Win a Year’s Supply of Skier Lip Balm

This is not your average lip balm. In honor of skiers and snowboarders everywhere, we’ve partnered together with Joshua Tree Skin Care to bring you some of the highest quality lip balm that could grace your mouth in winter or summer. Joshua is a company devoted to using only the finest ingredients in everything they make, and they customized the product and the packaging especially for skiers to use in the colder, drier climates to protect your lips during the winter months.

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And You Thought You Knew Everything About the Afton Alps Ski Resort

For every one thing you thought you knew about Afton Alps Ski Resort in Minnesota, there’s another one thing that you didn’t – so let’s bring you up to speed!

So here’s a little back-story. . .

In 2008, the parent company of Afton Alps (Vail Resorts) started using RFID technology to make it easier to check lift tickets at the chairlifts. So now each season pass and lift ticket contains an RF chip that when detected by the reader, allows the pass holder to board the lift.

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7 Resorts for Off-the-Wall Spring Skiing


Spring is here, and while West coast skiers are mourning early resort closings, those in the East and in the Rockies are rejoicing in Spring freshies. More sun and warmer temps present unique ways to enjoy the events that mark the end of the ski season. Here’s a sample of where you can catch late […]

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Cross-Country Skiing – a Good Choice for Families


Looking for a family vacation that will keep everyone entertained? Consider cross-country skiing. It’s perfect for multiple generations and an ideal snow activity for an extended family. And while many skiers flock to the western slopes for the diverse terrain, there are quite a few ski areas in the East that specialize in this activity.  For […]

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How to Prep Your Skis & Snowboard for Summer Storage


Spring Break is upon us and in a couple of weeks you can pretty much call this year’s ski season a wrap.  Now’s the time to hang up your equipment and start planning for next season. Properly prepping and storing your skis or snowboard for the summer is an excellent way to get ready to ride as […]

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5 Colorado Mountains to Ski on the Epic Pass


Much like the changing of the clock each Spring, the annual spring sale of the Epic Pass is becoming a tradition that marks the closing of one ski season and starts the planning for the next. For those who are already day dreaming of next season’s multiple ski getaways, the Epic Pass provides such a […]

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These Tips Will Have You Skiing Like a Pro!

Skiing uses a combination of skills in order to flow and move across the snow smoothly. Want to look like a pro while on the slopes during your next ski vacation? Here are some tips to improve your technique.

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