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2017’s Top 10 Biggest Ski Areas In North America

2017’s Top 10 Biggest Ski Areas In North America

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 Re-reading it recently, I was surprised just how quickly the list had got out-of-date—it seems the biggest ski areas in America keep getting… Read More →

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 →

5 Super Bowls You Can Ski Before The Big Game

5 Super Bowls You Can Ski Before The Big Game

by Kristen Lummis

Welcome to the week of the big game! While the eyes of the sporting world are on the championship showdown between the Atlanta Falcons and the New England Patriots, our eyes are on bowls of a different kind: ski bowls…. Read More →

Vail Resorts, Whistler Blackcomb & the Mountain Collective Make Summer Ski News

Vail Resorts, Whistler Blackcomb & the Mountain Collective Make Summer Ski News

by Eric Wagnon

The dog days of August are usually pretty slow for ski news. The past week was a big exception. On Monday, Vail Resorts announced that the company was buying Whistler Blackcomb in British Columbia for around $1 billion in U.S…. Read More →

Top 10 Largest Ski Resorts In North America

Top 10 Largest Ski Resorts In North America

by Patrick Thorne

Ski resort size has always been a big issue for resort marketing. The bigger the ski resort the more we can ski, right? Some people are happy to ski the same runs over and over, believing small is beautiful. But if you’re one… Read More →

White Wedding Ideas: 7 Ways To Tie The Knot On The Slopes

White Wedding Ideas: 7 Ways To Tie The Knot On The Slopes

by Patrick Thorne

Forget the beach! If you’re a skier or snowboarder, there’s no better place to tie the knot than on the slopes—and it’s no surprise that weddings in ski areas are growing in popularity. The ski areas themselves are getting more… Read More →

Skiing With The Rich & The Famous: Celebrity Sightings On The Slopes

Skiing With The Rich & The Famous: Celebrity Sightings On The Slopes

by Patrick Thorne

If you ever become rich and famous, there are certain rules in life you must adhere to—it’s not all diamonds and champagne sadly. You must, for example, buy an expensive car, probably a beach house, and maybe a private jet…. Read More →

The Season In Review: Top 10 Ski News Stories of 2014-15

The Season In Review: Top 10 Ski News Stories of 2014-15

by Eric Wagnon

The winter of 2014-15 brought a season of change to the skiing and snowboarding world. More accurately, much of the news involved ownership shifts and agreements that would signal changes for the seasons to come. In other words, many of… Read More →

Colorado Welcomes You to the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships

Colorado Welcomes You to the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships

by Kristen Lummis

Here in the Centennial State, we love World Cup racing. Every year, Colorado hosts the only World Cup races in the U.S., usually at Aspen for the women, and Beaver Creek for the men. And this winter, it gets even… Read More →

What’s New At Ski Resorts For 2014-15?

What’s New At Ski Resorts For 2014-15?

by Dave Belin

While you’ve been mountain biking, enjoying the beach, or traveling this summer, your favorite ski area has been busy making improvements for the upcoming 2014-15 season. The summer is a critical time for construction projects that would either be too… Read More →