Save Money with SKI FREE (And Enter Here to Win Four Free Lift Tickets!)

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Winter sports are expensive. So whenever a great deal shows up, I love to share it! And it’s especially nice when I can offer a generous giveaway, too. Get Gas, Go Skiing For the past 12 winters, Shell gas stations across the country have partnered with SKI FREE to offer steep lift tickets discounts at […]

The (Brave Ski) Mother of Invention and Three More Winter Entrepreneurs

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Julie Adams, a ski mom from Colorado, was enjoying drinks with friends when she had an idea. She was sitting outdoors after a day of skiing and her feet hurt. So she took off her ski boots. “If only,” she thought, “If only I had a pair of comfortable boots to put on right now…” […]

A Skiing Family’s Letter to Santa: Gifts Ideas and a Giveaway

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Gifts for Everyone on your Christmas List, plus a Gift Card Giveaway from Outdoor Website, ActiveJunky.com. For details, see the end of the post.  I love Santa Letters. In my memory, the letter was painstakingly printed on spiral paper and gave flight to every childhood dream. It also inevitably included a request for at least […]

A Brief History of Ski Design and Predictions for the Future

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Today’s post is a guest post from Sam Morley. Thanks Sam! If you’ve been skiing for any time at all, you’ve probably experienced how having the latest skis can make speeding down the slopes a little more exciting, not to mention easier on your body. Skis date back at least five millennia. Compared to skis […]