Monthly Archives: November 2011

Winter Starts in Banff

The 2011/12 ski season is in full swing in the Canadian Rockies with three of the resorts around Banff (Sunshine, Lake Louise and Norquay) all open for those wanting early season turns. With snow falling and local skiers heading to … Continue reading

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Jackson Hole Summertime and Wintertime Fun

I got the pleasure this summer of visiting the beautiful Teton Mountains in Jackson Hole, WY! Wow! What a view. Jackson Hole has some of the best scenery in all the world with plenty of fun activities to do during … Continue reading

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Of Mammoth and Men

A quick flight into Reno and less than a 3 hour drive south brought us into beautiful Mammoth Lakes, California, home of Mammoth Mountain. After a¬†fast check-in with the friendly front desk at Sierra Nevada Lodge on Old Mammoth Road, … Continue reading

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My First Snowboarding Lesson!

Park City Mountain Resort offers an amazing ski program for Utah locals called Start Now. The program allows you to take 5 group lessons for only $25 each lesson. The best part is that rental is included. However, not only … Continue reading

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Good Eats in Frisco, CO

In the 11 years that I have lived in Colorado I have not been able to spend a lot of time in Frisco. It seems I am always driving by it on my way to Denver, Breckenridge or the outlet … Continue reading

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Quiet time in Snowmass

I spent this past weekend in Snowmass enjoying the quiet moments that off-season brings. Snow is just now covering the mountain tops and the ski season is near. The restaurants and shops are closed and there is a chill in … Continue reading

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Avon calling…

As a ski lodging expert, I never had too high of an opinion about Avon Village. Sure you can stay in Avon and save serious cash from what others are willing pay to be 2.5 miles up in the gated … Continue reading

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Resort Trifecta North of Salt Lake City: Snowbasin, Powder Mountain and Wolf Creek Resort

Just a short 40 minute drive north of Salt Lake City you can find three ski and snowboard resorts: Snowbasin Resort, Powder Mountain Resort and Wolf Creek Resort. All three are just a short distance from each other and offer … Continue reading

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