Backcountry Film Festival

It’s Friday!! And, I think I am pretty much totally over the flu I had. My energy has slowly been coming back a little each day, and I think by tomorrow I will be 100% and ready to head to the mountains!

Last night, Joe and I met our friends Mike and Meg at The Oriental Theater here in Denver for the Backcountry Film Festival.

We had eaten dinner at home, but they did have a cool looking food truck parked outside the theater for those hungry film watchers 🙂                    IMG_2254[1]

The film festival consisted of 6 short films about back country skiing and snowboarding, plus a bunch of give-aways and raffles!                                                                                    IMG_2255[1] IMG_2257[1]

The films were all very well done and so motivating! Joe and I are both really exciting to start getting into the back country. Some of these people were hiking/skinning for days into crazy elevation (20,230 ft = Denali) to ski down!! Pretty incredible!

Unfortunately we didn’t win any of the amazing prizes they were raffling, but we did have a great time with our friends and made up for it with Fro-yo!        🙂   IMG_2258[1]

 

Right now, Joe and I are planning on spending the weekend in the mountains, and I have plans to reconnect with a friend I haven’t seen since college!!!! (I’m getting old, so that was much longer ago than it may seem – haha). Have a great weekend everyone!!!

What are your weekend plans? Anyone else skiing/snowboarding? How about long runs?

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9 responses to “Backcountry Film Festival

  1. I love film festivals but I definitely love froyo more 😀

  2. That looks like fun! Glad you’re feeling better too 🙂 I ski, but haven’t yet this year … been DYING to try snowboarding though lol

  3. Yay for getting over the flu! Have a blasty with your college friends this weekend!!

  4. That’s GREAT that you’ve finally kicked your flu to the curb! Enjoy your weekend.

  5. Film festival looks fun! I hear Denver has some great races, I will have to come out sometimes and do a run there!!

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