Two weeks ago, I made my alpine debut for 2011-2012 at Copper Mountain. Although four Colorado resorts are now open, we stayed in Western Colorado this weekend and hit the cross-country trails high atop Grand Mesa. One day after a big storm, “trails” was a bit of an exaggeration. And, being early birds, we had […]
My son asked me where I was going. My reply, “The West Bench Trail.” He looked at me as if I was crazy. “You really think you’re going mountain biking today on Grand Mesa? Isn’t there a lot of snow up there?” “No,” I explained. “We’re skiing.” For while it may be April and we’re […]
“If I ever take you to the best lines, you’ll have to be blindfolded and taken in by snowmobile,” my friend Ann told me. We were up on the Grand Mesa in Western Colorado and she was teaching me to backcountry ski. If you’re a reader of The Brave Ski Mom, you may recall that […]
Cross Country skiing can be difficult with kids. My friend Joy shares how she makes cross country skiing a positive and fun winter family activity.