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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 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! …


Staying fit with the Swiss

Our new Snowgrrl contributor Tracie, based in the Swiss Alps, shares her and her friends’ tips for staying fit off season. Fall in the Alps Chilly air, vivid colors, and frosty peaks peer over us from…


Skiing economics (part 1)

For many outdoor enthusiasts along the Front Range, the Labor Day holiday represents an important weekend to acquire season passes and gear at hugely discounted prices.  Those planning to stay in the mountains for several…


Echo Mountain – sweet & small

For a lot of Denverites who love snow sports, a typical weekend goes like this:  Friday: decompress after a hard work week.  Saturday: relax, see friends, enjoy a delicious meal, go to sleep by 8:00…


Vail’s Skadifest = skiing, swag, and wine

Snowgrrl was lucky to attend Vail’s 2nd annual Skadi Vail Women’s Ski Fest two weeks ago.  Advertised as a two-day snow goddess extravaganza featuring two full days and nights of schmoozing with like-minded women who…