PHOTOS: 16 Ski Resorts Visited By Ullr This Past Weekend


Ullr, the Norse god of snow, is considered by many skiers and snowboarders to be a crucial piece of the snowfall puzzle.  It is not uncommon to see groups of college students in a snow-starved region burning skis and drinking… Read More →

This Weekend’s Utah Snow Forecast Will Get You Hyped For Ski Season

by / liftopia, Ski & Snowboard, Snow & Weather

Today is the first day of fall and we couldn’t be happier because that means that we are one step closer to winter! Utah, however, might be even closer to winter than the rest of us. A storm projected to… Read More →

8 Mountain Weddings With The Best Views Ever


Couples who play together, stay together. So where else better to say “I do” than at your favorite playground? Here’s a roundup of mountain weddings that just might inspire you to get married among the magic of your favorite range…. Read More →

Pro or No: How Do You Get Ready For Ski Season?


As the 2016-17 ski season approaches, there are two ways to get ready: the “smart” way or the “whaaaat???” way. From how you prepare physically to how you get your gear ready to the first time you step on the… Read More →

8 Photos of September Snow That Prove Winter IS Coming


Rockin’ white after Labor Day, as we’ve all heard, is a huge fashion faux-pas…except when Mother Nature does it. From light dustings to surprisingly impressive dumps, several mountains across North America have already been experiencing their first flakes of snow… Read More →

10 Reasons Why You Need To Ski Jackson Hole Mountain Resort This Winter


Between Wyoming’s Tetons and the Gros Ventre mountain ranges sits Jackson Hole, a valley that is 15 miles wide and 80 miles long. Jackson Hole Mountain Resort is situated on the Tetons side, about 12 miles from the main town… Read More →

First Snow at Whistler Blackcomb


It’s that time of year again.  The water is starting to get chilly, your bike is broken and the season will be over by the time it gets repaired, and every time you look at the internet you are bombarded with… Read More →

Rider’s Guide: Mountain Creek Bike Park, New Jersey

Rider’s Guide: Mountain Creek Bike Park, New Jersey

In 2014, readers of Decline Magazine voted Mountain Creek Bike Park one of the best parks in the US. That same year, named Mountain Creek the “Most Improved Bike Park.” With the closest lift-served biking to New York City,… Read More →

Vail Resorts, Whistler Blackcomb & the Mountain Collective Make Summer Ski News

PHOTO CREDIT: David McColm / Whistler Blackcomb

The dog days of August are usually pretty slow for ski news. The past week was a big exception. On Monday, Vail Resorts announced that the company was buying Whistler Blackcomb in British Columbia for around $1 billion in U.S…. Read More →

Rider’s Guide: Trestle Bike Park in Winter Park, Colorado

PHOTO CREDIT: Chris Wellhausen

Trestle Bike Park was one of the first downhill parks in the U.S. It’s also the closest DH bike park to Denver, just 67 miles away. The Park’s original trails were designed and built by Gravity Logic. Since 2007, all… Read More →