Professional Skier Zack Giffin Skis Large, Lives Tiny

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When Zack Giffin was growing up in the mountains above Boulder, Colorado, he had a lot of important men in his life. First, there was his grandfather, a man who loved to drive, especially in the mountains. “We lived about 40 minutes from Eldora,” explains Zack. “And my grandfather would take me skiing because he […]

A First-Time Family Guide to Skiing Breckenridge, Colorado

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Strange as it may sound, until April, our family had never skied Breckenridge. Arguably, one of the most popular family ski resorts in Colorado, Breck is known for it’s intermediate terrain, adorable mining/tourist town vibe and numbered peaks. It’s also known for its crowds. And so we’ve stayed away. But since so many of our […]

Québec City: My Kind of Ski Town

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Québec City is my new favorite ski town. With over 500,000 people, it’s an unlikely choice, but I’ve never been anywhere where winter is so embraced and celebrated. “Winter is our best season,” my guide Michelle told me. “It’s everyone’s favorite.” And this attitude shines through. While temperatures may be plummeting, the mighty Saint Lawrence […]

Girly Skis? Yes or No?

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A few years ago, I got some really girly skis. A Christmas present from my husband they were purple and white Dynastar Legends, notable mainly for the large rhinestone embedded near the tip. The bling never failed to catch attention and inspire comment. These Legends were my second pair of women-specific skis and since then, […]

Win An $11,000 Skisperience from Skis.com

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Are you feeling lucky today? While the Brave Ski Mom giveaways are over until the end of the year, here’s one more opportunity to win big (really big). With a prize valued at over $11,000, Skis.com is giving away a ski trip for two to Utah in March (March 26-31, 2015 to be exact) plus full gear […]