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Crunching the Numbers: Save Big in Canada With The Mountain Collective

Crunching the Numbers: Save Big in Canada With The Mountain Collective

by Eric Wagnon

The 2017-18 Mountain Collective pass features 16 ski destinations spread across North America and even down to Australia and New Zealand. The diversity of far-flung destinations may be the initial alluring feature, but geographic focus can be a key to… Read More →

PHOTO RECAP: Up to 12″ At Northwest & New England Ski Resorts

PHOTO RECAP: Up to 12″ At Northwest & New England Ski Resorts

by RoseAnne Moises

No tricks, all treats for these ski resorts. This past Halloween weekend, Mother Nature served up a bowl full of the white stuff to several Northwest and New England ski resorts. Huge pre-season storms have already dumped on places like… Read More →

North America’s Favorite Resorts for Powder Skiing & Riding

North America’s Favorite Resorts for Powder Skiing & Riding

by Kristen Lummis

Powder. You either love or you hate it. And while I can’t say I understand the haters, I do commiserate with those who spend the winter tracking storms, cancelling work, jettisoning class and driving overnight to score fresh snow. According… Read More →

Epic Winter Storm Will Bring FEET Of Snow To The West

Epic Winter Storm Will Bring FEET Of Snow To The West

by RoseAnne Moises

This week, NOAA is forecasting what they are calling the “strongest storm of the season” — a jet stream-powered storm predicted to dump several feet of snow in the mountains of British Columbia to California. Other forecasters are predicting “multiple… Read More →

10 Things You Might Not Know About Whistler Blackcomb

10 Things You Might Not Know About Whistler Blackcomb

by liftopia

Editor’s Note: This post was written by Ian Jenkins, General Manager, Sales at Whistler Blackcomb. Whistler Blackcomb is looking forward to the 2015-2016 winter season for many reasons, not the least of which is an upcoming 50th anniversary. Breaking world records… Read More →

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Skiing in Banff, Canada

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Skiing in Banff, Canada

by Kristen Lummis

1. It’s not “just” Banff. It’s three unique resorts: Lake Louise, Mount Norquay and Sunshine Village. Collectively marketed under the tag “Ski Big 3,” this trifecta offers up 8,000 acres of skiing and riding, 2 gondolas, 26 chairlifts and 290… Read More →

Canada: Off The Beaten Track

Canada: Off The Beaten Track

by Patrick Thorne

Canada is a nation that’s big on skiing. It is home to North America’s biggest ski area at Whistler Blackcomb; it has several of the top five places for ‘biggest lift-served-vertical’ in North America, including the biggest at Revelstoke; it… Read More →

Let it Snow! – Liftopia Goods: Nov. 10, 2014

Let it Snow! – Liftopia Goods: Nov. 10, 2014

by RoseAnne Moises

As the temperatures drop and the snow sightings become more frequent, resorts across North America are beginning to open one by one. The lifts have already began to spun at a handful of resorts, while others are ferociously preparing for opening day…. Read More →

Plan Your Ski Holiday: North American Ski Resorts At A Glance

Plan Your Ski Holiday: North American Ski Resorts At A Glance

by RoseAnne Moises

“What are you doing over your Winter break?”  This is a question frequently being asked by both family members and friends, despite winter break being several weeks away. However, as I’ve learned from past experiences, the holiday season is the… Read More →

Liftopia Weekly Goods: Sept. 8, 2014

Liftopia Weekly Goods: Sept. 8, 2014

by RoseAnne Moises

Ok. So summer isn’t technically over yet, but if you’re like us, you’re already praying to Mother Nature for an early start to the season! In between your ritual pre-season snow dances, you’re dusting off your skis/snowboards, scanning the Internet… Read More →