Tips

Group skiing in Italy

Happy Group Skiing

When the holidays roll around, a lot of friends and family groups roll up to the resorts.  Group skiing provides a great way for people to spend time together.  Shared group experiences lead to closeness,…

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Woman on snowboard in mountains

Women on the slopes

In addition to Vail’s annual ski goddess (Skadi Vail) event, many Colorado ski areas offer ways for women on the slopes to improve their confidence, skills, or connection with other snow lovers.  Women-specific clinics, lessons…



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! …


Cheap Ski Wear at the Mall

Affordable ski wear

Ski wear adds to the problem that we have discussed before:  skiing is not a poor man’s sport.  With apparel, accommodations, lift tickets, and skis themselves all costing a pretty penny, shortcuts are few and…


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…