Category Archives: Mountain Activities

Snow in September is not going to stop us from biking at Canyons Resort!

Tik-tok… tik-tok… as I sit eagerly awaiting the arrival of my late-as-usual boyfriend. The minutes seem like hours as I wait for him to come home so that we can finally begin our long-awaited weekend getaway at the fabulous Canyons … Continue reading

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Selecting the Right Area to Stay in Mammoth: Summer Fun

Located in the High Sierras of California, Mammoth Lakes is a wonderful summer vacation destination. When staying in Mammoth Lakes, you are near several state and national parks including my personal favorite, Yosemite. With more hiking, biking, boating and fishing … Continue reading

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Beauty is abound in Crested Butte!!

What a perfect time it is in Crested Butte right now. The Wildflower Festival is right around the corner, the biking is awesome, and the flowers are arriving as we speak! There is so much to do during the month … Continue reading

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Big Sky Wins Best Après

I’ve experienced my share of après ski after a great day on the slopes. Including the Sky Hotel and J Bar in Aspen, the Corner Store in Park City, the Mangy Moose in Jackson Hole, and the Tram Deck at … Continue reading

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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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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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Ski Vacation Planning Tips: what to do NOW to prepare for winter

You may be still working off Thanksgiving dinner, but ski season is right around the corner! December is a great month to plan where you’ll spend your winter ski vacation and prepare for a season on the slopes. Whether you … Continue reading

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Open/Close Resort Dates 2012-2013

I can’t believe the ski season is just around the corner. Here are the projected open and close dates for the 2012-2013 ski season. Open Close Canada Kicking Horse Dec 9 Apr 8 Lake Louise (Banff) Nov 9 May 5 … Continue reading

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A Rocky Mountain Autumn

Colorful Colorado shows off its of brilliant hues throughout the year. Vibrant red rock formations tower over the front range, evergreen forests shake off the dusting of an early winter snow, and broad blue skies stretch over the state year … Continue reading

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