Friday, January 21, 2011

Badger Pass Skiing

Last weekend my best buds from elementary school and I went skiing at Badger Pass in Yosemite.  We drove up Saturday to Tenaya Lodge where we stayed for 2 nights.  On Sunday we piled into my jeep and drove about an hour to Badger Pass. Luckily we didn't need any chains.  When we got there we picked up our rental gear that we ordered from Tenaya Lodge the night before.  This was especially nice since we didn't have to wait in any lines.

Around 10:30 we were on the slopes skiing.  Now, just to put some perspective on this trip, we haven't skied in about 15 years except for Gabe who has been shredding on a snowboard for a few years now.  Badger Pass is small, they have 3 different levels of skiing; green, blue, and black.  No double black diamonds here.  Over the next 6 hours we skied all the runs enjoying the nice 60 degree weather.  We had an absolute blast, it was super mellow and a good way to transition back into skiing.   This trip was so much fun that it cemented an annual ski trip amongst the 4 of us.  I wonder where we'll end up next year?!

Tough Guys: Eric, Me, Gabe, and Dave 

Bunny slopes gave us confidence!
Eating burritos at Badger Pass
Typical picture of the Tough Guys!
Snow or Die video!


Erik said...

Woah. You guys put the "ex" in "extreme".

Holly Teetzel said...

Epic for sure! The American Olympic Ski team wants YOU guys!
Looks like great fun :-)

CalBadger said...

AWESOME YOU GUYS! What a treat seeing you all together again...cherish those moments. You guys clearly shred on those slopes!

Melissa said...

that's some snuggie that eric is wearing. where can i get one of those? :) glad you guys had a blast!