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How to Save Money on Family Ski Trips

How to Save Money on Family Ski Trips

by Kristen Lummis

Warren Miller famously said that “the family that skis together, goes broke together.” Today, ways to prove Mr. Miller wrong and ensure that your family ski vacation doesn’t break the bank. Plan Ahead While it’s tempting to delay and see… 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 →

8 Great Ski Towns You Must Visit

8 Great Ski Towns You Must Visit

by Wendy Clinch

What makes a great ski town? Everyone’s preferences are different. Obviously, proximity to skiing is important (otherwise, it’d just be a town). Great food and lodging help. But for me, the most important element is something that doesn’t lend itself… 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 →

Making a Comeback: Skiing Again After You’ve Been Away

Making a Comeback: Skiing Again After You’ve Been Away

by Wendy Clinch

Editors Note: We are pleased to introduce one of our new contributors, Wendy Clinch. She is the founder and operator of The Ski Diva, a place for women skiers/snowboarders in this male-dominated industry. The women’s only forum at The Ski Diva is… Read More →

2018-19 The Mountain Collective Pass is Now on Sale

2018-19 The Mountain Collective Pass is Now on Sale

by Ken Chin

Welcome to The Mountain Collective. Have you been dreaming of powdery turns and floating across freshies? Well you’re not alone. If chasing pow and saving money is your thing, then the 2018-19 Mountain Collective Pass is for you. What’s New… Read More →

16 North American Skiing Bucket List Ideas (Part 1)

16 North American Skiing Bucket List Ideas (Part 1)

by Eric Wagnon

Editor’s note: This is part one of a three part skiers by Eric Wagnon – A Skier’s Bucket List. North America will be split into two parts. Part three will be focused on the Europe and the rest of the… Read More →

A Guide to Hut Trips: Summer Edition

A Guide to Hut Trips: Summer Edition

by Katie Coakley

Summer is all about getting out into the wilderness, exploring a new area and spending the night away from home. Camping is a one way to get this fix, but then there’s finding a site, putting up a tent, building… Read More →