Snow Shoveling Safety: What You Need to Know
For many parts of the country, winter means snow. It’s beautiful to look at and kids often like to play in it, but it also usually requires shoveling. Snow blowers can…
7 Tips for Avalanche Safety
Colorado is known around the country, and around the world, for being a winter sports playground. Those sports take place in the backcountry as well as in established resort areas,…
We’re Not Done Yet! A Guide to Snow Routes and Plowing in Chicago
March has come in like a lion — and although spring is technically less than two weeks away, it looks like winter isn’t done with Chicago yet. Forecasters are predicting several…
Denver skiing
Photo courtesy of Larry1732 via Flickr, CC BY 2.0   Let’s play a little word association. “Skiing in Colorado”… go. If the words Vail, Aspen, Breckenridge and Crested Butte immediately…
Maximize Your Fun with a Fully-Equipped Snowmobile
Photo courtesy of Bluelemur via Flickr, CC BT 2.0 Winter’s here, and it’s been here for a while (too long for some). Large areas of our country are covered in…
Snowmobile
The snowy trails are calling, and if you’re considering an investment in a new snowmobile, there’s plenty from which to choose. Our helpful guide can help you choose the one…
Consider 5 Things Before Riding a Snowmobile
Snowmobiling is one of the best ways to get up close and personal with snow-covered backcountry. Whether you’re an experienced rider or heading out for your first adventure, following basic…
7 Must-Know Snowmobile Safety Tips
Everyone cheers in our house when those first flakes fall from the sky. No matter how busy we are, we take a moment to marvel. We love winter sports –…
Dibs! Saving a Parking Spot After a Snowstorm
Ahh, the winter wonderland of Chicago. Glistening, snow-covered lawns, sparkling icicles…and tacky vinyl kitchen chairs in the street? Saving your shoveled-out parking spot in Chicago has become a time-honored tradition…
Prepare Your Tires for Winter Weather
Last winter, my car really took a beating. Having just moved back to Chicago, I’d forgotten the total havoc months of ice, sleet and snow can wreak on metal and…