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Lake Placid Views from the Clouds, aka the Cloudsplitter Gondola at Whiteface

When I arrived in Lake Placid, New York, after a five-plus-hour drive in August, I was very excited to see Lake Placid itself. I was so excited that I erroneously assumed that the lovely lake in the town of Lake Placid (of which I had a great view from the High Peaks Resort) was Lake Placid. But no, it was Mirror Lake. I didn’t see Lake Placid until I went to the famous ski resort of Whiteface and rode the Cloudsplitter Gondola.

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Announcing the Apres by CK Bradley Winner

Last month, teamed up with Apres by CK Bradley, a new ski/snowboard clothing company with a distinctly retro flair, for a contest. We asked you to tell us your favorite spots for apres-ski in the comments and then chose the winner using a random number generator (pictured right). Well, lucky Libby was the 11th […]

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Contest: Win an Apres by CK Bradley T-Shirt

I was so disappointed when one of my favorite NYC boutiques, CK Bradley, closed last year. But then I found out that designer Camilla Bradley had abandoned her perfectly preppy pieces and the mean streets of Manhattan for a very good cause! She has launched a new line of retro-inspired ski wear called Apres by […]

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More Winter Olympics Photos: Lindsey Vonn, Skeletons and Scenery

At first, I wasn't that jealous that my friends Libby and Pete went to the 2010 Winter Olympics in Whistler. No, I was happy for them (really!) and thrilled that Pete was willing to share his awesome photographs of the Olympic events they attended. Then I found out that they got to see Lindsey Vonn […]

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Romantic Weekend Getaway: Skiing & Shopping in Manchester, VT

(View From Stratton Mountain by Steve Soj/Flickr) Nicki and Greg Shalette were looking for a little luxury and a little skiing that wasn't too far from New York City. So last weekend, they drove to Manchester, VT, for a fantastic romantic getaway. They skied, they got massages, they dined, they hit the outlets and they […]

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