Finding Silver Linings in Silverton

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A guest post by Rachel Walker. When I first skied Silverton Mountain many years ago, I left in an ambulance. Until now, I haven’t told many people that. It’s kind of embarrassing. At the time I was an editor at Skiing magazine and on assignment for a different publication. The ski journalist is not supposed […]

Ski Trail Names Tell of Wonder, Peril and Exhilaration

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A guest post from Duane Allen. Each year, millions of people travel far and wide to the world’s ski and snowboarding resorts. Besides the feeling of the crisp air on our faces and the thrill of gliding down some of Earth’s steepest slopes, what drives us to these frosty trails? I think it’s the cute […]

Family Skiing: Making Memories at Resorts in the Southeast and Deer Valley, Utah

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A guest post from Rachael Stockwell, a brave ski mom from South Carolina. The years go so fast. One day you’re a child and the next day, you’re not. Luckily, childhood memories are often sparked again as you raise your own children. I look at my kids and I remember doing the same things, and […]

Meet Heather Burke: (Brave) Ski Mom and Luxury Ski Writer

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I’ve never skied with Heather Burke, New England based ski journalist, the founder, with her husband Greg Burke, of LuxurySkiTrips.com and FamilySkiTrips.com. But I’d like to. The mother of a grown son and daughter, Heather, like many of us, is passionate about family skiing. And, judging from the photos on her website, Heather can rip. […]

A Season of Skiing Firsts

Skiing at pico Vermont

You’d think that after 40+ years of skiing, it might be hard for me to come up with “firsts.” Not so, and this winter, the winter of 2013-1014, has seen an absolute bonanza of “firsts.” Good Firsts, Not Bad Now before I get too far along, I want to clarify that these are “good” firsts, […]