A guest post from Amanda Wilks of MountainBikesReviewed.com. Mountain biking is one of summer’s favorite pursuits. It’s popular for many reasons, not in the least that it allows you to get an excellent workout, while exploring unfamiliar places and beautiful scenery. In particular, Europe is home to stunning, history-rich bike trails, many of which are suitable for […]
Happy Mother’s Day! As in year’s past, I’m thrilled to feature an inspiring ski mom in this space today. Please meet Dee Oujiri, a ski mom who took up snowsports at 40, became a ski instructor at Buck Hill, Minnesota and offers retreats and classes for women in the outdoors, along with specialized services for adaptive […]
“Are you here for a tour?” I was standing at the check in desk at the Barn, Woodward Copper’s indoor training facility at Copper Mountain, Colorado. Holding both my helmet and ski boots, I was pretty sure I didn’t look like I just wanted a tour. Pointing to my husband and two sons, I clarified […]
With the end of ski season, comes mixed emotions. Our bodies are battered and tired. Our hips and knees really could use a break, while our ski coats and pants could use a good wash. Still, our souls could ski forever and the temptation to pack up the car and hit the road can take a deep […]
I saw this infographic back in February. There is some food for thought here. And remember, to paraphrase Humphrey Bogart, “we’ll always have skiing.” Thank goodness!