We know you – you save your vacation days for the first snowfall, and head for the mountains to slash downhill. There’s no better way for you to spend the day. But whether you frequent your favorite ski resort, or prefer a new adventure at each turn, skiing and snowboarding requires an investment in time and money.
The ski films are out, and you know what that means – ski season is just around the corner! Calgary in Canada closed out their summer with a blanket of snowfall, and early snowmaking has begun at Copper Mountain in Colorado, along with some other resorts across the nation. With El Nino’s rains blessing the Americas, ski resorts are anticipating a big powder payout this year.
Visit the snowy peaks of North America, and you’ll find be faced with an ultimate decision: should you ski or ride? In the wintery world of snow sports, does it matter whether you descend on one plank or two? It does, and here’s why.
How will you and your family spend your next winter vacation? If hitting the slopes, terrain, and trails excites your imagination and gets everyone in your brood excited, then a visit to a family friendly skiing and riding resort is just what you need to bring that imagination to life!
The Mountain Collective season ski pass deal has arrived and it’s even better than before with access to even more terrain for a fraction of the price. This year’s benefits provide skiers and riders with access to not six, but seven world class ski areas and two bonus resorts with winter seasons that run polar opposite to ours.
A changing of the guard is happening at two of Utah’s ski areas; Snowbird and Alta and with it come new developments. This is all good news for skiers.
Although we’re just days past Mother’s Day, some of the country’s experiencing Christmas-like snow. This doesn’t dampen a skier’s spring but instead evokes the hope of getting even more runs in this season.
For inquiring skiers that may be so inspired, we’ve put together a run-down on some areas that are accessible for late and extended season snow skiing. Be sure to check the area websites before heading up, as some of the resort terrain and services fluctuate daily depending on what Mother Nature delivers. [Read more…]