Monthly Archives: June 2012

The Road to Ski Portillo

Our flight arrives into Santiago, Chile at 5:40am local time.  My travel partners and I have been on the go for approximately 24 hours now including drive time to our local airports and a layover in LA.  You would think after traveling … Continue reading

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Skiing in the summer?

June 29, 2012.  The weather has been a constant 100+ degrees in Denver over the last five days and I am on my way to go skiing.  I can’t wait to feel the cool, crisp air on my face again.  … Continue reading

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Crested Butte: A Summer Utopia

Crested Butte has transformed with the weather from a powder paradise to a summer utopia. Saying goodbye to the snow has become bittersweet as Crested Butte says hello to crystal blue skies, an abundance of sunshine, and crisp mountain air. … Continue reading

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Cool Down in the Mountains with Hot Summer Deals

The heat has arrived and if you need to cool off, catch some fresh air, and get out of town for a minute, a mountain vacation might be just what the doctor ordered. A getaway to the mountains is not … Continue reading

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America’s First Ski Destination – Still Classy as Ever

I drove from Salt Lake City to Sun Valley, Idaho for a quick getaway. The drive was relaxing with lots of wide open spaces and only took about 4 ½ hours. I drove past lava fields – yes lava fields in … Continue reading

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Zip-a-dee-doo-daaaaaaaaaahhhhhh ! ! !

Many ski resorts in North America have local activities besides skiing and snowboarding – Whistler/Blackcomb is one of those resorts. On a recent visit with some co-workers, we decided to get off the slopes a little early and try a … Continue reading

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SWAG Bag Trivia is Back!

How many skiable acres are there at Canyons Resort in Utah? What are three activities guests can sign up for at Big Sky Resort in Montana? Think you know more about ski resorts and mountain towns than the average Joe? … Continue reading

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Whistler First Impressions…Love It

As with most of our destinations, I went to Whistler with some expectations, but I wasn’t certain. Expectations like the size of the village, crossing the border into Canada, any possible culture shocks, and the Canadian night life. As it turned … Continue reading

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What’s New at Whitefish Resort

Whitefish Mountain Resort in Montana is the perfect place to spend your next summer vacation. Located next to Whitefish Lake and at the foot of Big Mountain, Whitefish is a beautiful area with a small-town vibe. This summer, Whitefish introduces … Continue reading

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Jackson Hole May Adventures

Over Memorial Day weekend we went to Jackson Hole, WY where we enjoyed our time away by being outdoors in the beautiful Teton and Yellowstone National Parks.   We drove up late Friday night and went to Bubba’s Bar-B-Que Restaurant located … Continue reading

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