Mountain Festivals to Attend This Spring

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Mountain Festivals to Attend This Spring

There’s only one thing that skiers love more than a powder day and that’s a spring ski day. The days are longer and brighter. The clothing becomes lighter as we begin to ditch the multitude of layers necessary to stay… Read More →

2019-2020 Mountain Collective Pass is Now Available

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2019-2020 Mountain Collective Pass is Now Available

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 →

Powder Continues, Deepest in Colorado

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Powder Continues, Deepest in Colorado

This article originally appeared on opensnow.com by Joel Gratz Summary Western mountains received 1-4 FEET of snow in the past week and three more storms could bring an additional 1-3+ FEET through the end of next week. Short Term Forecast… Read More →

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

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

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

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A Guide on How to Demo Skis

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 →

Storms Continue, Powder This Weekend + Next Week

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Storms Continue, Powder This Weekend + Next Week

This article originally appeared on opensnow.com by Joel Gratz Summary It’s been a record-breaking February with over 300 inches in Tahoe, over 200 inches at Jackson, and storms will continue to be in the forecast this weekend and next week…. Read More →

Elements 007: Shaken, And Stirred

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Elements 007: Shaken, And Stirred

When I heard there was a “James Bond Cinematic Installation” atop the Austrian mountain where the big action scene from Spectre was filmed, I could definitely contain my excitement. I pictured a slightly dusty collection of outmoded guns and exploding… Read More →

Deepest Week of the Season!

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Deepest Week of the Season!

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 →

On Set: Ski Resorts Where Popular Movies Were Filmed

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On Set: Ski Resorts Where Popular Movies Were Filmed

An ever-growing number of famous films have used ski resorts for their sets.  Sometimes the movies are so big the resorts never forget their time in the spotlight and stage annual festivals or even build permanent exhibitions themed on the… Read More →

Deepest Snow in Southwest then Northwest

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Deepest Snow in Southwest then Northwest

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 →