About Marjii

A Colorado semi-native, Marjii started snowboarding two decades ago. Now she takes her family - without breaking the budget.

Tips for Buying Kids Cross-Country Skis on a Budget

Do you need to ensure you get the best cross-country skis for your kids for the least amount of money? When it comes to buying cross-country skis for kids, there are several things to take into consideration.

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Blue Mountain Promises Lots of Family Adventures

Look no further than Blue Mountain Resort in Pennsylvania for your fun-filled winter vacation. It has everything you need to fill your vacation with adventure, excitement, good food, and thrilling fun. You won’t need to go anywhere else. Simply arrive at the resort, and let the fun begin!

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5 Southwest Ski Areas Get $15 Million in Improvements

If you’re a fan of skiing or snowboarding in the southwest, there are a lot of reasons to be excited about the 2017-18 season. It was recently announced that five southwest ski areas are going to get $15 million in improvements for next year. The projects include upgrades and additions for both the winter and summer seasons across five mountains that are included in the Power Pass.

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Ski Resorts With Thrilling Terrain Parks

If you are one who enjoys a basic ski slope, but prefers a rush of adrenaline while skiing, you are probably familiar with terrain parks. While many terrain parks step up the thrill level of skiing, there are some that particularly stand out in the USA.

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Big Mountain vs. Small Mountain Resort Lodging

Going skiing and snowboarding is an activity loved by many, both locals and travelers alike. And everyone seems to have preferences with how they like to do things; which resorts to ski at, where to stay, where to eat, and how to travel. Of course, there isn’t a right or wrong way to do it. It’s just a matter of preference. Here are some pros and cons of staying in big mountain resort lodging verses small mountain resort lodging.

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Freeskiing vs. Freestyle Skiing – Choose Your Thrills

Soon, snow showers will fall and lifts will open, leaving us to dust off our skis and hit the slopes. For those looking for a new challenge this year, freeskiing just might be the right choice. Combining the acrobatic tricks of freestyle with the big mountain terrain of normal ski resorts, freeskiing provides a challenge to skiers looking to add some flair to their runs. Freeskiing creates a relationship with the mountain unlike any other form of skiing.

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3 Tips That’ll Save Your Family Ski Trip

Many skiers moving through transitions in phases of life experience an inevitable dilemma; family ski vacation – to bring the kids skiing or to leave them at home and shred the slopes child-free? Skiers who grew up learning how to carve the mountain understand the value of learning at a young age, but these long-time enthusiasts also know the challenges that come with bringing the little ones along for a powder day. Embarking on a whole-family ski day or multi-day trip may haveĀ its obstacles, but done correctly, it’ll provide immeasurable lifelong memories and skills.

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