30 People You’ll Meet On Every Ski Trip. I ALWAYS Meet People Like #4 and I Hate It.

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Grab some popcorn, put on your warm robe, and comfiest house shoes, and get cuddled up in bed to read and reminisce about those slippery days on the icy slopes!

 

1. The friend who manages the best wipe-out.

The friend who manages the best wipe-out.

Yes, the person in the above photo should be wearing skis.

 

2. The person who really hasn’t grasped ski lifts.

30 People You'll Meet On Every Ski Trip

 

3. An older couple who are doing precisely one run a day before getting drunk in a mountain restaurant.

An older couple who are doing precisely one run a day before getting drunk in a mountain restaurant.

Actually, they might have nailed it.

 

4. A very small child who clearly lives in resort, and is ludicrously more talented than you.

30 People You'll Meet On Every Ski Trip

Why are you doing front flips, and where are your parents?

 

5. A group of teens building tiny jumps next to the slope.

30 People You'll Meet On Every Ski Trip
Slightly too scared to try the actual park, but know that ‘jumps’ are important. It’s a compromise.

 

6. A group who are continually trying to out-do each other, until someone gets injured.

30 People You'll Meet On Every Ski Trip

 

7. The skier who only has snowboarder friends.

The skiier who only has snowboarder friends.

 

8. The skier who appears to be deliberately turning into your path to block you.

30 People You'll Meet On Every Ski Trip

 

9. The person who fails to notice that other people are skiing on the same bit of snow.

30 People You'll Meet On Every Ski Trip

 

10. The people wearing costumes over ski gear.

The people wearing costumes over ski gear.

 

11. The people not wearing ski gear.

The people not wearing ski gear.

 

12. And the people really not wearing either costumes or ski gear.

And the people really not wearing either costumes or ski gear.

 

 

13. The ski season worker(s) with goggle marks that are never going to fade.

The ski season worker(s) with goggle marks that are never going to fade.

 

14. A snowboarder who’s going down the slope sideways and evenly scrubbing off the snow.

30 People You'll Meet On Every Ski Trip

 

15. The person who is just much, much better than everyone else.

 

16. Someone who injures themselves on the first day, and spends the rest of the week in a cast.

Someone who injures themselves on the first day, and spends the rest of the week in a cast.

50-50 chance that it actually happened in the bar.

 

17. The guy whose kit gives up on him halfway through a run.

The guy whose kit gives up on him halfway through a run.

 

18. The guy whose beard has started to cause problems in the weather.

The guy whose beard has started to cause problems in the weather.

Starts off warm. Doesn’t end up warm.

 

19. The guy who drinks every night, and actually fails to ever make it to the slope.

The guy who drinks every night, and actually fails to ever make it to the slope.

 

20. The guy who appears to have been in resort since it opened. In 1972.

The guy who appears to have been in resort since it opened. In 1972.

 

21. Someone sitting in the landing area of a jump, who is nearly decapitated multiple times before moving.

30 People You'll Meet On Every Ski Trip

 

22. The people who find a bar on top the mountain.

The people who find a bar on top the mountain.

And sometimes make it down as well.

 

23. The barman who consistently talks people into the ski shot.

The barman who consistently talks people into the ski shot.

 

24. The person who only cares about powder.

30 People You'll Meet On Every Ski Trip

 

25. The person who isn’t that great at powder.

The person who isn't that great at powder.

 

26. The person who loses their ski in powder. And spends an hour trying to find it.

The person who loses their ski in powder. And spends an hour trying to find it.

 

27. Someone pointing out that these slopes would totally be a different classification in a different region.

30 People You'll Meet On Every Ski Trip

True, possibly, but not useful.

 

28. The guy who manages to fall over and get stuck. On the ground.

The guy who manages to fall over and get stuck. On the ground.

Turns out, 12 feet of metal strapped to your feet doesn’t make getting up easier.

 

29. Someone who takes the awesome photos.

Someone who takes the awesome photos.

Keep looking…

 

30. Most importantly, the other people at the top of the mountain.

Most importantly, the other people at the top of the mountain.

What types of people do you tend to meet on ski trips? Let us know below!

 

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Taylor Goldblatt

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