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11 Best Spring Ski Events in North America in 2020

11 Best Spring Ski Events in North America in 2020

by Cassie Cassidy

It’s that time of year again! The time for outdoor afternoon après, soft snow laps under the spring sun and, of course, time for spring ski festivals and pond skims.  Ski resorts from Maine to California are pulling out all… Read More →

9 Must-Order Après Ski Cocktails Across North America

9 Must-Order Après Ski Cocktails Across North America

by Rich Stoner

If you are an avid mountain goer, whether you are a skier or snowboarder, it’s hard to argue that a day of riding is not complete without après ski. Traditionally in the U.S., the après ski drink of choice has… Read More →

3 Reasons Ski and Snowboarding Lessons Are Good for the Whole Family

3 Reasons Ski and Snowboarding Lessons Are Good for the Whole Family

by Rich Stoner

With my wife a long time snowboarder and me being a long time skier, it only seemed obvious that by the time our third daughter was born we were going to be a skiing family. I also knew that no… Read More →

Your Guide to the 2020 Buyer’s Guide: Outerwear

Your Guide to the 2020 Buyer’s Guide: Outerwear

by Rich Stoner

Last week we offered up our 2020 buyer’s guide for skis and boots. Today: outerwear, or soft goods. Choosing the right jacket and pants to wear while skiing can be daunting. There are tons of brands producing a variety of… Read More →

Your Guide to the 2020 Buyer’s Guide: Skis and Boots

Your Guide to the 2020 Buyer’s Guide: Skis and Boots

by Rich Stoner

Every skier knows that a day on the slopes can be greatly affected by the type of gear you use. Choosing the right skis and boots are of the utmost importance especially when it comes to hard goods. Pick the… Read More →

Innocents Abroad… Without a Stitch: Part One: Spa Day in France

Innocents Abroad… Without a Stitch: Part One: Spa Day in France

by Jules Older

One of the pleasures — and the perils — of European skiing for innocents abroad, i.e. Americans like thee and me, doesn’t lie on the snowy slopes. It lurks in the spas at the foot of those slopes. What’s a… Read More →

Breathing While Skiing — Sleep Apnea and CPAP, Altitude and Me

Breathing While Skiing — Sleep Apnea and CPAP, Altitude and Me

by Jules Older

I’m a ski journalist — writer, filmer, editor — so it’s serious business when I have a skiing-related problem. Three winters ago, I had one, a big one. Here’s what I wrote about it then: Aging worsens the effects of… Read More →

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 2020

Top 5 Snow Tires for 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 →