Category | Skiing

Snow Flurries: Palette Pleasing High Mountain Restaurants

Posted on 02 February 2015

By Kim McHugh Serving Zagat Survey-worthy cuisine and postcard views, these snow country restaurants invite you to pull up a chair and eat yourself silly. From entrées such as Pecan… Continue reading »

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Utah: Spring Skiing & Fly Fishing

Posted on 26 January 2015

By Cathie Arquilla I am a graceful skier.  I like to make pretty turns on groomed runs that are not too steep, not too bumpy. As for powder skiing, I… Continue reading »

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Exclusive Powder at Beaver Creek

Posted on 19 January 2015

Story & photos by David McKay Wilson Vail and Beaver Creek will become the center of the ski world in early February when the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships return… Continue reading »

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Wasatch Powderbird Guides: The Thrill of Utah Heliskiing

Posted on 13 January 2015

by Kim McHugh Photos courtesy Wasatch Powderbird Guides It is quiet now except for an occasional ooh and aah. Minutes ago, a Wasatch Powderbird Guides helicopter set our group on a… Continue reading »

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Midmountain Majesty at Telluride’s Chic Madeline Hotel

Posted on 12 January 2015

By Everett Potter Telluride is Hollywood’s idea of a Western ski town. Thanks to a late 19th-century silver boom, it is packed with ornate clapboard Victorian homes, most of them… Continue reading »

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Snow Flurries: Exploring Slopes On A Snow Bike

Posted on 16 December 2014

  By Kim McHugh Remember your first bike? Mine was a candy apple red Schwinn and I wish I could have ridden it year round. But I grew up in… Continue reading »

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Snow Flurries: British Columbia Heliskiing

Posted on 18 November 2014

  by Kim McHugh (Photos courtesy of Randy Lincks/Andrew Doran — TLH Heliskiing) The storm clouds made themselves at home in the mountainous valley like a sports fanatic in a La-Z-Boy… Continue reading »

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The Peak of Alpine Chic in Courchevel

Posted on 11 November 2014

L’Apogée is the latest rarefied resort to open in Courchevel, that lair of ski-happy oligarchs in the French Alps that’s often dubbed Moscow-on-Snow. It’s situated in Courchevel 1850, the glamour-puss… Continue reading »

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8 Euro-style Hotels add charm to U.S. Ski Vacations

Posted on 28 October 2014

by Kim D. McHugh “Que la vie est belle,” proclaims your host. “Bon appetit!” With that, you toast the good life before devouring a French supper worthy of a five-fork… Continue reading »

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The Billionaire Who Bought Taos Ski Valley

Posted on 21 October 2014

By Everett Potter When hedge fund billionaire Louis Bacon bought northern New Mexico’s Taos Ski Valley (TSV) in December 2013, it baffled many in the ski world. Twenty miles outside… Continue reading »

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