Thursday, February 25, 2016

Municipal Skiing in Juneau vs. Resort Skiing in Colorado

A short, frank, and digestible review of my first ever real big resort ski experience since learning how to ski in Juneau 10 years ago:

SUN

Juneau: No.
Colorado: Yes.

PRECIPITATION 

Juneau: Rain and snain.
Colorado: Snow and none.

TRANSPORTATION

Juneau: School bus to parking lot.
Colorado: Shuttle bus to Disney Land.

PARKING

Juneau: $0.
Colorado: $10-35.

TERRAIN

Juneau: Cross your heart and hope (not) to die.
Colorado: Open throttle: Groomers for days!!

TREES
Juneau: AHHH! TREE!!
Colorado: Ahhhh, treeee.

CHAIRS/LIFT LINES

Juneau: 4/Zero min.
Colorado: 4,000/45 min.

TRAILS

Juneau: Approx 15.
Colorado: Approx 15,000.

PERSONAL ABILITY

Juneau: Below average.
Colorado: Above average.

FOOD

Juneau: Costco mixed grill.
Colorado: Shopping mall food court.

PRICE

Juneau: Season pass = one day in Colorado.
Colorado: Bend over and grab 'em: Peace out, college tuition!

SIGNAGE

Juneau: WTF am I?
Colorado: Oh, here we are!

FELLOW SKIIERS & RIDERS

Juneau: Want to spend my life with them, and do.
Colorado: Happy to die without ever seeing them again.


1 comment:

  1. Elevation: Juneau- I feel like an Olympian, Colorado- I don't think I can make it to the snack bar.

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