Heavenly Raises the Roof for 2014-15 Season

Lake Tahoe will be raising the roof this ski season, literally. The long-standing Horizon Casino Resort on the South Shore is in the midst of transforming into the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, and Heavenly Mountain Resort is on the bandwagon. South Tahoe’s high concentration of ski resorts and complete outdoor experience is already a draw for many vacationers, and it’s supplemented by an urban nightlife with entertainment that rivals large cities.160278-ff908 [Continue reading…]

4 Holiday Gift Ideas for Skiers or Snowboarders

The turkey is long gone and the holiday shopping in on! Although some of us are in denial that in order to give gifts, we must go get them. If you’re in the latter group, why not give gifts that will increase your leisure time spent with your loved ones? Perhaps your people already love to ski and ride, or they’re willing to try it out. In either case, we’re making your shopping easier with gift ideas that are sure to put a smile on their mugs, and help you to avoid the madness at the stores.

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GetOutfitted Rents Ski and Snowboard Clothing

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Snowboarding was one of the first things I did when I relocated to Denver. It took me a while to get the right gear for the new sport (Chicago is a whole different kind of cold), and the money I invested could’ve covered the down payment on a new car. Add two kids who outgrow […]

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Ski Whistler and Blackcomb with PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola

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The PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola connecting Whistler and Blackomb Mountains at Whistler BC, Canada is an engineering wonder. Stretching nearly two miles between massive towers and hovering at about 1,400 feet at its peak, it’s the world’s highest and longest lift. More importantly for skiers, the gondola makes it even easier to ski and ride both Whistler […]

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Look to Frias Properties for Ski Lodging in Aspen


Taste a little of Aspen’s legendary skiing and riding, and you’ll be hooked. Spread over four majestic mountains, the resort’s snow-packed trails provide the perfect environment to experience ski nirvana. And more than just the skiing, Aspen’s warm, friendly hospitality and sophisticated nightlife will make you want to come back often and stay longer. Where […]

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Where Do You Stay If You Want to Ski “The Big 3”?


When people think of skiing in Alberta, Canada, they think Banff. Millions of tourists visit Banff for the love of all things winter. The idyllic town sits in the Canadian Rockies surrounded by tree-laden mountains, glaciers, lakes, caves and waterfalls throughout the area. While there isn’t actually skiing in Banff (the town), the Banff National […]

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Monarch Celebrates 75 Years and Beyond


It’s no secret that Monarch Mountain is a favorite ski area for Colorado natives and visitors, and for good reason. For 75 years, Monarch has been known to provide quality and highly accessible skiing with a smile. They’re known for their staff’s friendliness and down-to-earth hospitality on and off the mountain.

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