Imagine spending a great day on the slopes with your better half and the lovely kiddies. The snow was perfect and everyone had a wonderful time but now you’re back at the condo and the kids are telling you in their oh so pleasant voices, “Mooom, I’m hungry.” To top it off, your husband is… Read the rest of the post!
1. Have an awesome family. When we suddenly found ourselves in the family way, our biggest fear was that the life was over and ski adventures would be the first casualty. So, last month, we invited a crew of our favourite people to share a long weekend with us in a ski cabin at Silver… Read the rest of the post!
For the best New England family ski vacation, you need a fall line foursome: reliable snow, fun terrain, convenient lodging, and a resort that loves families. Take any of these out of the equation, and your downhill vacation is just not dialed. Powerful snowmaking is a must, along with diverse terrain to keep everyone entertained.… Read the rest of the post!
Looking for a resort off the beaten path this winter? Maybe your kids really rip and you’re looking for a fun challenge? Maybe you’ve got tiny tots who want to ride like mom and dad? Or maybe you’re looking for a skiing-centric family retreat for a day or a weekend? Here are three resorts that… Read the rest of the post!
Aloha snow-people, it’s me again – back for another round of Top Cinco. It looks like my first blog got over 10 gazillion reads, which is some kind of new internet world record so they green-lighted me to write another Top 5 list (well, my math might be a little off on that read total,… Read the rest of the post!
There’s an old adage you hear often from people living in ski country – “I came for the winter, but I stayed for the summer” and this is certainly the case for many, if not the majority of Park City residents. Of course, the same is bantered around by snowsports loving people who landed in… Read the rest of the post!
Many Coloradoans who live near mountain ski resorts say they moved to the area “in the winter, but stayed for the summers.” I’m the opposite. I moved to Aspen in the summer of 1994… and stayed in Colorado because of its glorious summer weather (well, that, and I met a boy). Sure, fresh powder and… Read the rest of the post!
(Want to get straight to the video? Scroll to the bottom of this post or click here to see Part 1, and here to see Part 2) Several weeks ago, the Liftopia Team returned to HQ in San Francisco after an incredibly productive, fun, and exhausting week at Squaw Valley, where we got a few… Read the rest of the post!
As much as I love mountains in winter, I admit that there is something special about an alpine summer. The rugged and austere landscape softens in the warm light. The forest understory bursts to life, a play on variations in green, dotted with startling color. Birds and animals return and even the insects are colorful… Read the rest of the post!
There was a time when a ski resort only operated in the winter, but people’s love of the mountains have helped evolve resorts into three and four season destinations. There is plenty to do for the active adventurer or someone who wants to relax, take in the views and enjoy great music and microbrews. All… Read the rest of the post!