Monthly Archives: March 2013

5 of the Best Spring Skiing Festivals

There are few things better in life than enjoying a sunny spring day out on the slopes, followed by a refreshing beverage and live music. A lot of resorts have fun events lined up to celebrate spring skiing, and the … Continue reading

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5 Romantic Outdoor Activites for your Colorado Vacation

Colorado is one fit state. The only state in the U.S. with an obesity rate of less than 20%, it appears regularly on lists of fittest and most outdoorsy places in the country. Not surprisingly the dating scene in Colorado … Continue reading

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Top Colorado Summer Festivals

As much fun as it is to visit Colorado in the winter months for some of the best downhill skiing on the planet, I love summer in the mountains because of its glorious weather – blue skies, low humidity and … Continue reading

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Favorite Aspen Restaurants

While Aspen is known for its stellar ski slopes, hopping nightlife and upscale shops, the small town also delivers quite a punch when it comes to dining. From casual burger joints to intimate sushi restaurants (yes, excellent sushi in the … Continue reading

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Five Tips for a Perfect Spring Break Family Ski Trip

I’ve been skiing with kids for over a decade, since my oldest was three years old. While sometimes difficult, the rewards have been well-worth it: our family now enjoys a lifetime sport we can experience together. Skiing with kids can … Continue reading

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Inside Northstar California’s Big Horn Lodge

When it comes to Tahoe ski vacation lodging, a prime location is key. But why not enjoy luxury and location? Northstar California’s Big Horn Lodge is located in the heart of the village, directly across from 1 Gondola Place, where … Continue reading

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Keeping Kids Comfy – and Skiing – When the Temperature Dips

You won’t hear me complaining about cold when I ski – I long ago accepted that skiing is a winter sport, and I’d much rather see low temperatures paired with snow and wind than high ones accompanied by rain clouds. … Continue reading

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Highlights of The Springs Condominiums at Keystone Resort

During one of the coldest weekends on record in Colorado earlier this year, my family and I stayed at The Springs condominiums at Keystone Resort. In fact, it was so cold – it barely reached above zero degrees Fahrenheit on … Continue reading

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