We asked you to identify the above resort in SKI Magazine's December 2008 issue for a chance to win his-and-her luggage sets from Dakine. Think you answered correctly? Still have no idea? Well, here's the answer:
Congratulations to the winner! We hope you enjoy your free luggage from Dakine.
We've never been entirely sure what the appeal of an ice hotel is - what's so great about a frozen pillow? - but they keep cropping up. Now Iglu-Dorf has moved one step down the thermostat with its chain of igloo hotels in Switzerland, Germany, and Andorra. You, too, can stay in a "romantic igloo suite" - complete with expedition-grade sleeping bags and private jacuzzi. No word on whether the suite comes with a butler to chip the ice out when your tub freezes over.
Next time your staff catches you reading SKI Magazine at the office, tell them you're engaging in "attention restoration therapy." According to a New York Times health blog, the keen concentration needed for complex mental tasks - like poring over spreadsheets to tease a profit out of 2009 - is known as "directed" attention. To stay sharp, your head needs downtime. One way to recharge your brain is to allow your "involuntary" attention - the kind you use when viewing beautiful natural scenes - to take over.
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Get out your twin-tips and temporary tattoos: The X Games are hitting Aspen, Colorado again, January 22-25, 2009. This year, skip the snowmobiles for the demolition derby of Skier X (a.k.a. skiercross) – four to six skiers simultaneously careening down a motocross-like course of rollers, bumps, banks, and ridges.
The International Olympic Committee recently announced that the sport will be included in the 2010 Winter Games in Whistler, B.C.
We asked you to identify the above resort in SKI Magazine's November 2008 issue for a chance to win a free set of his-and-her helmets from K2. Think you answered correctly? Still have no idea? Well, here's the answer:
BIG SKY, MONTANA
Congratulations to the winner! We hope you enjoy your free K2 helmets.