Sean and Mollie Busby live in this yurt outside the mountain town of Whitefish, Montana, which at first glance you'd think would consist of a crotchety wood stove drying out a rack of hanging, smelly ski socks and cots placed along the wall. But the Busbys are damn good at the tiny house life, and have this circular structure down pat enough to invite Martha Stewart in for a critique.
Yes, there are the inconveniences, like difficult access to water, a standalone unit for heating water for showers, and no dishwasher, but as far as aesthetics go, these guys are not lacking. Would you want to move in?
From The Column: Base Camp
Curiosity killed the cat, but for others–like John “Buff” Buffery–it's a path to endless adventure. Travis Rice tells me Buff's "maybe one of the few true role models I know personally. . . . He implements consciousness and kindness into all aspects of his life and it comes through in his teaching.” So who is Buff? John Buffery is a 59-year-old Association of Canadian Mountain Guide (ACMG) certified ski guide, the Senior Avalanche Officer for the British Columbia Ministry of Transportation
The consolidation of ski resorts continues to be the new trending norm, with Boyne Resorts recent acquisition of six resorts: Brighton, Loon Mountain, Sugarloaf, Sunday River, The Summit at Snoqualmie, Cypress Mountain in Canada, and Gatlinburg Sky Lift in Gatlinburg, Tennessee. According to the deal transitions the Michigan-based ski operator from landlord to full owner of the six properties it has been operating under long-term leases. Through outright ownership, the development hopes
What does it take to keep a mountain like Mt. Bachelor up and running through the winter? 24 hours a day of hard working, dedicated people who love this mountain and love to see others enjoying it. Check out a behind-the-scenes story of this workforce like you've never seen it before.