Skiing in Rauris

We went skiing right after Christmas at the resort in Rauris, just outside Salzburg. The first day we got there, it was nothing but a strip of ice and lots of green hills and mountains. Luckily after lots of prayers from James for snow, a snow storm blew in that night and left more snow…

Thanksgiving in Brian Head

This year we got to spend Thanksgiving in Brian Head, Utah! We love it there. It is a beautiful ski resort in the mountains near our Utah home. We have a condo there and spent the week enjoying lots of outdoor fun. When we first got there, there was very little snow on the ground,…

Kuhtai Skiing & Hutte Eating – Day 5

And here is our final ski video. This time it’s Chris & Karen rocking out. Some really epic ski film action, with the best soundtrack. Make sure you check it out! On our last day of skiing, the sun came out and the kids said they wanted to ski at their favorite tow bar. It…

Kuhtai Skiing & Race Day – Day 4

Here’s a video of Elora’s ski race, and a glimpse of Ollie learning to ski, and making some great progress – set to some nice music. Oliver said he wanted to go back to ski school, so we let him try it out. He could actually make a pizza and ski down all by himself…

Kuhtai Day 3 + Night Skiing

More skiing! Oliver got so excited every morning to get his boots on. He would go into the ski room and bring everyone their boots. Then he happily skied with Daddy as many times as he could before Elora got tired. Every day we packed his pockets with snacks. Here he is sharing his raisins…

Kuhtai: Last Ski Trip – Day 1 & 2

Last week we went on our final Austrian ski trip (at least for awhile…) We decided to head back to Kuhtai, which was our favorite place last year. They had a good ski school, it was easy to get everywhere, and the skiing was pretty nice. This year we brought our friend Sarita with us…

More Skiing in Vienna

Elora found this huge snowball chunk. She called it her ice cream cone and started eating it with Ollie. We brought the little frog tent out with us to have a little shelter from the wind. It made for a nice “base camp”. Here’s Ollie! He was much happier to put his skis on when…

Vienna skiing at the Park!

Day 2 of the late November snowfall in Vienna! Most of the city didn’t get as much snow as we did. Since we’re on the outskirts, a little higher up we tend to get more snow (and less wind, thankfully). We hiked over to the Roterberg, the nearby hill, which is just about .5km away….

New Skis!

It is not ski season yet, but we found Elora an awesome pair of used pink skis for her to use this year and maybe next year too. Here she is posing like a ski champion with her new beloved skis. As you can see, she is super excited about skiing this year, and has…