Give the Gift of Ski This Holiday Season

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Give the Gift of Ski This Holiday Season

Liftopia Gift Cards are back! At Liftopia, we are all about sharing our love for the mountains and there is no better way than giving the gift of ski. We want to make sharing your passion for skiing/snowboarding easy, and… Read More →

The Toughest Ski Runs in North America – Part Two

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The Toughest Ski Runs in North America – Part Two

One prime reward for improving your skiing or snowboarding is the ability to enjoy a wider variety of terrain. Along those lines, tough ski runs do not all fit into one category. Part 1 explored steep chutes, mandatory air and… Read More →

The Toughest Ski Runs in North America – Part One

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The Toughest Ski Runs in North America – Part One

Lots of top-10 lists for the most difficult ski runs have been tried. Many of the same runs do tend to make the lists, but like beauty, challenge is often in the eye of the beholder. Pitch, obstacles and snow… Read More →

Snow Falling on Both Coasts- Deep Powder Abundant

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Snow Falling on Both Coasts- Deep Powder Abundant

This article was originally posted on Opensnow.com by Powderchaser Steve.  Summary 12-18 inches for New England (Chase now) and 2-3 feet for the Sierra are likely (Chase Thursday-Friday).  The rest of the west gets light to moderate snow midweek pushing… Read More →

Top Resorts with Great Family Friendly Apres-Ski

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Top Resorts with Great Family Friendly Apres-Ski

At its heart, skiing is a social activity. A sport that, although when done alone has its own virtues, is a far better experience when you are with family and friends. That’s really why we do it, right? We enjoy… Read More →

Turkey Day Powder with Stronger Systems for the Weekend.

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Turkey Day Powder with Stronger Systems for the Weekend.

This article was originally posted on Opensnow.com by PowderChaser Steve.  Summary 3 storm systems move ashore this week with 2 decent waves of 5-10 inches for the Sierra (10-20 storm totals).  Those systems tease the Rockies mid-week and start cranking… Read More →

Deep Pow for New England and a Moderate Tease for the Northern Rockies

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Deep Pow for New England and a Moderate Tease for the Northern Rockies

This article was originally posted on opensnow.com by Powderchaser Steve. Summary 8-11 inches of snow will be falling in central and northern New England to close the week out. You can chase to Mount Snow, Killington, Stowe, Wildcat or Sunday… Read More →

Top Ski Resorts for Thanksgiving Holiday Weekend

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Top Ski Resorts for Thanksgiving Holiday Weekend

Plenty of ski areas open in early November— or even October— but for many skiers and boarders, the Thanksgiving holiday weekend marks the unofficial start to ski season. Along with reliable early-season snow— both from Mother Nature and snowmaking guns—… Read More →

10 Tips to Nailing Your Dream Trip to SkiBig3 in the Canadian Rockies

10 Tips to Nailing Your Dream Trip to SkiBig3 in the Canadian Rockies

Want to win a dream trip to SkiBig3? Liftopia has partnered with SkiBig3 and Alaska Airlines to bring help you escape with a friend to Banff for 5 days and 6 nights. Enter now to win flight vouchers from Alaska… Read More →

A Snowy Treat for Colorado on Halloween

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A Snowy Treat for Colorado on Halloween

This article was originally posted on OpenSnow.com by Meteorologist Joel Gratz. Summary On Wednesday morning, snow is winding down and totals range from 2-15+ inches (details below). Look for drier weather Wednesday afternoon, then expect three additional storms on Thursday, Saturday, and Monday…. Read More →