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5 Black Friday & Cyber Monday Deals For Skiers & Snowboarders

5 Black Friday & Cyber Monday Deals For Skiers & Snowboarders

by liftopia

At Liftopia, we love a good deal. If you’re on the hunt for new gear, outerwear, and (yes!) even lift tickets, check out these Black Friday/Cyber Monday deals for skiers and snowboarders. 1. Liftopia Cyber Monday starts before Black Friday… Read More →

Score Thanksgiving Powder At These 7 Ski Resorts

Score Thanksgiving Powder At These 7 Ski Resorts

by Patrick Thorne

There’s nothing better than a great, early start to the ski season. Luckily for us, Thanksgiving weekend is when many US ski resorts open their slopes. Liftopia: Buy Lift Tickets in Advance & Save There have been some spectacular early snowfalls… Read More →

More Than 50 Ski Areas in North America Are Already Open

More Than 50 Ski Areas in North America Are Already Open

by Patrick Thorne

The 2017-18 ski season is off to a phenomenal start. More than 40 US ski areas, and a dozen more resorts in Canada, have already started spinning their lifts. In total, at least 50 ski areas are now open. Buy Lift… Read More →

Where To Find Above-Average Snowfall & A Deep Snowpack

Where To Find Above-Average Snowfall & A Deep Snowpack

by Open Snow

This article was originally posted on OpenSnow.com by Meteorologist Joel Gratz. The atmosphere is playing favorites during the early part of the season with consistent snow piling up in the Pacific Northwest and the northern Rockies. The base depth is already 150-250% of… Read More →

Top Ski Resorts That Offer The Best Value In North America

Top Ski Resorts That Offer The Best Value In North America

by liftopia

Last year, we set out to find North America’s favorite resorts in our first ever Best In Snow Awards. 10,000 skiers and snowboarders voted across a variety of categories including Best Value, Most Beginner-Friendly, Most Challenging, Most Family-Friendly, Best Snow Consistency and Quality,… Read More →

Five Ski Resorts Getting Pummeled With Snow Right Now

Five Ski Resorts Getting Pummeled With Snow Right Now

by Patrick Thorne

It’s only early November, but things are looking GOOD at several ski resorts around the world. Last weekend, there were less than a handful of ski areas open in North America. By Saturday, there will be at least a dozen resorts… Read More →

Mammoth Mountain Now Open For The Ski Season

Mammoth Mountain Now Open For The Ski Season

by RoseAnne Moises

Mammoth Mountain is truly having an endless winter! After a record-breaking 2016-17 winter season in which they stayed opened for a whopping 270 days, Mammoth Mountain is back open starting November 9. Buy Mammoth Lift Tickets in Advance & Save… Read More →

Killington Resort Now Open For The Ski Season – First On The East

Killington Resort Now Open For The Ski Season – First On The East

by RoseAnne Moises

It’s official – New England’s ski season is here! Killington became the first Eastern resort to kick off the 2017-18 ski season, opening exclusively for Season pass and Express Card holders on Wednesday, November 8. The resort will be open to… Read More →

5 Things All Skiers & Snowboarders Should Do Before The Ski Season Starts

5 Things All Skiers & Snowboarders Should Do Before The Ski Season Starts

by Mark Crone

Ski season is upon us! (For some, it’s already here.) If you haven’t started to prep for winter, it’s time to get cracking. Those who work in the ski/snow industry are already “knee deep” in pre-season preparations already. Ski Patrollers,… Read More →

Northeast Ski Resort Opening Dates For 2017-18

Northeast Ski Resort Opening Dates For 2017-18

by liftopia

Wondering when the lifts will start spinning in the Northeast? Below is a list of projected ski resort opening dates in Vermont, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, New Jersey, and Pennslyvania. Keep in mind these are estimated or tentative, and subject… Read More →