Originally from Massachusetts, Kris joined Liftopia in 2014. Kris called Lake Tahoe home from 2007 - 2012 where he worked as a Lift Supervisor at Squaw Valley. During the two years prior to joining Liftopia, he was a Business Account Manager at Apple. When he isn't skiing or snowboarding, you can catch him mountain biking, hiking, or checking out the latest and greatest craft beer trends. Since moving to California, Kris feels the need to learn how to surf, but is admittedly terrible at all watersports.

10 Dogs That Had More Fun Than You At Squaw Valley Last Weekend

Last weekend was the 8th annual Peaks and Paws festival at Squaw Valley. Four legged friends and their owners were invited into the Village at Squaw Valley for music, food, drink, and pet-themed activities such as the Splash Dogs dock… Read More →

Winter Storm Stella to Bring Northeast’s Biggest Snowfall Of The Season

Winter storm alerts have been issued from Northern Virginia to Maine as the East Coast prepares for a major Nor’easter.  Winter storm Stella is expected to bring blizzard like conditions and some of the largest snowfall accumulations of the year… Read More →

Coast to Coast Snow Forecasted

If you’re like me, November signals the start of a tortuous time where you are constantly glued to a computer, phone, or TV screen, drooling over new ski edits and reading weather reports. That being said, the first couple weeks of… Read More →

PHOTOS: Up To 12″ of October Snow At These 11 Ski Resorts

Last week the internet was abuzz with predictions of October snow that could total up in feet for certain parts of Western North America. The Atmospheric River, which was actually the remnants of Typhoon Songda, has come and gone leaving much… Read More →

PHOTOS: 16 Ski Resorts Visited By Ullr This Past Weekend

Ullr, the Norse god of snow, is considered by many skiers and snowboarders to be a crucial piece of the snowfall puzzle.  It is not uncommon to see groups of college students in a snow-starved region burning skis and drinking… Read More →

This Weekend’s Utah Snow Forecast Will Get You Hyped For Ski Season

Today is the first day of fall and we couldn’t be happier because that means that we are one step closer to winter! Utah, however, might be even closer to winter than the rest of us. A storm projected to… Read More →

First Snow at Whistler Blackcomb

It’s that time of year again.  The water is starting to get chilly, your bike is broken and the season will be over by the time it gets repaired, and every time you look at the internet you are bombarded with… Read More →

Photos: Which Resorts Saw Early Season Snow?

It’s pretty, it’s white, it’s fluffy, it’s cold. You can slide on it, you can roll in it, you can jump in it, you can eat it. It blankets the earth and makes everything a little more beautiful. It is… Read More →