7 tips for skiing with kids in tow

Tips for skiing with kids

skifamWBy Lisa Snowden McCray

The Grimes family from Calvert County is big on skiing. At one point, mom Leslie used a harness to keep her younger son close by. Now she gives her 9- and 12-year-old boys each a walkie-talkie and doesn’t see them again until the end of the day.

Skiing is a great winter family activity, and Marylanders are fortunate to have numerous resorts less than two hours away. How to get started? Local experts such as the Grimes share the ups and downs of hitting the slopes with the family in tow. Some have decades of experience — so heed their advice!