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

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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

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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

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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. […]

Gear Notes: Summer Trail Essentials From Osprey, Adventuress, Honey Stinger and AdvoCare (Giveaway)

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Summer is made for time on the trail. Whether we’re biking, hiking or riding, here are some of the summer essentials we can’t live without. Osprey Raven 10 Hydration Pack Before you take it to the trails, you need a good day pack. For a well-designed lightweight women’s specific hydration pack, I don’t think you […]

Tight Turns: Whither Vacation? and Movies/Websites to Get You Stoked for Winter

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There’s a petition that’s been making its way around our western Colorado community this week. You see, school started on August 4th — between 2 and 3 weeks earlier than it has in years past. And as you might guess, most families are not happy with this change. Being an online petition at Change.org, it’s […]