The NW has some of the best Ski Racing starter programs in the Country.

Did you know that some of the best Ski racing starter programs in the country are right here in the Northwest? Snoqualmie Summit is just 60 mins outside of downtown Seattle, and for beginning skiers and racers, the Pass has some excellent programs.

I remember my mother telling me about being on Team TAS- Team Alpental Snoqualmie - back in the late 60’s. Not sure that was the exact name back then, but it was close. In the 80’s, I was on the TAS team and then went and skied in College in Colorado. I remember learning ... Read more

Have you gone to the Snoqualmie Summit Tubing Park yet?

Two weekends ago, we drove up to the Snoqualmie Pass Tubing Park looking to get out and do something fun for the day. If you haven't been, and from the sounds of it, many people don't seem to know about it, the Snoqualmie tubing park is a gre ... Read more

Winter sports is coming !!

Over the last couple of years, winter sports have taken off in test town. These sports have taken test town by storm. 

Have you been participating? If not, why not? Your kids have been. 

Get out and enjoy winte ... Read more

Top 5 Backyard Lawn games for Summer 2021

The warm weather is coming up fast, so I thought I'd do a top 5 best yard games article. Now yard games seem pretty regional, but I think the beauty in doing this is merging some of the east coast west coast games together that everyone migh ... Read more

This Summer is full of kids activities

My kid's ski team - TAS, went on their annual Summer camp to Mt. Hood this year. It’s started as an experiment to see how much their skills could be improved but has turned into an annual event. 

This year, as we’ve all seen, has been hot! Last year, it was wet, cold, and cloudy the entire week they had camp. This year, the first day was almost 80 degrees, and it seems to be only warming. 

Fortunately, the kids don’t seem to care either way. They get to get out onto the Mt with their fri ... Read more

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