Why My Family Loves to Ski Treble Cone, New Zealand

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A Braveskimom.com interview with Jessica Podzebenko, a mom and native New Zealander now living in Australia. Why Treble Cone? For me, it’s my happy place where history, location and serious skiing collide. I have been coming to Treble Cone since my University days in Christchurch (South Island, NZ). We are lucky that my parents now […]

An Unofficial, Totally Random List of the Best Bump Runs in North America

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Last week, I posted a totally random, unofficial and completely non-scientific list of North America’s favorite groomed runs, as determined from responses on social media. Today, I’m excited to unveil the Bumps portion of our poll. If You’re Thinking Bumps, You’re Thinking Colorado  At first, I thought something must be wrong. Almost every response we got from queries […]

An Unofficial, Totally Random List of the Best Groomed Ski Runs in North America

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I don’t care how much you love powder, bumps or chutes, there are times when nothing inspires so much as ripping perfect corduroy. In the spirit of finding North America’s best groomed runs, Liftopia.com and I put requests on social media for skiers and riders to share their favorites. Our sample was totally random, totally […]

Connecticut’s Family Favorite: Ski Sundown

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Today’s post is really fun, and a genuine group effort. Thanks to five ski moms, each of whom graciously took time to answer my questions about Ski Sundown in New Hartford, Connecticut, we’ve got a great perspective on why this small resort in southern New England has been a family favorite for 51 years. Many thanks to […]

Six “Don’t Miss” Canadian Ski Resorts

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O Canada, I have you on the brain. Recently, Expedia Canada asked me to feature some “don’t miss” Canadian ski resorts. With over 180 resorts and ski clubs (with at least one in every province), Canada has plenty of options from which to choose, ranging from Whistler Blackcomb in the far west to eastern favorite Mont […]