Roundup: Backcountry Skiing, Outdoor Brands Step Up, and More

by / News, Ski & Snowboard
Roundup: Backcountry Skiing, Outdoor Brands Step Up, and More

It’s a new world we’re living in, and we’re all still reeling at the abrupt end to the ski season. We’ll try to keep the stoke alive here on the Liftopia Blog by rounding up interesting and relevant news and… Read More →

Ski Resorts That Sell Merchandise Online

by / Ski & Snowboard
Ski Resorts That Sell Merchandise Online

Thinking about what you can do to support your favorite ski towns? We have ideas for that. If you want to show your pride for a particular ski resort and support their business from afar, rock their swag! We searched… Read More →

Want To Support Ski Towns? Here Are 6 Ideas.

by / Outdoors, Ski & Snowboard
Want To Support Ski Towns? Here Are 6 Ideas.

With the ski season coming to an abrupt end, you may be feeling in shock or disappointment, or even wondering how you can help out the businesses affected by the industry we love so deeply. If you’re thinking about how… Read More →

Updated: Ski Areas That Are Now Closed (2020)

by / liftopia, The Industry
Updated: Ski Areas That Are Now Closed (2020)

No longer updated: 12:40PM PT, 3/27/2020: As of March 26, all ski areas in the U.S. and Canada are closed. To our customers: Please note that we are experiencing a higher than usual volume of contacts, largely due to COVID-19…. Read More →

How Coronavirus Is Impacting the Ski Industry

by / The Industry, Travel
How Coronavirus Is Impacting the Ski Industry

A note to readers: The news cycle is rapidly evolving, and we may continue to update this post. For continual updates on ski resort closures, you can follow our post, “In Progress: Ski Areas That Are Now Closed.” Last updated,… Read More →

2020-2021 Mountain Collective Pass is Now Available

by / liftopia
2020-2021 Mountain Collective Pass is Now Available

Big news: The Mountain Collective Pass for the 2020-2021 season is on sale now! With the pass, you’ll get 2 days at The Mountain Collective destinations for a total of 44 days. It’s $469 for adults and $99 for kids,… Read More →

11 Best Spring Ski Events in North America in 2020

11 Best Spring Ski Events in North America in 2020

It’s that time of year again! The time for outdoor afternoon après, soft snow laps under the spring sun and, of course, time for spring ski festivals and pond skims.  Ski resorts from Maine to California are pulling out all… Read More →

Heli-Skiing: What to Expect and What It’s Like

by / Guides, Ski, Ski & Snowboard
Heli-Skiing: What to Expect and What It’s Like

Admit it—if you’re an avid skier you’ve looked enviously at those pictures of a small group of skiers coming down a creamy, untracked field of powder, with a helicopter hovering in the background. I will readily confess that I am… Read More →

9 Must-Order Après Ski Cocktails Across North America

by / Lifestyle, North America
9 Must-Order Après Ski Cocktails Across North America

If you are an avid mountain goer, whether you are a skier or snowboarder, it’s hard to argue that a day of riding is not complete without après ski. Traditionally in the U.S., the après ski drink of choice has… Read More →

The Adult Beginner’s Guide to Skiing

by / Beginners, Guides, liftopia, Ski
The Adult Beginner’s Guide to Skiing

Hey you! Yeah you, the adult of a certain age considering whether learning to ski is a good idea. I’ve been where you are and I get it. Will I look stupid? Will this hurt?! We can attach so many… Read More →