Use Ski Butlers to rent your ski and snowboard equipment this winter

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Why Ski Butlers

Do you ever dream of going on a fabulous ski vacation, but you don’t own any ski equipment? Or perhaps you only ski once or twice per year and don’t want to purchase expensive ski gear that will either go out of style soon or be out-rated by newer and better equipment. OR maybe you normally rent your ski equipment, but have no idea what to get and the company you use isn’t very helpful. If you fall into any of these scenarios, Ski Butlers is the company for you.

With several awards and accolades under their belt, including features in highly-rated publications such as the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Ski Magazine, GQ, and the Washington Post, Ski Butlers is no doubt one of the top companies to rent ski equipment from. Ski Butlers has locations in 10 major destinations and accommodates 35 ski resorts, covering all major ski areas in the Western United States.

How Does Ski Butlers Work?

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 Renting skis or snowboarding equipment from Ski Butlers is easy, in fact, there are only 4 steps you need to follow. Simply log on to their website and fill out their quick reservation form, get fitted the day of, enjoy full support while you ski, and then leave the gear for Ski Butlers to pick up when you are done.

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We even put Ski Butlers to the test this past April during the Mountain Travel Symposium in Keystone, Colorado…and did they deliver! On our drive to Keystone we quickly realized we couldn’t fit all our ski gear into the car, but we needed ski rentals by the next morning. That’s when we sent an email to our friends at Ski Butlers and let them know our situation, not knowing if they would see the message in time to help us out.

The next morning at 7 am a Ski Butlers representative showed up at our condo with several pairs of equipment, ready to give us a custom fitting. Ski Butler’s always takes extra care to bring several sizes and types of boards and skis to best fit your needs. Once we were all fitted in our boots, our rep chose skis and board best fit for our abilities and slope style. We were left with a business card incase anything broke or didn’t feel right, and they would meet us slope side to fix or replace anything free of charge.

Our experience with Ski Butlers equipment was better than we imagined. In fact, I even found the rental boots much more comfortable than the pair I own back home. Once we were done skiing for the week, we called our representative and he met us back at the condo to pick up our equipment in record time.

Now that I have experienced the exceptional customer service and quality with Ski Butlers, I highly recommend the company to anyone looking for ski rentals. You will receive high quality equipment at an affordable price.

Ski Butlers also offers a 15% discount when you book for six consecutive days (blackout dates applied) and extras such as helmets, boot dryers, and goggles. Want to use your own boots? No problem, simply let them know at check out and they’ll fit your skis or snowboard to your personal boots. Their website also lets you view all available equipment for the ski area you’ll be in, a price quote calculator so there are no surprises at check out, and the website shows you the differences between ski and snowboard designs.

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Click here to book Ski Butlers ski rental delivery now.

Ski Butlers Destinations

Breckenridge

Keystone

Copper Mountain

Vail

Beaver Creek

Telluride

Steamboat

Aspen/Snowmass

Park City/Deer Valley

Jackson Hole

Sun Valley

Big Sky

Lake Tahoe

Whistler/Blackcomb

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Safe Travels,

The Mountain Reservations Team

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5 Fantastic Ski Resort Golf Destinations

Liftopia put together a list of five favorite ski resort golf destinations that we believe are the perfect reason to schedule a summer or fall vacation. While locations such as Banff, Lake Tahoe and Sun Valley are known all over for their world-class skiing, what many do not know is that they also offer world-renowned golfing! Check out these five golf destinations that you must play at some point in your life!

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Sun Valley, Idaho

Trail Creek Course

A Robert Trent Jones Jr. designed course, Forbes calls it “one of the best resort courses in the country that most golfers have never heard of.”  While Trail Creek remains the go-to course, they have built on a beautiful 9-hole called “White Clouds” and another 18-holer on real grass (apparently a rarity).

With over 250 lodging options in Sun Valley, Mountain Reservations is the perfect place to find your desired rental property.

Search all of our Sun Valley lodging here! 

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Banff, Alberta

Silver Tip

Known for its incredible scenery and extreme elevation changes – you may need to pull out your 9-iron for a 200+ yard shot on some holes – Silver Tip is truly one-of-a-kind. With 600 ft of elevation change and playable from 5,100 to 7,200 yards, Silvertip is enthusiastically enjoyed by golfers of all skill levels.

Search through all of our Banff lodging options here! 

Lake Tahoe

Too many courses and too little time to mention them all, but Tahoe presents its visitors with the rare opportunity to go nuts on the ski slopes for a few hours, change into some classy golf attire, and hit the links for a quick 18.  That’s just unfair – talk about taking the phrase “killing two birds with one stone” to a whole new level.

Check out the best Lake Tahoe lodging here! 

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Ludlow, Vermont

Though Vermont isn’t as well known as many winter ski destinations, its skiing is said to be unparalleled by few, and its summer golf courses fall into this same category! Its natural beauty and rolling hills makes Vermont a course designer’s dream. With its beautiful and tranquil scenery, Vermont is the ideal location for a summer golf vacation.   There is fantastic golf to be played close-by to Stowe Mountain Resort, Jay Peak Resort, and Okemo Mountain Resort.

With rental properties in Killington, Stowe and Sugarbush, Mountain Reservations has you covered on finding the best Vermont lodging!

Check out all of our Vermont rental properties here!

Sierra Blanca, New Mexico

Home to Ski Apache, a wonderful resort known for its ideal environment for beginner skiers and riders, this region is so packed with quality courses that it has become the host city of the New Mexico Open – this year taking place at Santa Ana Golf Club.

Search through our New Mexico lodging options here!

 

Ski towns are beautiful and should be taken advantage of year-round! Get out and make the most of them with the perfect golf vacation this summer and fall season!

 

To search all of Mountain Reservation’s rentals, check out our website here

 

Safe Travels,

The Mountain Reservations Team

 

Source: http://blog.liftopia.com/blog/5-favorite-ski-resort-golf-courses/

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5 Tips for a Less Stressful Family Vacation

 

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A family vacation is a perfect escape from the reality of daily life and a chance for relaxation, leisure and recreation with your loved ones. However, for many, a family trip often ends up becoming a stress-inducing and aggravating experience with unhappy children and grumpy adults. 

But it does not have to be this way, according to Kay Merrill, a family travel specialist and the owner of “Are We There Yet? Family Adventures,” a travel consultancy in Larkspur, California. She has comprised a list of five simple, yet effective travel tips for smoothing out the stresses of family vacations published in the New York Times and we would like to share them here!

Involve Everyone in Planning, Even Younger Children

Any child above the age of five will certainly have an opinion on the itinerary of a family vacation and therefore, Merrill encourages parents to include their children in the planning process! “Most any place you go will have activities and sights that will appeal to both you and them,” she said, “and once you’ve decided where you’re going, it’s important to spend the time to figure out what you will actually do there.”

Merrill suggests exposing your children to maps and books highlighting your destination prior to the trip and encouraging them to look through them in order to get a few ideas on things they would like to do on the vacation. If they have a part in the planning process, family excursions will be sure to be fun for all!

Set the Mood in Advance

Wherever you may be venturing to, expose your family to the culture before you even step out your front door! Whether it’s food, music, movies, or even YouTube videos, allowing your family to experience bits of the culture beforehand will make the transition easier and will excite them even more!

Build in Downtime Daily

Overscheduling is a major mistake many families make according to Merrill. “If you try to pack in too much, everyone in the family, especially kids, will get cranky and whiny,” she said. Though it is easy to want to schedule a full day of activities in order to get the most out of your vacation, balancing your day with sightseeing and relaxation time will allow your family to get more out of the attractions you do choose to take part in. Sometimes less can be more!

Take a Diversion From the Same-Old

Switch it up! When planning a vacation such as a beach trip, attempt to find something that switches the trip’s theme up. For example, Merrill says that if she was planning a trip to a beach in the Caribbean, she would plan an excursion to one of the island’s farms to meet farmers and sample their produce. “Often, this diversion ends up being the most memorable part of the trip,” she said. Even the beauty of a Caribbean beach can get old so switching up the itinerary and venturing out to something different keeps the trip exciting and potentially even educational!

Book Creative Tours and Excursions

Take the road less traveled by and attempt to find tours and excursions that most visitors do not do. Though they may be more difficult to find, many local tour companies offer programs that really immerse the traveler in a unique and local experience that takes them off the beaten path. “Sticking to the standard tours is boring so I encourage families to get creative and have a better trip by finding the excursions that most visitors don’t do,” Merrill says.

 

Planning a vacation can be tough but doing it right ensures that your family will get the most out of the time you are spending together. One of the biggest stresses of any vacation is finding the perfect place to stay and the Mountain Reservations team is dedicated to helping you make the search as easy as possible! From our easy-to-use website to our complimentary Destination Experts, Mountain Reservations is the perfect place to find your ideal rental property. With thousands of properties in 43 different locations worldwide, you will have no trouble finding a place right for you and your family. Plan your perfect family vacation today!

To search all of Mountain Reservation’s rentals, check out our website here. 

Safe Travels,

The Mountain Reservations Team

 

Source: http://www.nytimes.com/2016/07/10/travel/how-to-plan-a-family-vacation.html?_r=1 

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The Rocky Mountains’ Most Fun Bike Races of the Summer

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Summertime in the Rockies provides the opportunity for many exhilarating and thrilling activities that draw in thousands of travelers every year. One of these is the electrifying sport of cycling. Cyclists can be found in the hundreds every summer searching for the best mountain trails, the best scenery or the must fun races one can participate in. The Rocky Mountain towns are known for their intense yet often wild races where cyclists and their families come not only for the race, but for the celebrations as well. Here are some of our picks for the most fun bikes races of the Rocky Mountain summer season. Whether you’re an avid cyclist or just an amateur, these races offer something for everyone and are the perfect reason to schedule a vacation today!

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Beaver Creek
SOS Outreach Colorado-Eagle River Ride
 
July 23rd, 2016
http://sosoutreach.org/

With a 100-mile, 68-mile and 42-mile race, the SOS Outreach Colorado-Eagle River Ride wants to make sure that cyclists at many experience levels can participate in this fun, philanthropic race. With all proceeds going to SOS Outreach, a nonprofit organization which introduces outdoor sports to at-risk youth, and Bicycle Colorado, the race is a great way to give back to the local Colorado community. Riders will experience one of the most scenic routes in the west cycling through the challenging Vail Valley. With Beaver Creek and Vail, two of the best mountain towns in the Rockies hosting the event, the race is sure to be a fun event for all.

Search the best Beaver Creek and Vail lodging here.

 

Copper Mountain
Courage Classic Bicycle Tour Benefitting Children’s Hospital Colorado
July 23rd, 2016 – July 24th, 2016
http://www.childrenscoloradofoundation.org/courage-classic/

If you consider yourself a philanthropic cyclist, then the Courage Classic Bicycle Tour is a fantastic way to enjoy the Rocky Mountains while also giving back to a great cause. In its 27th year, the race is considered one of the most picturesque tours in the state of Colorado, as well as a pretty challenging one! The race attracts around 2,000 riders and is put on by around 300 volunteers dedicated to the cause.

Find the perfect Copper Mountain rental for you here. 

 

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RBC GranFondo Banff
Saturday, August 20th, 2016
http://granfondobanff.com/

GranFondo, loosely translated in Italian to mean “big ride,” is Banff’s largest annual cycling event which draws in thousands of cyclists ready to ride. The route along the beautiful Sea to Sky highway in Banff National Park offers everyone from competitive cyclists to biking amateurs an incredible opportunity to witness and ride through the beautiful Canadian Rockies. While top finishers are recognized, the event is not a formal race and riders can cycle at any pace they please! The atmosphere is alive with cheering spectators and post-ride parties so whether you cycle or not, this is an event that is fun for everyone.

Check out great Banff lodging here.

 

Steamboat Springs
Steamboat Springs Stage Race
September 2nd, 2016 – September 5th, 2016  
http://www.steamboatchamber.com/recreation/biking/steamboat-stage-race

Competitiveness is at the heart of this cycling race as the 8th Annual Steamboat Springs Stage Race boasts $10,000 in cash prizes for riders! With different races on a variety of terrains, the Steamboat Springs Stage Race has something for everyone. The bike-crazy town of Steamboat also puts on a fun celebration for friends and family during the Labor Day Weekend event with a large BBQ celebration, parties throughout the town, and thousands of spectators showing up to cheer on the riders. Cycling races and Labor Day Weekend festivities can not get much better than this.

Search a wide selection of Steamboat Springs lodging here.

 

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Lake Tahoe
13th Annual Tour De Tahoe
September 11th, 2016
https://www.bikethewest.com/tour-de-tahoe/

Celebrate the end of summer in Lake Tahoe with 2000 cyclists in the annual Tour de Tahoe. The cycling route gives bikers the opportunity to ride around the beautiful 72-mile shoreline of Lake Tahoe. With fantastic scenery, delicious food and a fun atmosphere, this race is a fan-favorite among cyclists in the area. In addition, this year due to the race falling on 9/11, the event will honor all those who do so much for our communities. Any military, law enforcement, firefighters, first responders and search and rescue personnel are encouraged to participate in the event and will be given a discount for the race.  Some call it “America’s Most Beautiful Bike Ride” so check it out for yourself this year.

Find the perfect Lake Tahoe rental here.

 

Park City
2016 Tour des Suds
September 18th, 2016
https://www.visitparkcity.com/event/2016-tour-des-suds/19065/

Join Park City in one of their most fun annual events! This 33-year old race, or party as many refer to it, features a 7-mile race which climbs 2,700 feet in elevation, and though it sounds strenuous, many riders choose to dress up in costumes! The event stresses that this race is anything but serious and the celebration continues afterwards with a large Main Street party. Events and prizes are given out for the top finishers as well as the bikers with the best costumes. Live music, food and beverages from the best Park City restaurants and a lively downtown atmosphere make it one of the best biking events of the year.  

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Sun Valley
Crosstoberfest
October 14th, 2016 – October 15th, 2016
http://crosstoberfestidaho.com/

Craft beer and competitive cycling are the reasons to celebrate in Sun Valley’s annual Crosstoberfest. Take part in a cycling race through the Idaho mountains and then relax with regional and national beers! The annual beer festival on Saturday October 15th will feature plenty of brewer’s tents, live music and a perfect atmosphere to watch the races. The event’s proceeds are donated to Road & Dirt, a non-profit dedicated to teaching kids to love cycling in the Wood River Valley. Whether you’re a bike lover or a brew lover, or both, the event has something for everyone.  

Find the best Sun Valley rentals here

Whatever the reason, get out and explore the Rocky Mountains this summer. Bring your friends and family and you’re sure to have a vacation you’ll never forget!

To search all of Mountain Reservation’s rentals, check out our website here

Safe Travels,

The Mountain Reservations Team

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See How Your Favorite Ski Towns Rank!

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Do the first few official days of summer already have you thinking about the upcoming ski season? Well, it’s never too early to start thinking about your winter ski vacations! Here is a list of some of Mountain Reservation’s snowiest locations.

As it nears the ski season, make sure to stay updated on all of our winter-time deals and promos. Whether it is your traditional ski resort or a new one you would like to try out, Mountain Reservations has you covered!

 

Ski Area Location Elevation*
 (Feet)
Avg. Yearly Snowfall (Inches) Avg. Yearly Snowfall
(Meters)
Alta Alta, Utah 9600 510 12.95
Sugar Bowl Lake Tahoe, California 7000 450 11.43
Snowbird Snowbird, Utah 8100 449 11.40
Whistler British Columbia, Canada 5413 413 10.49
Solitude Big Cottonwood Canyon, Utah 9000 381 9.68
Steamboat Springs Steamboat Springs, Colorado 9200 370 9.40
Jackson Hole Jackson, Wyoming 8250 367 9.32
Vail Vail, Colorado 11250 358 9.09
Mammoth Mammoth Lakes, California 9000 350 8.89
Powder Mountain Eden, Utah 8900 350 8.89
Winter Park Winter Park, Colorado 10800 349 8.86
Beaver Creek Beaver Creek, Colorado 11200 328 8.33
Aspen Snowmass Aspen, Colorado 11000 295 7.49
Park City Park City, Utah 9300 286 7.26
Breckenridge Breckenridge, Colorado 11100 283 7.19
Big Sky Big Sky, Montana 8920 283 7.19
Copper Mountain Summit County, Colorado 11000 280 7.11

* Elevation listed is where measurements were taken for data, not necessarily highest elevation.

To book lodging in any of these areas, click here.

Safe Travels,

The Mountain Reservations Team

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Our Favorite Rocky Mountain Breweries

The phenomenon that is craft beer is sweeping the nation and the Rocky Mountains are taking it head-on. The Colorado mountains are known for its amazing skiing, but the summer months of towns like Aspen, Breckenridge and Vail have a lot to offer as well. Microbreweries have popped up all over Colorado ski towns and they are attracting locals and visitors by the hundreds. Whether you are an avid beer fan or not, the friendly and lively atmospheres, as well as the delicious food of many of the breweries, should be enough to draw you out west into the Rockies! Check out our top brewery picks below!

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Aspen Brewing Company
304 E. Hopkins Ave. Aspen, CO

Founded in 2008, Aspen Brewing Company is dedicated to brewing delicious craft beer while giving back to their local community. Open seven days a week from 2 P.M. to 10 P.M., Aspen serves cold beers on tap with growlers, cans, and bottles. Come enjoy happy hour everyday from 5 P.M. to 7 P.M or unwind on a Friday or Saturday night with live music throughout the summer and winter months.  The Tap Room and Tasting Room are perfect for any event, or just a place to drink and relax with friends and family.

Visit Aspen today and browse lodging here.

Breckenridge brewery

Broken Compass Brewing Company
68 Continental Court, Unit B12, Breckenridge, CO 

With the motto, “Where it’s Always 5 O’Clock on the Ski Hill,” Broken Compass Brewing is a favorite among Breckenridge locals and visitors. Beers such as the Coconut Porter, the Chili Pepper Pale Ale, or the Chocolate Coffee Stout draw curious beer drinkers from all over the west and with a fun, lively atmosphere, Broken Compass Brewing is the place to be. Open daily from 11:30 A.M. to 11:00 pm, visitors are able to stop by throughout the day and can even bring their own food!

Enjoy the town of Breckenridge today and find lodging here.

Colorado brewery

Mahogany Ridge Brewery & Grill
435 Lincoln Ave. Steamboat Springs, CO

Known for not only its beer but also its food, Mahogany Ridge Brewery and Grill has been voted the “best hang-out” in Steamboat Springs for years. Mahogany Ridge handcrafts their beer locally in Steamboat Springs and they are consistently praised for their strong character and flavor. Chef Jason Salisbury is dedicated to ensuring that guests leave satisfied and inspired, and the vast menu surely reflects this. Mahogany Ridge is the perfect establishment for friends and family and owners Charlie and Nancy Noble are passionate about providing a family-friendly dining experience.

Come experience all Mahogany Ridge Brewery has to offer and find your Steamboat Springs lodging here.

Telluride brewery Telluride Brewing Company
156 Society Drive, Telluride, CO 

Hailed as one of the highest microbreweries in the world, Telluride Brewing Company takes its Rocky Mountain pride seriously. Brewed straight from the Rocky Mountain snowmelt and made from premium malts, hops, and yeast, Telluride’s beer is award-winning and unlike any other. Known for its close-knit, friendly environment, Telluride Brewing is the perfect place to visit and really experience the beauty and local flair of Telluride.

Come see what all the hype is about and visit Telluride today.

Vail Brewing Company
41290 B-2 & B-3 US HWY 6, Vail, CO 

Vail Brewing Company, specializing in artisan, hand-crafted ales made from mountain fed water and locally sourced hops and malts, is a popular go-to brewery for locals and visitors in the Vail and Beaver Creek area. With a large selection of beers that rotate throughout the seasons, Vail is dedicated to bringing their mountain flair to the growing microbrew craze within the United States and Colorado. Rated as one of the ten best breweries in American ski towns by Business Insider, Vail Brewing Co. does not mess around. Every Vail trip deserves a visit here so come enjoy the local beers among friends, family, live music, and the beautiful Rocky Mountains.

Visit Vail and find lodging here.

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Safe Travels,

The Mountain Reservations Team

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Amazing Adventure Vacations to Take this Summer

The end of April marks the end of spring and beginning of summer season, and what better what to commemorate than by planning your summer adventures? City vacations are so last year, this year is all about the outdoor adventure and beautiful scenery. Check out our favorite spots below!

  • Mammoth Lakes, CA

Mammoth Lakes is a world-class destination resort nestled among the beautiful Sierra Nevada Mountains. Visitors come from all over the world to experience the diverse alpine scenery and vibrant, small-town atmosphere. You can enjoy biking, golfing, hiking, and fishing in the area. Yosemite National Park is also located just 45 minutes north, making Mammoth the perfect summer destination.

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  • Jackson Hole, WY

Jackson Hole embodies “the old west” while standing with one of the most beautiful mountain ranges in the world — the Tetons. This quaint valley is surrounded by rocky peaks and beautiful lakes, perfect for any outdoor lover. Besides the usual fun outdoor activities like white water rafting, hiking, biking, and fishing, visitors can also experience the famous Jackson Hole Rodeo and Grand Teton Music Festival. Nearby you can visit Yellowstone National Park and Grand Teton National Park as well.

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  • Lake Tahoe, CA/NV

The immense beauty of Lake Tahoe is not to be forgotten, and neither are all the outdoor recreation opportunities. Adventure lovers should stay on the North Shore where they will have easy lake access and plenty of room for outside play. The South Shore provides nighttime entertainment, a thriving art scene, and great cuisine for all the foodies out there.

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  • Whistler, BC

We love Whistler, especially during the summer months. Located only two hours from the bustling Vancouver, Whistler is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts. With four championship golf courses, 90 restaurants and bars and two mountain peaks for hiking and biking, there is nothing Whistler can’t offer. Be sure to check out the Whistler Village Beer Festival and Squamish Valley Music Festival this summer while you are there!

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  • Vail, CO

Vail may be known as a world-class ski resort during the winter, but it’s also a top destination for summer as well! Home to Bluegrass festivals, an amazing Oktoberfest, great rafting opportunities, and some of the most beautiful sites in Colorado, Vail should not be missed! Vail stays in the mid 70s during the summer, meaning you can do all the outdoor activities you enjoy without the misery of hot and humid air on your back. Be sure to check out the amazing Bavarian style architecture while you are there.

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Explore 6 Amazing Hikes in Northern Utah this Spring!

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The snow is melting, the sun seems to be shining more brightly, and everyone is desperately itching to get outside and enjoy the fresh air. Spring is almost here. More importantly…hiking season is coming, and what better way to prepare yourself than to map out the best hikes to embark on once you cannot take staying indoors any longer. Luckily we’ve got the lowdown on Northern Utah’s best hikes for this spring. So lace up your boot and get ready because spring is coming.

  1. White Pine Lake
    1. Location: Little Cottonwood Canyon
    2. Distance: 10 miles roundtrip (2-2.5 hours one way)
    3. Level: Intermediate
    4. Camping: Yes
  2. Donut Falls
    1. Location: Big Cottonwood Canyon
    2. Distance: 3.5 miles roundtrip
    3. Level: Beginner
    4. Camping: No
  3. The Brighton Lakes – Lake Mary, Martha, and Catherine
    1. Location: Big Cottonwood Canyon – Brighton Ski Resort
    2. Distance: 3.5 miles roundtrip
    3. Level: Intermediate
    4. Camping: No
  4. Broad Forks Basin
    1. Location: Big Cottonwood Canyon
    2. Distance: 3 miles roundtrip
    3. Level: Beginner
    4. Camping: No
  5. Willow Lake
    1. Location: Big Cottonwood Canyon
    2. Distance: 2 miles roundtrip
    3. Level: Beginner
    4. Camping: No
  6. Bells Canyon Lakes
    1. Location: Wasatch Boulevard
    2. Distance: 9 miles roundtrip
    3. Level: Intermediate
    4. Camping: No

Don’t live in Utah? Click HERE to plan a trip now and book lodging at a great price!

Safe Travels,

The Mountain Reservations Team

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The Best Ski Resorts in North America

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Each year the famed and respected Forbes magazine puts out their list of the Top 10 Ski Resorts in America, and this year’s list does not disappoint. So without further ado, enjoy.

  1. Jackson Hole Mountain Resort, Wyoming
  2. Snowbird Ski & Summer Resort, Utah
  3. Alta Ski Resort, Utah
  4. Alyeska Resort, Alaska
  5. Squaw Valley, California
  6. Vail Ski Resort, Colorado
  7. Mammoth Mountain, California
  8. Grand Targhee, Wyoming
  9. Telluride Ski Resort, Colorado
  10. Solitude Mountain Resort, Utah

To book lodging in any of these areas, click here.

Safe Travels,

The Mountain Reservations Team

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Source: http://www2.forbes.com/lifestyle/top-10-ski-resorts-in-america/1/

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Ski Free, Stay Free, Rent Free is BACK!

Big News…our biggest promotion of the year is BACK, and it’s bigger than ever! That’s right– Ski Free, Stay Free, Rent Free has made a comeback. Book now until April 4 at your favorite ski resorts and get one night stay free, one free lift ticket, and one day of free rentals from our friends at Ski Butlers.

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Safe Travels,

The Mountain Reservations Team

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