A Word About Jeans

When I traded in my heels and suits for an entrepreneurial adventure, I have to admit I was pretty excited about the prospect of wearing jeans to work whenever I wanted.  They’re versatile, comfortable and have that laid-back-but-ready-for-anything look about them.  Here in Colorado, you can get away with...

Sunday Saver: Equipment Low Down

When it comes to finding snow ski and snowboard equipment in ski areas, you can hardly turnaround without bumping into a shop that rents skis, poles, snowboards and the boots to match.  From the convenience store on the side of the highway that has converted a section of the...

Sunday Saver: Moveable Feast

Gourmet pizza?  Grilled salmon salad?  Don’t be surprised to find these among the selections at mid-mountain restaurants in ski country.  The choices are dizzying, and so are the price tags.  $15 for a burger and fries?  You bet.  $12 for a plate of pasta with a mouth-watering sauce?  Absolutely....

Sunday Saver: Affordable Ski Vacations

When I was a kid growing up in Florida, we made an annual ski pilgrimage to Colorado…in a car. Yes, twenty hours of driving one way, three kids, two parents in a four-door sedan. Seat belts optional, fast food fundamental. All to enjoy five days of snowy bliss swishing...

Wave of Icy Weather Great News for Skiers

Temperatures dropped 20 degrees in 30 minutes at Denver International Airport last Monday, and it’s still frigid. Snow is falling though, and these cold temps mean early season snow will stick around, forming a solid base for December and January flakes. Conditions on the mountain should be prime for...

Adjusting To Higher Altitudes

Check out these great tips…. http://www.skisilverthorne.com/adapt-to-elevation-changes.php Also, don’t forget to pick up your mountain conveniences here in our shop when you stop by to get your gear.  We have comforts such as humidifiers for that dry air, boot and glove dryers to dry your gear for the next day...