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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 →

4 Ways To Explore Like a Free Spirit This Summer

4 Ways To Explore Like a Free Spirit This Summer

by Sarah Woods

Travelling as the free spirit that I am has afforded me wonderful experiences – both in mountains and in cities. From meeting a handsome mountain man un-expectedly (he was riding a horse, I might add), to an impromptu afternoon pub… Read More →

Top 7 Jobs For The Modern Day Ski Bum

Top 7 Jobs For The Modern Day Ski Bum

by Heather Balogh

The era of the all-play-and-no-work ski bum has passed. Life is too darn expensive, and everyone needs to make some cash. That said, it is still possible to surround yourself with your favorite sport {ahem! skiing!} while still earning enough… Read More →

North America’s Favorite Resorts for Tree Skiing

North America’s Favorite Resorts for Tree Skiing

by Kristen Lummis

For many skiers and snowboarders, skiing the trees is the holy grail of winter fun. When you duck into a glade, you’re one step closer to skiing’s backcountry roots. You leave behind the noise and commotion of the larger resort… Read More →

4 Non-Profit Ski Areas in the U.S.

4 Non-Profit Ski Areas in the U.S.

by Dave Belin

Operating a ski area is a very tough business – fickle weather, high capital costs, energy and water expenses for snowmaking, and competition for customers are just a few of the challenges ski areas face in order to turn a… Read More →

Malts in the Mountains: 10 Ski Town Breweries

Malts in the Mountains: 10 Ski Town Breweries

by Katie Coakley

Some things in life just go together—Peas and carrots. Hipsters and moustache wax. Mountains and beer. Whether you’ve just summited a peak or raced down one with your proverbial hair on fire, there’s nothing quite like a cold one when… 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 →

Pimp Your Adventure Van: How To Choose Your Ride

Pimp Your Adventure Van: How To Choose Your Ride

by David Sandel

I have bad news. It’s something we all know, but it’s something none of us want to face. Winter is over. (Well, for the vast majority of us.) And now I have good news. You can F I N A… Read More →

Winter Park Resort Guide

Winter Park Resort Guide

by Heather Balogh

Tucked away from the chaos of the I-70 corridor, Winter Park Resort is a favorite of locals and tourists alike. With small-town charm and old school character to remind us of ski days past, Winter Park/Mary Jane is a hidden… Read More →

Ski Bums Pick: North America’s 10 Most Livable Ski Towns Year-Round

Ski Bums Pick: North America’s 10 Most Livable Ski Towns Year-Round

by Gina Bégin

Is this you? You have moments when you study the calendar in front of your office desk and question what you did with all those days gone by. Your body feels sluggish and you think your back might be permanently… Read More →