Get a Grip on Driving at Bridgestone Winter Driving School

bridgestone winter driving school

When it comes to winter driving, you gotta get a grip. Not necessarily a “grip,” as in getting your act together, although that helps too. But truly, a grip on the road, a grip on the wheel and a grip on how your vehicle works. For years, my winter driving strategy has been: stay home, […]

Recommended Family Cross Country Ski and Snowshoe Destinations

great glen outdoor trails center

A guest post by Roger Lohr of XCSkiResorts.com While the kids are still young enough to accompany their parents on a trip, head up to the hills during the winter school breaks. Cross-country (XC) skiing and snowshoeing are easy enough to enable the family to have a memorable adventure together and the nation’s top XC ski resort […]

Gear Notes: Get Some Soul, Save Your Knees and Read Up on the Luxe Ski Life

soul poles grip

Soul Poles I’m a little bit jealous. When Soul Poles offered me some of their classic bamboo poles (with hot pink grips and baskets), I was stoked. And then, in a fit of uncharacteristic generosity, I arranged for the poles to go to my son. A ski junkie who is up on all the latest […]

Pack It Up! An Interactive Ski Packing List, Plus Two New Boot Bags from Kulkea (Giveaway)

kulkea powder trekker ski boot bag

When someone offers to help you create a visual, interactive packing list, you don’t say no. Instead, if you’re me, you send them a confusing list of links and notes. And, then, if you’re the magic people at Blogger’s Lounge and VIP Ski, you take the mess I sent, remove the chaos and send it […]

The Portillo Experience: Tips for Your Best Ski Vacation

get a guide at ski portillo

Obviously, there was no way I could write about Portillo in only 700 words. If you’re still with me on day three, thank you! I hope that means you’re inspired to go to this amazing, historic and unique resort. Today, I’m sharing a few of the tricks and tips we learned at Portillo to make […]