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NILS outfit at Keystone

Our epic Keystone ski lesson day

Keystone Resort prides itself on more than 3,000 acres of skiable terrain, including three peaks, five bowls, a cat-skiing adventure, and night skiing.  A day of ski lessons with an expert Keystone instructor therefore seemed…


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! …