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Types of Alpine Skis: Building Your Quiver

Types of Alpine Skis: Building Your Quiver

by Eric Wagnon

Types of alpine skis range from “all-mountain” models to specialized varieties designed for very specific conditions. Skis’ basic features differentiate the various types: Camber is the slight upward rise in the middle of an unweighted ski when viewed from the… Read More →

Ski Dads: 4 Tips For Skiing With Little Ones

Ski Dads: 4 Tips For Skiing With Little Ones

by Dave Belin

A couple of winters ago, when my sons were 4 and 6, I took them skiing at a big mountain where we hadn’t skied before. My wife was out of town so it was just the three of us. We… Read More →

Plan Your Ski Holiday: North American Ski Resorts At A Glance

Plan Your Ski Holiday: North American Ski Resorts At A Glance

by RoseAnne Moises

“What are you doing over your Winter break?”  This is a question frequently being asked by both family members and friends, despite winter break being several weeks away. However, as I’ve learned from past experiences, the holiday season is the… Read More →

Get Ready for the Slopes: A Sample Pre-Ski Season Workout

Get Ready for the Slopes: A Sample Pre-Ski Season Workout

by Katie Levy

It’s that time of year again. We’re just over a month away from the official start of what those of us with a passion for playing in the snow might consider the most wonderful of all four seasons. If you’re hoping to… Read More →

Top 10 New Skis For The 2015 Season

Top 10 New Skis For The 2015 Season

by Jason Whitehouse

Whether you’re in the market for new skis or just looking to keep with up the newest technologies, the 2014-15 season brings with it some of the most innovative gear yet! We’ve put together this list of our top picks… Read More →

A Beginner’s Guide to Adaptive Skiing

A Beginner’s Guide to Adaptive Skiing

by Heather Balogh

Ralph Green lost his left leg at the hip as a result of a random street shooting in Brooklyn. He was only 15 when he was gunned down. Vasu Sojitra was merely 9 months old when he was diagnosed with… Read More →

Get Better Every Time: Tips On Progressing On The Slopes

Get Better Every Time: Tips On Progressing On The Slopes

by David Sandel

The title of this post is pretty incredulous, isn’t it? How in the world can someone expect to get better at something every single time they do it? Skiing and snowboarding is so hugely complex, how can you possibly measure… Read More →

6 Tips For Planning Your Next Adventure Trip

6 Tips For Planning Your Next Adventure Trip

by Erika Wiggins

Cold, wet, hungry, and in the middle of nowhere… I was happy for a plan. We’d just climbed out of a slot canyon in the Kingdom of Jordan. Luckily, beds and hot meals were waiting for us at Rummana Camp…. Read More →

Copper Mountain Resort Guide

Copper Mountain Resort Guide

by Red Rainey

Copper Mountain’s entire ethos is about having maximum amount of fun possible while you’re on their turf. They’ve got a world-class gem of a mountain, cutting edge off-snow facilities and a super-friendly vibe from the ground up. Be sure to… Read More →

Killington Ski Resort Guide

Killington Ski Resort Guide

by Gina Bégin

Description With greater snowfall than some Rocky Mountain resorts and a vertical drop that incites envy, you’d be well advised to take this Vermont ski area seriously. Nicknamed “The Beast of the East,” the mountain has all the east-coast ski… Read More →