What is après ski if nothing but a fun-filled, entertainment packed, high energy after party for the guests at a ski resort when the ski day has ended? Well actually, that’s exactly what it is: an entirely rich and diverse culture around the world – said to have originated in the Alps – where skiers gather to partake in the entertainment and nightlife at the resort after an invigorating day of skiing.
Labor Day weekend provides us with some extra time to relax. It’s also the unofficial beginning of prepping for ski season, with fantastic blow out sales on last year’s equipment, winter apparel and accessories. With online access, shopping these clearance events can help skiers and riders nationwide stock up on equipment and gear for up to 90% off of regular retail prices. Here’s a starter guide to help you make the most of your bargain hunting.
People assume that if you are lucky enough to live in Colorado or Utah, you take your family skiing or snowboarding any chance you get. Of course, most Colorado and Utah residents would love to hit the slopes more often, but the cost of lift tickets multiplied by the number of kids in tow can […][Continue reading…]
With more than 300,000 visits last season, and on the heels of record-breaking numbers the year before, Whitefish Mountain Resort in Montana has lots money of money to spend on developments. This year, the resort is investing more than $1 M in capital improvements designed to enhance guest amenities and skier safety. The projects underway include expanding the […][Continue reading…]
Terrain Parks first became popular in the early 90’s after the snowboarding surge in the 80’s. Perhaps it’s that little kid desire to jump and fly that makes terrain parks so popular. Regardless, they continue to be a popular attraction for skiers and snowboarders. If you are looking for some great places to try this […][Continue reading…]
Multi-resort season ski pass providers will have a hard time keeping up with the Epic Pass this winter. Always the innovator, Vail Resorts, Inc. raised the bar on its own Epic Pass this season by providing pass holders with access not only to the soon-to-be largest ski area in North America, but also to an […][Continue reading…]
Snowshoe Mountain Resort in Pocahontas County, West Virginia is a laid-back ski resort positioned on Cheat Mountain near the towns of Marlington, Lewisburg and Elkins. Sitting atop the second highest point in West Virginia, Snowshoe Mountain Resort offers breathtaking views of this unique North American terrain, and is visited by more than a half a […][Continue reading…]