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The Joy of Snow Part 3

Our final day on Snowbird, Campbell’s sixth in a row on a snowboard, found him complaining of a sore back, his blatantly blistered lips, a banged-up knee and, inexplicably, a...
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Back To Earth

Getting up at 7:30 in the morning to blue sky and white pistes – and having to pack your bags. All seven of them. Skis, snowboards and boots included Guess...
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The Joy of Snow Part 2

They say that if you can ski Hunter Mountain, you can ski anywhere in the world. It’s a form of reverse psychology: the winter climate out east, especially in the...
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The Joy of Snow

Last November, my mother flew over to stay with us for Thanksgiving week. On the eve of the big holiday, that Wednesday afternoon at the tail end of November of...
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Adventures in Solitude

It’s the holiday I’ve wanted for the last four years. To take Campbell on a father-son ski/ snowboarding trip. I’m clearly not the only one: We sit behind another dad...
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My Idea Of Heaven

…Reclining in shorts and t-shirt 6 inches away from 6 feet of snow, on a Sunday evening, at the foot of a 10,000 foot high ski mountain, with the burning...
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Room With A View (and a half)

This was the site that greeted us when we finally reached our room at the Solitude Inn this afternoon after 12 hours traveling: 19 inches of fresh snow in the...
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Hooray Hooray It’s a Vacation….

It just doesn’t have the same ring, does it? So no, we’re going on holiday – for the first time, believe it or not, since before Noel was born. Posie’s...
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