Monthly Archives: November 2012

Seeing the Sights on Boulder’s Royal Arch Trail

Boulder, Colorado comes across as an outdoorsy place. It has the famous Flatiron boulders as a backdrop, the Boulder Creek that flows through downtown, and the Rocky Mountains as a backyard. No wonder it’s so hard for Boulderites to stay … Continue reading

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What’s new off the mountain at Sugarbush this winter

The Mad River Valley in central Vermont is home to three ski areas: Sugarbush’s Lincoln Peak and Mount Ellen as well as Mad River Glen Glen. You’ll also find cross-country skiing at Ole’s and the Blueberry Lake Cross Country Ski … Continue reading

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Whistler outdoor vacation

Whistler, a place ranked by most the #1 ski resort in the world. I have spent many winter days there carving up deep powder in Whistler’s famous bowls and on the run’s over at Blackcomb’s legendary “7th Heaven” area. But this … Continue reading

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5 Items You Don’t Need for Climbing a 14er

Coloradoans love to measure altitude. We all know how many feet are in a mile (5,280), which is the height of our capital city. Another standard of measure is 14,000 feet, since Colorado is home to 53 peaks that reach … Continue reading

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Opening of Utah’s Ski Season

With the first winter snow slamming Utah last weekend, many people are getting ready for this ski season and booking their trips to enjoy the beautiful powdered filled mountains of Utah. Some resorts got up to 4 feet of snow … Continue reading

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FREE Oxygen Bar in property! High-end finishes for the most discriminating traveler

I stayed at The Tramontana in Telluride Mountain Village – there is an Oxygen Bar in the property! You can sit in a comfortable chair, turn on one of the different scents available and breathe in! That really helps with … Continue reading

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Family-friendly dining in Stowe, Vermont

One of the reasons I like to rent a condo when I ski is that it means I can cook some of our meals. This is especially key for breakfast; my family likes to waste as little time as possible … Continue reading

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Mountain Biking Utah’s Famous Wasatch Crest Trail

Park City, UT was recently named a Gold Medal Level Ride Center by the International Mountain Biking Association with a record breaking score of 96/100 earned due to its combination of great mountain biking trails, terrific lodging and restaurant options, … Continue reading

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