© 2012 Aaron Our crew up top (from left): Zach, Sam Christie, Kim, Aaron and Katelyn

Sledging at Melchsee-Frutt

We decided to go sledging this weekend, regardless of rain forecasts. By Saturday morning the forecast had changed to snow and the temperature was perfect, so we went down to Melchsee-Frutt with Zach’s friend, Sam Christie, to sledge.

Sam and I had never sledged, and we both had a great first experience. As you’ll hear in the video, Sam and Zach enjoyed catching some air off the bumps. We were all pretty frozen after 4 runs of the 8KM sledge run – the longest in central Switzerland, as the man tending the sledge rental station told us with a grin. Kim got a chance to try out her new Davos sledge – a fast little runner.

We broke after the first run to have a scenic lunch. Actually, Sam and Zach shared three full meals – growing young men. Kim, Katelyn and I warmed up with some Aelplermagronen.

As we were eating, the sun broke through the otherwise snowy, foggy sky – beautiful.

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Comments

  1. Jamison
    Posted January 31, 2012 at 8:11 pm | #

    Wow! Amazing snowfall. Looks like a blast!

  2. janalee
    Posted February 1, 2012 at 4:55 am | #

    sweet! 🙂 nice shots! Especially like the ones with the mountain backdrops! love the photo with the bird in it, too – i love birds.

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