Category Archives: Skiing

December 01 2013

Ski and Celebrate the Holidays in Santa Fe

Skiers have their fingers crossed for a heavy snowpack, with resorts scheduled to open from Thanksgiving (Santa Fe and Taos) through Dec. 13 (Angel Fire). Downhill fans already know about Taos and Angel Fire, but less-crowded, economical options include not just Ski Santa Fe but also Pajarito, Red River, Sandia (in Albuquerque), Sipapu, and Ski […]

March 21 2013

Postcard from La Fonda: The Aspen Stereotype – Some True, Some Not

A friend of my husband’s called late last week offering us a free condo on Main Street for this week in Aspen, Colorado. Needless to say, we rescheduled meetings, cleared the decks, packed the car and headed north. After being slowed up by an overturned truck in the Glenwood Canyon tunnel, extending our leisurely 7 […]

February 14 2012

Can You Say Hooky?

hooky (n.) \ˈhu̇-kē\ : truant — used chiefly in the phrase play hooky.  If you like to ski and have ever considered playing hooky, tomorrow would be the time. I skied Santa Fe ski basin today, just 20 minutes from La Fonda’s front door, and it was snowing this morning when we arrived, snowed all day and it […]