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Five Easy Tips to Get your Child Skiing and Snowboarding This Season

by Guest on Dec.27, 2013, under Colorado Skiing, Resorts

John Trousdale, Eldora Mountain Resort

John Trousdale, Eldora Mountain Resort

By Kristen Lummis, braveskimom.com

1. Take a Lesson. It you’re a skiing or riding parent, it can be tempting to teach your kids on your own. If you don’t ski or ride, you don’t have this option. But no matter where you’re coming from, putting your child into at least one lesson from a certified instructor will get him or her off to a better start. Instructors are professionals who are smarter than parents when it comes to teaching kids how to ski and ride. They know the latest and best techniques and they know how to teach them effectively. January is the time to get your kids started. It’s national Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month and most resorts in Colorado offer deals for never-ever skiers and riders, as well as discounts on other lessons and rentals. If your child has a 5th Grade Pass from Colorado Ski Country USA, sign them up for their “First Class” lesson now! This is a free lesson and rental for 5th graders who have never skied or snowboarded. (And if your fifth grader doesn’t have a fifth grade pass yet, you can get one here). (continue reading…)

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Après Yum, Après Fun

by Colorado Snow Sensei on Dec.09, 2013, under Colorado Skiing, Dining and Nightlife, Resorts

Telluride Tomboy Tavern Nachos

Tomboy Tavern, Telluride Ski Resort

by Kristen Lummis, BraveSkiMom.com

Whether you call it après-ski, happy hour or simply “time to eat,” stopping at the end of a ski day for some sustenance is a fun necessity for hungry families.

It’s a nice time to take a break together, dry out, warm up and enjoy some hearty family time, especially during the holidays. (continue reading…)

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