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When someone in the family has special challenges


Adaptive skiing at Breckenridge Outdoor Education Center
Adaptive sports programs are about much more than the activities themselves, Disabled Sports USA, has some 124 chapters across 42 states, including 75 at ski resorts more
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The mountain or the ranch – so many great choices


Our family group snoeshowing at Vista Verde Ranch
The staff at Vista Verde Ranch, about 25 miles outside the ski town of Steamboat Springs has obligingly left us an Evening Sky Map for this month. more
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Aspen Snowmass extends Kids Ski Free package


With more than three feet of snow this week and a base of up to 80 inches, now is the perfect time to plan a family ski trip to Aspen Snowmass this Spring. more
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Getting the whole family outdoors in winter


Over 100 locations across the country offer WinterTrails events
There’s nothing more fun than trying something new — wasn’t that one of your new year’s resolutions — especially in such spectacular country? And there’s no better time than January, which is designated Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month. more
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New Hampshire ski area offers “El Nino Pass”


There hasn't been a lot of snow in New England yet, but no worries. For half the price of a full season pass, Waterville Valley Resort is offering the once in a lifetime El Niño Pass that gets you 10 days at Waterville Valley Resort with no blackout dates. more
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Fun in the Snow — Your Guide to family vacations on the ski slopes and beyond


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Compiled in partnership with The Family Travel Forum, here is our annual guide to where you can have FUN IN THE SNOW this winter of 2015-16: more
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Taking the kids to a Colorado resort that’s no longer hard to reach


Sun cresting on a mountain peak at Telluride CO
Tiny Telluride is a popular place. Nestled in the San Juan Mountains of southwest Colorado, the mountain range has the highest concentration of 13,000 and 14,000 foot peaks in North America more
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White Mountain Attractions in New Hampshire Release Summer Dates


The White Mountain Attractions in New Hampshire Announces Summer Dates for 2015. more
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Ski at Breckenridge During Women’s Ski Week


Breckenridge, CO is offering women of all ages ski and snowboard lessons, gear demos, tips, and specials for Women’s Ski Week Feb 14-22, 2015. more
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Fun off the slopes: learning to build a snow sculpture in the mountains


Ziplining at Big Sky Resort Montana
Mountain resorts across the country offer an ever-growing array of off-the-slopes activities where the kids — and you — can get inspired to build your own sculpture either at home or near where you are vacationing in mountain country more
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