Ten Reasons You Need To Ski Alta and Snowbird This Winter

Ten Reasons You Need To Ski Alta and Snowbird This Winter

When it comes to legendary ski areas, Alta and Snowbird are at the top of many lists. Known for deep snow, steep terrain and a no-nonsense winter vibe, these resorts in Utah’s Little Cottonwood Canyon serve up some of the… Read More →

7 Ski Resorts Where Expert Skiers & Snowboarders Go

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7 Ski Resorts Where Expert Skiers & Snowboarders Go

“Expert” can be a relative term. The best skiers or snowboarders at a local ski hill may stand out from the pack, but they are not necessarily signing ski-movie contracts. However, a few resorts seem to draw a high-percentage of… Read More →

Ski Resorts In The West DEEP in Snow – Up To 6 Feet!

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Ski Resorts In The West DEEP in Snow – Up To 6 Feet!

While shoppers were scrambling for Black Friday and Cyber Monday bargains, skiers and snowboarders in the western United States and Canada cashed in on big snowfalls across several regions. Given that ski season traditionally gets started in earnest around Thanksgiving… Read More →

The 4 Personalities of Aspen Snowmass: Which One Suits You Best?

The 4 Personalities of Aspen Snowmass: Which One Suits You Best?

Sponsored by Aspen Snowmass The four mountains of Aspen Snowmass are kind of like a rock band. You have a charismatic lead singer (Aspen Mountain, clearly); a virtuoso guitarist who can really shred (Aspen Highlands); the versatile drummer who can… Read More →

Which Ski Resorts Will Be Open Thanksgiving Weekend?

Which Ski Resorts Will Be Open Thanksgiving Weekend?

To help you plan your Thanksgiving weekend on the slopes, here’s a rundown of ski resorts that will be open this weekend with current base depth and open lifts. Always check a mountain’s website for the most up-to-date information before you head out! The… Read More →

Vote For Your Favorite Ski Resorts & You Could Win $150 in Lift Tickets

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Vote For Your Favorite Ski Resorts & You Could Win $150 in Lift Tickets

Liftopia, the largest online and mobile marketplace for lift tickets and other mountain activities, is looking for YOUR help choosing the best resorts in North America. Give us five minutes of you time and we’ll give you $5 in Liftopia credit… Read More →

Coast to Coast Snow Forecasted

Coast to Coast Snow Forecasted

If you’re like me, November signals the start of a tortuous time where you are constantly glued to a computer, phone, or TV screen, drooling over new ski edits and reading weather reports. That being said, the first couple weeks of… Read More →

4 Things NOT To Do When Skiing With Kids

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4 Things NOT To Do When Skiing With Kids

Winter sports are a curious affliction experienced by nearly 8 percent of Americans yearly. If you want to prevent your children from having a lifelong addiction to sliding down snow with a giant grin on their face, employ the following… Read More →

Prepping For The Slopes: Cardio, Balance & Strength Exercises For Senior Skiers

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Prepping For The Slopes: Cardio, Balance & Strength Exercises For Senior Skiers

Attention, skiers of a certain age. Remember when prepping for ski season consisted of reaching up to put your skis on the ski rack and bending over to buckle up your boots? Hate to tell you but once you hit… Read More →

North America’s Snowiest Resorts

North America’s Snowiest Resorts

With many ski areas across North America reporting big pre-season snowfalls, winter 2016-17 is already off to a good start! Arapahoe Basin in Colorado was able to open in mid-October, while Jackson Hole reported more than five feet of October… Read More →