How to Telemark: part 2

Editor’s note:  Editor’s note:  Tracie Max Sachs reports from the Swiss Alps on her telemark lessons in two parts.  This installment focuses on practicing telemark skiing and reactions from onlookers. Ready Set . . ….

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Free hotel stays via Bonvoy Rewards

Free/comped stays Some influencers love the “free travel” showcased on their feeds.   However, the adage that there’s no such thing as a free lunch (or expensive swag) rings true here.  Do certain people with an…

Woman skiing down slope in Breckenridge Colorado

Breckenridge adventure

Last week, I had the opportunity to explore a Breckenridge adventure with a private guide.  Ben Pleimann, who works not only as an instructor and private mountain guide, but also trains other instructors, guided and…

Ski Resolutions

With the New Year comes the opportunity to wipe the slate clean and consider 2019 resolutions.  I offer, for your consideration, nine ski resolutions you should think about adopting.  I plan to check off at…

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,…

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…