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Holidays in the high country

Thanksgiving weekend and the first few days of December 2018 blessed our mountains with snow.  Now, the holiday season brings more joy and cheer to Colorado.  Resorts are ready to greet guests with wintery events. …


Chair lift with snow

Ample early season snow in Colorado

Lots of Snow = Early Openings Normally, ski resorts don’t open until right around Thanksgiving.  But, here in Colorado we have already been blessed with tremendous snowfall.  Accordingly, several resorts are already open, and a…


Swiss Alps skiing - chairlift

Swiss Alps skiing: an insider’s view

We’ve enjoyed Swiss Alps skiing since November 10, 2017 — Verbier, Switzerland to be exact! The resort of Verbier 4 Vallées officially opens daily from December 2, 2017 and stays open through the end of…


Ski essentials for a day on the slopes

Ski essentials

Packing the ski essentials for a day or several days on the slopes is so important that I have a “note” saved on my phone to check before I leave home.  Until I finally created…


Ski personality test

Ski personality test

The ski personality test simply consists of skiing down a mountain with someone you don’t know well.  You might be surprised to see all the insights that are revealed in a few hours, or less! …




Gordini ski gloves pass the snowgrrl test

Gordini Venture ski gloves

Snowgrrl had the opportunity to test a pair of bright green Gordini ski gloves on the slopes of the Canyons resort in Utah last week.  The Gordini ski gloves are super lightweight, featuring InSilk insulation. …