Get Outfitted Rents Ski Clothes, and Makes It Easy

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Two years ago, Colorado entrepreneur Julian Flores had a big idea: he wanted to rent top-quality ski and snowboard gear to travelers, shipping it to their destination. He thought it was a perfect way for occasional skiers and snowboarders to save money, without compromising on ski wear. He also thought this service would appeal to people who […]

Connecticut’s Family Favorite: Ski Sundown

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Today’s post is really fun, and a genuine group effort. Thanks to five ski moms, each of whom graciously took time to answer my questions about Ski Sundown in New Hartford, Connecticut, we’ve got a great perspective on why this small resort in southern New England has been a family favorite for 51 years. Many thanks to […]

Skiing Snowmass With Teens

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  When your children are young it’s easy to find great family ski resorts. Most resorts offer extensive programs for 12-and-unders, including learn to ski and ride classes, day care, craft parties, game nights and so on. It’s different with teens. They are less likely to jump feet first into anything, although most of them are […]

Swag Storm Contest from Ski ‘N See

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As you may know, Ski ‘N See of Utah is one of braveskimom.com’s best supporters. Just two months after I started writing in 2010, Ski ‘N See offered to sponsor a Junior Helmet Giveaway. They’ve sponsored one, in cooperation with Giro, every year since. This Spring, the have several contests going…all under the name SWAG STORM! Really, with a […]

Ski Fashion 2015: Skea, S’No Queen, Rohner

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Skea Moyo Skirt A friend recently asked me about après skirts. Being male, he needed an explanation of why women love them. “Because you can pull them over your ski pants, shed the pants, keep the baselayers, add cute boots or shoes and be ready for a beer or grocery shopping,” I explained, probably giving […]