’ll try again soon, well except for toan.