I bumped into a friend of my sons last night who was telling about the time she was the "pretend" patient when he was starting out his patrol career ..... something I refused to do after seeing a rookie patroller lose control of the sled on an off piste black diamond run, luckily the sled was empty !!!o happy to help out as "meat"
Looks yummy!Day 6 at Deer Valley, it was my first time skiing there. I’ve been super spoiled getting to ski places like powder mountain and Alta. Since I’m a low-intermediate, deer valley was not my favorite so I don’t think I would go back. It was just soooo busy, the greens feel like traverses, there is so much mountain but no quiet spots.
I also had a boot malfunction, I went to get my boot punched out to make room for my bunion and picked them up late the night before. When I tried them on the next day they felt super tight at the top of my toes so I just assumed it was still me getting used to new boots. After a late lunch, I took one run in the afternoon that was supposed to be what looked like an easy blue. But it was all icy and became super bumpy. It was like skiing on an ice skating ring. By the time I finished that run the front of my foot was both totally numb and excruciatingly painful to even put weight on. I finished the day feeling like it was my bad skiing skills that made my feet hurt so much. The next day i went back to the boot fitter. Turns out whatever they did to punch it out they accidentally left a thick footbed in under my liner which took up too much and was pushing my foot to the top of the boot. At least I’m relieved it isn’t a mystery as to why my foot hurt so much. I’m mad at myself for not figuring it out and taking out the liners to investigate. It sucked to end my day that way. It made me feel like I bought the wrong boots when I was so excited to have a new pair. Hopefully I’ll be able to ski again before the season is over.
Here is a stunning picture of a meal I had in deer valley because I didn’t even take one pic on the slopes.
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