Whistler

Jan 11-16 I was in Whistler BC.  An annual ski trip that I take with a group of… gentlemen.  The conditions were fabulous.  Tons of snow the first 2 days and then blue bird the last 2.  Here’s some pics.

First run. #whistlerblackcomb #whistler #ski #skiordie

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Trees! #ski #skiordie #whistlerblackcomb #blackcomb #whistler

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Trees! #ski #skiordie #whistlerblackcomb #blackcomb #whistler

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Blue bird today! #gopro #whistler #whistlerblackcomb #blackcomb #ski #skiordie

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Nice and sunny. Soft snow too. #gopro #whistlerblackcomb #blackcomb #whistler #ski #skiing #skiordie

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Off To A… Start

Well I guess it’s a new year.  I’m hoping it will be a good one. It’s starting out blah. I feel absolutely horrible both physically and mentally. I can’t stand being in my own fat ass body. Ughhh. So weak willed.  I’ve been working out really hard lately but that makes little difference when you constantly shovel food in to your mouth.

I haven’t done much BJJ in the last 2 weeks.  There just really hasn’t been much around with the Christmas holidays. I went to one open mat on Dec 28th.  That was a pretty good time. It was a small group. Nevertheless I got in some quality rolls.

  
(I’m front row left in the grey gi)

On January 11 I head out to Whistler for a week of skiing.  They’ve been getting hammered with snow this winter, so the skiing should be fabulous.  My head and inner self are making it hard for me to look forward to the trip.  I don’t really want to be around the men I’ll be on the trip with.  Honestly, I just want to be alone…  I’m sure I’ll have a good time once I get out there.  

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How to prepare for a ski season: top 10 tips

Great post!

Trail 27

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Some say it’s a drinking club with a ski problem, a natural extension of uni life, or part of the infamous gap yah; that thing you do before you go home and get a real job. For others, the ski season was always meant to be a one time thing. Then the mountains held on for another year, then another two, and today they’re still convincing themselves that the next one will be the last one.

Either way, the reality of the ski season is slightly different. You work hard for little money, whilst dreaming with ol’ mate about that old shack you could turn into a bar or a chalet. Some days are a slog, people, but HEY, you’re living and working in the frickin mountains!

Whether it’s your first or your fifth, prepping to head out to the hills is where your season starts. There can be an…

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