Greeting friends – I hope this post finds you doing well and getting ready for 2019. More good news in the form of snow to start the New Year. OntheSnow reports:
Widespread Snow Across West for New Year’s
And while that’s good news for some, rain in the east may put a damper on the powder party in that neck of the woods. For those that are on the hill this New Years Eve and day, enjoy it. I am wishing you all fields of powder followed by blue bird days in the new year.
I’ll be traveling fairly extensively to the mountains for the first part of the year. I hope to be on the mountain a ton with pics and videos to share. Mostly, I’m just looking to get out there and see what happens. Are you on the itinerary? We would love for you to be . . .Reach out to us and let us know where you will be skiing and/or riding. We would love to make some turns with you or maybe even make a day out of it. Email us at:
THRILL OF THE MOUNTAIN
2018 ON THE MOUNTAIN YEAR IN PICS
TOP 10 LANDSCAPE PICS OF 2018
OUR TOP 12 GALLERIES
TOP MOUNTAIN SELFIES
WITH A FRIEND
WHAT WAS THE WEATHER LIKE
DID YOU SEE ANY ANIMALS?
JUST HANGING OUT
HERE COMES THE SUN
NOW IT’S A PARTY
PICS FROM THE PLANE WINDOW
TOUCHING YOU TOUCHING ME
READER FEEDBACK, COMMENTS & PICS
We mostly received Happy Holiday wishes and Merry Christmas greetings this past week. Happy Holidays and Happy New Year to you all. We really enjoyed reading all of your awesome feedback all year long. I again look forward to sharing some of your awesome one-liners, great pics and awesome videos in 2019.
The 2018/2019 winter season is fast underway. Resorts are open for business. It’s been snowing a whole bunch. Conditions are really good. Snow quality is great; light and fluffy. December is ending on a positive note, with fresh snow. Resorts are still blowing snow, in some areas, and bases are continuing to get bigger. Fresh powder will keep falling. It’s really good right now and should continue to only get better. So get outside . . . THE THRILL OF THE MOUNTAIN AWAITS YOU. #POWDER2THEPEOPL
If you need help with lodging, especially last-minute, reach out to us at:
We know people. We may be able to help you
We are offering all-inclusive resort guiding for you and your family at a discounted rate. Our guides can handle from 1 to 6 people. The day will be customized and tailored to your group and groups needs. A fun day is in store. If this is something you have an interest in? Please reach out, we’ll make it happen. Some feedback we received from recent tours:
Had an amazing time!!
and this one
It really was an amazing ski vacation!
Thank you. I had a blast. I look forward to it again next year. This always makes me feel good:
Great day on the mountain. Thank you for being so very patient.
as well as this gem:
Thanks for the pics. They are awesome. Thanks for capturing those precious moments.
Glad I could help in making special memories. Received this in my inbox:
We had the best time ever!! Thank you for navigating the mountain for us, for the snow shoe tour, for teaching us how to ski better and for being so wonderful and patient and welcoming to our entire crew!!
We love writing about the mountains and mountain activities, but even more, we love sharing it with everyone-with all of you. Want to find out what it’s all about? It’s not to late to book for this season. Dates are filling up. Need your whole trip planned from soup to nuts??? Is this you? We can help you to. Whether we just spend a day with you or we plan your whole trip, we are happy to do what we do. We have all of your winter adventures covered. We promise you and your family will have a great time
We have t-shirts, long sleeve shirts and stickers for sale. Shirts come in Large and X-Large sizes only. Also, available are 2019 8 x 11 Photo Wall Calendars for Charity. It has some of last years best mountain and powder pics. I’m selling the calendars’s for $25 a piece. If you or anyone you know wants a Trill of the Mountain shirt,sticker or wall calendar they can be ordered here:
HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO US
Somehow in all the holiday and new year celebrations we forgot to wish ourselves a Happy Birthday; our one year anniversary! December 27, 2018, a year ago, we dropped our first post, it can be found here :
So much of what I wrote that day still rings true today. To those of you who hopped on the bus to enjoy the ride, I can not thank you enough. We continue to be a work in progress and are always trying to evolve with the times. We started with a dream, an idea. We have no expectations, no limits and no end game. I believe if you can dream it, it can be done. We continue to strive to be the best we can be. YOU ONLY LIVE ONCE. YOLO
You shared your thoughts with us. You left your comments with us. You shared your stories and you left us inspiring quotes. You sent us your amazing pics and awesome videos; in and of the mountains. You guys inspired us to keep on keeping on when we were down and out. You helped create a community built on inspiration and love.
I hope you all have enjoyed this years content. I continue to dedicate this blog to all things mountain and alpine. If you like skiing, snowboarding, hiking, climbing, snowshoeing, biking or just about anything outside I invite you to follow us in 2019. And again, I encourage you to share this blog with all those who love the mountains.
As 2018 comes to an end, we are so very grateful for what a year we had. While we continue to strive to live our very best life, we were not always successful. We had many set-backs, failures and really tough days. But a good stable life is made up of consistent work surrounded by loving family and great friends. In that sense, we were very fortunate. We strive for so much more, continue to plan for the future but live for today. I encourage each and every one of you to live your best life. Be the best you. Start today.
Thanks for taking the time to read this blog. More great posts, pictures and awesome video soon. Life is so very, very fragile. Don’t ever forget it. We are never promised tomorrow.
On behalf of everyone here and from my family to yours, I wish you a happy, healthy and prosperous 2019.
AND YES I DO DRIVE TO THE MOUNTAINS
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