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Summer Skiing: Get Your Snow Fix During North America’s Off-Season

Summer Skiing: Get Your Snow Fix During North America’s Off-Season

by Patrick Thorne

For those that crave the snow even when Winter is over – Fear not! Somewhere in the world, at almost any time of the day, a snowy slope is open for your skiing or boarding pleasure. Today, there are more… Read More →

Where To Ski & Ride Until June (And Even July!)

Where To Ski & Ride Until June (And Even July!)

by Patrick Thorne

2015-16 saw a switcheroo in snow conditions across North America. After four lean seasons (particularly last winter), the much-hyped “Gozilla El Nino” was a major factor in bringing the biggest snowfalls to much of Western North America since 2010-11. Alyeska… Read More →

Extended & Late Ski Seasons in The East & West

Extended & Late Ski Seasons in The East & West

by Eric Wagnon

The 2015-16 ski season in the East has been far from a banner year in terms of natural snowfall. Killington Resort in Vermont had tallied just 69 inches by early April, compared to its annual snowfall average of 250 inches…. Read More →

Get #OneMoreDay This Season: Spring Events At Ski Resorts

Get #OneMoreDay This Season: Spring Events At Ski Resorts

by liftopia

Pond skims, festivals, concerts, parties, charity events, races, and oh yeah, great spring skiing and boarding. No matter what you’re into, there’s plenty of reasons to get on the mountain for #onemoreday this spring (as if you needed another reason… Read More →

The Most Beautiful Mountains On The Planet?

The Most Beautiful Mountains On The Planet?

by Jules Older

I asked, What are the most beautiful mountains on Planet Earth? Not the best snow, not the best grooming — the most beautiful. And you answered. Boy, did you answer. Here’s what you said: Banff, Cambodia, Chile, Colorado, Jasper, Massachusetts, New… Read More →

Winter Isn’t Over Yet – More Powder This Week!

Winter Isn’t Over Yet – More Powder This Week!

by Joel Gratz

Courtesy of our friends at Open Snow. For more details about the snowfall at your favorite areas, check the “Daily Snow” posts from Open Snow forecasters in Tahoe, Utah, Colorado, the Northwest, Wyoming, New Mexico, Arizona, and the Northeast. The calendar says that it’s officially spring, but… Read More →

More of North America’s Favorite Skiing: Trees & Powder Edition

More of North America’s Favorite Skiing: Trees & Powder Edition

by Kristen Lummis

Trees and powder: they go together. And while you don’t need glades to enjoy powder skiing, one of the charms of ducking into the trees is scoring deep, soft snow, days after the last storm. We recently published two posts,… Read More →

Turn Back the Clock: Vintage Ski Maps

Turn Back the Clock: Vintage Ski Maps

by Katie Coakley

The history of skiing is a very, very long one, dating back to the last Ice Age during the Paleolithic period. Don’t believe me? Cave drawings have been found suggesting that man used skis. More proof? The oldest ski artifacts,… Read More →

6 Ski Destinations Where Winter Is ‘Off-Season’ & Lodging Is Cheaper

6 Ski Destinations Where Winter Is ‘Off-Season’ & Lodging Is Cheaper

by Eric Wagnon

“Ski-in, ski-out” lodging offers convenience that generally comes at healthy price tag. Even for lodging options farther from the lifts, the winter season demands the highest lodging rates in most ski towns. However, for a few towns and regions with… Read More →

Don’t Forget These Things When Skiing Internationally

Don’t Forget These Things When Skiing Internationally

by Sarah Woods

From cultural cues, health insurance to lift line etiquette, there’s a few things to know before you hit the slopes internationally. 1. Carry-on Your Ski Boots Let’s get this one out of the way – it’s essential your ski boots… Read More →