I’m baaaaaack! From Breckenridge, that is. We had an amazing time out West and I feel like no matter how much I write about it and how many pictures I share, I will never be able to put into words how much fun the trip was. I can’t remember the last time I laughed so much. My face literally hurt from laughing and smiling nonstop. I also can’t remember the last time my body was so sore. Skiing is one of the most intense and challenging things I’ve ever done! I thought my legs were strong from all of the running I do but after a few hours of skiing, they were literally shaking. I’ve been using that as an excuse to take a bath every night this week.
I didn’t take a ton of pictures because we spent so much time skiing/in the snow, and because I wanted to soak in the time with my friends and just relax. I do have some to share and am excited to do so! They’re going to be in a random order but just bear with me.
We got in late Thursday night and didn’t make it to bed until almost 4 am EST. Somehow Nick and I managed to get up super early and found this adorable coffee shop called Cuppa Joe.
I loved their almond milk lattes and the unpictured granola bowl I ordered for breakfast on our last day. Local coffee shops are one of my favorite things in the world!
We spent the first day exploring the town and picking up our ski rentals. Friday night everyone was finally there and we managed to stay up pretty late again. I’m still not sure how I survived it seeing as how I can barely keep my eyes open past midnight if I try.
Saturday and Sunday were full of skiing! This was only my second time skiing and skiing out in Colorado is totally different from the skiing I did in Maryland a few years ago. Nick is an avid skiier and grew up going on ski trips so he and a few of the other boyfriends/husbands spent the mornings on the double blacks while the girls stayed on the green and blue slopes. Nick came over to ski with me in the afternoon until the mountain closed though and tried to help me work on my ski moves.
We left Monday morning and got back to Baltimore around 9:30 Monday night. I think it’s going to take me about a week to recover from the trip. I’m so sore and so sleep deprived, but so happy. This was one of the best trips ever and I’m looking forward to our next annual trip next winter – which will definitely be somewhere WARM!
Have you ever been skiing?