You’re ski/snowboard gear costs more than your car.
It’s perfectly okay to wear hoodies and beanies to fine dining restaurants.
You think all Texans sound ignorant (and they probably are).
You get mad if you spend more than a dollar on a drink, but find no problem when the tourist next to you pays six.
You know there are only two seasons…..summer and winter….everything else is mudseason.
You plan your week and/or work schedule around the snow report.
It’s perfectly normal for businesses to shut down on a powder day.
You know what a Gaper is…..and you laugh when the tourists get pissed off and write articles about how much they hate this day in the Summit Daily!
You think it’s super super funny when the second home owners ask for a locals discount!!!!!!!!!!!
You find yourself using the term “skiers right” or “skiers left” to describe direction on a day-to-day basis.
Powder slashing the tourists as you ride by them on the mountain turns into a competition between you and your friends.
You think high-tops and neon colors are fashionable.
When a tourists asks you where the stunt ditch is, you sadly know what they’re talking about.
When the weather report says it’s going to be 65 degrees, if your a woman, you shave your legs and wear a skirt.
Your sense of direction is: “Toward the mountains” and “Away from the mountains.”
You think that May is a totally normal month for a blizzard
You’ve gone off-roading in a vehicle that was never intended for such activities.
You always know the elevation of where you are.
You know that there are two kinds of Colorado Girls: those who shave, and those who don’t.
You wake up to a beautiful 70 degree day and wonder if it’s going to snow tomorrow.
You actually know that South Park is a real place and not just a show on TV.
You’ve made naked snow angels.
You can never figure out why your out-of-town guests faint from altitude sickness on a picnic to the mountains.
When people out East tell you they have mountains in their state too, you just laugh.
Just a few thoughts on the subject,