Category: Family Ski Tips
Family Ski Gear Checklist

Family Ski Gear Checklist

For better or worse, skiing and snowboarding are gear-intensive sports, for both adults and kids.  There is nothing worse than arriving at a ski resort and realizing you forget ...

5 Signs that Buying a Ski Vacation Home Might Make Sense

5 Signs that Buying a Ski Vacation Home Might Make Sense

We have all been there:  We enjoy a great vacation in a beautiful destination, and are smitten by life there.  We imagine what it might be like if a vacation home was ours, and ...

Jackson Hole Ski Resort Review

Jackson Hole Ski Resort Review

Until about 35 years ago, many of us had never heard of Jackson Hole with its Teton mountain range backdrop.  For being such an incedible ski destination, it was a bit ...

Whistler Blackcomb Ski Resort Review

Whistler Blackcomb Ski Resort Review

Skiing North of the Border can be an incredible experience, and no Canadian resort embodies Canada's ski scene like Whistler.  It is a world-class ski area, with a touch of class ...

Vail Ski Resort Review

Vail Ski Resort Review

Vail, Colorado was built for skiing. It was back in the early 1960’s that the foundations were laid for Vail Ski Resort's base village, a purpose-built ski area that would ...

Lake Tahoe Skiing for Families

Lake Tahoe Skiing for Families

Among ski regions in the USA, Lake Tahoe is its own culture and ecosystem.  Perfect for families and close to major airports in Reno and Sacramento (and an easy drive from the SF ...

5 Great Ski Areas for Non-Skiers

5 Great Ski Areas for Non-Skiers

It is a common situation:  Two families take a ski trip together.  The problem is that of the eight people on the trip, six love to ski, and two don’t.  What to do, and where to ...

Best Colorado Ski Resorts for Families

Best Colorado Ski Resorts for Families

Colorado has long been regarded as one of the best skiing spots in the nation, if not the entire world.  Places like Aspen, Vail, Steamboat, and Winter Park are included in so ...

Skiing and Chairlift Safety

Skiing and Chairlift Safety

For some, riding a chairlift is part of the fun of skiing, allowing for the legs to rest while you take in peaceful sights.  For others, riding a chairlift is a necessary evil ...

Michigan Ski Resorts

Michigan Ski Resorts

In the Michigan region there are almost 50 ski areas with more than 240 lifts and around 1,000 runs with an excess of 80 terrain parks.  You don't have to travel to the mountains ...