Five Reasons Why Your Kids Should Ski Free

kids at snowmass

If you’ve got a 5th or 6th grader, this could be your best winter ever! Whether you live in Colorado or New York, Utah or Maine, if you live in a skiing state, there’s a good chance your state has a “Passport Program” that allows kids in a certain grade (usually 5th and 6th, sometimes […]

Finding Silver Linings in Silverton

girlfriends at Silverton

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

trail sign at Sugarbush

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 […]

Epic Lines: Bold Prints That Evoke Your Favorite Skiing and Biking Destinations

Mammoth Map. Photo courtesy Epic Lines.

There are a lot of things I like about Epic Lines, a company that creates simple, bold color-and-line maps of popular mountain biking trails, Colorado 14’ers and ski resorts. Things I Like: It’s a Family Business Let’s start with the company’s founders, Dylan, Alex and Max Proietti, three siblings ranging in age from 23 to […]

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

family skiing deer valley

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 […]