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How to enjoy the California snow when it’s Spring time

26 Apr

Well with the warm weather upon us and summer on the verge, you can still enjoy snow in the sunshine.  On Saturday, we headed to Squaw early morning for lots of runs and then the pool and lake in the afternoon.

Matt and Em!

The later in the day it got, the heavier and slushier the snow got.

They have some awesome lake views at Squaw.

For a weekend, there was hardly anyone there.

After our day at Squaw, we headed to a friends house on the lake.  They had the most amazing grassy yard and this incredible pier to lounge on.

The scenery at the lake NEVER gets old.

It was a perfect 75 degrees.

On Sunday, my friends and I hit Mt. Rose on snowmobiles to enjoy one of the last weekends before all of the snow melts.  However, they had a decent amount of snow up there!  It was very warm though, when not riding we were in t-shirts and tank tops.  It was more than a blast and I snapped a ton of photos along the way.

Climbing.

She’s tiny but she’s so strong.

The boys were launching.

Scoping.

Relaxing.

Balance.

We’d snowmobile for a while and then take a break to relax.  Then head back out again.  It was perfect.

One of the guys got a little stuck and had to roll his sled out of this predicament.  It was pretty entertaining to watch.

The sled rolling down the hill.

I’m not sure what was happening at this point in time.  Two sleds sliding.

Perfect skies.

We made a few marks in the snow on Sunday.

I wouldn’t have had it any other way 🙂

I’ve saved the best for last tomorrow.  We found a pond to skim while snowmobiling and things got a little crazy.  I have some AWESOME photos to share of it tomorrow to close out the week : )

Bucket Listing in the California Surf

5 Mar

I’ve been spending my time lately just hanging out with good friends, family and working on getting physically stronger/in better shape.  It’s so important for the mind and body to be taking care of yourself and working out.  It’s been so helpful being surrounded by people who are up for anything and that I just enjoy their company.  My good friend, Lesly, has been such a wonderful new friend in my life!  We go and try a new restaurant once a week and share a love for board sports.  It’s been on my bucket list to surf in CA because I only have surfed in Hawaii when I go see my family about once a year.  It’s something that I’ve always found incredibly peaceful and something that I had wished I had more access to.  Lesly has her own board and wetsuit and knows the waters in Northern California well.  It’s very important to respect the water and know what you are getting yourself into.

With the weather really warming up this weekend (73 degrees and no wind), we hit Pacifica on Saturday for a nice long boarding session.  I had a blast with her and can’t wait to do it again soon!

We had less than half mile to go so we just shoved the boards in the back of Lesly’s car haha!

Just taking the Ferrari to the beach.

Pacifica is a great place to enjoy the ocean.  The swell was very small this weekend which was great for me and it was very relaxing.  There is also a Taco Bell right on the beach to re-fuel after surfing 🙂  That’s not part of my getting fit routine but it definitely screams your name after paddling for a few hours.  Happy Monday everybody!