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Mountain Festivals to Attend This Spring

Mountain Festivals to Attend This Spring

by Rich Stoner

There’s only one thing that skiers love more than a powder day and that’s a spring ski day. The days are longer and brighter. The clothing becomes lighter as we begin to ditch the multitude of layers necessary to stay… Read More →

Elements 007: Shaken, And Stirred

Elements 007: Shaken, And Stirred

by Jules Older

When I heard there was a “James Bond Cinematic Installation” atop the Austrian mountain where the big action scene from Spectre was filmed, I could definitely contain my excitement. I pictured a slightly dusty collection of outmoded guns and exploding… Read More →

On Set: Ski Resorts Where Popular Movies Were Filmed

On Set: Ski Resorts Where Popular Movies Were Filmed

by Patrick Thorne

An ever-growing number of famous films have used ski resorts for their sets.  Sometimes the movies are so big the resorts never forget their time in the spotlight and stage annual festivals or even build permanent exhibitions themed on the… Read More →

Slopeside Suds: Where to Enjoy a Tasty Brew After a Day on the Slopes

Slopeside Suds: Where to Enjoy a Tasty Brew After a Day on the Slopes

by Katie Coakley

Have you noticed? Some of life’s best experiences occur because of shared interests. You like to snowboard? So do I! You like beer? So do I! You like to drink a beer after ripping that six inches of fresh pow… Read More →

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 →