While not quite as furious as the Lion, Tiger, and Bear, Mid Layers, Shells, and Pants can definitely take a huge bite out of your budget and hurt your budget. As stated in our first session Stay Warm! – Retro Respect, the hand me downs and items found at the thrift shop or craigslist … Continue reading Stay Warm! – Mid Layers and Shells and Pants… Oh, My!
Welcome to the second session in our stay warm series. If you missed our previous session on the Stay Warm - Retro Respect, be sure to go check that out. If nothing else, you will at least get a good laugh at my sister and my matching onesies back in the day. It is … Continue reading Stay Warm! – Base Layering
As I was starting to review my gear needs for the upcoming season, it occurred to me how far the clothing has come since I was a kid. It didn’t matter how much hot cocoa we drank, we were downright cold by the end of the day. Looking back on this, it is amazing that … Continue reading Stay Warm! – Retro Respect
Welcome back to the final session of saving some dough. We've really enjoyed the feedback we got so far. Please keep them coming! To recap our last four posts, we have saved time and/or money by shopping for lift tickets early, locating lodging while the getting is good, opting for season rental, and having some good snacks at Aprés Ski. To cap your trip off, let's settle in for a good eats and maybe some good music.
Ullr Provides welcomes you back to our 4th session of saving some dough. If you missed our first 3 sessions, you might find yourselves without a place to rest your head, get on the slope, or down the slope!.....sort of important if you ask us. If you were successful in the getting the deals lined … Continue reading Save Some Dough – Aprés Ski or Soak
By now, you have to be getting stoked for the season!! If you missed our previous two posts on ticket deals and gear, you might want to check those out! If you followed our recommendations, you have your lift tickets in hand and equipment in tow, now it’s only a matter of getting a place … Continue reading Save Some Dough – Lodging
Welcome back to our second installment of saving some dough. Now that you have the tickets figured out you're probably thinking "cool all I need now is the hotel, and I’m good until January for all other details"....but not so fast! Equipment rentals are another area where shopping early can pay dividends, but not in … Continue reading Save Some Dough – Gear Up!
How exactly does one make ski trips “affordable?” Let me demystify something... it’s not that we have all sorts of secret handshakes that get us better deals than someone else. No doubts about it, we get screwed from time to time. We hope to help you avoid pitfalls we've fallen into. That said, we have … Continue reading Save Some Dough – Lift Tickets
If you're not a diehard skier, you have probably never even heard of Ullr (pronounced Oool-er). Thanks for finding us!!! To be honest, before I started to research more, I thought it was just this funny chant that people said in and around Breckenridge Colorado. The town has been hosting an Ullr Fest every January … Continue reading Who is Ullr?