Need New Ski Gear? Tips for Knowing When It’s Time

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A wise friend once said, “The days stretch on forever, but the seasons fly by.” She was talking about raising teenagers, but her comment makes me think of summer. No season flies by more quickly. One day you’re at the beach and the next day the kids are in school. One day you’re summiting a […]

Spring Cleaning for Skiers

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As one of my friends says, “May is the new December.”  Just when you thought life couldn’t get any busier, it does, especially if you have kids in school. Everything happens at once: end of the year concerts and performances, spring sports, conferences, awards ceremonies. And somewhere amidst this whirl you try to fit in yard work, gardening and […]

Gear Notes: Best Maps Ever, Better Goggle Vision and a Couple Quick Hits

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Best Maps Ever Derek Percoski is a graphic artist who “loves staring at maps.” When he moved West ten years ago, he started taking road trips across the region. And while on the road, he’d get ideas for maps. He puts it this way. “When I’m in a new place I’m often mentally stitching together what I […]

Get Outfitted Rents Ski Clothes, and Makes It Easy

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Two years ago, Colorado entrepreneur Julian Flores had a big idea: he wanted to rent top-quality ski and snowboard gear to travelers, shipping it to their destination. He thought it was a perfect way for occasional skiers and snowboarders to save money, without compromising on ski wear. He also thought this service would appeal to people who […]