I never knew the difference between a tram, a gondola, and a funitel until I came to Squaw Valley. Heck, I never even heard the word funitel.
My family spent a couple fun-filled days at Heavenly Mountain last week and I’ve got some beautiful photos to share.
My personal motivation to exercise stems mainly from the promise of traveling to a new location. Each year I pick a destination and find a race I can run. While finishing a half marathon feels euphoric, enjoying that race in a beautiful setting, a fun destination, or with the promise of a really excellent bonus at the finish line, makes it all the more worthwhile.
It’s finally (finally!) feeling like autumn here in the northeast, and winter vacation planning is in full swing. If you need any incentive to plan a ski vacation with your family this winter, consider the advice of the experienced Back to Ski team, and check out these posts.
We headed out to the sledding trail. The dogs were barking excitedly, almost leaping – chomping at the bit to get a move on. They seemed like a bunch of little kids whose parents told them they have to wait 30 minutes after eating to swim. I could see these beautiful Siberian Huskies couldn’t wait to go.
Black Tie Ski Rental arrived at our vacation home in a van stocked with ski equipment of various sizes and brands. They spent time with each person in our group (a total of 11 people) to make sure everyone got the right fit. But I wasn’t waiting around in any lines. I gave them my boot to be fitted to the rental ski bindings, then I was off to finish my chicken pot pie.
The first step in planning a ski vacation for your family? Choosing a ski resort. Here are five considerations to get your skis pointed in the right direction.
While whitewater delivers the big splash at the U.S. National Whitewater Center in Charlotte, NC, it’s really just the centerpiece of a total outdoor adventure theme park. This is Disney World for a rugged, active outdoor enthusiast.
Much of the state of New Jersey is a rural playground full of parks, farms, rolling hills, rivers, lakes and living history. Here are 11 things to do in New Jersey that aren’t on the shore.