Hopefully you’ve already pulled your ski and snowboard gear out of a long summer hibernation. It’s now time to start thinking about tuning up your gear and getting ready for the season. As with tools and instruments, taking good preventative care of your ski and snowboard gear may help prolong your time enjoying it. Read […]
With smartphones all over the mountain, here are three things you should bring to help make your day on the mountain a bit better. Touchscreen gloves, a waterproof case, and a battery pack are must-haves. As technology gets smaller and lighter, look to smartphone-enabled goggles, video cameras and more. Learn more about my recommendations at […]
Peak 6 at Breckenridge introduced nearly 550 acres and over three dozen new trails during the 2013-2014 season. Over 1,800 guests submitted trail names that “Awaken Their Sixth Sense” in a contest and 25 were chosen. What are the meanings behind some of these names? Beauty was a common theme but some names suggested spirituality, […]
One of the best parties to celebrate spring break is a few weeks away: Breck Spring Fever 2014 kicks off on March 22. I put together a few ideas on how you can save some money during spring break in Breck: buy lift tickets in advance online, purchase ski and snowboard rentals online, travel by […]
There’s not much to “whine” about in Breckenridge right now. We have tons of snow on the ground and plenty of days left in the season. That said, sometimes it’s nice to relax in the afternoon with a nice glass of wine. Here are some great spots in Breck you’ll be able to find great […]
Ullr, pronounced “Eww – lurr,” according to Norse mythology, is the son of Sif and a stepson of Thor. He’s known to be an expert archer, hunter, skater and skier. Many call him the “Norse God of Snow” and you’ll often hear locals praying to him when we need more fresh powder (or thanking him […]
After taking a tour of the in-progress Ice Castles in Breckenridge I took some time to write up a bit more detail around how they are being built now, and through the entire season. You can find the guest post about how the Ice Castles are being made in Breck at the Breck Connection blog.
If you want to read about how unsatisfying it is to flip your husband off in mittens when he takes you on a harder run than you wanted to do, this post about my day in ski school over at Breck is for you. If you want to read about how I learned to combat […]