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11 Photos of September Snow That Prove Winter IS Coming

11 Photos of September Snow That Prove Winter IS Coming

by RoseAnne Moises

From light dustings to surprisingly impressive, early-season dumps, several mountains in North America have experienced their first flakes of snow during these first weeks of September. Although there’s still a bit of time until ski resorts officially open, it’s enough to… Read More →

8 Best Road Trips For Skiers & Snowboarders In North America

8 Best Road Trips For Skiers & Snowboarders In North America

by Katie Coakley

Put in those vacation days, strap your skis and snowboard onto the roof of your car, pack your bags and plenty of road snacks, and get ready to cram in as many vertical feet of pure joy as you can…. Read More →

6 of the U.S.’s Last Great Ski Towns

6 of the U.S.’s Last Great Ski Towns

by Katie Coakley

Let’s face it: things change. You get older, technology races full speed ahead and you can no longer get a tank of gas for less than a dollar. The ski industry has changed, too. From high-speed six-person chairlifts to apps… Read More →

10 Adrenaline-Pumping Outdoor Activities in the West

10 Adrenaline-Pumping Outdoor Activities in the West

by Erika Wiggins

buck·et list noun, informal A number of experiences or achievements that a person hopes to have or accomplish during their lifetime. The diverse climate and terrain of the Western U.S. make it a popular destination for adventurers and adrenaline junkies…. Read More →

Top 5 Ski Destinations For Your Spring Break

Top 5 Ski Destinations For Your Spring Break

by Heather Balogh

Who says you have to head to the beach for spring break? From where we’re sitting, this time of the year is prime for the best skiing of the season. Check out a few of our favorite ski destinations below. Not only… Read More →

Don’t Forget Fido: North America’s Most Dog-Friendly Ski Towns

Don’t Forget Fido: North America’s Most Dog-Friendly Ski Towns

by Katie Coakley

Planning a ski trip is an exciting process. Where will you go? How long can you stay? How many vertical feet will you rack up? Where will you stay? But: what about Fido?  He’s currently making the “sad puppy-dog face”… Read More →

Plan Your Ski Holiday: North American Ski Resorts At A Glance

Plan Your Ski Holiday: North American Ski Resorts At A Glance

by RoseAnne Moises

“What are you doing over your Winter break?”  This is a question frequently being asked by both family members and friends, despite winter break being several weeks away. However, as I’ve learned from past experiences, the holiday season is the… Read More →

Blast From The Past: Ski Resorts, Then and Now

Blast From The Past: Ski Resorts, Then and Now

by Katie Coakley

Though skiing has been utilized as a method of transport for almost five thousand years, our snow loving predecessors didn’t really start utilizing the fluffy white stuff for purely recreational purposes until the end of the 19th century. The first… Read More →

Ski Bums Pick: North America’s 10 Most Livable Ski Towns Year-Round

Ski Bums Pick: North America’s 10 Most Livable Ski Towns Year-Round

by Gina Bégin

Is this you? You have moments when you study the calendar in front of your office desk and question what you did with all those days gone by. Your body feels sluggish and you think your back might be permanently… Read More →

Liftopia Weekly Goods: Sept. 15, 2014

Liftopia Weekly Goods: Sept. 15, 2014

by RoseAnne Moises

Rockin’ white after Labor Day, as we’ve all heard, is a huge fashion faux-pas…except when Mother Nature does it—in which case, we applaud her impeccable sense of style! From light dustings to surprisingly impressive dumps, several mountains across North America… Read More →