2017’s Top 10 Biggest Ski Areas In North America

A few years ago, I put together a list of the biggest ski areas in North America. Re-reading it recently, I was surprised just how quickly the list had got out-of-date—it seems the biggest ski areas in America keep getting… Read More →

The Longest Ski Runs in North America

Long ski runs are great right? You just keep going on and on, hopefully through lovely floaty powder or a perfectly groom corduroy piste… But where are the longest runs in North America? I set out to find out and… Read More →

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 →

The World’s Highest Golf Courses

Playing golf at high altitude may not be something you’ve ever considered, but as with all sports, altitude training can be good for your game. You’ll probably also get a buzz out of the fact that the higher you go,… Read More →

Summer Skiing

Summer Skiing: Get Your Snow Fix During North America’s Off-Season

For those that crave the snow even when Winter is over – Fear not! Somewhere in the world, at almost any time of the day, a snowy slope is open for your skiing or boarding pleasure. Today, there are more… Read More →

Southern Hemisphere Kicks Off Winter 2016 With Massive Snow Totals

‘Awesome’ is the only word we can think of to describe the start of the 2016 ski season in the southern hemisphere. In the days and weeks leading up to the start of the season, there have been some huge… Read More →

Where To Ski & Ride Until June (And Even July!)

2015-16 saw a switcheroo in snow conditions across North America. After four lean seasons (particularly last winter), the much-hyped “Gozilla El Nino” was a major factor in bringing the biggest snowfalls to much of Western North America since 2010-11. Alyeska… Read More →

6 Reasons To Ski Stunning Switzerland

1. Scenery Where is the most stunning scenery from the slopes? Opinion is, of course, divided. For one thing, beauty is in the eye of the beholder and, for another, it’s hard to make generalizations. But, for well-travelled skiers, a… Read More →

Ski Stats: The Longest Vertical Drops in the Universe

Generally speaking, the bigger a ski resort’s vertical, the longer the runs that you can ski from the top. For those that love the feeling of skiing or riding for as long as possible, we’ve rounded up the longest vertical… Read More →

January is Learn To Ski & Snowboard Month!

January is Learn To Ski & Snowboard month, and as a way to encourage more people to try skiing or boarding, resorts across the US are offering special programs and discounted rates to any first timers wanting to give it… Read More →