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5 Wonderfully Strange Places To Ski & Snowboard in the US

5 Wonderfully Strange Places To Ski & Snowboard in the US

by Jules Older

Take lift to the top, then turn left, turn right to the bottom. Rinse and repeat. It COULD be argued that all skiing is pretty much the same, but it would be wrong, wrong, wrong. Apart from the sky above… Read More →

Ski Resorts In The West DEEP in Snow – Up To 6 Feet!

Ski Resorts In The West DEEP in Snow – Up To 6 Feet!

by Eric Wagnon

While shoppers were scrambling for Black Friday and Cyber Monday bargains, skiers and snowboarders in the western United States and Canada cashed in on big snowfalls across several regions. Given that ski season traditionally gets started in earnest around Thanksgiving… Read More →

Rider’s Guide: Angel Fire Bike Park

Rider’s Guide: Angel Fire Bike Park

by Kristen Lummis

Touted as the largest bike park in the Rocky Mountains, the Angel Fire Bike Park in New Mexico has a reputation as being “built for riders, by riders.” Opened in 2011, it’s one of the few North American locations deemed worthy of… Read More →

The Most Beautiful Mountains On The Planet?

The Most Beautiful Mountains On The Planet?

by Jules Older

I asked, What are the most beautiful mountains on Planet Earth? Not the best snow, not the best grooming — the most beautiful. And you answered. Boy, did you answer. Here’s what you said: Banff, Cambodia, Chile, Colorado, Jasper, Massachusetts, New… Read More →

North America’s Favorite Resorts for Tree Skiing

North America’s Favorite Resorts for Tree Skiing

by Kristen Lummis

For many skiers and snowboarders, skiing the trees is the holy grail of winter fun. When you duck into a glade, you’re one step closer to skiing’s backcountry roots. You leave behind the noise and commotion of the larger resort… 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 →

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Skiing in New Mexico

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Skiing in New Mexico

by Eric Wagnon

New Mexico may not receive the same attention as its neighboring states of Colorado or Utah, but the Land of Enchantment has its fair share of great skiing. There are eight alpine ski areas: Angel Fire, Pajarito Mountain, Red River… 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 →

Best Prices For Early Season Snowboarding & Ski Lessons

Best Prices For Early Season Snowboarding & Ski Lessons

by Dave Belin

The winter season is approaching in the Northern Hemisphere, and unless you spent the summer in New Zealand or Chile (or at Liberty Mountain Snowflex Park), you probably haven’t experienced the feeling of sliding on snow for 7 or 8… Read More →

What’s New At Ski Resorts For 2014-15?

What’s New At Ski Resorts For 2014-15?

by Dave Belin

While you’ve been mountain biking, enjoying the beach, or traveling this summer, your favorite ski area has been busy making improvements for the upcoming 2014-15 season. The summer is a critical time for construction projects that would either be too… Read More →