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Deepest Snow in Southwest then Northwest

Deepest Snow in Southwest then Northwest

by Open Snow

This article originally appeared on opensnow.com by Joel Gratz Summary Snow totals on Thursday and Friday will be 15-30 inches in Arizona and southern Colorado, then storms will take aim on the northwest later this weekend and early next week…. Read More →

The Biggest Verticals in North America 2019

The Biggest Verticals in North America 2019

by Patrick Thorne

Is size everything? Well in skiing and snowboarding terms, maybe yes, maybe no.  The great thing about offering a huge vertical is that when you get to the top it’s a long, long way down before you need to get… Read More →

10 Scenic North American Ski Runs

10 Scenic North American Ski Runs

by Eric Wagnon

Fantastic scenery is one of the best assets for the sports of skiing and snowboarding. The immediate feeling of coming down the mountain may be exhilarating, but the scenic beauty lasts even longer through photographs. North America has literally thousands… Read More →

Western US Will Be Deep Through the Weekend

Western US Will Be Deep Through the Weekend

by Open Snow

This article originally appeared on opensnow.com written by Joel Gratz. Summary The storm train continues to roll through the western United States with storms on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday bringing FEET of snow to many mountains. Short Term Forecast Forecast… Read More →

Where to Dine and Stay Near Midwest Ski and Snowboard Resorts

Where to Dine and Stay Near Midwest Ski and Snowboard Resorts

by Brian Clark

Skiing and snowboarding work up an appetite, no doubt about it. And unless you’re a local, you’re also going to need a place to bunk overnight so you can hit the slopes refreshed in the morning. Here’s a list of… Read More →

A How-to Guide on Skiing Powder

A How-to Guide on Skiing Powder

by Wendy Clinch

Imagine this: you’re on vacation at a terrific ski resort. You wake up in the morning, look out the window, and see white, white, and more white dumping down from the sky. It’s a powder day! Do you: Say, “Ugh,… Read More →

Blower Pow for Utah and Colorado

Blower Pow for Utah and Colorado

by Open Snow

This article originally appeared on Opensnow.com written by Powderchaser Steve. Update The chase yesterday took me to Squaw Valley where over 57 inches of blower pow (Cold storm) was awaiting my first KT 22 chair!  The sky went bluebird by… Read More →

Slopeside Suds: Where to Enjoy a Tasty Brew After a Day on the Slopes

Slopeside Suds: Where to Enjoy a Tasty Brew After a Day on the Slopes

by Katie Coakley

Have you noticed? Some of life’s best experiences occur because of shared interests. You like to snowboard? So do I! You like beer? So do I! You like to drink a beer after ripping that six inches of fresh pow… Read More →

What to Look for in a Ski Rental

What to Look for in a Ski Rental

by Wendy Clinch

Renting a condo or an Airbnb for a ski vacation is a great idea. The choices are amazing: you can get anything from a cozy cabin to a sprawling ski lodge to a small studio condo. And the benefits are… Read More →

10 Not-So-Silly Questions New Skiers and Snowboarders Might Ask

10 Not-So-Silly Questions New Skiers and Snowboarders Might Ask

by Eric Wagnon

With January labeled Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month, some first-timers will be taking advantage of various introductory programs. For the most part, skiers and boarders are a welcoming bunch, but rookies may feel a little intimidated by both the… Read More →