Category Archives: Ski Vacations

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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Breckenridge, October 20. 2013

Sunday, October 20, 2013: I had a nice drive up to Breckenridge to meet with a prospective client and do a couple of site inspections at some of our larger homes for their springtime wedding in the mountains.  As I … Continue reading

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Travel & Leisure’s Top Resorts: Which do we offer?

Mountain Reservations is proud to offer 12 of the top 50 resorts in the Continental U.S. We pride ourselves in offering our customers the highest quality vacation options for the best value. Check out some of our amazing properties: Montage Deer Valley, … Continue reading

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Taos Ski Valley Celebrating 60 Years

The drive from the quaint town of Taos to the ski valley is a pleasant 19-mile trek through beautiful New Mexico mountain landscape. The elevation steadily climbs to 9,200 feet when you arrive at the remote Taos Ski Valley. The … Continue reading

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The Eight Best Things About Taos

    Incredible beauty. Taos Ski Valley feels really remote and unspoiled, situated approximately 15 miles up a mountain valley that is almost completely uninhabited. When you arrive, you just know there won’t be any crowds. No lift lines! Taos … Continue reading

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