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Canadian Ski Resorts Now Open After Massive Storm

Canadian Ski Resorts Now Open After Massive Storm

by Patrick Thorne

There’s been incredible snowfall in Western Canada over the past few days and the first of the country’s ski resorts are now opening for the 2017-18 ski season. Banff’s Mt Norquay ski area was the first to officially open on… Read More →

Big Storm To Bring FEET Of Snow To Northwest & West Coast This Week

Big Storm To Bring FEET Of Snow To Northwest & West Coast This Week

by Open Snow

This article was originally posted on OpenSnow.com by Meteorologist Joel Gratz. A ridge of high pressure in the west will be replaced with a trough (stormy weather) as we move into early November. This means that cold air and snow will be in… Read More →

5,000-Mile-Long Atmospheric River Could Dump 7-10 Feet in British Columbia & PNW

5,000-Mile-Long Atmospheric River Could Dump 7-10 Feet in British Columbia & PNW

by Open Snow

This article was originally posted on OpenSnow.com by Powderchaser Steve. Lots of buzz is flying around the web on snow totals for the Northwest this week. It’s only October so any news of 7-10 feet of snow is headline news. Most of that… Read More →

Crunching the Numbers: Save Big in Canada With The Mountain Collective

Crunching the Numbers: Save Big in Canada With The Mountain Collective

by Eric Wagnon

The 2017-18 Mountain Collective pass features 16 ski destinations spread across North America and even down to Australia and New Zealand. The diversity of far-flung destinations may be the initial alluring feature, but geographic focus can be a key to… Read More →

PHOTO RECAP: Up to 12″ At Northwest & New England Ski Resorts

PHOTO RECAP: Up to 12″ At Northwest & New England Ski Resorts

by RoseAnne Moises

No tricks, all treats for these ski resorts. This past Halloween weekend, Mother Nature served up a bowl full of the white stuff to several Northwest and New England ski resorts. Huge pre-season storms have already dumped on places like… Read More →

North America’s Favorite Resorts for Powder Skiing & Riding

North America’s Favorite Resorts for Powder Skiing & Riding

by Kristen Lummis

Powder. You either love or you hate it. And while I can’t say I understand the haters, I do commiserate with those who spend the winter tracking storms, cancelling work, jettisoning class and driving overnight to score fresh snow. According… Read More →

Epic Winter Storm Will Bring FEET Of Snow To The West

Epic Winter Storm Will Bring FEET Of Snow To The West

by RoseAnne Moises

This week, NOAA is forecasting what they are calling the “strongest storm of the season” — a jet stream-powered storm predicted to dump several feet of snow in the mountains of British Columbia to California. Other forecasters are predicting “multiple… Read More →

10 Things You Might Not Know About Whistler Blackcomb

10 Things You Might Not Know About Whistler Blackcomb

by liftopia

Editor’s Note: This post was written by Ian Jenkins, General Manager, Sales at Whistler Blackcomb. Whistler Blackcomb is looking forward to the 2015-2016 winter season for many reasons, not the least of which is an upcoming 50th anniversary. Breaking world records… Read More →

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Skiing in Banff, Canada

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Skiing in Banff, Canada

by Kristen Lummis

1. It’s not “just” Banff. It’s three unique resorts: Lake Louise, Mount Norquay and Sunshine Village. Collectively marketed under the tag “Ski Big 3,” this trifecta offers up 8,000 acres of skiing and riding, 2 gondolas, 26 chairlifts and 290… Read More →

Canada: Off The Beaten Track

Canada: Off The Beaten Track

by Patrick Thorne

Canada is a nation that’s big on skiing. It is home to North America’s biggest ski area at Whistler Blackcomb; it has several of the top five places for ‘biggest lift-served-vertical’ in North America, including the biggest at Revelstoke; it… Read More →