Old Farmer’s Almanac Predicts An All-Around Wet & Snowy Winter For 2017-18

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Old Farmer’s Almanac Predicts An All-Around Wet & Snowy Winter For 2017-18

The Old Farmer’s Almanac, North America’s oldest continuously published periodical, just released their long-range weather predictions for winter 2017-18. The forecast, which attempts to predict the amount and placement, is a warm welcome (or should we say “cold”?) compared to… Read More →

European Ski Resorts Already Opening Following Early, Heavy Snowfall

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European Ski Resorts Already Opening Following Early, Heavy Snowfall

While most of us are still in summer mode, a few lucky skiers and snowboarder in Europe are getting a head start on winter. Two European ski resorts in Austria plan on opening THIS WEEKEND after a huge, earlier-than-usual storm in… Read More →

Winter Forecast: Can Hurricane Irma Help Predict 2017-2018 Snowfall?

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Winter Forecast: Can Hurricane Irma Help Predict 2017-2018 Snowfall?

This article was originally posted on OpenSnow.com by Meterologist Joel Gratz. Unfortunately, our luck has run out. After 12 years of no major hurricanes (Cat 3, 4 or 5) making landfall in the US, Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Harvey both struck as major… Read More →

Canada’s First Pod Hotel Coming To Whistler Village

Canada’s First Pod Hotel Coming To Whistler Village

You’re longing to ski Whistler Blackcomb. And why not? It’s North America’s biggest ski area, boasts enough vertical to turn the strongest thighs to jelly, has the most terrain diversity on the continent, and sits atop what may be the… Read More →

10 Photos That Perfectly Describe How Skiers And Snowboarders Feel In The Summer

10 Photos That Perfectly Describe How Skiers And Snowboarders Feel In The Summer

Summer is a glorious time of year. The sun is bright, the days are long and there are plenty of opportunities for getting outdoors and enjoying it. There’s only one problem: There’s no snow. For skiers and snowboarders, summer can… Read More →

Utah’s Deer Valley Sold To Big, New Multi-Resort Company

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Utah’s Deer Valley Sold To Big, New Multi-Resort Company

Deer Valley Resort in Park City, UT announced Monday that it has been purchased by a newly-formed, large multi-resort company. The yet to be named Denver-based partnership between Aspen Skiing Company and KSL Capital Venture announced earlier this year that… Read More →

10 Instagram Worthy Views from Ski Portillo and Valle Nevado, Chile

10 Instagram Worthy Views from Ski Portillo and Valle Nevado, Chile

Ski country is beautiful, no matter where you find it. Here are our top favorite jaw-dropping and inspiring views perfect for your Instagram feed from Chile (specifically Ski Portillo and Valle Nevado). 1. Top of the Super C Couloir at Ski Portillo… Read More →

Best Ski Resorts To Watch Total Solar Eclipse

Best Ski Resorts To Watch Total Solar Eclipse

On Monday, August 21, a swath of ski country will go dark as a total solar eclipse moves across the continental United States. While the entire continent can see varying degrees of the eclipse, several ski resorts sit in or… Read More →

10 Summer Mountain Collective Pass Perks You Didn’t Know Existed

10 Summer Mountain Collective Pass Perks You Didn’t Know Existed

We all know that the Mountain Collective pass is an amazing deal for skiers and snowboarders in winter time. The current price of $469 unlocks 2 days of skiing and riding at each of 16 world-class destinations, plus unlimited 50%… Read More →

Here’s How The Ski Industry Is Fighting Climate Change

Here’s How The Ski Industry Is Fighting Climate Change

Cold, snowy weather is the very foundation of the ski industry. Thus, it’s not surprising that climate change has been at the top of the industry’s priority list since the turn of this century. Before that, ski areas relied on… Read More →