above photos are from The Balsams website.
Saturday I accompanied my boyfriend to The Balsams Resort in New Hampshire for a telemark festival. The car ride through the mountains was picturesque as we drove through a flurry of flakes to our destination. The Resorts architecture paired with the landscape made me feel like I was in the Swiss Alps. Upon arrival we checked out our demo gear and hit the slopes. After years of alpine skiing under my belt it was very humbling to strap on the tele skis and make my first run down the slope. I took a lesson in the morning broke for a gourmet Norwegian buffet and headed back out into the little snow storm for an afternoon lesson. After reflecting on yesterday’s adventure I can say I am hooked.