Dog Sledding, Skiing, Tubing and More at Colorado’s Snow Mountain Ranch

Snow Mountain Ranch

Snow Mountain Ranch is a special place. A 5,000 acre ranch, high in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado, it lies between the town of Granby and Winter Park Ski Resort. Owned and operated by the YMCA of the Rockies, it’s the kind of place where families come together, everyone feels welcome and everyone can find something […]

Great Giveaway! A Four-Night Ski Condo Stay in Summit County, Colorado

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Pssst! Want to win a four-night stay at a ski condo in Frisco, Colorado? No joke. We’re giving this away! BidGo Travel In just a couple of weeks, a new travel booking website, BidGoTravel.com will launch with over 8,000 vacation properties from which to choose. The idea is simple, and familiar to anyone who has […]

Get a Grip on Driving at Bridgestone Winter Driving School

bridgestone winter driving school

When it comes to winter driving, you gotta get a grip. Not necessarily a “grip,” as in getting your act together, although that helps too. But truly, a grip on the road, a grip on the wheel and a grip on how your vehicle works. For years, my winter driving strategy has been: stay home, […]

Meet Heather Burke: (Brave) Ski Mom and Luxury Ski Writer

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I’ve never skied with Heather Burke, New England based ski journalist, the founder, with her husband Greg Burke, of LuxurySkiTrips.com and FamilySkiTrips.com. But I’d like to. The mother of a grown son and daughter, Heather, like many of us, is passionate about family skiing. And, judging from the photos on her website, Heather can rip. […]

Tight Turns: Whither Vacation? and Movies/Websites to Get You Stoked for Winter

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There’s a petition that’s been making its way around our western Colorado community this week. You see, school started on August 4th — between 2 and 3 weeks earlier than it has in years past. And as you might guess, most families are not happy with this change. Being an online petition at Change.org, it’s […]