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Backpack with Bottom Cooler

Backpack with Bottom Cooler

It’s a relatively new idea, but when you think about it, a backpack for skiing or hiking that also features a cooler to keep your refreshments cool it seems like it should be an ...

Best Family Ski Resorts

Best Family Ski Resorts

Way back in 2007, we put out our first in a series of lists of the Best Family Ski Resorts in the US and Canada.  It was a labor of love, as we were able to fondly recall great ...

Aspen Snowmass Ski Resort Review

Aspen Snowmass Ski Resort Review

Aspen Snowmass has everything you could ask for, from skiing and snowboarding to mountain biking and hiking for you to tailor your own personal adventure. This world class ...

How to get a Good VRBO Deal at a Ski Town

How to get a Good VRBO Deal at a Ski Town

Skiing is one of the best sports in the world, and huge numbers of us look forward to our ski vacation every year, whether we manage just the one trip, two, or even three or more, ...

Gear For Nordic Skiing

Gear For Nordic Skiing

Nordic skiing is a steadily-growing winter sport, and for good reason.  The workout value is incredible, and it allows you to see beautiful, peaceful places.  It is a great way to ...

Breckenridge Ski Resort Review

Breckenridge Ski Resort Review

If you are looking for a resort with a polished finish, high in the Colorado Rockies, Breckenridge may be for you. Manicured slopes, stunning backdrops, great customer service and ...

Saving Money on Ski and Snowboard Trips

Saving Money on Ski and Snowboard Trips

Skiing or snowboarding can be expensive hobbies.  The price of lift tickets, gear, and clothing is not cheap, and that doesn’t even count getting to a ski resort or area if you ...

9 Ways to Keep Skiing with Kids Fun

9 Ways to Keep Skiing with Kids Fun

We all remember our first forays on skis—whether we were tykes stumbling on the bunny hill or adults nervously making their way down the mountain, the fact remains that skiing is ...

Buying vs Renting Skis and Boots

Buying vs Renting Skis and Boots

It’s one of the oldest questions that skiers who travel to their destination often ask: should you rent skis and boots on your trips or buy your own? It is a good question, and ...

5 Great Nordic Ski Areas

5 Great Nordic Ski Areas

Downhill skiing might get more publicity and press, but nordic skiing is an incredibly fun – and perhaps addictive – sport that keeps you in great shape and allows you to enjoy ...