Dante would love these Colorado ski resorts and so will your kids

Purgatory sounds like a scary anecdote from Mrs. Olson’s Sunday School class. As in, “If you sin, you will end up skiing the slopes of Purgatory for all eternity.”

That wouldn’t be such a bad thing, come to think of it. Read more “Dante would love these Colorado ski resorts and so will your kids”

Skiing in summer? Only at this California resort

Don’t look now, but there’s a guy next to me at the bottom of the chairlift. He’s snowboarding in a swimsuit. And nothing else. Read more “Skiing in summer? Only at this California resort”

First tracks in Beaver Creek, Colo.

A ski-level view of the pure corduroy left by the cats.
A ski-level view of the pure corduroy left by the cats.

What if you could be the first skier on a freshly-groomed hill? Well, with four inches of fresh powder and more on the way in Beaver Creek, today would be the day for that.
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Last run of the day in Beaver Creek, Colo.

I haven’t skied with my boys, ages 8 and 10, in a while. They’re either in a lesson or I’m too busy filing a story. So this afternoon was a true gift. Iden and Aren followed me up the Centennial Express at Beaver Creek and we skied over to Bachelor Gulch.
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It’s cold out there — don’t you wish you were here?

If you live on the East Coast of the United States — and most folks reading this site do — then you’re probably thinking about the weather this weekend. Complaining about it, to be exact.

Yeah, it’s cold and snowy. And winter’s just getting started.

Since this blog is all about solutions, and since I’m kind of in the same predicament (there’s a freeze warning for Central Florida tonight) I thought I’d mention a few places that you might rather be.
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