Category Archives: Destinations

Upgraded Facilities and a New Highway Put WV’s Canaan Valley On the Map

Davis, WV – It’s named for the Biblical region in the ancient Near East but a revamped conference center, increased snowmaking, a new tubing park and the completion of a highway have put the Canaan Valley Resort and Conference Center, in the town of Davis, at the top of West Virginia’s map of winter fun. About … Continue reading Upgraded Facilities and a New Highway Put WV’s Canaan Valley On the Map

Spruce Development Puts Stowe in World Class Category

Stowe, VT – Stowe Mountain Resort’s stellar reputation as a skier’s mountain was built in part upon the steep pitch of its renowned Front Four trails.  A decade-long frenzy of construction at its tamer Spruce Peak base area has put the northern Vermont resort on the map as a world-class, all-season vacation destination. True confession: I … Continue reading Spruce Development Puts Stowe in World Class Category

Telluride: Be Rich, or Just Act Like It at Southwestern Colorado’s Mountain Playground

Telluride, CO – To a first-time visitor, Telluride brings to mind many things, including remoteness, steepness …and wealth. It’s the playground of the rich, the new Aspen. Daryl Hannah owns a house here. The singer Jewel was recently interviewed by a local magazine about living here. According to locals, Oprah Winfrey just bought a $17 million house here that … Continue reading Telluride: Be Rich, or Just Act Like It at Southwestern Colorado’s Mountain Playground

How to Plan a Cat Skiing Trip

Salt Lake City, UT – If you want to ski untracked powder without any competition, and without shelling out for a helicopter or sweating on touring skis, cat skiing could be just what you’re looking for! This guide will walk you through everything you should consider when planning your trip. Snowcat skiing might seem an odd … Continue reading How to Plan a Cat Skiing Trip

Quebec City’s Winter Carnival Offers More Than Skiing

Québec (QC), Canada – Québec City’s renowned annual Winter Carnival continues through February 14, and for cold weather lovers this is the place to be. It’s is also an excellent vacation choice for families with young children. While many First Tracks!! Online readers love winter for the skiing and snowboarding, Carnival visitors know that there is more … Continue reading Quebec City’s Winter Carnival Offers More Than Skiing

How to Plan a Heli-ski Trip

Salt Lake City, UT – Heli-skiing is the ultimate dream for any powder-focused skier or snowboarder, but when you look at the costs, it often becomes apparent why the “once in a lifetime” tag is so appropriate. In this article we’ll guide you through how to choose and plan the perfect heli-ski trip for the best return for your investment. … Continue reading How to Plan a Heli-ski Trip