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James Niehues Paints His Way to Ski Hall of Fame

James Niehues Paints His Way to Ski Hall of Fame

by Eric Wagnon

Millions of skiers and boarders have not only seen this artist’s work, but they’ve used his artwork for a practical purpose. However, they may not know his name, because his signature is literally hidden in the trees. James Niehues has… Read More →

Why You Should Never Teach Your Loved Ones to Ski

Why You Should Never Teach Your Loved Ones to Ski

by Kristen Lummis

The next time you think about volunteering to teach a friend or family member how to ski, remember this true story.  It was a snowy winter evening in the mountains of Colorado. We were sitting in a hotel hot tub… Read More →

Top 5 Snow Tires for 2019-2020

Top 5 Snow Tires for 2019-2020

by Amanda Natividad

Update: This blog post was originally published in November 2011. It was updated in October 2019 to include information most relevant to the 2019-2020 snow season. The snow is starting to fall in parts of North America and full-on winter… Read More →

How to Know When It’s Time to Replace Kids’ Ski Gear

How to Know When It’s Time to Replace Kids’ Ski Gear

by Kristen Lummis

Getting ready for the ski season? Since we’re still ahead of the snowiest months, fall is a terrific time to do a family ski gear inventory. For a deeper dive on sussing out your own gear, check out our past… Read More →

10 Tips for When You Haven’t Skied in Awhile

10 Tips for When You Haven’t Skied in Awhile

by Wendy Clinch

When people ask me how long I’ve been skiing, I actually have to give it some thought. Because it’s really not that simple: I skied for a number of years, then stopped for awhile, and then took it up again…. Read More →

15-Minute Workout: Get In Shape for Ski or Snowboard Season

15-Minute Workout: Get In Shape for Ski or Snowboard Season

by Kristen Lummis

If you’re a skier or snowboarder, chances are you’re also a biker, a hiker, a runner, a yogi or maybe even a gym rat. You know, someone who is in pretty good shape.  And while that may be true (or… Read More →

Park City Breaks The Shotski Record With 1,310 Shot Takers

Park City Breaks The Shotski Record With 1,310 Shot Takers

by Rich Stoner

Après ski is a unifying force. Social activities at the end of an epic day of skiing and snowboarding has the kind of bonding power. People gather to catch up. They share stories and show pictures of their day while… Read More →

Ski Towns that Rock During the Summer

Ski Towns that Rock During the Summer

by Katie Coakley

There are few things that tug at a snow lover’s heartstrings as much as watching the last lift chair slowly stop moving, swaying gently in the sunshine as the ski resort closes for the season. For many, it’s a gut-wrenching… Read More →

An Apres Guide to Mountain Town Distilleries

An Apres Guide to Mountain Town Distilleries

by Rich Stoner

Drinking and skiing have been long time pals ever since the French first uttered the phrase apres-ski many many years ago. Forever linked, these two past times work exceptionally well together with the cocktails providing a welcoming social activity to… Read More →

Why Stop Now? The Lowdown on the Upcoming 2019 Ski Season in the Southern Hemisphere

Why Stop Now? The Lowdown on the Upcoming 2019 Ski Season in the Southern Hemisphere

by Patrick Thorne

When we think of skiing in the southern hemisphere we often think of South America or possibly New Zealand. However, there are actually six countries on three continents south of the equator (assuming the globe makers have the world the… Read More →