Top 10 Reasons We Love to Ski

Ski - Stowe

Mother Nature has given notice: ski season countdown is on. Jiminy Peak, our backyard ski mountain, says snowmaking is just 45 days away (give or take a week) and their final season pass deadline looms on October 15th. Liftopia’s pre-season ticket sale is in full swing, and this is the time to get the best deals on 100+ ski … Read more

Ski Deals for Thanksgiving Travel

As fall foliage fades and summer memories grow distant, I begin to dream of the next family vacation. Fortunately, the next trip is coming up soon as we celebrate an annual family tradition of Thanksgiving travel. This year we’re feeling especially grateful because resorts are bending over backwards to make up for last season’s lackluster … Read more

The Ski Boot Fitting

The right equipment can make all the difference, and never more so than when it comes to a performance sport like skiing. Because of that, with two young ski team members and a diehard Beer Gut League racer, our family boasts upwards of a dozen pairs of skis.  Only one of them mine. Not that … Read more

Back To Berkshire East Ski Area

Girl Slalom Ski Race

Berkshire East Ski Area is a kid-friendly sort of place, well known for programs that introduce children to skiing, snowboarding, and tubing. But given that it’s a 1.5 hour drive  to get there from Albany, each way, we don’t go too often. On Sunday, January 22, 2012. my daughter and I returned for another ski … Read more