Wednesday, January 14, 2009

Skiing in -22 degree weather...brrrr!

Justin and I were able to go cross country skiing with Jon and Jlyn while they were here visiting. It really was a lot of fun....and COLD!
Yes, that's Justin with icicles on his eyebrows! It was pretty amazing! I wore a hat that completely covered my face except my eyes, but then I got too hot and switched to my flower hat. Within minutes my hair was frozen! No, I did not frost my hair in that picture.
A better closeup of Justin's amazingness!
A frozen Jon and Jlyn!
We survived our outing with stinging toes and fingers (almost to the point of complete numbness), frozen faces and freezing body temperatures. Then we got the brilliant idea to visit the Chugach State Park. It's a short drive up a mountain. Beautiful views, but -30 degree weather! We ran to the lookout point to try and stay warm but then we couldn't catch our breath because we were so cold. But we got some amazing views of Anchorage and Denali (Mt. McKinley...North America's tallest peak).
The view is much more breathtaking in person.


KDoug said...

I am so glad your clarified that your hair was not frosted an old lady color :) I was concerned at first and then read on. Whew! Crazy pic of Justin. The fam looks very happy!!!

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