How to Save Big On Kids’ Ski and Ride Gear

ski n see ski-a-rama sale

What are you doing this weekend? If you’re not going a) camping, b) to the beach, or c) back-to-school shopping, may I suggest hitting one of the big preseason ski and snowboard sales happening across the country? You’ll be glad you did. Shop and Save Preseason and Labor Day sales are when retailers move out […]

Stage Your Own Multi-Day Bike Trip

murphys hogback white rim

Last October, I was inspired. I was inspired to outfit the family and venture on a multi-day point-to-point backpacking trip. I even went so far as to buy a book on the Colorado Trail. Unfortunately, with a late wet spring, our window of opportunity closed before it even opened. My inspiration failed to become a […]

Downhill Biking: Is Dirt the New Snow?

pump track bike snowmass

More and more ski resorts have added dedicated downhill biking trails to their summer offerings. It’s no surprise because downhill biking is surprisingly like skiing. It’s 70 degrees on a clear blue day and I’m sweating – a lot. Dressed in head-to-toe body armor, my family and I board the Elk Camp gondola at Snowmass […]

Tight Turns: For Women Only (Trust Me)

confidence stop the leak

Sorry guys, this is a female-specific post. It has very little to do with skiing (like nothing), but a lot to do with women’s health. Think of it as the first (and possibly only) Brave Ski Mom public service announcement. (And then plan to come back next Wednesday for a high-adrenaline post on downhill biking and […]