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The Season In Review: Top 10 Ski News Stories of 2014-15

by Eric Wagnon

The winter of 2014-15 brought a season of change to the skiing and snowboarding world. More accurately, much of the news involved ownership shifts and agreements that would signal changes for the seasons to come. In other words, many of… Read More →

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Show Me The Numbers: How Eco-Friendly Are Ski Areas?

by Troy Hawks

How eco-friendly are North American ski areas? Let me count the ways. In fact, recycling and swapping out light bulbs, while still very important, have almost become somewhat passé steps toward sustainability at ski areas. Nowadays you’ll find everything from… Read More →

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The Barkley Marathons: The Toughest & Most Bizarre Race on the Planet?

by Heather Balogh

Imagine a race with a total distance so long that it is referred to as “marathons” rather than a “marathon.” A race with 59,000+ feet of elevation gain. A race that has been in existence for 30 years but only… Read More →

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Late Spring & Summer Skiing: Where To Get Your Snow Fix

by Patrick Thorne

With the majority of the world’s ski areas now closed (or just about to), it’s tempting to call it a day and succumb to summer activities like hiking and biking. But die-hard snowsports fans know that’s not necessarily true, and… Read More →

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#ItsAllYours Promotes Winter & Summer Fun on the National Forests

by Kristen Lummis

In March 1915, just over 100 years ago, President Woodrow Wilson signed an act that would eventually shape how and where we ski in the United States. Known as the Term Occupancy Act, or the Occupancy Permits Act of 1915,… Read More →

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Q&A with Andy Wirth: Base-To-Base Gondola To Connect Squaw Valley & Alpine Meadows

by Eric Wagnon

The corporate owner of Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows resorts announced an agreement today with private landowner Troy Caldwell that will likely connect the two California ski areas. Pending local government and U.S. Forest Service approval, Squaw Valley Ski Holdings plans to build a… Read More →

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Announcing Liftopia’s #PlayHookyGoSki Photo Contest Winners!

by RoseAnne Moises

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 →

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

by Troy Hawks

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 →

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

by Dave Belin

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 →

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Ticket to Ride: 7 Ways To Travel By Ski Train

by Katie Coakley

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 →