One of the kids’ Christmas gifts was ski lessons. It’s a special Christmas break camp for 5 days and started on the 26th. The kids have lessons for 90 minutes every day this week.
On Wednesday, it was freezing … I mean –19 degrees Celsius (-2 Fahrenheit for my south-of-the-border friends). On Thursday we had a blizzard. Luckily it wasn’t too cold, but the visibility was less than 5 feet. The drive to and from the mountain was a scary ride as well. We got a total of 43 cm of snow – a record for the Montreal area.
Today was perfect. A lovely –7 degrees Celsius, almost no wind and the best packed powder snow conditions. The mountain had been groomed and the snow was just right.
Here is a little video of Naomi in her group lesson – they are already at the bottom of the hill and on their way to the chair lift. She is the third one and has a yellow helmet.
Naomi’s ski level is Explorer 2 and Francis is doing snowboard intermediate level 2.
This is after the ski lesson, on the way to the parking lot. This kid just cracks me up …