Beginner’s guide to skiing Copper Mountain

The US Ski Team trains at Copper, but suffice it to say I enjoy a substantially lower caliber of skiing there. I’ve learned from my mistakes, worked my way through the green runs at Copper, and finally took on my first blue last winter (tear-free!). I hope this guide helps you do the same.

What to expect for your first ski lesson

I’d never put on a pair of skis before I moved to Denver at age 23, so learning to ski was both exciting and mildly terrifying. Skiing seemed really cool, but I was learning as an adult that was acutely aware of my own mortality, the cost of hospital bills, and obligations to work. IContinue reading “What to expect for your first ski lesson”

What to wear your first time skiing

When I moved to Colorado in 2013, I’d never been on a pair of skis in my life. The concept of being excited for winter was still completely foreign to me. I’m from the East Coast, where winter is basically three months of grey, bone-chilling misery. Figuring out what to wear is one of theContinue reading “What to wear your first time skiing”