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A Gift Guide for Apres-Ski

A Gift Guide for Apres-Ski

by Rich Stoner

Everyone knows that the best part of a ski day is après-ski. Some like to earn those precious cocktails with countless laps cascading down the mountain. Others though, are only in it for the après, making a few morning turns… Read More →

Top Resorts with Great Family Friendly Apres-Ski

Top Resorts with Great Family Friendly Apres-Ski

by Rich Stoner

At its heart, skiing is a social activity. A sport that, although when done alone has its own virtues, is a far better experience when you are with family and friends. That’s really why we do it, right? We enjoy… Read More →

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 →

19 State Parks (Plus One Bonus) You Have to Visit

19 State Parks (Plus One Bonus) You Have to Visit

by Katie Coakley

When mapping out a bucket list of outdoor destinations in the United States, National Parks get a lot of love: Yosemite, Yellowstone, Glacier, Rocky Mountain National Park…the list goes one. And while these are definitely must-see destinations, there’s one small… Read More →

How to Build the Ultimate Shot Ski

How to Build the Ultimate Shot Ski

by Katie Coakley

Editor’s Note: This post was originally published on July 24, 2014 and has been updated for freshness, accuracy, and comprehensiveness. Though the origins of the shot ski may remain murky (there are rumors of one being created at University of British… Read More →

9 Tips for the Perfect On-Mountain Picnic

9 Tips for the Perfect On-Mountain Picnic

by Katie Coakley

There are tons of reasons why spring is so special: the perfect temperatures, the likelihood of late season snow, tons of on-mountain entertainment. However, what might be the quintessential spring experience is one that you may have missed — until… Read More →

Getting the Most Out of Ski and Snowboard Lessons – A Guide for All Ages

Getting the Most Out of Ski and Snowboard Lessons – A Guide for All Ages

by Kristen Lummis

January is Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month! Resorts and ski areas across the United States are offering discounted lessons, rentals, lift tickets and more to beginner skiers and snowboarders. If you’re ready to learn, ski and ride school pros… Read More →

Gifts For Skiers/Snowboarders Who (Think They) Have Everything.

Gifts For Skiers/Snowboarders Who (Think They) Have Everything.

by Jules Older

You already have your board. You bought skis last year, new boots last summer. What more could you possibly need? Actually, a lot. And if you’d just change ‘need’ to ‘desire,’ even more. Here’s your Gift List of Burning Desire…. Read More →

10 Ski Resorts with Special Christmas Activities

10 Ski Resorts with Special Christmas Activities

by Eric Wagnon

The holiday season draws droves of skiers and boarders to their favorite resorts. Not surprisingly, many of those resorts keep them entertained with plenty of Christmas-themed activities. Let’s just say Santa and his reindeer log a lot of miles making… Read More →

Canada’s First Pod Hotel Coming To Whistler Village

Canada’s First Pod Hotel Coming To Whistler Village

by Jules Older

You’re longing to ski Whistler Blackcomb. And why not? It’s North America’s biggest ski area, boasts enough vertical to turn the strongest thighs to jelly, has the most terrain diversity on the continent, and sits atop what may be the… Read More →