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Why It’s Good to Be A 5th Grader

My sons, like most kids, are all about growing up. They want to be older, taller, able to do more things and go more places independently. Once they graduated grade school, they deemed it “the worst.” Middle school is something … Continue reading

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Kick Off Ski Season With A “Mystery” Giveaway

What Will You Win? Gift cards, product samples and more from Mountain Khakis, Liftopia, VISA, Hestra, PortaSki, Helmet Huggers and FOSY Originals. Later this week, the calendar will mark a change from summer to fall. This means ski season is only … Continue reading

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Tight Turns: EpicMix Racing, Liftopia Update and One Horn Tooting

New This Winter: EpicMix Racing  This season, Vail Resorts is replacing NASTAR with EpicMix Racing at  Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, Keystone, Heavenly and Northstar. It’s a big  blow to NASTAR. In 2011, Vail Mountain had 6,849 NASTAR racers with 29,310 starts, making … Continue reading

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Multi-Mountain Ski Passes Offer Value (and Cry Out “Road Trip”)

My, what a difference two years makes. This time, two years ago, I was creating a rather fanciful decision tree to help skiers decide how many ski passes to buy. At that time, I was a big fan of 4-packs … Continue reading

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Month-By-Month with The Brave Ski Mom: September

All busy moms (and dads) need checklists. September is the most beautiful month of the year, in my opinion. The kids are back in school and the weather is perfect for biking, hiking and running. It is an especially nice time to get together with girlfriends for a strenuous workout on the trail and a lot of chatting. Continue reading

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