"Fresh snowflakes frosted my face as I scanned what appeared to be a slope of sugar," writes Joe Tennis of Tri-Cities.com.
This was midday at Hawksnest, the largest tubing operation in North Carolina’s High Country.
Ice added icing to my doughnut-shaped inner tube while, bravely, I shoved off the slope, suddenly sliding down as fast as a freight train.
I rushed with the wind.
And, at once, I swore I could tame the terrain.
Oh, how I could tube!
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