Baby Steps: A Mother’s Guide to Snowboarding After Birth

Baby Steps: A Mother’s Guide to Snowboarding After Birth

February 15, 2024

There’s something transformative about trying something again for the first time after having a baby. Whether it’s as “simple” as your first stroller walk around town after getting out of the hospital or getting back on skis or snowboard for the first time since the baby arrived, nerves are natural, even if it’s something that … Read More

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Presidents’ Week Fun at Vermont Ski Areas

Presidents’ Week Fun at Vermont Ski Areas

February 12, 2024

Late February means Presidents’ Week fun at Vermont ski areas. Vermont’s mountains are celebrating with fun events and activities as many school go on winter break. We’ve put together a list of a select few. Check out your favorite resort’s event calendar for more. Paramount+ The Lodge February 16-19 at Stratton Mountain Jump into your … Read More

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Smuggler’s Notch Off Mountain Adventures

Smuggler’s Notch Off Mountain Adventures

January 25, 2024

All Mountain Mama Rachel and her daughter Aria went to Smuggler’s Notch Ski Resort, in Jeffersonville, Vermont for a winter experience like no other.  “You’re it, Mom!” she called over her shoulder as she disappeared into the dark.  We ran in opposite directions, both of us with the intent to duck, dodge, and hide from … Read More

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Learn-to Terrain at Vermont Ski Areas: Southern Vermont

Learn-to Terrain at Vermont Ski Areas: Southern Vermont

January 25, 2024

This is part of the series about learn-to- ski terrain at Vermont ski areas to help parents find the best place for their family to embrace snow sports. Head here for more learn-to tips. I’m discovering that every day of toddlerhood is a learning experience – for both my toddler and myself. From new words … Read More

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Ski, Stay, and Play at Magic Mountain

Ski, Stay, and Play at Magic Mountain

January 7, 2024

I’ve been to (almost) every ski area in Vermont, but my kids only rock sweatshirts from one of them. You guessed it. It’s Magic Mountain in Londonderry, Vermont. Magic might be the most humble and yet rad ski area in Vermont. It’s got fun rugged terrain, a no-nonsense vibe, and one of my favorite places … Read More

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Ski Season Checklist

Ski Season Checklist

November 24, 2023

Snowfall, opening days, ski racing! It may not quite feel like it in your neck of the woods yet but winter is here in Vermont. Are you prepared? If not, we got you covered with our quick and easy ski season checklist to get you and your family winterized.  Ski and Snowboard Gear Hard goods … Read More

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Vermont Ski Deals for Families

Vermont Ski Deals for Families

November 24, 2023

It’s winter and that means resorts are rolling out season pass deadlines and special deals on lift tickets and lodging. If you’re looking to save a few dollars on your winter adventures this season, check out our round-up of Vermont ski deals. Don’t see your favorite resort listed here? Head to their website or give … Read More

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Stay, Snowboard, and Play at Smugglers’ Notch

Stay, Snowboard, and Play at Smugglers’ Notch

November 3, 2023

When my daughter Aria and I visited Smugglers’ Notch Resort in 2023 winter was in full swing. A late snowstorm in March blanketed the mountain and surrounding area with fresh powder. We couldn’t have chosen a better time to explore this iconic resort and try a host of their winter activities from snowboarding to tubing … Read More

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First-Timer Snowboard Lessons at Stratton

First-Timer Snowboard Lessons at Stratton

March 1, 2023

Welcome to Stratton My daughter, Aria, was stoked and maybe a little nervous about her first-timer snowboard lesson at Stratton. Her nervousness was squelched quickly upon checking in at Stratton’s Welcome Center. If you’ve never been to Stratton (or are new to any mountain), the welcome center is a great place to start your journey. … Read More

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