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More of North America’s Favorite Skiing: Trees & Powder Edition

by Kristen Lummis

Trees and powder: they go together. And while you don’t need glades to enjoy powder skiing, one of the charms of ducking into the trees is scoring deep, soft snow, days after the last storm. We recently published two posts,… Read More →

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Turn Back the Clock: Vintage Ski Maps

by Katie Coakley

The history of skiing is a very, very long one, dating back to the last Ice Age during the Paleolithic period. Don’t believe me? Cave drawings have been found suggesting that man used skis. More proof? The oldest ski artifacts,… Read More →

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6 Ski Destinations Where Winter Is ‘Off-Season’ & Lodging Is Cheaper

by Eric Wagnon

“Ski-in, ski-out” lodging offers convenience that generally comes at healthy price tag. Even for lodging options farther from the lifts, the winter season demands the highest lodging rates in most ski towns. However, for a few towns and regions with… Read More →

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The 2016-2017 Mountain Collective Pass Is Here!

by Steph Wells

Dreaming of a Southern Hemisphere ski trip? Make 2016 the year it happens! Last year, the Mountain Collective expanded its impressive stable of resorts to include Stowe, Sun Valley, Taos, and Australia’s own Thredbo. This year, the pass is adding Ski New… Read More →

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Don’t Forget These Things When Skiing Internationally

by Sarah Woods

From cultural cues, health insurance to lift line etiquette, there’s a few things to know before you hit the slopes internationally. 1. Carry-on Your Ski Boots Let’s get this one out of the way – it’s essential your ski boots… Read More →

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New Hampshire’s 6 Best Ski Runs for Showing Off

by Alex McIntire

We’ve all heard it from our buddies, “Well I skied this trail and it’s the steepest in New England” or, “I skied such and such and it’s the hardest in Utah.” That’s great. I’m proud of you, really. But, let’s… Read More →

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6 Reasons To Ski Stunning Switzerland

by Patrick Thorne

1. Scenery Where is the most stunning scenery from the slopes? Opinion is, of course, divided. For one thing, beauty is in the eye of the beholder and, for another, it’s hard to make generalizations. But, for well-travelled skiers, a… Read More →

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Photos: Winter Makes a Comeback in The East

by RoseAnne Moises

It’s true—The East Coast had a freakishly warm start to the ski season. Over these past few months, while the West was celebrating storm after storm, East Coasters spent Christmas vacation in shorts. The tables, however, have now turned. And… Read More →

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Why Taking a Solo Ski Vacation is the Best Thing You Can Do

by Sarah Woods

I’ve been a student of this beautiful life and, over the last few years, many of the lessons I’ve learned have been through solo travel. Whether I was exploring the Rockies or Coast Mountains in Canada, The Alpujarra on the south… Read More →

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Ski Stats: The Longest Vertical Drops in the Universe

by Patrick Thorne

Generally speaking, the bigger a ski resort’s vertical, the longer the runs that you can ski from the top. For those that love the feeling of skiing or riding for as long as possible, we’ve rounded up the longest vertical… Read More →