A Parent’s Guide to Getting in Shape for Ski Season

A Parent’s Guide to Getting in Shape for Ski Season

December 4, 2018

I clutched the bark of a small pine tree, my skis wedged desperately into the snow. The nominal trail below me descended sharply into the forest, marked only by a few ski tracks, the most recent left behind by my 15-year-old son, Tommy who stood somewhere I couldn’t see calling up to me as I … Read More

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Playing Hooky on Stratton Mountain

Playing Hooky on Stratton Mountain

November 29, 2017

Ever since our first family ski vacation back in February 2014, when my three girls and I surprised my husband with a visit to Stowe, we’ve made it a tradition to hit the slopes for his birthday. We haven’t always managed to time our travels to the actual day, but looking back, we’ve celebrated Daddy … Read More

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Must-Have Skis and Gear for the Family

Must-Have Skis and Gear for the Family

November 19, 2015

Ski and snowboard gear options can be overwhelming, making it hard to choose the right ones for you family. The Mamas and their families have tried so many  products out there and want to share some of their favorite finds with you.  Whether looking for the right skis for Mom and Dad, wondering how to … Read More

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Vermont Ski Deals

January 20, 2015

  Let’s face it, skiing is an expensive sport. I can hear your wallet crying from here. If you are anything like me, you are constantly trying to figure out ways to shell out less cash and still spend lots of time on the slopes. Between the gear, the garb, the lift tickets, the lessons, food and lodging it … Read More

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Tips for Skiing With Kids in the Cold

Tips for Skiing With Kids in the Cold

March 17, 2014

The winter of 2014 has been an especially cold one for Vermont and skiing families have had to contend with multiple visits from the Polar Vortex. But up here in the North Country there are always days throughout the winter when the temperature dips well below freezing. What should you do if this happens during … Read More

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Getting Geared: How to Suit Your Family Up for Ski Season

Getting Geared: How to Suit Your Family Up for Ski Season

December 13, 2013

Here is the litany of a skiing mom on crisp, Vermont winter mornings: Four pairs of ski socks? Check. Four pairs of long underwear? Check. Four helmets? Check. Four pairs of goggles? Check. Eight mittens and four neckwarmers? Check. While my children squirm impatiently I insist on double and triple checking that we have everything … Read More

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