Colorado and Utah Resorts Getting Powder This Weekend

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Colorado and Utah Resorts Getting Powder This Weekend

All weather information is from OpenSnow.com  Colorado On Wednesday night, the steadiest snow fell in the southern mountains (2-10 inches) while most other central and northern mountains received a dusting to an inch. We’ll see a similar pattern on Thursday, with… Read More →

Best Swiss Resorts for Late Season Skiing

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Best Swiss Resorts for Late Season Skiing

Skiing isn’t just for the winter months! When it comes to spring, Switzerland has more than its fair share of high altitude slopes and snow-sure resorts. Take advantage of less crowds, cheaper flights and shorter lift queues by skiing later… Read More →

Ski Maintenance Tips for During and After the Season

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Ski Maintenance Tips for During and After the Season

Most skiers start out renting their gear then eventually make the investment to buy their own skis. “Investment” is the right word, because new skis are not cheap. As such, taking care of your skis makes sense to maximize their… Read More →

Presidents’ Day Weekend Forecast

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Presidents’ Day Weekend Forecast

All weather information is from OpenSnow.com  Colorado It looks like Saturday and Sunday will be dry, then the next storm will approach on Sunday night and could bring snow through Tuesday. For days, the European model has insisted that this storm… Read More →

Keeping Your Kids Safe on the Slopes — Advice for Ski Parents

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Keeping Your Kids Safe on the Slopes — Advice for Ski Parents

There is nothing I love more than seeing the next generation of kids enjoying the mountains. Especially when they are in a group without their parents. It reminds me of the strong, life-long friendships I made in the mountains and… Read More →

Plenty of Powder for New England

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Plenty of Powder for New England

This article was originally posted on OpenSnow.com by Lauren McCarthy. Summary Resorts across New England received several inches of new snow over the past 24 hours (see reported snow totals below). Warmer temperatures this morning will give way to colder temperatures in… Read More →

4 Under-The-Radar Super Bowls You Can Ski

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4 Under-The-Radar Super Bowls You Can Ski

With game day approaching, there is a lot of chatter about bowls. Football is great and all, but we’re more interested in our kind of bowls: the ones you can ski! Buy Lift Tickets in Advance & Save A few resorts are… Read More →

Saving Skiing: What Can We Do?

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Saving Skiing: What Can We Do?

We know what industries should do to keep snow on winter slopes. Stop burning coal, start using renewable energy. Stop supporting climate-change deniers, start cutting out carbon. Buy Lift Tickets in Advance & Save We know what states and cities… Read More →

Don’t need instruction? Maybe think again.

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Don’t need instruction? Maybe think again.

Looking back, it’s hard to believe I was that dumb. Hard to believe unless you look at the evidence. Exhibit A: When I was learning to ski at the University of Vermont, I spent four winters on snow without taking… Read More →

3 First Timer Tips From Ski Patrol

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3 First Timer Tips From Ski Patrol

With winter well underway, you are either getting out and enjoying this winter wonderland OR you are hiding inside (and on the verge of cabin fever). If you are inside, why not get outside and enjoy winter? As a veteran… Read More →