The snow might be gone, but you can still participate in these fun summer activities to stay in shape for skiing and riding! Trail Running The hills and turns in trail running versus running on flat surfaces force you to focus more on your balance using different muscle groups as you work through more technical trail… 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!
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!