Get In Shape for Skiing and Snowboarding


When you woke up this morning what was the first thing you thought about doing? Chances are the first thing you thought of was NOT getting in shape for skiing. Still with the North American ski season underway in Colorado, the time is now. Whether you’re a weekend warrior, serious athlete or couch potato during […]

How to Save Big On Kids’ Ski and Ride Gear

ski n see ski-a-rama sale

What are you doing this weekend? If you’re not going a) camping, b) to the beach, or c) back-to-school shopping, may I suggest hitting one of the big preseason ski and snowboard sales happening across the country? You’ll be glad you did. Shop and Save Preseason and Labor Day sales are when retailers move out […]

A Snowboarding Dad Salutes Brave Ski Moms

story time

A guest post from John LaPlante, the editor of, a resource for snowboarding adults. AND, a very brave ski dad!  I had no idea how brave a brave ski mom could be until I became a ski dad. Now I can say to brave ski moms (and dads) everywhere: I salute you. Since I […]

Beyond a Helmet and Goggles: Advanced Protective Gear for the Skiers and Snowboarders in Your Family

xsports protective kids

Today’s post comes from Susan Petrone of XSportsProtective is an online retailer of protective for sports ranging from skiing and snowboarding to skateboarding, mountain biking and more. After talking to Susan, I realized I could interview her and write a post, or ask her to offer up some wisdom. She graciously agreed to help […]

From Snowboard to Skis For One Day at Alta

matt with skis

I’m a y’all come kind of gal. If we’re heading out to ski, I’m apt to invite everyone I know. We travel a lot, so no matter where we go, I’m usually trying to make it a party. So recently, when we were in Utah, I invited Matt Gibson, a fellow Liftopia blogger who recently […]