Announcing Liftopia’s #PlayHookyGoSki Photo Contest Winners!

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In honor of last month’s 4th Annual National Play Hooky and Ski Week, we asked you to share the best photos of you ditching your weekday grind to head to the mountains. And, man, did you guys blow us away!… Read More →

9 Ski Resort Bloody Marys To Try

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Ah, the Bloody Mary: that spicy, savory, tomato juice-based, vodka-laced drink that is enjoyed with such relish (literal and figurative relish) during brunch, on a ski break or as a hangover remedy. Few “classic” cocktails have as colorful past as… Read More →

Secretos Develados: 10 Skier Tips on Spain’s Biggest Secret Stash

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When you arrive at this place it feels like you’ve been let in on a secret. You’re a hobbit holding a key, and a single ray of sunshine reveals the hidden door. Behind it lies a Utopian-esque snow globe packed… Read More →

VIDEO: A Day On The Slopes With Liftopia

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What do you love about skiing or riding? Aside from plowing through fresh powder and speeding down the steeps, here at Liftopia, our favorite things about being on the mountain are the moments you spend with your friends and family. Laughing,… Read More →

3 Weatherproof Ways To Enjoy Whistler Blackcomb

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I was stoked. Just coming off a sunny trip to Chile, I was jumping back to winter with a day of skiing at one of my favorite places, Whistler Blackcomb. It had been six months since I had last set… Read More →

Spring is King: 5 Ski Resorts To Keep Your Season Going

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The calendar has turned to April, but that doesn’t mean it’s time to hang up the board(s) quite yet. The days are longer, the temps are warmer, and the vibes are changing to be all about concerts, parties, festivals, and… Read More →

Pond Skimming: When, Where & How To Do It

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Is it a bird? Is it a plane? Is it some guy dressed (very badly) as Superman? Well, it could in fact be any of these (or one of a myriad of other weird costumes) as pond skimming season is… Read More →

5 More Common Myths About Skiing

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Whether it’s with friends or sharing with strangers, chairlift rides give skiers plenty of time to chat. Some of the comments you’ll hear may be helpful like where the good snow is that afternoon. Other times, you may hear some… Read More →

Ticket to Ride: 7 Ways To Travel By Ski Train

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On the weekend of March 14 – 15, the Winter Park Ski Train departed from Union Station in Denver with its cars full of excited skiers and snowboarders. It was a blast from the past—six years past, as a matter… Read More →

Ski Quebec: 11 Hot Tips For Crushing La Belle Province

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The name Québec comes from the Algonquin word kébec, meaning “where the river narrows.” From the top of La Massif and Mont Sainte Anne, it looks like you could ski right into the St. Lawrence River. It’s one of the most… Read More →