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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 →

8 Top Resort Destinations for Spring Skiing

8 Top Resort Destinations for Spring Skiing

by Eric Wagnon

Spring skiing offers its own glorious vibe with more comfortable temperatures, soft snow (after the sun has a chance to warm it up at least), and often a fun party atmosphere (see “Mountain Festivals to Attend This Spring.”). For advice… Read More →

This Week’s Powder Will be in Utah, Colorado, Arizona, New Mexico

This Week’s Powder Will be in Utah, Colorado, Arizona, New Mexico

by Open Snow

This article originally appeared on opensnow.com by Joel Gratz Summary The last hurrah of a very stormy pattern in the west will occur this week as a storm over the northwest and a system in the southwest coverage, creating powder… Read More →

2019-2020 Mountain Collective Pass is Now Available

2019-2020 Mountain Collective Pass is Now Available

by Ken Chin

The Mountain Collective Pass is back for 2019-2020 season! We are very excited to bring back the Mountain Collective for the 2019-20 season, now on sale for $449 with kids passes at $99. If you’re looking for the most bang… Read More →

Are Your Kids Ready to Ski Independently? Five Tips for Parents

Are Your Kids Ready to Ski Independently? Five Tips for Parents

by Kristen Lummis

When our oldest son was six, I lost him on a ski run. He skied into the trees. But he didn’t come out. Because I was the only adult skiing with two young children, ducking into the woods to find… Read More →

A Guide on How to Demo Skis

A Guide on How to Demo Skis

by Wendy Clinch

So you want to buy new skis. Maybe you’ve been renting and think it’s time you had a pair of your own. Maybe you want to replace a pair that has too much wear or doesn’t feature the latest technology…. Read More →

Deepest Week of the Season!

Deepest Week of the Season!

by Open Snow

This article originally appeared on opensnow.com by Powderchaser Steve. Update It’s snowing heavily over much of the northern Rockies and the southern Cascades.  Very deep snow is being reported at press time for Mount Bachelor (20-30 inches), Jackson (21 inches),… Read More →