Recommended Family Cross Country Ski and Snowshoe Destinations

great glen outdoor trails center

A guest post by Roger Lohr of While the kids are still young enough to accompany their parents on a trip, head up to the hills during the winter school breaks. Cross-country (XC) skiing and snowshoeing are easy enough to enable the family to have a memorable adventure together and the nation’s top XC ski resort […]

Ski Helmet Safety Tips for Kids and Families (Junior Helmet Giveaway, too)

giro launch helmet

  Welcome to the 5th Annual ‘N See Junior Helmet Giveaway. This year, just as in years past, we are thrilled to offer a Giro Junior Helmet to one lucky winner. For giveaway details, see below. Junior Helmets: Yes or No? In some states and at many resorts, the answer has to be “yes” […]

The Portillo Experience: Tips for Your Best Ski Vacation

get a guide at ski portillo

Obviously, there was no way I could write about Portillo in only 700 words. If you’re still with me on day three, thank you! I hope that means you’re inspired to go to this amazing, historic and unique resort. Today, I’m sharing a few of the tricks and tips we learned at Portillo to make […]

Plan Now for Summer Family Skiing at Portillo, Chile

hotel portillo

We first heard of Portillo when our sons were ski racing. During the summer, when our boys were practicing lacrosse and mountain biking, we’d hear whispers about other families winging off to Chile for summer ski training, enjoying endless winter and sharing slopes, if not coaches, with the United States Ski Team. “We’ve got to get there,” I’d tell my […]

Ski Fashion 2014 – 2015: What the Cool Kids, From Toddler to Teen, are Wearing

ski fashion 2014 2015 kids

Today, we’re excited to feature the newest trends for boys and girls from! The Trends for Little Boys:  Bright, eye-popping color combinations, plus fun new designs! Spyder Mini Leader Jacket in Electric Blue/Bryte Orange/Black   Spyder Mini Upside Down Jacket in Electric Blue/Bryte Green Spyder Mini Leader Jacket in Mantis Green/Black/Stratos Blue   Obermeyer […]