Feb 14, 2011 in Uncategorized

Ski Steamboat Springs: Colorado's Champagne Powder Dream of Family Fun
Guest Post by Fiona Bryan who blogs at BanteringBlonde and contributes to Mile High Mamas.

While the rest of the country is in a panic over the snow, here in Colorado we are doing backflips. One Colorado resort in particular,

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Feb 11, 2011 in Uncategorized

Crested Butte Mountain Resort: The Makings of an Unprecedented Family Vacation
Guest post by Amber Johnson, an outdoor-lover, editor of The Denver Posts Mile High Mamas and blogs at Crazy Bloggin' Canuk.


My family had an unprecedented vacation to Crested Butte Mountain Resort (CBMR).

It wasnt just attributed to the eight inches of fresh powder without a lift line in sight or the glistening Elk Mountains (the frozen equivalent of Shangri-La). But rather, because I skied my first double-black diamond run (Rachels)and later managed to fall getting

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Feb 09, 2011 in

This guest blog post is brought to us by Denise who blogs at EatPlayLove.

Arapahoe Basin: Mom and Daughter's First Ski Lessons

A few weeks ago my family of four headed to Arapahoe Basin Ski Area on the Continental Divide in Summit County. The beauty of skiing A-Basin is that it's one of the first ski areas off of I-70 heading west, the exit

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Feb 05, 2011 in Kids & Family Friendly Zone

Jane-A-Thon Helps Colorado Kids One Mogul at a Time
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How many bump runs can you do in one day? You might have what it takes to be a Jane-A-Thoner. Jane-A-Thon is a pledge based ski-athon fundraiser centered on skiing every bump run at Winter Parks Mary Jane. Each year, Jane-A-Thon participants raise thousands of dollars for Invest in Kids and

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Feb 03, 2011 in

Winter Festivals Abound
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'Tis the season to find your festival. Snow celebrations are underway in Colorado Ski Country this week as resorts and towns hold events, parties and contests in honor of all things snow and winter.

Where best to put on a hairy, scary, creepy snowfest than Purgatory at Durango

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Feb 01, 2011 in

This post is brought to you by Amber Johnson who is a Mile High Mama's writer and blogs at Crazy Bloggin' Canuck.

Mommy & Me Ski Class at Echo Mountain

There are Mommy & Me sign language, yoga and swim classes but why should it stop there?
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At Echo Mountain it keeps going-straight

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Jan 28, 2011 in

This guest post is brought to you by Dan Rabin, freelance writer, beer crafter and mogul conqueror.
You Can Teach an Old Dog New Tricks

DSC_0289I had a moment of self-reflection recently following a decent, if unspectacular, ski day. I realized that, considering the number of years I'd been on skis, as a skier, I kind of sucked. Now, I'm not quite prehistoric, but when I donned my first alpine ski gear - complete with lace-up boots and cable bindings - Lyndon Johnson was president,

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Jan 25, 2011 in

Taking That First Taste

Beginner Skier Gets Instruction at Powderhorn Resort
With January Learn to Ski and Snowboard month in full swing, weve gathered more expert advice from our Instructor of the Year, Richard Thorpe

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Jan 21, 2011 in

Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment Joins the Safety Squad

National Safety Awareness Week continues in Ski Country, and CSCUSA has for the first time partnered with the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) to continue promoting its message of keeping people aware, vigilant, and safe.

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Jan 19, 2011 in

37th Bud Light Cowboy Downhill Stampeded Through Steamboat

Earlier this week, riding took on a whole new meaning for 71 professional rodeo cowboys and cowgirls from

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