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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 →

6 of the U.S.’s Last Great Ski Towns

6 of the U.S.’s Last Great Ski Towns

by Katie Coakley

Let’s face it: things change. You get older, technology races full speed ahead and you can no longer get a tank of gas for less than a dollar. The ski industry has changed, too. From high-speed six-person chairlifts to apps… Read More →

12 Rocking Ski Town Music Fests

12 Rocking Ski Town Music Fests

by Troy Hawks

One of the best stage effects ever is to put the mic and drum kit in front of a sweeping mountainous view. There’s something about tall peaks and alpine air that lifts the outdoor music experience “a little bit higher… 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 →

Don’t Forget Fido: North America’s Most Dog-Friendly Ski Towns

Don’t Forget Fido: North America’s Most Dog-Friendly Ski Towns

by Katie Coakley

Planning a ski trip is an exciting process. Where will you go? How long can you stay? How many vertical feet will you rack up? Where will you stay? But: what about Fido?  He’s currently making the “sad puppy-dog face”… 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 →

Tune In, Chill Out: The Soundtrack to My Favorite Mountain Towns

Tune In, Chill Out: The Soundtrack to My Favorite Mountain Towns

by Lisa Richardson

Music goes with mountains like singing nuns go with surly widows. Like gin goes with tonic, beer with patios, and ice cream with sticky fingers. It’s a sweet, but simple, Summer equation when the days get long, the grass gets… Read More →

Copper Mountain Resort Guide

Copper Mountain Resort Guide

by Red Rainey

Copper Mountain’s entire ethos is about having maximum amount of fun possible while you’re on their turf. They’ve got a world-class gem of a mountain, cutting edge off-snow facilities and a super-friendly vibe from the ground up. Be sure to… Read More →

6 Things You Didn’t Know About Oregon Ski Resorts

6 Things You Didn’t Know About Oregon Ski Resorts

by Eric Wagnon

Portland, Ore., is an underrated urban gateway to skiing and snowboarding. This area deserves attention in light of its snow-capped, 11,240-foot dormant volcano on its horizon. About 60 miles from downtown Portland, Mount Hood has more than 4,500 skiable acres… Read More →

Killington Ski Resort Guide

Killington Ski Resort Guide

by Gina Bégin

Description With greater snowfall than some Rocky Mountain resorts and a vertical drop that incites envy, you’d be well advised to take this Vermont ski area seriously. Nicknamed “The Beast of the East,” the mountain has all the east-coast ski… Read More →