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Spring Break Ski Trip Essentials

Packing for a trip is difficult, but packing for a ski trip can be a daunting task. It can seem impossible to know what you will truly need to enjoy...

Skiing and Snowboarding's Hottest Couples

Skiing and Snowboarding’s Hottest Couples

We all follow the latest news from celebrity couples like Kim and Kanye or Kate and Will, whether we want to or not, but what about the couples in our...

A Guide to Ski Lingo

Maybe you are new to the sport of skiing or you have been a ripper for years.  Either way, as with any sport, there is a certain lingo or language...

Burton Riglet

Burton Riglet: Teaching Kids To Snowboard, First.

Let’s set the record straight – Kids do not have to learn to ski before they can snowboard anymore. There seems to be this unwritten law that kids have to...

Where to buy a ski condo in colorado

Top 4 Places to Buy a Ski Condo in Colorado

While the word vacation evokes palm trees and white sandy beaches in some minds, others flock to the vast mountains of Colorado for snow chasing and thrill-seeking. Purchasing a ski...

Tips For Teaching Kids How To Ski

5 Tips for Teaching Young Kids How to Ski

The first time my husband and I took our three-year old son skiing, we made a rookie mistake. We thought we were prepared. We put ski boots on his soft,...

Ski Gifts

Ski and Snowboard Gifts You Didn’t Know You Needed

If you have all the ski and snowboard gear you think you need, but you still want more and you’re not sure what to put in your letter to Santa,...

The Ladd Boys

Athlete Report: The Ladd Boys

We love supporting local talent at Christy Sports. Recently we got to catch up with The Ladd Boys, Noah (16), Dylan (14), and Connor (12), after they won a rail...

Thankful For Snowboarding Becuase

20 Reasons To Be Thankful For Snowboarding

Each Thanksgiving, my family and I gather around a table full of delicious home-cooked dishes as we all share what we are thankful for. I look at my dear elders...

Hug a Snowmaker

Thank a Snowmaker

Give a snowmaker a hug.  They’ve earned it!  Most people don’t realize what goes into getting our ski season underway.  Unfortunately, Mother Nature doesn’t always bring us the snow as...

Breckenridge Mountain Biking

5 Breckenridge Mountain Bike Trails for Beginners

Last summer, I tried mountain biking for the first time and was instantly infatuated. The idea of mountain biking had always intrigued me because it’s a way to enjoy the...

How To Keep the Ski Season Alive

The calendar seems to be rushing towards the resort closing dates at an alarming rate.  While spring skiing conditions don’t get much better than they are right now, it seems...