My name is Laura, I am fresh to the West and Liftopia! A Native New Yorker, I grew up snowboarding at resorts like Windham, Hunter, Mountain Creek, and Killington in Vermont. I enjoy long walks in snow covered forests and lift tickets are a gal’s best friend. I have had the pleasure of being an Adaptive Snowboard Instructor prior to my move to sunny (and a lot of times rainy) San Francisco. Looking forward to sweeping fresh lines through the precious powder found in Tahoe this winter!

Plan a Hassle-Free Holiday Ski Trip in 3 Steps

Whether you can believe or not, we’re already half way through Fall. It’s time to start dusting off those skis propped up in the corner of your garage! It’s never too early to plan your holiday (or non-holiday) ski trip…. Read More →

Growing Up in the New York & New Jersey Ski Region, Part 2

Editor’s Note: Did you catch Laura’s first blog post about the New York & New Jersey ski region?  If not, make sure to read up on Whiteface, Mountain Creek, and why Laura knows the region so well!   Windham Mountain:… Read More →


Growing Up in the New York & New Jersey Ski Region, Part 1

In the world of North American skiing, the East Coast has been given a bad rap as the “Ice Coast.” Don’t let this title fool you, or more importantly, keep you from exploring the true nature of the East. Sure,… Read More →