Eenie Weenie Bikini Contest

[Copper Mountain, CO] Skiers, boarders and other snowsports enthusiasts are an interesting bunch, to say the least.  It’s something of a rite of passage that when you become one you give up any claim to your shame and dignity in order to fully embrace the lifestyle.  This is especially true when it comes to end …

How Terrain Based Learning Works at Bromley Mountain

I visited Bromley Mountain during my Terrain Based Learning exploratory tour. This video was a hard one to put together, mainly because I had too many cute, awesome, triumphant, feel-good moments to choose from. Terrain Based Learning is changing the way people learn to ski and snowboard. In a true Terrain Based Learning area, you’ll …

First-Timers Use Terrain Based Learning at Jiminy Peak

Jiminy Peak is a classic ski resort perfect for families located in western Massachusetts with a great beginner program. During my visit, I encountered people of all ages, shapes and sizes learning how to ski and snowboard for the very first time. The best part? They were ENJOYING their first on-snow experience thanks to incredible …

U.S. Ski Team First Tracks at Copper Mountain

The countdown to the Winter Olympics in Sochi Russia has begun. Copper Mountain and the U.S. Ski Team have been prepping and training thanks to the U.S. Ski Team Speed Center, the only full-length training facility of its kind this early in the season. Halley O’Brien takes us on the course during the first part …

New Terrain Based Learning Program at Snowshoe Mountain

SNOWSHOE MOUNTAIN INTRODUCES NEW TERRAIN BASED LEARNING LEARN-TO FACILITY Gone are the days of sending your children to ski school and watching them cry after being sent down a small hill in a wedge, hoping that they’ll learn to stop without falling. The National Ski Areas Association (NSAA) has reported that 85% of first time …

Leaf Peepers | Sunday Waffles by Halley O’Brien

Blog sourced from halleyobrien.com One of my favorite places to be in the fall is New England, specifically Vermont. There’s just something special about it. Perhaps it’s the crispness in the air, the smell of wood burning stoves, and the rolling trees sporting the brightest reds, yellows and oranges. And you can’t forget the taste …

Snowmaking Upgrades at Snowshoe Mountain

Halley O’Brien ventured to the mountains of West Virginia to get the inside scoop on Snowshoe Mountain‘s snowmaking upgrades. Turns out, they’re beefing up capacity, power AND their staff in order to provide an early start to the season with quality snow to boot. Check out the video above to find out how. Follow Halley …

Copper Mountain Begins Snowmaking

Halley O’Brien stopped by Copper Mountain last week for some behind the scenes snowmaking action. The guns were blaring, and we’re not just talking about the snowguns. Win a VIP trip for 4 for Copper Mountain to experience the U.S. Ski Team’s First Tracks Event. To enter our First Tracks Giveaway, visit bit.ly/FirstTracks13 or visit Copper …

Aspen’s Stormtrooper Barbie – Sunday Waffles by Halley O’Brien

Writeup originally sourced from halleyobrien.com. Follow Halley on Twitter @halleyobrien and subscribe on YouTube. There is nothing quite like a weekend escape to Aspen Snowmass in the summertime. The scenery is beautiful, the mountain biking is awesome and even the inanimate objects are friendly. This wasn’t my first time mountain biking, but it was my first experience with an experienced biking …

Telluride, Colorado | SUNDAY WAFFLES by Halley O’Brien

Writeup originally sourced from halleyobrien.com. Follow Halley on Twitter @halleyobrien and subscribe on YouTube. I’ve been a Colorado resident for about two years now, spending most of my time fraternizing on the front range and snowboarding throughout I-70. Finally, a group of us decided to make the trek to southwest Colorado. We were Telluride bound and excited …

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