Cat Skiing in the Midwest?!?

The West is full of cat skiing operations from Lake Tahoe all the way up to the Powder Highway. There’s even an opportunity to ride a snowcat at Sugarbush Ski resort to enjoy first tracks. Sadly tho...

Horses, Cowboys, & Skiing oh my!

Whisps of steam come out of his nose and mouth.  His muscles twitch in excitement, ready for the start of the race.  With a strong kick in the ribs, they’re off!  The cowboy hat flies off the rid...

Local Lowdown – Granite Peak Update

Here is out latest Local’s Lowdown by Erik Vizinas.  Huge thanks to him for giving us an update of what’s up in the Midwest.  For those living in another part of the country feel free to...

Vail buys a piece of Chicagoland

The Empire continues to expand Just last year Vail purchased Park City combining with Canyons resort to make the largest ski resort in the country. It was a groundbreaking news event.  For more about...

Christmas Shredfest

The yuletide is here. For most this is a time of celebration, a time to relax and enjoy the company of our loved ones. Generally, images of Christmas bring to mind being cozy and comfy indoors surroun...

What are you thankful for?

Thanksgiving marks the beginning of the ski season. It’s an opportunity to eat lots of good food and to take a moment to reflect on the things you are grateful for. Here, at Local Freshies, we t...

“Opening Day”

for the 2015 – 2016 snow season starts now! No matter how good or bad the past season was, opening day means a clean slate. It brings a new sense of hope that this might be the year. With talks ...