Category Archives: Outdoor Activities

5 Fantastic Ski Resort Golf Destinations

Liftopia put together a list of five favorite ski resort golf destinations that we believe are the perfect reason to schedule a summer or fall vacation. While locations such as Banff, Lake Tahoe and Sun Valley are known all over … Continue reading

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The Rocky Mountains’ Most Fun Bike Races of the Summer

Summertime in the Rockies provides the opportunity for many exhilarating and thrilling activities that draw in thousands of travelers every year. One of these is the electrifying sport of cycling. Cyclists can be found in the hundreds every summer searching … Continue reading

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Paradise in Crested Butte, CO

It’s not everyday you find yourself in the middle of nowhere.  Many people will go their whole lives and never be “in the middle of nowhere.” Sure, maybe you got off the subway three blocks further than you intended. Or … Continue reading

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Night Lights: Skiing Under the Stars in Keystone, Colorado

At most ski resorts along the I-70 corridor in Colorado, 4pm means time is up. More remote lifts start closing at 3pm, and major lifts at the base of the mountains close at 4pm. At Breckenridge, for example, the Four … Continue reading

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Steamboat Springs is for Everyone!

I traveled to Steamboat last week to meet up with some friends and go skiing and fishing for a few days. Steamboat is one of of my favorite mountains in Colorado for a variety of reasons. First and foremost it … Continue reading

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The Singular Joys of a Solo Ski Day

Ski lift chairs are built for two or more. Aside from that, there’s really nothing plural about the sport. It’s a solitary venture. At the top of the lift, gaggles of friends and families disband and carve their own lines … Continue reading

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Five qualities to look for in a ski or snowboarding school

For many families, ski or snowboarding lessons are a crucial aspect of a ski vacation. I concur: each of my kids learned to ski at age three, and ski schools were (and are!) a big part of our winter experience. … Continue reading

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North America Snow Report

It’s snowing all over the country! We’ve compiled the latest snow reports to help you plan your next snow vacation. Taos had the most snow with 9 inches in the last 24 hours. Deer Valley and Snowbasin tie for second … Continue reading

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What’s Your Sign?

What kind of skier or snowboarder are you? Green, Blue, or Black? Not sure? Check out the descriptions below and find out which sign represents you best! Green:  Do you occasionally knock people over when getting off the lift? Can … Continue reading

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Off Season at Breckenridge-Shop-Dine-Stay

The leaves are turning and the air has a crisp feel to it in the morning, but Breckenridge is still a few weeks away from ski season.  Now is the perfect time to get familiar with the resort town and … Continue reading

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