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Mountain Mama

Jodi Saeland

Jodi Saeland is a part-time KSL Meteorologist and full-time Mom of an eight-year-old daughter and six-year-old son. Follow Jodi as she explores the trials and triumps of skiing with your kids. Gain practical real-world advice on how to pack, dress, communicate and ski with your kids on Utah's famous slopes. How to be a skier while having an avid, excited budding snowboarder! With her experience as a meteorologist, Jodi shares a bit of knowledge about Utah’s weather forecasts and The Greatest Snow on Earth®

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Posts by Mountain Mama

1st day on the slopes

by Mountain Mama

The first day back on the slopes after a 7 month break can be a little rough. Legs are sore, kids forgot how to use the lift and does all the gear fit? Tips on making sure it is a smooth day and everyone has fun!

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Boot Tips: For the Kids

by Mountain Mama

Finding ski boots that fit and are comfortable is challenging. Trying to find the right fit for your child is even more challenging. There are some easy ways to make sure they fit properly especially if you are going to buy equipment.

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Halloween Lift Rides at Sundance- a MUST do!

by Mountain Mama

It isn't quite time to ski yet, but the lifts run through the summer months for other activities. Over the weekend we did a Halloween lift ride at Sundance. In true Sundance style, it was a class act with great decorations, very theatrical and a new Halloween tradition for our family.

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