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My family and I arrived at Diamond Peak at about ten oclock on a chilly Satur-day morning in November We unloaded from the car took our rented skis and poles and headed for the slopes We walked toward the ticket counter and got four all-day lift tickets My lift ticket was handed to me and I pinned it to my warm blue ski jacket I had never skied before and I was destined to learn We all lumbered through the lodge as I got my first glimpse of the ski slopes Outside I saw a sign with symbols and their meanings A green circle meant that the slope was for beginners A blue square identi-fied the slope as a slope for intermediate skiers A black diamond indicated that the slope was for advanced skiers That is where I set my goal It was to conquer a black diamond slope by the end of the weekend I stepped into the skis with my warm boots as my aunt held me upright My aunt used to be a ski instructor and I would be her next student My parents did not want to ski and were watching me from the lodge We started with the bunny slope or the easiest slope made specifically for first time skiers My aunt told me to let the grade of the hill naturally take me down Therefore I did She told me to turn the tips of the skis inward if I wanted to slow When I tried this I turned my skis inward a little too far and they overlapped each other I fell instantly facedown on to the slushy snow I learned that this would be harder than I thought After all the falling and getting back up I finally made it to the bottom My aunt then told me If you think that was hard try getting off the chair lift This frightened me when I finally looked
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