Top Stories

The latest news, deals, and events from ski resorts throughout North America.

Rockin' It On The Rock Wall at Bretton Woods

Bretton Woods Rock Climb

After two years of walking past the Bretton Woods Slopeside Climbing Wall on the third floor of the base lodge, my five-year-old daughter was finally big enough to try on a harness and rock shoes and give the climb a try. 

 

Continue reading
  7594 Hits

Super Bowl Sunday: Super Day To Ski, Ride The East

Cannon Mt.

One of the best kept secrets in skiing and riding is the relative emptiness of the slopes on Super Bowl Sunday. What are you waiting for?

 

Continue reading
  16289 Hits

Sliding On Bacon

Preparing for Bretton Woods' 40th Annual Geschmossel Classic Ski Race seemed to take a lot longer than the actual racing itself.  As any ski mom or

Bretton Woods Geschmossel

 dad knows, whether downhill or cross-country skiing, getting the gang ready for a ski day can be quite a production.  There are lunches to pack, mittens to find, and skis to load into the car.  And if you're headed to a Nordic race, you've got to wax your skis as well.

 

Continue reading
  6279 Hits

The Little League Of Cross Country Skiing

Bretton Woods Nordic

For a family that loves outdoor activities, Nordic skiing is an essential part of our quiver of winter fun choices.  Introductory cross-country ski programs for kids provide a fun way to get outside and enjoy playing in the snow.

 

Continue reading
  7609 Hits

Calling In the Experts

Bretton Woods Lesson

What a relief to be getting in to the groove of winter!  After a month of relying on our trusted snowmakers for our white fix, we got the one thing we really wanted for Christmas: a big fat snowstorm, followed by several days of the beloved Bretton Woods flurries.  Now that more and more terrain was opening and the winter habits of gathering our gear and heading to the hill were becoming routine, we decided it was time to try to bust out of one habit: it was time to get Bridget into a lesson and work on getting her out of the wedge and into some parallel turns.

 

Continue reading
  26277 Hits

Not-So-Secret Tips For A Happy Ski Vacation

On the Lift

As any parent knows, expectations run high this time of year for young and old alike. With so many tasks to juggle, I'm hoping this list of tips will help make your ski vacation be just that: a true vacation from the everyday, with time to truly cherish some family moments.

Continue reading
  20695 Hits

The Power Of The Kid Posse

Do you ever feel like you need a little inspiration to get the kids motivated to ski?

 

Continue reading
  7620 Hits

Fall Events Have Clock Running On Start Of Ski/Ride Season

Grim Reaper Bretton Woods

With the countdown underway to the start of the new ski and ride season, at least several New Hampshire resorts are still in fall mode around the Northeast.    

Continue reading
  21791 Hits