I woke up that morning and pulled back the curtains of my two-bedroom condominium and gazed up at the Canyons, a massive stretch of ski runs slicing through the wild mountain. It crowded the skyline with its massive size, looming over the town below it. A smile began to spread across my face
Since 1938, Arizona’s premier ski resort, Arizona Snowbowl, located at the base of the San Francisco Peaks just outside of Flagstaff, has been providing a different view of the Grand Canyon State (Granillo). Due to effluent (the outflow from water treatment plants), full-season skiing on manmade snow is a thing at Snowbowl (Pela). As of the 2012 ski season, the resort became the first ski resort in the world to use 100 percent sewage effluent to make artificial snow (macmillan. ever since Snowbowl implemented the use of artificial snow in 2012, Snowbowl has seen a steady average of 182,000 annual skiers, whereas before implementing artificial snow, skier visits could drop to as low as 2,000, as in its 2001-2002 season. However, Native tribes,
Next mornig I woke up, got ready, took some winter clothes and packed my bag with some cookies and hot tea. It was very busy and croweded my friend showed me the equitment and explained the purpose later on we decided to finally get on top. While we were getting to the top I had an amazing feeling full of boost and energy. So we go ready and my friend told me ‘Good Luck’, I thought that I miss heard something as I didn’t kow how to snowboard at all. But, he still left me over the top of the mountain.
It was the final day of the trip my seventh Birthday the first thing that happened was when my parents told me that they were getting married I was so excited as well as shocked. Then my parents gave me a Brett Favre number four Vikings jersey it was awesome and even better my step dad got a matching
I bought all the fancy snowmobile clothes and a helmet with a shield, when we bought our machines. We started out with used sleds, but after being a member of the snowmobile club for the first winter, we bought matching black and yellow Ski-doos with a Bearcat-covered trailer. My sled even had a heater and a reverse. I was cool. We belonged to the club for ten years.
I take a deep breath my lip quivering as the wind blows on the last week of winter vacation. My family decided to go on a road trip up to Big Bear. We decided to stay the whole week. It was a snowy beautiful drive up the mountain. We stayed up in our cabin and I brought one of my friends up with me.
“The Devils Thumb and Everest” Climbing mountains can be extremely dangerous. Jon Krakaeur and Erik Weihenmayer both wrote stories to tell us all about it. Jon Kraukaeur wrote the story “The Devils Thumb” about climbing a mountain in Alaska all alone. Kraukaeur has climbed mountains all his life and has written many books about it. Erik Weihenmayer wrote the story “Everest” about reaching the summit of Mount Everest as a blind person.
From the temperature, wind, and precipitation, everything was absolutely perfect. I wake up to my alarm screaming in my ear telling me to get up its time to go deer hunting. It is 3:30 in the morning, as I peek out the window and see that the snow is beginning to fall. After getting dressed, I go into the den to grab my bow and get ready to head out the door.
“White is a sinewy 19-year-old with California charisma and a shock of red hair, which partly accounts for his nickname the “Flying Tomato. He is also snowboarding’s biggest mainstream star, and a winner of four gold medals at the Winter X Games. He began wearing a helmet a decade ago and became an instant pariah” (Higgins 1). The United States does not have laws for helmet use and resorts only recommend them, even professional contests don’t leave the choice to the rider(Higgins 1). Todd Richards a professional for more then ten years, wore a helmet in the 80s at his first competition (“Higgins 1”).
Snowboarding has always been something I’ve admired. Every winter I would and still do sit for hours with my eyes peeled open to the X games. My dad and mom noticed my love for the sport and got me a beginner board for christmas when I was 8. At first I was just practicing on a little hill that my dad made in our backyard. Which turned out to be just another one of my dad 's crazy ideas.
Written Essay I migrated to the United States of America on January 16, 1970, along with my wonderful parents and amazing siblings: four boys and my baby sister. I remember that it was a cold winter night, it had snowed and this was all new for me. Although, I was already missing my beloved country, El Salvador, friends, and childhood memories, I knew that I would easily adjust to our new country because I was fortunate to have my family by my side. I vividly recall how I said to Dad as we were heading from the airport to our new home, “Dad this country is so beautiful.” When he heard this, he and mom had a wonderful smile on their face as they knew that all their sacrifices had been worthwhile. And they were.
My first time I went to Tuacahn I got to see Newsies and Shrek. Tuachan is an Amphitheater in the mountains , where the scenery is really beautiful that time of year. It was so magical and hot , really hot. So the trip from Idaho to St. George it takes about seven and a half hours to get there longest car trip ever , not really the trip to Canada is so much longer , anyway it is super long unless you are listening to music, my family loves music so much if we could sit in a car listening to music twenty-four seven we totally would. When we found out we were going to see Newsies and Shrek we listened to the music over and over and over again .
Everyone has a favorite trip that brings back great memories. My trip to North Dakota is one of my all-time favorites. On the way there it was fine what I mean like is no accidents like flat tire, no gasoline problems and all that kind of stuff. When I was about to pack up I felt like there is going to be a problem coming back from North Dakota and we did. On the way back just about to enter freedom we almost hit a big buck, it almost looked like a 9 pointer to me, but my dad it was a 8 pointer.
Three years ago in July, my family was surprised with a vacation to Frisco, Colorado. It was my first time seeing mountains, and I was not disappointed. Ever since we returned, I have been in love with the towering rocky formations that unfortunately do not exist along the coastline of Florida. Therefore, if one were to ask me where in the world I would wish to live the most, I would easily insist Frisco, Colorado. There happens to be something about the glittering aspens and white stone coating the mountainsides of Colorado that I love.