It might be the oldest cliché in ski country: We came for the winters and stayed for the summers. While skiing draws us to the mountains, summer beauty keeps us here. Summer in the mountains is spectacular. The warm sun, long views and cool temperatures make the mountains a perfect summer playground. Whether your tastes… Read the rest of the post!
It’s become a recent trend in the ski industry for resorts to build out golf courses in an effort to boost visitation during the non-ski months; the course also generally serves as the main driver (pun intended) of vacation home sales. While skiers and snowboarders around the country expressed frustration this past season over the… Read the rest of the post!
Now that summer is in full swing, it’s time to get back on the slopes and hurtle downhill as fast as you can. Just forget your board or skis this time of year and be sure to bring thick pads, helmet and a burly mountain bike with you instead. Since the early days of downhill… 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!
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!