Find Your Ski “Family” at Alta’s Goldminer’s Daughter

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The first time we visited Alta as a family, our sons were 12 and 9. It was the first winter that they didn’t ski race, so we were enjoying the sweet freedom of free skiing. Being more familiar with red rock Moab than white powder Wasatch, our Colorado boys were skeptical of skiing in Utah, for […]

Why Our Family Loves to Ski Beaver Creek, Colorado

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A guest post from Stephen Ridgely Green This season, one resort. Where do you ski with your family? Hands down, Beaver Creek. Why Beaver Creek? Beaver Creek gives me everything that my kids and I want and need in a ski resort. For starters, I HATE driving once I get to my lodging…I mean really […]

A First-Time Family Guide to Skiing Breckenridge, Colorado

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Strange as it may sound, until April, our family had never skied Breckenridge. Arguably, one of the most popular family ski resorts in Colorado, Breck is known for it’s intermediate terrain, adorable mining/tourist town vibe and numbered peaks. It’s also known for its crowds. And so we’ve stayed away. But since so many of our […]

Québec City: My Kind of Ski Town

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Québec City is my new favorite ski town. With over 500,000 people, it’s an unlikely choice, but I’ve never been anywhere where winter is so embraced and celebrated. “Winter is our best season,” my guide Michelle told me. “It’s everyone’s favorite.” And this attitude shines through. While temperatures may be plummeting, the mighty Saint Lawrence […]

A Family Guide to Utah’s Canyons Resort

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The first time we skied Canyons it was spring, the sky was blue and the snow was soft. While it should have been a perfect day. It wasn’t, because we didn’t know how to navigate this massive mountain. That afternoon, we left the resort unsatisfied. We knew we’d missed the magic. We just weren’t sure […]