Western Snow Early This Week, Then Snow & Cold Move East

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Western Snow Early This Week, Then Snow & Cold Move East

This article was originally posted on OpenSnow.com by Meteorologist Joel Gratz. The western US and Canada got snow on Monday, December 4th and cold air will hang around through about December 8th. Then, the weather in the west will turn warm and stay… Read More →

5 Reasons Why You Should Plan A Ski Vacation To Europe

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5 Reasons Why You Should Plan A Ski Vacation To Europe

The glitz, glamour and après ski of the Alps is calling. And some of the great ski destinations of the world are calling – Austria, Switzerland, Italy, France, and more. Liftopia: Buy Lift Tickets in Advance & Save A European… Read More →

How To Prep Your Car For A Winter Trip To The Slopes

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How To Prep Your Car For A Winter Trip To The Slopes

As a skier or snowboarder, you probably already know how to prep your gear for the upcoming season. You know about prepping your body, too. But there’s a third prepping that’s often overlooked — getting your ride ready for cold… Read More →

3 Advanced Skiing Tips To Help You Become An Expert Skier

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3 Advanced Skiing Tips To Help You Become An Expert Skier

The old saying about being unable to teach an old dog new tricks does not apply to skiers. Advanced and expert skiers can take advantage of specialized camps such as the Alta Performance Ski Camp at Alta Lodge. At first… Read More →

5 Black Friday & Cyber Monday Deals For Skiers & Snowboarders

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5 Black Friday & Cyber Monday Deals For Skiers & Snowboarders

At Liftopia, we love a good deal. If you’re on the hunt for new gear, outerwear, and (yes!) even lift tickets, check out these Black Friday/Cyber Monday deals for skiers and snowboarders. 1. Liftopia Cyber Monday starts before Black Friday… Read More →

Score Thanksgiving Powder At These 7 Ski Resorts

Score Thanksgiving Powder At These 7 Ski Resorts

There’s nothing better than a great, early start to the ski season. Luckily for us, Thanksgiving weekend is when many US ski resorts open their slopes. Liftopia: Buy Lift Tickets in Advance & Save There have been some spectacular early snowfalls… Read More →

More Than 100 Ski Areas in North America Are Already Open

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More Than 100 Ski Areas in North America Are Already Open

The 2017-18 ski season is off to a phenomenal start. In total, at least 100 ski areas are now open in both the US and Canada. Buy Lift Tickets in Advance & Save In early/mid-November, the number of ski resorts open… Read More →

Where To Find Above-Average Snowfall & A Deep Snowpack

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Where To Find Above-Average Snowfall & A Deep Snowpack

This article was originally posted on OpenSnow.com by Meteorologist Joel Gratz. The atmosphere is playing favorites during the early part of the season with consistent snow piling up in the Pacific Northwest and the northern Rockies. The base depth is already 150-250% of… Read More →

Top Ski Resorts That Offer The Best Value In North America

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Top Ski Resorts That Offer The Best Value In North America

Last year, we set out to find North America’s favorite resorts in our first ever Best In Snow Awards. 10,000 skiers and snowboarders voted across a variety of categories including Best Value, Most Beginner-Friendly, Most Challenging, Most Family-Friendly, Best Snow Consistency and Quality,… Read More →

Five Ski Resorts Getting Pummeled With Snow Right Now

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Five Ski Resorts Getting Pummeled With Snow Right Now

It’s only early November, but things are looking GOOD at several ski resorts around the world. Last weekend, there were less than a handful of ski areas open in North America. By Saturday, there will be at least a dozen resorts… Read More →