What does a ski company do in the summer?

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I’m constantly asked what we do when there’s no snow. The answer? EVERYTHING. We work almost non-stop from August through March so by the time we’ve got a chance to breathe in April we’re more than ready to take a few laps with our friends. It’s always sad when the snow melts at the end of the month, but it gives us an out to catch up on some much-needed sleep. Mercifully, work is slow in early summer and we take full advantage of it. We wind down work schedules from 60+ hour weeks to something in the 20’s and I...

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Best Cars for Skiing

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Strap in, there is better way to get to the mountain this time year. These are the best cars to get you, your gear, and your ski buddy out skiing. There are plenty others to choose from, but these are best fitted for getting you safely up the winter roads and on the chair before anyone else.   And these aren’t ‘winter only’ cars - they’re 4-wheel-drive machines that are good all year round.     BMW 328d xDrive The turbo diesel-powered BMW 328d xDrive is the most fuel-efficient all-wheel drive vehicle sold in America today. Along with extreme fuel efficiency, the...

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How To Pick The Right Ski

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Choosing a ski can be daunting. Here's a quick run-down to make sure you pick the right one this winter.

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Best SUVs for Skiing

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Skiing is a lifestyle. For the best experience you need the right equipment, clothing and transportation. Vehicles must be safe and winter friendly. And, cargo space matters. While many folks rack their skis atop the vehicle, I keep my Renouns inside away from weather and corrosive road salt. With all that I mind, I looked at top performing vehicles that meet skier needs.  They all but drive themselves. And, that just may happen next year.   Audi A4 AllRoad   Bottom Line: It might look like a standard Audi from the outside - but the AllRoad is packed with features...

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Best Après Bars in Stowe Vermont

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    After hurtling down Stowe’s famous slopes, park your skis and join the nightlife for a much deserved drink. As the sun dips west, these best après ski spots at the resort or along the Mountain Road are true to mountain-life culture. RENOUN’s HQ is a short drive away — we know what we’re taking about when we say these are best.   The Octagon Bottom Line: The best place to grab a beer at lunch. Amazing views. Great people. The Octagon - Before you take your skis off, get back on the 4Runner Quad and take it to the...

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