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Don’t need instruction? Maybe think again.

Don’t need instruction? Maybe think again.

by Jules Older

Looking back, it’s hard to believe I was that dumb. Hard to believe unless you look at the evidence. Exhibit A: When I was learning to ski at the University of Vermont, I spent four winters on snow without taking… Read More →

3 First Timer Tips From Ski Patrol

3 First Timer Tips From Ski Patrol

by Mark Crone

With winter well underway, you are either getting out and enjoying this winter wonderland OR you are hiding inside (and on the verge of cabin fever). If you are inside, why not get outside and enjoy winter? As a veteran… 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 →

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 →

Liftopia is “Still In”, Committed to Acting On Climate

Liftopia is “Still In”, Committed to Acting On Climate

by liftopia

Liftopia has joined over 1,000 US cities, states, and businesses committed to stepping up and forging ahead on climate action.  In an open letter to the international community, signatories have collectively declared “We Are Still In,” vowing to continue to… Read More →

Some Of The Deepest Snow Depths This Season Were At Mountain Collective Resorts

Some Of The Deepest Snow Depths This Season Were At Mountain Collective Resorts

by RoseAnne Moises

The resorts on the Mountain Collective Pass regularly get some of the best snow during ski season, but this year in particular was one for the books.  Tahoe’s Squaw Valley even plans to stay open through the summer (weather permitting)…. Read More →

Crunching The Numbers: Families Save Big With The Mountain Collective

Crunching The Numbers: Families Save Big With The Mountain Collective

by Eric Wagnon

The 2017-18 Mountain Collective Pass touts “16 Dream Destinations. Two Days at Each.” This multi-resort ski lift pass sounds grand, but unless you spend the winter driving in an RV across the country, the logistics of skiing two days at… Read More →

8 Reasons to Hit the Slopes Before the Big Game

8 Reasons to Hit the Slopes Before the Big Game

by RoseAnne Moises

Tailgating. Prepping finger foods. House parties…The NFL’s biggest event is filled with tons of traditions. Why not make skiing or riding one of them? Here are 8 reasons why you should hit the slopes on February 5. 1. The game doesn’t start… Read More →

What a Beginner Skier or Snowboarder Needs To Know: A Snowsports Glossary

What a Beginner Skier or Snowboarder Needs To Know: A Snowsports Glossary

by Learn To Ski And Snowboard Month

New to skiing or snowboarding? Here is a glossary of terms to help you get familiar with everything you need to know before you head to the slopes. Jump To: When You Arrive In The Lodge & At The Base On The Mountain… Read More →

A Ski Bum’s Guide To Peak Weekend Skiing

A Ski Bum’s Guide To Peak Weekend Skiing

by Katie Coakley

There’s no doubt about it: winter is fully upon us. Looking at the social media feeds, it seems as if just about every resort in the country is swimming in freshies, making a ski trip a necessity, not a luxury…. Read More →