Recommendations Summer

Tips for hiking at Hanging Lake near Glenwood Springs, Colorado

Just because the snow is gone, doesn’t mean we can’t still reap the benefits months later. With all that snow comes water, rivers, lakes, and great hiking. Hanging Lake is one of the more accessible, picturesque and interesting (geologically speaking) spots to hike in Colorado. Here are a few tips: 1. Bring good hiking shoes […]

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Great ways to spend St. Paddy’s Day in Breck

I did some sleuthing with a dash of research and found there are plenty of fun times (they weren’t hard to find) to be had up in Breckenridge on Sunday: Spring Fever will be kicking off alongside St. Patrick’s Day with specials and activities a-plenty. Click through to the GoBreck blog for my three highlights […]

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Breckenridge Nordic Center (2013-02-17)

This past weekend we, with the encouragement of some friends, decided to try out nordic skiing at the Breckenridge Nordic Center. We weren’t quite sure what we were in for but it ended up being a fun, tough, rewarding half-day of hiking-slash-skiing. We stopped into the nordic center a little before lunch and took care […]

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Ski resort trails and lifts added to Google Maps

Great news! It was only just a few years ago when Google first started equipping snowmobiles with their “Street View” cameras and mapping various resorts. Now a new mountain-based effort has launched and ski resort maps are now on Google Maps. Just pull up the Google Maps app on your smartphone and you’ll see all […]

Recommendations Snow Technology Pro Accounts

I’m very excited to get to poke around at the new “Pro” features at Check out what the guys over at have launched (the site is still free) for paid accounts, starting at “Pro”: 10 day forecasts forecast trends webcam comparison for locations quick answer Q&A with forecasters 10 “favorites” on the site […]

Gear Recommendations SIA Technology

BEARTek Bluetooth Control Gloves

The BEARTek bluetooth gloves, which can control your phone or MP3 player just by touching your fingers together, are the best technology to come to snow sports in a while. We met with the founders, Tarik and Willie, at SIA and really enjoyed chatting with them about the product and demonstrate them. They’re a fairly […]

Gear Recommendations

I’ve been trying the SkiA Sweetspot Trainer when o…

I’ve been trying the SkiA Sweetspot Trainer when off the slopes and it’s been interesting. (Skiers, look for a review soon.)

Breckenridge Recommendations

January is Learn to Ski Month at Breckenridge

If you plan to visit Breckenridge soon, I’d suggest checking out the new Breckenridge Blog. Rachel Walker has a great round-up of the various options available to learn to ski and snowboard at Breck.