Four Reasons to Try Cat Skiing

Serious skiers know what makes for a great run – powdery snow and beautiful terrain. Cat skiing provides just that. Skiers can enjoy the exhilaration of wild, uncharted territory while having the security of a guide and a comfortable vehicle to shelter in. Cat skiing refers to a type of skiing in which participants use a snowcat to reach their trails instead of a traditional ski lift found at most resorts or a helicopter, which is generally used for backcountry skiing.

caterpillar-grooming-close-view [Continue reading…]

Purgatory is Back with More Benefits for Skiers

It’s sure to be a stellar ski season in Durango, Colorado this year. Investor James Coleman, a local Durango skier and businessman, recently purchased Durango Mountain Resort. His first executive order of business? To revert the name of the 50-year-old Colorado ski area back to Purgatory and use the original logo, of course!

Snowbowl Sold [Continue reading…]

Ski Butlers is at Your Service with Luxury Ski Rentals

sb

Ski Butlers’ rental and delivery service will change the way you approach your ski trip. Because they believe that skiing should be simple and fun, they provide skiers and riders with a convenient hassle-free equipment rental experience from start to finish.

[Continue reading…]

Win a Year’s Supply of Skier Lip Balm

photo_lip_SC_front-300x300

This is not your average lip balm. In honor of skiers and snowboarders everywhere, we’ve partnered together with Joshua Tree Skin Care to bring you some of the highest quality lip balm that could grace your mouth in winter or summer. Joshua is a company devoted to using only the finest ingredients in everything they make, […]

[Continue reading…]

And You Thought You Knew Everything About the Afton Alps Ski Resort

Afton_Alps_map1

For every one thing you thought you knew about Afton Alps Ski Resort in Minnesota, there’s another one thing that you didn’t – so let’s bring you up to speed! So here’s a little back-story. . . In 2008, the parent company of Afton Alps (Vail Resorts) started using RFID technology to make it easier to check lift […]

[Continue reading…]

7 Resorts for Off-the-Wall Spring Skiing

LPogue_3-3-12_lead

Spring is here, and while West coast skiers are mourning early resort closings, those in the East and in the Rockies are rejoicing in Spring freshies. More sun and warmer temps present unique ways to enjoy the events that mark the end of the ski season. Here’s a sample of where you can catch late […]

[Continue reading…]

Cross-Country Skiing – a Good Choice for Families

2013-Sovereign-Lake-Nordic-Center-Silver-Star-Vernon-BC-011

Looking for a family vacation that will keep everyone entertained? Consider cross-country skiing. It’s perfect for multiple generations and an ideal snow activity for an extended family. And while many skiers flock to the western slopes for the diverse terrain, there are quite a few ski areas in the East that specialize in this activity.  For […]

[Continue reading…]