For those of us who grew up in the 1980s, what brain cells we still have that retain those memories probably make us think of Van Halen, parachute pants (I had a red pair – they were rad), and Pee-Chees. The 1980s also introduced what many social historians regard as a cultural celebration of the […]
Skiing and riding as a family can be one of the best ways to keep active and healthy in the winter, grow strong bonds between parents, kids and siblings and help your kids develop skills on the slopes that will provide a lifetime of active winter fun. Fortunately, you don’t need to take out a
A Whole Lot of New at Regional Resorts: Better Runs, Expansion Plans, Terrain Park Additions, Night Vision, Web Cam, Mountain Hosts, Cheap Cat Skiing, Fat Biking, and More!
With the first flakes of the ski season already behind us, and plenty more likely to fall in the coming month, resorts around the greater Inland Northwest are gearing up for what should be another solid season of powder days and sunny groomers (with a few variable, overcast days to keep it real, of course).
First Day on the Hill Remember that everyone was a beginner once, and they all had a first day. Signing up with a ski or snowboard instructor will make that first day for you or your kids so much more fun and relaxed. Your instructor will have all the information for you on how to
I’m a total hypocrite to be offering you a list of tips to keep motivated to run this winter, since I’m on about week four of an unplanned hiatus from running that I hope to end just as soon as I kick this cold. I’m hoping these words will help motivate me as much as
Skiing together allows my family to achieve one of our common goals: to embrace outdoor adventures year round. We appreciate living in a four-season climate, and being skiers helps us to joyfully welcome winter cold and snow. My husband would say we’re teaching our children to ski because we want them to love what we
In junior high, all my cool friends were skiers, and it took until 9th grade until I could join them up on the mountain. Our family did a lot of cross-country skiing, which I loved for the chance to revel in quiet, snow-covered nature, but come Mondays, I listened longingly to my buddies talk about
Editor’s Note: What drives some people to spend so much of their winters out in the cold and snow, sliding down mountains on skis and boards? It can be difficult for passionate skiers and riders to explain to those who don’t know and even harder for the uninitiated to understand sometimes. This winter, we dive
I used to think the only reason to go to a gym was if you were in prison – for fitness and so the guy on the top bunk wouldn’t try to make you his girlfriend. Then I went to a gym in Europe, and I realized gyms were, at least for women, a place