3 Life Lessons Adaptive Students Teach Their Ski Instructors


Every day is different if you are an adaptive ski instructor. Names, faces, equipment and disabilities constantly vary and instructors need to be on their toes in order to keep up. But there’s one thing that always remains the same:… Read More →

6 Reasons Why You Need To Visit Aspen


1. Aspen is more than a ski town. The world-class skiing is what draws most people to Aspen, but once you arrive, you’ll see that it’s much more than your average ski town. With lively nightlife, plenty of shopping and… Read More →

5 Life Advice Tips for Ski Bums


So, you’ve decided to forgo the 9-5 hamster wheel in favor of bell-to-bell shredding. Good on you! But, there are a few aspects of real life you should not avoid. By all means, spend your nights on the couches of… Read More →

How It Works: Terrain Parks 101


Back in the dark ages of skiing, things were different.  We rode dinosaurs to school (uphill both ways, of course), had to hike for all our turns, and if we wanted to get some air on our skis (snowboards did… Read More →

More of North America’s Favorite Mogul Runs & Groomers


We always try to get it right. But when it comes to pulling together a list of North America’s favorite ski runs, it can be hard to touch all the bases. We were totally stoked by the responses we received… Read More →

Liftopia’s 4th Annual National Play Hooky & Ski Week is Coming!


Papers. Meetings. Big projects. Final exams. Have you been busting your butt over these past few months? Well, we’ve some good news for you. The 4th Annual National Play Hooky and Ski Week is right around the corner, happening from… Read More →

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Skiing in New Mexico


New Mexico may not receive the same attention as its neighboring states of Colorado or Utah, but the Land of Enchantment has its fair share of great skiing. There are eight alpine ski areas: Angel Fire, Pajarito Mountain, Red River… Read More →

Alpine World Ski Championships Week 1 Recap: It’s All About the Austrians


Otte and Matthias are rock stars at home, dodging ski racing mad fans, posing for photos and signing autographs. But at the Vail Beaver Creek 2015 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships in Colorado, they were (seemingly at first) just two… Read More →

Monumental Savings For Presidents’ Day Weekend When You Book Now


Who’s counting down the days ’til the long, 3-day weekend? We know we are. And we honestly can’t think of a better way to spend your extra day off than heading up to the mountains for a patriotic weekend on… Read More →

7 of the World’s Highest Ski Bars


For several of the world’s greatest skiers, there was an unwritten challenge (until quite recently) to ski from the world’s 7 highest peaks. It was an achievement that was finally completed in October 2006. American female freeskier, Kit Deslauriers, became the… Read More →