Online Family Ski School No Comments

Outdoor Family Ski School Skiing is a great way to get out and enjoy the winter weather, but it can seem intimidating or even dangerous. Not to worry! Our guest today is Alyssa Erickson from the Online Family Ski School. As you’ll find out, learning to ski doesn’t start on the hill. There’s lots to learn ahead of time to make sure your experience is a great Read more

Visit Salt Lake 5 Things for Families to See and Do in Salt Lake City, Utah Have you been racking your brain trying to find that ultimate “vacation” spot for the family? Well, Salt Lake City, Utah has you covered. Before you head out to Salt Lake City, you’ll want to grab the Visit Salt Lake Connect Pass. This pass will guide you through your stay in Salt Lake. Read more

Ski Utah Season Pass No Comments

Wondering where to get your Ski Utah Season Pass this season? There are some great deals going on for 5th and 6th graders Family ski passes are a great way to get out together. Many deals end this weekend, so buy yours while you can still save! Check out Ski Utah's comparison from their site: Alta Adult Season Passes- Family Season Pass Package (for a family of four): $1999 Adult: $999 Mid Week Pass (Monday-Friday): $799 Ages Read more

First time skiers, this deal is for you! No Comments

Looking for a great Utah ski deal? If there is snow in the forecast, you know crazy locals obsessed with skiing the greatest snow on earth are totally psyched!  But what about locals who are NOT obsessed with skiing? Today, there is a reason from them to be psyched too.  Bundle up your kids and bring them up to the slopes!  The ski season is about to Read more

I taught my grandson to ski when he was four (he looks so happy about it). Now that he’s nine and I’m glued in front of the screen watching the winding down scenes of the Sochi Winter Olympic Games, this thought has crossed my mind: “Does the little shredder have what it takes to be a future Winter Olympic competitor?” While it’s true that most parents Read more

Processed with VSCOcam with f2 preset Today is my first ski day of the New Year. Hurray for me, and my little friend I call Groupon! Using Groupon coupons are a great way to ski cheaply. Skiing has turned into such an expensive sport, but with a some tenacity, know-how, and a little online searching, you'll be schussing across the groomers bargain-basement-style in no time. January is Read more

I want to do this. I can do this. One hundred adventures in 2014! By my pathetic math estimation that’s a different adventure every three days or so. Genius! This idea is not my own. I read about this amazing Aussie couple who were worried that their two daughters spent too much time inside. So they ditched TV for 100 outdoor activities. I can't wait. And you can follow Read more

Sun Performance Snow Rider Sunglasses No Comments

Sun Performance Snow Rider Recently my parents and grandparents were diagnosed with macular degeneration. Knowing this is highly genetic I asked my physician what I could do to prevent this disease. I was surprised by his answer "wear sunglasses" not just your average $20 grocery store glasses with spray UV protection, but real 100% UVA & UVB protection in quality sunglasses. I began to take my eye Read more

Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month = Special Deals For New Skiers! 2 Comments

Last January during Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month, more than 153,000 children and adults took beginner lessons from professional instructors at 300+ resorts across the U.S. Including several of our own adventure kids.  Most newcomers are introduced to the snow sports by a friend or family member, but after not being taught correctly, they grow frustrated. LSSM is trying to turn this into a positive experience, Read more

The Best Ski Resorts for Beginners 1 Comment

As a former ski instructor, it's safe to say that I've been around and skied a few places.  If you're a new skier or are teaching kids to ski, where you go DOES matter. Deer Valley ski resort in Park City, Utah makes the top 5 of every list of worldwide ski resorts that are best for beginners. It’s easy to see why Deer Valley would make Read more

Staying Active During Winter No Comments

Winter is coming and with it come freezing temperatures. Whether you need a little break on your own to rejuvenate or a break from school work with the kids, getting outside will always keep your heart warm with memories. It is important to get outside and get some fresh air. Here are a few tips on staying active during winter months. Tips for Staying Active During Read more

Ride Snowbird Tram FREE (almost) 1 Comment

Did you know it's customer appreciation days at Snowbird?  I bet you thought that after all the beautiful all colors were gone your NEED to go up the canyon would be over. were wrong.  Snowbird wants you.  AND they want you for a cause. For a simple canned food, hygiene item or a $3 donation, they'll give you a pass to ride their world famous Snowbird Read more

Columbia Millenium Flash Shell Jacket Review #tryingstuff A VERY LARGE package arrived at my door. I kept thinking to myself, oh-uh, what did I buy on Amazon and forget that I purchased?! Oh dear. It had been a rough week, the first week in October. We said good-bye to my sweet grandmother Alice and the day after her funeral found out that one of Jon's rugby friends was Read more

Adventure Mom Wake Surfing 1 Comment

While most of the motherly world is focused on Back to School, this Adventure Mom is trying to squeeze every last drop out of Summer 2013. It's not over until I say it's over. While we love every season but summer is undoubtedly the best time of the year!  We've done a lot of hiking and biking and scooter riding this summer. One of the things we Read more

Wolf Mountain Resort Announces deeply discounted family season pass for only $548. Most season passes do not go on sale until Labor Day weekend, this is a great price for your family to ski at a greatly discounted rate. Adventure Mom had a chance to ski there last week and loved it. It's about a 45 minute drive from SLC. We loved the resort and found it Read more