Got up this morning after having passed out almost fully dressed last night, expecting to go out boarding. So we got up and suited up and I was jumping about and my back was still giving me jip so had to give it a miss :( depressing. I hope this isn’t going to be a recurring issue throughout the season! Backs aren’t the best things to injure…
Went into the village instead to do a spot of shopping (not that I have money to burn, these were necessities) and got some thermal trousers (as one pair of mine seem to have disappeared somewhere in transit) and a balaclava thing! So now I can look proper ninja on the slopes. Got a bit of a bargain on both really because thermals count as ‘essentials’ so I get 45% discount at intrawest owned stores on them and other essential items (note that jackets and trousers aren’t essential items, apparently. I’d love to see what would happen to the people who came up with that when they skiied sans ski jacket and trousers) and I bought the balaclava from Summit and my friend Jo put it through on her staff discount, so I got it half price AND avoided giving intrawest my money! Bonus.
The title of this post refers to the state of the village today – there were so many people! When we got off the bus there was a massive queue of people to catch the free village shuttle home. Lazy bastards – it’s like a 5-10 minute walk :)
Tomorrow is Si’s birthday! I’ve bought him a goggle wipe (as he’s always bitching about his smeary goggle lenses)(actually he bitches most of the time, this is just one of his gripes) which has the Whistler-Blackcomb trail map printed on it, how cool is that! Lol. I’m sure he’s going to be ‘stoked’. I’ll try and get a picture of his happy face tomorrow.
Anyway I gotta go get me roast veggies out the oven. First proper meal I’ve made in a week!