Old man winter has taken over the thermostat. Temperatures are dropping around the northern hemisphere and mountains are starting to see a few flakes of snow. All too soon ski lifts chairs will be moving up the mountain, bringing ski enthusiasts, young and old, into a magical winter wonderland. If you have little ones now… Read the rest of the post!
There were a mountain of things I wanted to do when my mother came to visit from her flatland hometown to my vertically blessed backyard – from an eagle watching float to a day at the thermal baths to a black bear ecology tour, a walk up to view the glaciers and a tour of the local… Read the rest of the post!
Summer sees the rain clouds disappear and the sun peak our for months at a time in the Pacific Northwest. Seattleites flock to the lakes, forest and coast to soak up a little warm weather, but they can’t always go far; time or not wanting to drag the little ones far from home can play… Read the rest of the post!
July is a busy month. The height of the North American summer, it kicks off with Independence Day in the United States and by month-end many kids are starting their countdown to a new school year. Of all the months, July should be the most carefree with trips to the beach, the pool, and, of… Read the rest of the post!
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!