Dog Sledding, Skiing, Tubing and More at Colorado’s Snow Mountain Ranch

Snow Mountain Ranch

Snow Mountain Ranch is a special place. A 5,000 acre ranch, high in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado, it lies between the town of Granby and Winter Park Ski Resort. Owned and operated by the YMCA of the Rockies, it’s the kind of place where families come together, everyone feels welcome and everyone can find something […]

Five Family Friendly Ski Resorts, From West to East

family skiing Okemo Vermont

Five family friendly ski resorts in 500 words? That was my challenge from Expedia’s Viewfinder travel blog. First, there’s the challenge of defining a great family resort. The easy answer? A great family resort is where you are skiing, today. Since families come in all shapes and sizes with all different ability levels, it’s hard […]

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 […]

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

family ski trips yellowstone

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. […]