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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

by Alex Armstrong

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 →

How to Dress for Maximum Warmth and Comfort

How to Dress for Maximum Warmth and Comfort

by Wendy Clinch

I hate the cold. There. I said it. Seems almost blasphemous when you consider that this is a ski blog. So maybe I should amend that a bit: I hate being cold. But since I love to ski, I’ve learned… Read More →

Ski Better, Snowboard Better, Feel Better: Six Warm Up Moves to Up Your Game

Ski Better, Snowboard Better, Feel Better: Six Warm Up Moves to Up Your Game

by Kristen Lummis

Here’s a typical ski/snowboard day scenario. It’s a cold morning in winter. You wake up early, roll into your long johns, grab a coffee and load into the car. And then you drive. Arriving at the resort, you boot up…. Read More →

Big Sky Resort: Change is its Middle Name

Big Sky Resort: Change is its Middle Name

by Jules Older

One of the benefits of being a ski writer is that you get revisiting rights. And use them. Saw Squaw in 2000? What’s it like in 2018? Skied Smugglers’ Notch in the nineties? How’s it changed now? Aspen then vs…. Read More →

Resort Opening Day Tracker 2018

Resort Opening Day Tracker 2018

by Andrew Koumas

The season is nigh. We will keep this blog updated as opening dates are announced. The good news? We do have lift tickets for resorts that haven’t announced their opening date. So if you have your ski/snowboard trip already planned,… Read More →

Best Resorts For Early Season Skiing

Best Resorts For Early Season Skiing

by Katie Coakley

Listen: can you hear it? That soft, insidious whisper, coming from your garage? It’s time…take me out. Dust me off; wax me up. It’s been too long…let’s go. When your skis and snowboard start talking to you, it’s definitely time… Read More →

How to Know When it’s Time to Replace or Repair Kids’ Ski Gear

How to Know When it’s Time to Replace or Repair Kids’ Ski Gear

by Kristen Lummis

Fall is a terrific time to do a family ski gear inventory. Skis and Bindings Stand your child next to their skis. Ideally, the tip of the skis should reach between the chin and forehead. However, if your child is… Read More →

10 New Developments in the Rest-of-the-World For Winter 2018-19

10 New Developments in the Rest-of-the-World For Winter 2018-19

by Patrick Thorne

Every year ski areas around the world spend millions on fancy new lifts to make getting up the slopes quicker and more comfortable than ever before, as well as making other infrastructure improvements. There are at least 200 new lifts… Read More →

The Big New Improvements on the Slopes for 2018/19 (North America)

The Big New Improvements on the Slopes for 2018/19 (North America)

by Patrick Thorne

When you’re pondering the price of your lift ticket this winter keep in mind that every summer ski resorts collectively spend hundreds of millions of dollars on new lifts and upgrades – and that’s just a small part of your… Read More →

6 Worldwide Skiing Bucket List Ideas

6 Worldwide Skiing Bucket List Ideas

by Eric Wagnon

Editors Note: This is the final installment of our Skier’s Bucket List series. Parts 1 and 2 cover North America while this final edition covers the rest of the world. Check out Part 1 and Part 2! North American skiers… Read More →