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

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

by liftopia

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 →

The Biggest Ski Areas In North America Right Now

The Biggest Ski Areas In North America Right Now

by Patrick Thorne

A few years ago, I put together a list of the biggest ski areas in North America. Re-reading it recently, I was surprised just how quickly the list had got out-of-date—it seems the biggest ski areas in America keep getting… Read More →

Meet The Cutest Rescuers On Ski Patrol: Our Favorite Avy Dogs Of 2016-17

Meet The Cutest Rescuers On Ski Patrol: Our Favorite Avy Dogs Of 2016-17

by Alyssa Erickson

Add a large portion of snow, an equal amount of mountains and a dash of our favorite avalanche rescue dogs, and we found the perfect ingredients for a smile! Everyone loves these four legged and furry friends that keep us… Read More →

Vermont’s Stowe To Be Bought By Vail Resorts For $50 Million

Vermont’s Stowe To Be Bought By Vail Resorts For $50 Million

by liftopia

Colorado-based Vail Resorts announced today that it entered an agreement to acquire Vermont’s Stowe Mountain Resort from the Mount Mansfield Company for $50 million. The deal has Vail Resorts acquiring all of the assets related to the mountain operations at… Read More →

Win Prizes: January Is Learn To Ski & Snowboard Month!

Win Prizes: January Is Learn To Ski & Snowboard Month!

by liftopia

January is Learn To Ski & Snowboard month! To encourage more people to try skiing or boarding, resorts across the US are offering special programs and discounted rates to any first timers wanting to give it a go. If you, yourself, are… Read More →

Last minute lift tickets now available on Liftopia.com!

Last minute lift tickets now available on Liftopia.com!

by liftopia

Over the last 10 years, Liftopia has helped customers find great prices for lift tickets in exchange for committing to ski dates in advance. Because many customers have told us that they would also love access to lift tickets last… Read More →

8 Tips To Avoid Crowds During the Holidays

8 Tips To Avoid Crowds During the Holidays

by Katie Coakley

Editor’s Note: This post was originally published on December 13, 2015 and has been updated for freshness, accuracy, and comprehensiveness. There are few experiences as magical as spending the holidays at a ski resort—fresh snow blanketing the ground, family and friends… Read More →

What Was It Like To Go Skiing 50 Years Ago?

What Was It Like To Go Skiing 50 Years Ago?

by Rose Marie Cleese

Hey, you young’uns (i.e., skiers and boarders under 50), if you were to be plopped down in the middle of a ski slope in 1966, you’d find yourself in a strange and unfamiliar land—from the snow to the skiing techniques… Read More →

What are the NEWEST ski areas in the U.S.?

What are the NEWEST ski areas in the U.S.?

by Eric Wagnon

Brand-new ski areas became a rarity after about 1980. However, a few terrain-park only facilities have been popping up recent years such as the Liberty Snowflex Centre in Virginia that has an artificial surface rather than snow. That leaves just… Read More →

10 Things You Should Know Before Moving To A Ski Town

10 Things You Should Know Before Moving To A Ski Town

by Katie Coakley

In the summer of 2002, I needed a change. I was working in a big city in a job that I loved but made me cry almost daily. I wanted something different, something completely unlike what I was doing. So… Read More →