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Our Favorite Times to Wear a Hip Pack

Call it whatever you want: the fanny pack, waist bag, belt bag, or if you’re in the UK, bum pack. But here at Liftopia, we’re rocking hip packs. And we aren’t the only ones. This beloved 80s and 90s pouch… Read More →

Introducing Liftopia Essentials: Curated Gear For Every (Aspiring) Ski Bum

When we’re not breathing in the fresh mountain air, we live and breathe Liftopia and mountain life culture. So it’s no surprise that when it comes to our gear and accessories, we’re picky about what we buy and from whom… Read More →

Vote in Our Liftopia Locals Contest for a Chance to Win

In July, we asked the Liftopia community to share their favorite photos and stories of their mountain town in an Instagram contest. We wanted to know: What made you come for the winter… and stay for the summer? Based on… Read More →

Loon Mountain – Easily Accessible with Something for Everyone

Loon Mountain — with convenient location (only 2.5 hours from Boston) and proximity to quintessential New England towns has long been a favorite of many skiers and riders.  Offering activities as varied as the terrain, there is something for everyone… Read More →

7 Reasons NOT to Ride Red Mountain in 2019

Editors Note: The sarcasm is thick in this article, and perfectly in line with the unique personality of Red Mountain Resort. There’s only one way to find out how great the people are there, you’ve got to go! 7. TOWNIES… Read More →

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 →

2018/19 Winter Gear Preview – 7 New Ski Products

Sure, the summer might be in full swing, but for diehard skiers, winter is always top of mind. Whether you’re dreaming up a ski trip to Japan next winter, or plotting a summer escape to ski in Chile, we’ve got… Read More →

6 Awesome Ski & Snowboard Trips in Europe

Liftopia is an affiliate partner of TourRadar and may earn a commission on sales from the links in this post. During the North American off-season, the fortunate head South of the equator to ski in Chile, board in New Zealand,… Read More →

5 Reasons Why You Should Buy The Mountain Collective Season Pass

The Mountain Collective Pass is here for the 2018-2019 season! Priced at $409, The Mountain Collective pass provides not only world-class skiing and snowboarding, if you buy early you will get some extra benefits that are worth your while. So… Read More →

5 Black Friday & Cyber Monday Deals For Skiers & Snowboarders

At Liftopia, we love a good deal. If you’re on the hunt for new gear, outerwear, and (yes!) even lift tickets, check out these Black Friday/Cyber Monday deals for skiers and snowboarders. 1. Liftopia Cyber Monday starts before Black Friday… Read More →