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Dec 2016

Whitefish Mountain – Christmas Day (with my new WASPcam™)

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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of WASPcam™. All opinions are 100% mine.

 




Christmas 2016 was a stunning day here in NW Montana, I had social obligations in the afternoon but decided it wouldn’t stop me from getting to the mountain and killing a few runs. Of course, by killing I mean almost killing myself, haha. Seriously though, I may found my love for powder but at this stage of learning that also includes a whole lot of up close face time with the pow.

 

Another exciting bit to the day was getting to test out my new WASPcam™! One of the first things I noticed is that it’s waterproof WITHOUT a case, that’s right, no case needed! If you’re an outdoor enthusiast like myself then you realize just how exciting that is.

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WASPcam™ 9907 4K

Okay so first thing, I’m getting my boarding gear together and decided to go ahead and open the camera box up. It’s packaged simply, you don’t need wire cutters to break into the thing, so that’s a perk. Once I got the box open all these goodies came out! There are six different mount options that come with this, how rad is that!

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WASPcam™
My new WASPcam™ and I are now ready to hit the mountain, and I know I already mentioned how stunning the day was so I want to to see for yourself.
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This is what WASPcam™ looks like on it’s own.
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WASPcam™ 9907 4K

Every corner garnered these views that were to die for! If you’ve never been to Whitefish ski mountain, I recommend you change that. We’re next to Glacier National Park (as you know if you’ve been reading my blog) and on a clear day you get a fantastic view of the park. I love, LOVE getting up to the mountain as they open. It’s my favorite time to be there and I feel great when I’m leaving about the time most people arrive, plus you avoid a ton of lines. I’m pretty sure that Christmas day get real busy up there, it was filling up fast when I was taking off for the day! Luckily I avoided lines and got the best views!

 

Up at the summit they were snowblowing off the summit house deck and the sun was shining bright, temps were just right and all was right with the world.

 

I’d just made it onto my first run when I was greeted with a view I knew I wanted to capture.

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See what I mean about you needing to get here?? My WASPcam™ can take photos at 20mp quality so really it’s all I need to have on me boarding! I definitely like to be able to carry one camera and my DSLR is crazy impractical so still being able to get high quality shots is a definite plus.

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I can imagine gifting a WASPcam™ to my hiking friends too, the compact size and waterproof feature make it a slam dunk for the outdoors! It’s pretty simple to use too so even my daughter can click pics or video if she wants too, plus I don’t have to worry about her dropping it like my DSLR.

 

Happy holidays and happy trails!!

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Reblogged from http://hikingforliving.blogspot.com/2017/01/whitefish-mountain-christmas-day-with.html

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