I lay face down in the snow wondering what happened…
My skis are scattered, my face is cold, but I think I’m ok. I hear ski boots clomping across the run.
“Are you alright?” Andrew Nelson, famous BC avalanche forecaster and guide asks.
“Yeah.” Mostly I’m embarrassed. I’m skiing with the director team from the resort I work at. All men. All great skiers. I get up and wipe the snow off my jacket.
“You have something on your nose,” Andrew says.
I remove my glove and touch my nose. My fingers come away red. Must have been a bit of ice where my face hit the ground.
Andrew cleans my nose, applies a bandaid, and we are on our way.
The only problem. I’m a little shaky now. We come to the next ridge. I look over the edge and into a mass of trees. My legs stop working…
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