I’ll be totally up front: I’m a big fan of Vail Resort’s EpicMix. I adore EpicMix Photo (the only family ski pictures in which I’m on the right side of the camera), EpicMix Guide (an easy way to plan a ski day — put in where you’re skiing, how long you’re skiing and what kind […]
At some point, as a skier or rider, it dawns on you that skiing and snowboarding are not necessarily without environmental impact. Although we are outside enjoying the fresh air, the gorgeous scenery and moving downhill under our own power (albeit, with a gravity assist) getting uphill is a different matter. When it comes to […]
At the River Run location, the school, gondola access, magic carpet, food etc. etc. is a one- stop shopping type experience. They make it very easy to get your kiddo on the slopes.
At the top of Vail Pass, I got out to throw a couple of snowballs. There were only two cars in the rest area parking lot: us and a tele-skier, cranking the Dead and putting skins on his skis. We had to talk to him. Turns out that his name is Jeff Cricco and he’s a photographer for Powder and a blogger for Freeskier. In our minds he is also the season’s “first skier.”
The Brave Ski Mom strategy for kids’ ski passes is similar to the adult strategy: figure out how many days you want to ski, where you want to ski and get the best deal (see Wednesday, August 25). Kids, however, can often get great deals, simply by virtue of being in school. Yes, there are […]