Gear Recommendations

Caring for your skis and snowboards

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 […]

Gear Technology

Wearable ski tech: 3 things to bring

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 […]

Breckenridge Terrain

The names of Breck’s Peak 6 runs

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, […]

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How to save money during spring break in Breck

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 […]

Breckenridge Food & Drink Recommendations

The wine-lover’s guide to Breck

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 […]

Breckenridge Events

What you need to know about Ullr Fest in Breck

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 […]


How the Ice Castles are being made in Breck

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.

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Adult Ski School experiences at Breckenridge

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 […]