Category Archives: Ski Vacations

Three Family Properties in Mammoth

Being a “Family Guy”, I was curious to see which properties in Mammoth would be most accommodating for a family vacation. For a summer trip I highly recommend the Mammoth Mountain Inn. It is located at the base of the … 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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Gambling + Snowboarding in South Lake Tahoe

Living in Salt Lake City provides me access to many of the top ski resorts in the country and some of the best snow on earth. However, we have laws in Utah that keep us from doing one of my … Continue reading

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Lake Tahoe Area: My Ten Favorite Things

I recently took a trip to the Lake Tahoe area, visiting Heavenly, Kirkwood, and Northstar. Here are ten of my favorite things about the area: Heavenly 1. There’s something cool about skiing across a border. Heavenly sits astride the border … 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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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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What To Do When Your Child Doesn’t Like Ski School

We often joke in my family about how my younger son (now seven) got “kicked out” of ski school when he was four. We had signed him up for an age-appropriate group lesson, but once he was dropped off, he … Continue reading

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