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5 Black Friday & Cyber Monday Deals For Skiers & Snowboarders

5 Black Friday & Cyber Monday Deals For Skiers & Snowboarders

by liftopia

Update: This blog post was originally published in November 2017. It was updated in November 2019 to include information most relevant to 2019 Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals. At Liftopia, we love a good deal. If you’re on the… Read More →

Next Level Skiing Podcast: Liftopia’s Evan Reece Explains Everything You’ve Wondered About Lift Ticket Prices

Next Level Skiing Podcast: Liftopia’s Evan Reece Explains Everything You’ve Wondered About Lift Ticket Prices

by Amanda Natividad

Our co-founder and CEO Evan Reece recently joined the Next Level Skiing Podcast with Jason Blevins and Wagner Skis to discuss all things lift ticket related: from the reason Evan started Liftopia.com to how different lift ticket and season pass… Read More →

How to Know When It’s Time to Replace Kids’ Ski Gear

How to Know When It’s Time to Replace Kids’ Ski Gear

by Kristen Lummis

Getting ready for the ski season? Since we’re still ahead of the snowiest months, fall is a terrific time to do a family ski gear inventory. For a deeper dive on sussing out your own gear, check out our past… Read More →

10 Tips for When You Haven’t Skied in Awhile

10 Tips for When You Haven’t Skied in Awhile

by Wendy Clinch

When people ask me how long I’ve been skiing, I actually have to give it some thought. Because it’s really not that simple: I skied for a number of years, then stopped for awhile, and then took it up again…. Read More →

15-Minute Workout: Get In Shape for Ski or Snowboard Season

15-Minute Workout: Get In Shape for Ski or Snowboard Season

by Kristen Lummis

If you’re a skier or snowboarder, chances are you’re also a biker, a hiker, a runner, a yogi or maybe even a gym rat. You know, someone who is in pretty good shape.  And while that may be true (or… Read More →

Our Favorite Times to Wear a Hip Pack

Our Favorite Times to Wear a Hip Pack

by liftopia

Call it whatever you want: the fanny pack, waist bag, belt bag, or if you’re in the UK, bum pack. But here at Liftopia, we’re rocking hip packs. And we aren’t the only ones. This beloved 80s and 90s pouch… Read More →

Introducing Liftopia Essentials: Curated Gear For Every (Aspiring) Ski Bum

Introducing Liftopia Essentials: Curated Gear For Every (Aspiring) Ski Bum

by liftopia

When we’re not breathing in the fresh mountain air, we live and breathe Liftopia and mountain life culture. So it’s no surprise that when it comes to our gear and accessories, we’re picky about what we buy and from whom… Read More →

Vote in Our Liftopia Locals Contest for a Chance to Win

Vote in Our Liftopia Locals Contest for a Chance to Win

by liftopia

In July, we asked the Liftopia community to share their favorite photos and stories of their mountain town in an Instagram contest. We wanted to know: What made you come for the winter… and stay for the summer? Based on… Read More →

Downhill Mountain Biking for Everyone

Downhill Mountain Biking for Everyone

by Kristen Lummis

The first time I saw a “dirt is the new snow” t-shirt, my family and I were checking in at Winter Park’s Trestle Bike Park to try downhill biking. Experienced mountain bikers, we thought we’d be coasting downhill all day,… Read More →

#LiftopiaLocals – Shining a Light on Mountain Communities in the Summer

#LiftopiaLocals – Shining a Light on Mountain Communities in the Summer

by Evan Reece

In the 14 years that Liftopia has been around, we’ve sent millions of people to ski areas in the winter time. Along the way, we’ve spent countless hours flying, driving (even “train-ing”) from mountain town to mountain town, and have… Read More →