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 […]

Six “Don’t Miss” Canadian Ski Resorts

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O Canada, I have you on the brain. Recently, Expedia Canada asked me to feature some “don’t miss” Canadian ski resorts. With over 180 resorts and ski clubs (with at least one in every province), Canada has plenty of options from which to choose, ranging from Whistler Blackcomb in the far west to eastern favorite Mont […]

Big Sky, Montana: Two People.Two Days. America’s Biggest Skiing.

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Each time we told friends we were going to Big Sky, Montana, we got the same response. “You can’t ski it all. It’s a huge a mountain.” Some friends told us that we couldn’t ski it all in a week. Others predicted it would take at least a month. My son and I had two […]

It’s Good to Be Austrian at the Alpine World Ski Championships

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We were told to party with the Austrians. And while there are Austrians everywhere in Vail and Beaver Creek right now, the first two we met were all business. Waiting in a short lift line during the 2015 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships, we were joined by Otte and Matthias. Bundled up in bright blue and green uniforms […]