Contributor Questions | Best Way to Spend a Snow Day?

get more from BRO

Once a month we throw our contributors for a loop with a different question about their lives in the outdoors. This month we asked them describe their ideal snow day in the mountains. Here’s what they had to say.IMG_2349_FIX

Jessica Porter

A snowshoeing day trip in the mountains, followed very closely by red wine and a bowl of chili while snuggling on the couch with my dog.

McBride121913WHarlan-015_FIX

Will Harlan

Trail running on a snow-dusted trail. I leave the first footprints in freshly fallen snow—and follow the tracks of other animals—amid the utter silence of the forest.

devononeil_FIX

Devon O’Neil

Skiing deep powder, then talking about the deep powder you skied over beers in some natural hot springs.

Chris Gragtmans_FIX

Chris Gragtmans

One of my favorite traditions is to keep an eye on the weather, jump in the car before the snow hits, and preemptively get myself snowed in at a ski hill. This chain of events allowed Tyler Boeing and me to ski 14” of fresh snow at Winterplace last February.

woodsman-720x480_FIX

Robert McGee

Brisk morning walk. Oatmeal and port by the fire. Tech-free all day.

IMG_0100_FIX

Blake DeMaso

Spend the day on the ski slopes followed by a big fire and bourbon.

Jess1_FIX

Jess Daddio

Make a big fire and take a cold dip in the nearest body of water. Bonus points if you have to break the ice before you take the plunge.

Dusty_FIX2

Dusty Allison

Thermos of coffee, flask of whiskey, and skiing the trails and bald peaks of the snow-blessed North Carolina-Tennessee state line.

Support Blue Ridge Outdoors

Did you enjoy this article? To insure Blue Ridge Outdoors Magazine continues to deliver you great outdoor related content consider becoming a TrailHead for as little as $1 a month.

Advertisment

in case you missed it

A Hiking Getaway to Madison County, VA

As we head into fall, what better place to get outside and experience the changing leaves than Madison County, Va. Rich in...

Winter Can Never Come Soon Enough at Snowshoe

Winter Can Never Come Soon Enough Our friends at Snowshoe...

Hike Russell County, Virginia

As one of the most beautiful areas in the world, discover all that the mountains of southwestern Virginia have to offer when...

Hike Buchanan County, Virginia

From the scenic mountains and lush forestland to the flowing waters, Buchanan County, Va. is the perfect fall getaway for hiking and...

Support Blue Ridge Outdoors

Help fund our distribution of free outdoor content to the region we love to go outside and play in. LEARN MORE