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Escape Summer Heat In the Southern Hemisphere

Escape Summer Heat In the Southern Hemisphere
... find resorts in the North and South Islands that open from June to August. Mt Hutt is a great option for families. Moms and dads can enjoy the skiing and amazing views of the Canterbury Plains and Pacific Ocean knowing their little ones are safe at the Skiwiland crèche. A dedicated beginners’ area and advanced runs ensure all skiers can enjoy the sport at their own pace. Cadrona is another favorite spot with its specialist beginners slope, advanced chutes, and extensive freestyle park. The...
May 24th, 2010 | Lauren Katulka | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: dining, family vacations, featuredarticle, festivals, skiing

Swiss Winter Vacation without Skis

Swiss Winter Vacation without Skis
... another scene from a child’s picture book greeted me. Chiselled mountain peaks, glinting tongues of glaciers and dazzling white sheets of skiing pistes crawled past. Weathered-brown Alpine chalets graced the valleys in a picturesque fasion only the Swiss are capable of. With an average speed of 35 km per hour, the Glacier Express is the world’s slowest express train. This narrow-gauge railway winds its way across two hundred and ninety-one bridges and through ninety-one tunnels on its way...
January 24th, 2010 | Marianne | Read More | Comments: 1
Filed under: Family Friendly, Hotels & Places to Stay, museums, Restaurants & Bars, Shopping, skiing, snow, Switzerland, top-feature, Travel Tips - General Information, winter, zermatt

Mountain High 2 for Tuesdays

Mountain High 2 for Tuesdays
Last week, I wrote a post about skiing in Southern California that mentioned Bear Mountain, Mt. Baldy, and Mountain High.  If you are dying to hit the slopes after reading the article, Mountain High (map) is having an amazing special every Tuesday from January 12 – March 30 that you should definitely take advantage of! The 2 for Tuesday deal let’s you get one Adult 8-hour ticket for free when you buy one Adult 8-hour ticket for $55.  This offer isn’t available at the mountain...
January 11th, 2010 | Abbie Mood | Read More | Comments: 1
Filed under: 2 for Tuesday, Mountain High, skiing

Nevada Skis

Nevada Skis
... }); } Tags: best of week, family, Lake Tahoe, Nevada sports, Nevada winter, outdoor adventures, outdoor Nevada, skiing, snowboarding, Tahoe, top-feature ...
January 6th, 2010 | Lynn Goya | Read More | Comments: 1
Filed under: best of week, family, Lake Tahoe, Nevada sports, Nevada winter, outdoor adventures, outdoor Nevada, skiing, snowboarding, Tahoe, top-feature

Skiing in Southern California

Skiing in Southern California
... hour drive of Orange County. Bear Mountain, Big Bear Lake (map) Website Big Bear is popular year round, with camping and fishing in the summer, and skiing and snowboarding in the winter.  The number one choice for most Orange County snow fans, Big Bear offers several ski and stay packages for a weekend ski trip!  Packages are very reasonable, starting at $69 per night, per person. Big Bear Resort offers two mountains – Snow Summit and Big Bear – with a slow zones, a family zone, a freestyle zone,...
January 4th, 2010 | Abbie Mood | Read More | Comments: 1
Filed under: best of week, featuredarticle, skiing, snowboarding

Let it Snow, Let it Snow … Ski Arizona

Let it Snow, Let it Snow … Ski Arizona
... The resort is 7 miles up Snowbowl Road. Photos courtesy of flickr – Walking in the Snow and the Arizona Snowbowl ski resort Tags: Flagstaff, skiing, Snowbowl, winter sports ...
December 17th, 2009 | Heather Wright Schlichting | Read More | Comments: 1
Filed under: Flagstaff, skiing, Snowbowl, winter sports

Summer Days at Snow Planet

Summer Days at Snow Planet
... central Auckland over the summer, finding ways to cool off and have fun can be a challenge. A good thing there’s such a place as Snow Planet. skiing and Sledding at Snow Planet If you want to learn to ski or would like to brush up on your skiing, this indoor year-round snow centre is the perfect venue for that. And if going down the slopes on your feet isn’t your thing, toboganning (a.k.a. sledding) can certainly be a thrill, even if your age is beyond 59. The ice slope is 200 meters...
December 5th, 2009 | theaucklandguide | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: Family Friendly, indoor, skiing, sledding, snow, Sports & Recreation

Photo Op: Skiing at Mount Baker

... is located northeast of Seattle (east of Bellingham in Whatcom County), and is a popular area for winter sports, including skiing, boarding, and shoeing. With this year’s snow fall lasting into spring, the skiing has been great, as evidenced by this recent photo taken at the lodge.   Photo credit:  flickr Tags: Mt Baker, Photos, skiing, snow, Sports & Recreation, winter recreation ...
March 29th, 2009 | Mary Jo Manzanares | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: Mt Baker, Photos, skiing, snow, Sports & Recreation, winter recreation