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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. …

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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,…


Quiet morning on the mountain

Breckenridge hosts early season concert

As you probably know by now, A-Basin and Loveland are already open for skiing.  An early October storm blessed the mountains with a good base.  Let’s hope this winter brings more and better snow than…


Snowgrrl review of MyTrail light down jacket

MyTrail jacket review – tested in Alaska!

Mountain tested:  MyTrail Women’s 850 Fill HL Hooded Down Jacket I’m always excited to try products emerging from Colorado companies, especially those who take pride in ethical sourcing.  So, when offered the chance to do…


Child's pose on top of gondola at Vail Mountain

Mountaintop yoga in Vail

Mountaintop yoga in Vail offers the opportunity to do Tree Pose in the trees, and Mountain Pose in the mountains.  Therefore, when I read about Vail Mountain and Supergoop offering mountain top yoga this summer, I…


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…


Keystone Ski Resort, Colorado

Keystone ski resort – early season

Last Wednesday, my friend and I enjoyed a bluebird day at Keystone ski resort.  Considering how very early in the ski season it was, we had low expectations.   We checked conditions at Keystone ski resort,…


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…