Exactly 1 year ago today, we were up skiing at Mt Hood Meadows to capture Kelly & Christian’s incredibly unique winter wedding celebration. So today, we wanted to wish them a Happy Anniversary!
Their wedding day was incredibly unique. Guests gathered in the lobby of the Courtyard by Marriott in downtown Portland in the very early hours of the morning to board a bus and make the trek up to the mountain. The 1985 wildly popular movie Better Off Dead (starring John Cusack) played on the overhead tvs throughout the bus.
When we arrived at Mt Hood Meadows, guests bundled up in their ski gear and hit the slopes. We spent a couple of hours skiing with Kelly & Christian, hitting some of their favorite trail runs, and capturing portraits of them skiing all over the mountain.
Then, in the afternoon, everyone gathered indoors for a fireside ceremony. The floor to ceiling windows offered an exquisite view of the ski trails and made the perfect setting for the ceremony and reception.
Kelly & Christian’s wedding goes down in the history books as one of the most (if not THE most) unique wedding experiences ever. Happy anniversary to you both. I hope the two of you get to hit the slopes and get some skiing in this week as the mountain has a brand new blanket of snow.
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