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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 →

Work Hard, Shred Harder: Co-Working Spaces in Ski Towns

Work Hard, Shred Harder: Co-Working Spaces in Ski Towns

by Troy Hawks

Midweek powder days pose some of life’s most arduous dilemmas: Should I go, or should I stay? Should I work, or should I play? Thanks to an emergence of ski town co-working spaces, you get the best of both worlds:… Read More →

7 Natural Signs of Snow

7 Natural Signs of Snow

by Patrick Thorne

It’s perfectly normal to feel a bit anxious at this time of the year. Will Mother Nature be bountiful when it comes to the white stuff? Will Jack Frost ensure it’s cold enough for the snow cannons to fire up… Read More →

Best Fall Beers You Need To Try

Best Fall Beers You Need To Try

by Katie Coakley

Summer is officially over, according to the calendar. However, the real end of summer is marked not by a set date, but a series of events that herald the coming of autumn (and, with it, winter) much more accurately than… Read More →

Where Did All The Ski Bums Go? 4 Ways Ski Bums Spend Summer

Where Did All The Ski Bums Go? 4 Ways Ski Bums Spend Summer

by Gina Bégin

Heat waves heralding the start of summer melt the ski bums off the hill, giving a ghost town feel to the mountain towns they once overran. Their evaporation from the slopes and bars, laundromats and libraries (for free wifi, of… Read More →

How to Live the Outdoor Life — Indefinitely

How to Live the Outdoor Life — Indefinitely

by Gina Bégin

You’re such a bum. Take it as a compliment: You want to ski, board, climb, kayak, mountain bike, and hike your way through life. You won’t find a judgmental face here; the Liftopia crowd understands where you’re coming from. Heck,… Read More →

10 Spring Beers for Springtime Sippin’

10 Spring Beers for Springtime Sippin’

by Katie Coakley

Ahhh, Spring. It’s a season of sunshine, blooming flowers and long, leisurely deck sessions after a hike, bike, paddle or stroll. After all, you deserve it after a Winter of polar vortexes. Unless you live in the mountains, that is…. Read More →

Top Ten Après Ski Spots for Spring

Top Ten Après Ski Spots for Spring

by Katie Coakley

There’s something about Spring skiing that indicates that all is right in the world. Is it the epic snow that invariably falls when the resorts are contemplating closing? Is it the warmer weather that makes skiing shirtless a distinct possibility?… Read More →

Jackson Hole Ski Resort Guide

Jackson Hole Ski Resort Guide

by Red Rainey

Description Imagine a steep skiing paradise with enough technical terrain to satisfy even the hungriest of powder hounds. Place it just far enough out of reach so you’ll never have to deal with crowds, add a few good generations of… Read More →

What’s Changed In The World’s Ski Industry Over the Past 30 Years?

What’s Changed In The World’s Ski Industry Over the Past 30 Years?

by Patrick Thorne

I’m not really sure how it happened, but somehow I’ve had a blessed life so far.  I met a beautiful girl at college and while we were young and foolish, we made (against our parents’ advice) what turned out to… Read More →