By Martin Griff Boise, Idaho has a reputation as a top place to live and visit. Those who enjoy snowsports can put an exclamation point on that claim. The Gem State’s capital has been the nucleus of several of my ski adventures and no trip to Boise is complete without a visit to Boise State’s […]
Spring skiing is in full swing! And while that mostly means bluebird skies and sunny days, spring can also bring big storms. Skiing and snowboarding in a snow storm, or when the light is flat, can be challenging. Today, three easy tips for skiing on storm days and in low light conditions. Enjoy!
Before you read today’s post about Lutsen Mountains, Minnesota, clear your mind. Rid yourself of any preconceptions you might have about skiing in Minnesota. Whatever you think you know, let those thoughts go. Nowhere Else Like Lutsen Mountains We skied Lutsen Mountains two weeks ago, a last hurrah for this season’s MAX Pass. Immediately, I realized that […]
Despite the fact that every parent was once a teen, it’s easy to forget what those years were like. It’s even easier to judge our offspring as if they were a separate species. Teens can be delightful, confusing and exasperating all at the same time. As they transition from childhood to adulthood, teens rightly begin […]
Tree skiing is fun and sort of magical. When you enter a glade, you enter a different world where the light is diffuse and the sounds of the outside resort begin to fade away. You get to play on nature’s slalom course, and often, you find really good snow. Like many people, I toyed around […]