When I was a little girl my father always told me, “If you are going to do something, do it right.” I wished I had listened to him instead of making a classic rookie learn-to-ski mistake. I got the wrong equipment for my ability level. A ski swap seemed like a good idea at the
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Birthday Ski Day
I have a long-held birthday tradition of skiing the day away. Last year, I spent it with my new, wonderful friends who were my partners in crime at the Women’s Weekend ski clinic at Deer Valley. This year, it fell on a Monday, and I was determined to play hooky from work and go ski.
When it comes to skiing as a family, managing expectations is key. We don’t, for instance, expect to ski first-to-last chairs. Big Guy can handle it, but little guy is good for about three runs, max. We also don’t expect to do what most people would consider skiing. Family ski days cater to the little