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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 →

Getting Your Gear Ready for the Off-Season

Getting Your Gear Ready for the Off-Season

by Wendy Clinch

We’ve all heard the reports: Squaw and Mammoth have announced they’ll be open through Independence Day, Breckenridge through Memorial Day. With the record snowfalls in the west, it wouldn’t be surprising if more were to follow suit. Buy Lift Tickets… Read More →

Top 5 Tips for Spring/Summer Skiing

Top 5 Tips for Spring/Summer Skiing

by Patrick Thorne

More ski areas are open in North America this spring and summer after some huge winter snowfalls left deep bases which in some cases may well still be there when next winter rolls around. Among the resorts staying open at… Read More →

Where To Ski During Spring 2019

Where To Ski During Spring 2019

by Patrick Thorne

For many, the start of spring brings to mind thoughts of great mornings on the slopes enjoying the spring corn snow, then long, lazy afternoons enjoying the sunshine with a cool beverage. But for others it also means that annual… Read More →

Off-season ‘To-do List’ Keeps Ski Resort Mountain Ops Crews Busy

Off-season ‘To-do List’ Keeps Ski Resort Mountain Ops Crews Busy

by Eric Wagnon

By April, most ski resorts close up shop to the skiing public for the off-season. However, many of the staffers who keep the lifts spinning during the winter don’t just head off for a six-month vacation. In order to keep… Read More →

What Does Ski Patrol Do at the End of the Season?

What Does Ski Patrol Do at the End of the Season?

by Mark Crone

After a long winter and snow sliding season, there’s a tendency to just drop everything after that last day and last run. The season is over (unfortunately). As a ski patroller, the end of season means I have double duty… Read More →

Tips and Gear for the Perfect Apres-Ski Tailgate

Tips and Gear for the Perfect Apres-Ski Tailgate

by Rich Stoner

Tailgating has become as much of an American pastime as the football games it is known to accompany. In fact, it is even rooted in something more deeply American than that. Did you know that the first tailgate party actually… Read More →

5 Reasons to Call Schweitzer Mountain the ‘Goldilocks’ of Ski Resorts

5 Reasons to Call Schweitzer Mountain the ‘Goldilocks’ of Ski Resorts

by Eric Wagnon

When Goldilocks stumbled across the home of the Three Bears, she found a bowl of porridge and then a bed that were “just right” for her taste. Skiers and boarders who discover Schweitzer Mountain Resort in the panhandle of Idaho… Read More →

Best in Snow Awards 2019 – Fun Facts and Figures

Best in Snow Awards 2019 – Fun Facts and Figures

by Ken Chin

Our Best in Snow Awards for 2019 are out! Thank you to all who voted. You can find all the results on our site, and you can vote for next year’s awards as well! Best in Snow 2019 Awards: Full Results… Read More →