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3 Reasons Why Night Skiing Is Worth It

3 Reasons Why Night Skiing Is Worth It

by Mark Crone

I’m a big fan of night skiing and have been for a long time. When I was a kid, living north of Toronto, I was a member at a little ski hill called “Uplands” (which still exists). A couple of… Read More →

Buried In Snow: 5 Resorts Blessed With A Blockbuster Season

Buried In Snow: 5 Resorts Blessed With A Blockbuster Season

by Open Snow

This article was originally posted on OpenSnow.com by Sam Collentine. This season’s snowpack across some parts of the US can be described in one word: Healthy. This is due to an unstoppable train of storms that picked up steam in… Read More →

8 Best Road Trips For Skiers & Snowboarders In North America

8 Best Road Trips For Skiers & Snowboarders In North America

by Katie Coakley

Put in those vacation days, strap your skis and snowboard onto the roof of your car, pack your bags and plenty of road snacks, and get ready to cram in as many vertical feet of pure joy as you can…. Read More →

UPDATE: Jackson Hole Re-Opens Today With All Lifts Running

UPDATE: Jackson Hole Re-Opens Today With All Lifts Running

by liftopia

In case you missed it, a massive storm cycle hit Jackson Hole last week. The good news? The storm dropped +30 inches of snow in the just 48 hours. The bad news? More than a dozen high tension power poles along highway 390 south… Read More →

More Deep Snow In The West – Ski It While You Can!

More Deep Snow In The West – Ski It While You Can!

by liftopia

West coasters, grab your gear and head for the slopes this weekend! January has been bountiful, to say the least, for several states on the west including California, Colorado and Wyoming. According to meteorologists at OpenSnow, “The western US will see one… Read More →

How Old Is “Too Old” To Start Skiing Or Snowboarding?

How Old Is “Too Old” To Start Skiing Or Snowboarding?

by Rose Marie Cleese

What’s the cut-off age for starting to ski or snowboard? The answer is simple: you can take up—and keep—skiing or boarding at any age! You can never be too “over the hill.” It’s unanimous. Just as health experts have been… Read More →

Riding & Skiing Etiquette: Terrain Parks

Riding & Skiing Etiquette: Terrain Parks

by Kristen Lummis

To stay safe in a terrain park, you have to ride SMART. At least that is what the National Ski Areas Association promotes with their SMART Style initiative. A five-letter acronym, SMART stands for • Start small — Work your… Read More →

8 Reasons to Hit the Slopes Before the Big Game

8 Reasons to Hit the Slopes Before the Big Game

by RoseAnne Moises

Tailgating. Prepping finger foods. House parties…The NFL’s biggest event is filled with tons of traditions. Why not make skiing or riding one of them? Here are 8 reasons why you should hit the slopes on February 5. 1. The game doesn’t start… Read More →

Powder Alert: February Storms Will Bring Snow To Northeast & Northwest

Powder Alert: February Storms Will Bring Snow To Northeast & Northwest

by Eric Wagnon

The West will remember January fondly, but the flip of the calendar means it is now the East’s turn to join the party. Most of the East felt the effects of a “January thaw”— a brief warm-weather phenomenon that sometimes… Read More →

5 Super Bowls You Can Ski Before The Big Game

5 Super Bowls You Can Ski Before The Big Game

by Kristen Lummis

Welcome to the week of the big game! While the eyes of the sporting world are on the championship showdown between the Atlanta Falcons and the New England Patriots, our eyes are on bowls of a different kind: ski bowls…. Read More →