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Liftopia’s coverage of the outdoors refers to activities & events associated with being in nature and wilderness. This also includes destinations, parks, states, and places where people can engage with sports and activities associated with being outside.

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10 Summer Mountain Collective Pass Perks You Didn’t Know Existed

10 Summer Mountain Collective Pass Perks You Didn’t Know Existed

by liftopia

We all know that the Mountain Collective pass is an amazing deal for skiers and snowboarders in winter time. The current price of $469 unlocks 2 days of skiing and riding at each of 16 world-class destinations, plus unlimited 50%… Read More →

7 Scenic Mountain Coasters That Will Take Your Breath Away

7 Scenic Mountain Coasters That Will Take Your Breath Away

by Katie Coakley

During the winter, going downhill at a ski resort is the focus — usually at accelerated speeds. Now, it’s possible to speed down the mountain during the summer, too. Though they’ve been popular in European mountain towns for more than… Read More →

7 Best Mountain Biking Trails At Mountain Creek Bike Park, NJ

7 Best Mountain Biking Trails At Mountain Creek Bike Park, NJ

by Kristen Lummis

Editor’s Note: This post was originally published on Aug 23, 2016 and has been updated for freshness, accuracy, and comprehensiveness. The Mountain Creek Bike Park is a popular mid-Atlantic destination for downhill and mountain bikers alike. Voted the best bike park… Read More →

4 Outdoor Adventures You Need To Try This Summer At Mountain Creek

4 Outdoor Adventures You Need To Try This Summer At Mountain Creek

by liftopia

It’s summer vacation, the sun is out, and you’re dying to get outdoors… Look no further. From its acclaimed bike park to its thrilling water park, there’s no shortage of activities at Mountain Creek. Here are four of our top… Read More →

10 Dogs That Had More Fun Than You At Squaw Valley Last Weekend

10 Dogs That Had More Fun Than You At Squaw Valley Last Weekend

by Kris Kendall

Last weekend was the 8th annual Peaks and Paws festival at Squaw Valley. Four legged friends and their owners were invited into the Village at Squaw Valley for music, food, drink, and pet-themed activities such as the Splash Dogs dock… Read More →

Liftopia is “Still In”, Committed to Acting On Climate

Liftopia is “Still In”, Committed to Acting On Climate

by liftopia

Liftopia has joined over 1,000 US cities, states, and businesses committed to stepping up and forging ahead on climate action.  In an open letter to the international community, signatories have collectively declared “We Are Still In,” vowing to continue to… Read More →

6 Surreal Destinations For Summer Skiing In Europe

6 Surreal Destinations For Summer Skiing In Europe

by Patrick Thorne

If you’ve always wanted to ski in Europe but never quite got round to it during the ski season, the good news is that a number of European ski areas stay open right through spring. In fact, a few of… Read More →

Winter Storm Niko Will Bring Powder Back To The East

Winter Storm Niko Will Bring Powder Back To The East

by RoseAnne Moises

East coast, keep on with your snow dances… As we head into the weekend, the National Weather Service has issued winter storm warnings all over the east, expecting to bring powder to the mid-Atlantic and southern New England. How much snow… Read More →

7 Ways To Avoid Injury On The Slopes

7 Ways To Avoid Injury On The Slopes

by Mark Crone

As a ski patroller, I see my share of injuries. And there is a simple common thread – not being prepared and/or not skiing smart. Here are a few tips to avoid injury on the slopes. 1. Work out before… Read More →

Prepping For The Slopes: Cardio, Balance & Strength Exercises For Senior Skiers

Prepping For The Slopes: Cardio, Balance & Strength Exercises For Senior Skiers

by Rose Marie Cleese

Attention, skiers of a certain age. Remember when prepping for ski season consisted of reaching up to put your skis on the ski rack and bending over to buckle up your boots? Hate to tell you but once you hit… Read More →