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Special challenges for special kids in Crested Butte CO

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Tony suffers from dwarfism and is autistic. But here at Crested Butte’s Adaptive Sports Center, he literally is king of the hill. more
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Our family trip back to Crested Butte, where memories were made

Mel snowboarding in Crested Butte circa 1997
The 6 year old was determined to set herself apart from her older brother and sister on vacation. My youngest daughter declared she was a “big girl” and could decide for herself what fun she would have in the snow that week in Crested Butte CO more
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Conquering my mountain meltdown with the help of a ski instructor

Adult ski class like Eileen took at Crested Butte
We’re at the top of the mountain in Crested Butte, CO, elevation over 12,000 feet, and I suddenly am too scared to move. To be fair, the wind is blowing hard and the conditions are a bit icy but it really wasn’t anything I couldn’t handle — or hadn’t handled many times. more
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At Northstar CA, moms get pampered with special ski progam

Champagne toast at the end of the day
This program at $295 is less than an all day private lesson. The women are grouped according to their ability, no more to four to a group. They might end up with a private coach all day. The day includes a lift ticket, the latest demo equipment and at the end of the day, champagne and canapés during a “tech talk” about equipment. Considering that a lift ticket is over $100 and demo equipment $70, this is a bargain. more
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Steamboat, CO offers Kid’s Ski Free Pass all Winter

Steamboat Resort offers a special all winter that allows your child or grandchild ages 12 and under, the chance to ski free. more
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Fun in the Snow — Your Guide to family vacations on the ski slopes and beyond

Humans were never meant to hibernate in winter. There’s too much fun to be had in the snow, whether you want to ski, snowboard, snowshoe, cross-country ski, sled, build snowmen or snow forts or make snow angels. Enjoy our 2014-15 Fun in the Snow Guide. more
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Skip the ticket window when you buy your lift tickets at Vail Resorts

Vail Resorts introduces new mobile technology that allows guests to buy daily ski lift tickets at the lowest price and skip the ticket window. Go to www.snow.com/epicday to buy. more
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Book now and save on family ski vacation in Sun Valley

Book the pre-holiday package at Sun Valley Idaho before December 21st to save money. The price is $84 a night, per person, and you can stay and ski at Sun Valley Resort. To book, call 800-786-8259. more
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Wyoming lodge offering ‘ski free stay free’ package for families

Teton Mountain Lodge and Spa in Wyoming is offering a “Ski Free Stay Free” package for families traveling during the winter. more
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New ski app features snow and trail reports at 950 North American areas

Former U.S. Ski Team member Jack Turner has announced the official launch of the Ski Nation mobile application available now on iOS (iPhone). more
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