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Palm Springs Tram Snow fun with Spark Friend Murphy Hiker

Wednesday, March 20, 2013


I enjoyed the snow up the Palm Springs Tram heading up with several friends including spark friend murphy hiker. This is a great way to get exercise and have fun.
www.pstramway.com/
We went for a short hike, poor guy kept falling. I am taking him back when it warms up so he can get a little farther up the trail.



His first time in the tram.

After snow shoe rest.
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1BEACHWALKER 3/26/2013 4:49PM

    That looked hard to do in the snow...always thought it would be fun to do snow shoes or cross country skiing! Those winds, cold and in the snow, you are brave...so is MH! I'd be falling too! At least the snow cushions you! emoticon
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Thanks for sharing! Glad you enjoyed! emoticon

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GRACEISENUF 3/26/2013 2:35PM

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WINE4GIRL 3/22/2013 7:55PM

    Brrrr... but glad you had fun! Give me flip flops anyday!
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PAMBWS 3/22/2013 12:46PM

    I was out trekking through the snow today...some fresh powder, great for pictures. Not so great for the 3rd day of spring!!!

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SASSISPRING 3/21/2013 11:56AM

    Looked like a beautiful area. One day I'd like to live in an area where I have to drive out to experience snow, then leave for home - with the snow staying behind. ;)

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KLAD_COCKERS 3/21/2013 11:18AM

    I'm not a snow fan either, but I know it's a novelty for you guys. Sounds like a fun day!

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HIKETOHEIGHTS 3/21/2013 11:00AM

    The weather was not bad, the very next day was sunny & the snow was melting. I went back two days later & it was hot. Much of the snow was gone. We were lucky to get that itty bitty storm.

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KLONG8 3/21/2013 10:56AM

    As I watched this I thought....I haven't been in the mountains hiking in the snow forever. But I'm not sure you sold me on it....looked tough & I know what its like to gather your gear, dress appropriately, get there and then go. But glad you had fun.

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_LINDA 3/21/2013 1:55AM

    Wow! Awesome video!! Somehow, I just don't associate snow with Palm Springs!! Is this your first snowshoe experience? I was thinking of getting some seeing how much snow we got this year :P The wind looks as bad as it does here!
So nice to hear and see one of your videos again!!

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ANDYLIN90 3/21/2013 1:36AM

    Loved this blog...loved seeing the snow and it gives me inspiration to do the same in Palm Springs.

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HICKOK-HALEY 3/21/2013 1:31AM

    The snow looks so pretty. Looks like a fun hike. emoticon

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CHERIRIDDELL 3/21/2013 1:21AM

    Glad you enjoyed it I am not a snow fan!

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WENDYWITKOSKI 3/20/2013 10:16PM

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LESSOFMOORE 3/20/2013 9:25PM

    Victoria, I'm glad you had a good time. here in northwest Indiana, I've had enough of the snow!

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IUHRYTR 3/20/2013 8:47PM

    Loved your laugh! -- Lou

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AWESOMECHELZ 3/20/2013 7:08PM

    All that snow and it was 74 degrees here and I am already sweating! I will trade you! Love, Chelsea

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STR458 3/20/2013 6:48PM

    great video! wonderful fun emoticon

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RUFFIT 3/20/2013 5:53PM

    I love to snow-shoe. We did that as a family up in Canada. We had a blast!! I think we were at it for 3 hours. A great work-out too!! Hugs, Moni

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HIKETOHEIGHTS 3/20/2013 5:25PM

    He actually had a blast. I had been trying to get him to go all season long. Finally he agreed then thanked me for insisting he go. He thought the venue was gorgeous and might even buy a pass to keep going.

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LODESTONE 3/20/2013 5:05PM

    Looks like your friend was a bit challenged. Did he have fun???

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TIME4COFFEE 3/20/2013 3:53PM

    You two are are really troopers and the scenery is gorgeous!
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HIKETOHEIGHTS 3/20/2013 3:33PM

    The weather was just fine for hiking but we did not go very far and had great fun. The snowfall and wind was refreshing that is why he kept eating the snow. We don't live in the snow, we have to drive up to it or in this case take a tram up. Snow fun is a treat for Southern Californians because it is so short lived.

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BUTEAFULL 3/20/2013 2:56PM

    I'm glad you wrote snow shoe cause I couldn't tell from the video what was on his feet, looked like bad weather to go hiking in the snow (well too cold for me anyhow).

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