Ski Road Trip: Car Camping Edition!

November 19, 2022
girl on snowboard with mountain view

In spring 2021 I took a ski road trip. I decided to check out two resorts out west – Mammoth and Timberline Lodge. I knew I wanted to spend a few weeks at each and really get to know the towns and resorts. However, I couldn’t afford to rent a place that long so I decided to car camp. I decked out my car with the following and…


Snowshoe activities year-round

February 20, 2020
girl looking at mountains in Snowshoe WV

I had no idea how amazing West Virginia was until I visited the state’s premier ski resort for the first time. No matter the time of year check out my favorite Snowshoe activities for everything from a fun weekend getaway or full-blown family vacation: There’s something magical about Snowshoe, WV. It’s not the largest or most elite ski resort but I still chose to make it my home.…


Best ski wear (instructor picks!)

September 9, 2019
Girl in ski gear

When I first started teaching skiing I was pretty clueless about the best ski wear. Honestly, I probably looked like a jerry. Since then I’ve tried a lot of neckups, jackets, socks, snowboard pants, etc. and know what gear rocks and will keep you warm! Here’s what I recommend: Socks – I’ve tried a lot of brands of socks and Smart Wool is by far the most comfortable…


Winter Park ski mountain adventure

August 26, 2019
Girl at Winter Park ski resort

I’d heard great things about another Alterra-owned resort – Winter Park – so after our season ended I headed west to Colorado. The Winter Park ski season lasts just slightly longer than ours so I was there from March 27-30. The weather was a mix: in the beginning of the trip I was skiing in a t-shirt on a bluebird day and on the last day it was…

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