Local Ski Resort Back In The Hands Of Original Owner

Local Ski Resort Back In The Hands Of Original Owner

At a time when big resorts are eating up small ones like blue whales dining on krill, contrarian Vermont has a different tale to tell. The story starts more than 50 years ago, back in 1966. When the state of… Read More →

Crunching the Numbers: Save Big in the Northeast With The Mountain Collective

Crunching the Numbers: Save Big in the Northeast With The Mountain Collective

The 2017-18 Mountain Collective pass features 16 ski destinations spread across North America and even down to Australia and New Zealand. For residents of the Northeast, the pass can easily more than “pay for itself” with just one regional trip… Read More →

6 Ski Areas Where The Season Is STILL Going Strong

6 Ski Areas Where The Season Is STILL Going Strong

Don’t hang up those skis just yet! Despite it being mid-April, winter at these ski resorts isn’t showing any signs of stopping. 1. Mammoth Mountain, CA See Mammoth lift tickets. We’ve officially broken 600″ total season snowfall at Main Lodge… Read More →

North America’s Biggest Vert & First Year-Round Resort Opens Winter 2018

North America’s Biggest Vert  & First Year-Round Resort Opens Winter 2018

UPDATE: Valemount’s target opening date is December 2018, not 2017 as a previous version stated. The announcement of a new resort is news, but when it promises to offer the biggest vertical drop in North America, that’s mega-news. This mega-news… Read More →

4 Steps To Overcoming Your End Of Ski Season Blues

4 Steps To Overcoming Your End Of Ski Season Blues

Editor’s Note: This post was originally published on April 24, 2014 Most people greet the coming of spring with enthusiasm and joy. “OMG. Summer’s coming!” Shouts the floppy-hat girl in flip-flops. Soon masses of misguided warm-weather lovers will begin prancing around… Read More →

6 Great American Ski Bars You Need To Visit At Least Once

6 Great American Ski Bars You Need To Visit At Least Once

Most of us have a bucket list of ski resorts we’d like to visit one day, but what about ski resort bars? All resorts have bars, but some have become establishments themselves after decades of operation. These iconic ski bars… Read More →

Aspen SkiCo & KSL Buy Mammoth Resorts Following Intrawest Deal

by / Ski & Snowboard, The Industry
Aspen SkiCo & KSL Buy Mammoth Resorts Following Intrawest Deal

The joint alliance of Aspen Skiing Company (A.K.A. SkiCO) and KSL Capital Partners have literally changed the landscape of the ski industry in just a few days. This new (not yet named) alliance announced Wednesday morning that they will be… Read More →

Crunching the Numbers: Save Big in Canada With The Mountain Collective

Crunching the Numbers: Save Big in Canada With The Mountain Collective

The 2017-18 Mountain Collective pass features 16 ski destinations spread across North America and even down to Australia and New Zealand. The diversity of far-flung destinations may be the initial alluring feature, but geographic focus can be a key to… Read More →

Closing Weekend – Ski These Resorts Before The Ski Season Ends

by / Ski, Ski & Snowboard, Snowboard
Closing Weekend – Ski These Resorts Before The Ski Season Ends

Get your snow fix one last time before the 2017-18 ski season ends! Below is a list of resorts closing within the next few weeks. (Dates are subject to weather and snow conditions, so always check your mountain’s website before… Read More →

Aspen Skiing Co. & KSL Capital Partners Buy Intrawest for $1.5 Billion

Aspen Skiing Co. & KSL Capital Partners Buy Intrawest for $1.5 Billion

Aspen Skiing Company, owner of Aspen’s four mountains, teamed up with KSL Capital Partners, owner of Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows, to acquire Intrawest Resorts Holdings for about $1.5 billion, including debt. A new entity owned by both partners is offering… Read More →