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I caught the ski bug at 43. It’s not as if I had never been on the slopes. But, having been deposited atop a mogulled run at Alta by a boyfriend in my 20’s (he whizzed down leaving me to descend by rump), I felt fairly certain that powder was best enjoyed on a doughnut.  Then a girlfriend invited me to Park City. Instead of being coaxed into too-difficult terrain, we took lessons with an affable...

I hadn't been on the skis in 17 years. It’s not that anything scary happened on the slopes. It’s just been kind of busy in Koch Land, raising kids, traveling for work, writing and trying to create balance in my crazy working crazy life. Whenever skiing came up, my husband said, why don’t we just go somewhere warm? So, we did. But, last year, an invitation to go skiing in Park City came from a...

5 Mountain Resorts to Merge Bunny slope, Moguls and Merlot Skiing as a family ranks high on the vacation hot list. But, how you transition your fearful kid into a fearless downhill Ninja is as important as where this milestone takes place. Newsflash: Snow is only part of the equation. You need to think about lift lines and crowds. Whether ski in/ski out accommodations-and ski valet- are a possibility. And, investigate the quality of the ski...