Picture this: Amanda + Peter’s mountain engagement photos inspired by their epic ski tour proposal deep into the secluded backcountry of Vail. The snow was coming down, creating a winter wonderland for their adventure. And guess what? She had eagle eyes and spotted the ring box in Peter’s pocket the whole time! Talk about a fun secret to keep. With no one else around, Peter seized the moment and popped the question. He quickly turned the snowy landscape into their private romantic seclusion. Whoever said love can’t be mixed with a little adrenaline rush?
Meet Amanda and Peter, two passionate skiing enthusiasts and proud locals of the picturesque town of Vail. Fate brought them together a few years ago when they connected on the popular dating app, Hinge. Their first date? A thrilling day on the slopes, where they playfully tested each other’s skills, quickly realizing they were a perfect match. Little did they know that their shared love for skiing would become the cornerstone of their relationship, flourishing amidst the beauty of the heartland.
Their journey deepened during a planned hut trip, where they were meant to be accompanied by a few friends. However, due to Covid, their friends had to cancel. Amanda and Peter chose to embrace the adventure alone, and it turned out to be the catalyst for their love story. Enjoying the solitude of the backcountry, their connection deepened, and they fell head over heels for each other surrounded by the mountains.
Peter grew up in the bustling DC area and Amanda grew up in Chicago. But they both felt an undeniable pull towards the mountains, craving a life filled with health, adventure, and natural beauty. After their encounter, Amanda made the life-changing decision to move across the pass and join Peter in the mountains. She considers it the best decision she ever made. Now, as they celebrate their newly engaged status, Amanda and Peter have embarked on yet another chapter of their lives. Filled with excitement and anticipation, they eagerly settle into their dream mountain home, ready for the journey of building their future together.
After stumbling upon my photography online, Amanda and Peter wasted no time in reaching out to book their mountain engagement photos that would perfectly capture their adventurous spirit. Thrilled to be part of their journey, I eagerly joined them as a photographer specializing in outdoorsy and distinctive shoots. Together, we closed down Vail Mountain for the season. Skiing, laughing, and letting loose, we captured their playful and loving dynamic. And to top it all off, we indulged in a ski charcuterie board.
We also playfully dubbed it the “charcutski picnic,” adding a whimsical touch to the experience. As we wrapped up the session, the anticipation for their upcoming wedding next year grew. I couldn’t be more excited to continue documenting their love story.