All the peaks remained snow-capped, giving sharply defined contrast to the green of their slopes and the blue of the summer sky.
They didn't go far, and she was surprised to see the grassy slopes end at an abrupt cliff.
I'm going over to Telluride tomorrow and give the slopes a one day try.
With all the activity over the holidays, Dean hadn't had a chance to hit the beautiful slopes of nearby Telluride.
"Plus you get to go schussing down the slopes tomorrow," Dean added.
Fred O'Conner, dressed for the slopes, gave a grumpy wave.
Telluride's sixty-six trails, spread over more than a thousand acres, were an awesome change from the crowded slopes Dean had skied in the East in years gone by.
Fred answered with a look that said he, too, was justifiably proud to be on the slopes at his age.
He was able to ski from the summit, but only on those slopes and trails designated blue or green, novice or intermediate.
The first industry was that of mining, gold having been discovered in the river valleys on the southern slopes of the plateau, and diamonds on the head-waters of the Paraguay, about Diamantino and in two or three other districts.
On the north both summits are defended by cliffs; on the south the ground slopes away somewhat abruptly from the eastern summit towards the plateau on which the town stood, while the western summit is separated from this plateau by a valley traversed by a branch of the Hypsas [mod.
Surrounding the green is a space called a ditch, which is nearly but not quite on a level with the green and slopes gently away from it, the side next the turf being lined with boarding, the ditch itself bottomed with wooden spars resting on the foundation.
The slopes of Pindus afford excellent pasture for the flocks of the Vlach shepherds.
Annually, but the drainage from the eastern slopes of the Andes is large enough to meet the loss from evaporation and keep these inland lakes from drying up. At an early period this depressed area drained southward to the Colorado, and the bed of the old outlet can still be traced.
From the centre of the city on the slopes of the hills to the south.
(4) The region of chestnuts extends from the valleys to the high plateaus of the Alps, along the northern slopes of the Apennines in Liguria, Modena, Tuscany, Romagna, Umbria, the Marches and along the southern Apennines to the Calabrian and Sicilian ranges, as well as to the mountains of Sardinia.
Down these steep slopes we used to coast.
When the frost comes out in the spring, and even in a thawing day in the winter, the sand begins to flow down the slopes like lava, sometimes bursting out through the snow and overflowing it where no sand was to be seen before.
After five o'clock it was only at the Augesd Dam that a hot cannonade (delivered by the French alone) was still to be heard from numerous batteries ranged on the slopes of the Pratzen Heights, directed at our retreating forces.
There were people not only in the square, but everywhere--on the slopes and on the roofs.