Storing Your Ski Gear: An End of Season Checklist


If you’re an avid skier like me, you look forward to the start of ski season – and dread the end of this ski season. When it’s late in the season and the snow is rapidly melting, the eternal optimist… Read More →

VIDEOS: Top 5 Video Picks Of Kids Crushing It On The Slopes


The mountains often bring out the kid in all of us. And sometimes kids are just the inspiration we require to get out among the mountains and soak up a little curiosity and fun. Here are our top 5 video… Read More →

Alta: The (White) Stuff of Legends


When I ask other ski fanatics, “What’s your favorite American ski hill?” an awful lot of them give the same answer. Care to guess what answer that might be? If you guessed Alta, you win the prize. So what makes… Read More →

How to Dominate the Pond Skim, Cardboard Derby & Schneetag


What do you call weather than can flip from sunny and 50 degrees to puking snow and teen temps in 24 hours? Spring. It’s a crazy, unpredictable time of year. Adding to this meteorological craziness is the general revelry and… Read More →

Purgatory Draws Families For Fun Terrain & Value


Purgatory refers to the Catholic concept of a place for temporary suffering before going on to Heaven. For skiers and snowboarders, the name conjures much more pleasant images. High in the San Juan Mountains of southwest Colorado, Purgatory Resort was… Read More →

Extended & Late Ski Seasons in The East & West


The 2015-16 ski season in the East has been far from a banner year in terms of natural snowfall. Killington Resort in Vermont had tallied just 69 inches by early April, compared to its annual snowfall average of 250 inches…. Read More →

Get #OneMoreDay This Season: Spring Events At Ski Resorts


Pond skims, festivals, concerts, parties, charity events, races, and oh yeah, great spring skiing and boarding. No matter what you’re into, there’s plenty of reasons to get on the mountain for #onemoreday this spring (as if you needed another reason… Read More →

Here’s Why Spring Skiing Is Arguably The Best Skiing


Have you ever uttered these words? “No thanks, no dessert please. I filled up on all that cabbage and kale, and I hate to spoil the meal with apple pie.” Or heard these words spring from your mouth? “A goodnight… Read More →

Aspen Mountain Resort Guide


Resort Overview Resort Name: Aspen Mountain, known locally as “A-Jax” Resort Address: 601 E Dean St, Aspen, CO 81611 Facebook: Twitter: @AspenSnowmass Instagram: @AspenSnowmass Vimeo: Flickr: Date First Open: December 14th, 1946 marked the opening of Aspen Mountain’s… Read More →

The Most Beautiful Mountains On The Planet?


I asked, What are the most beautiful mountains on Planet Earth? Not the best snow, not the best grooming — the most beautiful. And you answered. Boy, did you answer. Here’s what you said: Banff, Cambodia, Chile, Colorado, Jasper, Massachusetts, New… Read More →