Beginner’s Guide To Downhill Mountain Biking

by / Cycle, liftopia, Outdoors, Summer
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Editor’s Note: This summer, lift-served mountain bike lift tickets and packages from resorts across North America will be available on Liftopia.com for the first time. Check out our FAQs to learn more about lift-served mountain biking, how it works and where… Read More →

10 Reasons Why You Should Give Downhill Mountain Biking A Try

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Editor’s Note: This summer, lift-served mountain bike lift tickets and packages from resorts across North America will be available on Liftopia.com for the first time. Check out our FAQs to learn more about lift-served mountain biking, how it works and… Read More →

9 New Ski Lifts To Be Installed For 2016-17

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When the snow has melted and the ground has thawed, ski resorts turn their attention to construction. For skiers and boarders, the most anticipated projects are new ski lifts that mean faster and sometimes more terrain access. Here is a… Read More →

Crack Open a Cold One: 10 Best Canned Beers for Camping

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There are a few truths about camping that we hold self-evident: Lighter is better. Pack in it, pack it out. Avoid poison ivy. Bear bells are useless. However, some things are more of a personal choice, such as how much… Read More →

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

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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 →

Introduction To Backpacking & Camping With Kids

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Circumnavigating the Mont Blanc Massif via the Haute Route. Havasupai. Cirque of the Towers. The Sawtooth Mountains in Idaho. We dream of taking our kids to these places, not when they are teenagers or young adults. But now, when they… Read More →

Meet Homer, Horseshoe Resort’s Four-Legged Hero

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*As told by Bob B., Horseshoe Ski Patroller. Homer has a very interesting story. He is a purebred English Springer Spaniel and became part of the Horseshoe Resort patrol team about two years ago. His story goes as follows… His first… Read More →

5 Lessons We Learned As a Family On The Slopes This Season

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My son stumbled out of his bedroom. Always the earliest riser, he was all dressed to ski. But we hadn’t eaten breakfast. And his sisters were still asleep. Outside the sun shone brightly—the high that day was 69 degrees. We… Read More →

Your End of Ski Season Checklist

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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

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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 →