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Mountain High: Where Los Angeles Goes to Ski

This winter, California has seen an unprecedented amount of snowfall. Everywhere from Tahoe to Big Bear has seen record breaking snow showers, and Mountain High Resort in Wrightwood, CA is no exception. I was lucky enough to be invited for full day of fun in the snow by the kind …

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Why Life is Better with a Little Snow

Do you live for winter? Or do you hate it so much you consider yourself to have chionophobia, a fear of snow? If you live somewhere that doesn’t receive snow, it is probably difficult to understand why people choose to live in areas that experience epic blizzards and painfully freezing …

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Winter Activities Around the Country…That Don’t Involve Skiing

If you don’t ski or snowboard, winter can feel like an endless season of boring. Instead of hiding in the lodge on your winter vacation, wishing away all that snow, try one of these other winter related activities. All around the country, cold weather states have plenty to offer during …

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World Ski and Snowboard Festival

“I’ve had a deep love affair with skiing for many years.” – John Denver There are a lot of people out there that are captivated by the soul moving effect of winter sports. For skiers and snowboarders, being one with the terrain and conquering massive slopes is a powerful experience …

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Bobsleighing: From Hobby to Olympic Event

The Winter Olympics are full of adrenaline pumping sports, and bobsledding is no exception. With athletes traveling at speeds over one hundred miles an hour, it is heart-stopping just to watch the sport. Bobsleighing (or bobsledding as it is commonly known) is a relatively newer sport. It was first developed in the late 19th …

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Whistler Shreds the Gnar with the Help of Ski School

Each year in March, our family takes an annual trip to Whistler Blackcomb in British Columbia, Canada. In March of 2009, Ben and I took our annual ski vacation and in November 2009 our son Whistler was born – you do the math. Maybe it’s his name or maybe he …