Ski Coupons Blog

Go Sledding!

A perennial favorite among the little ones, sledding can be enjoyed by adults too. Whizzing down a hill with little to no control can be exhilarating. Taking the hike to the top is what makes this “activity” more of a sport too. Equipment is simple –grab anything that looks like it could slide and hike […]

November 8, 2009

Whistler Winter Wonderland is Waiting

Last blog we talked about an area that gets little snow but makes up for it in snow innovation (link to SoCal blog). This time, we go to the opposite end of the ski spectrum to a place that has too much snow to know what to do with. Whistler Blackcomb in British Columbia, Canada […]

November 7, 2009

Cross Country Skiing Thoughts

When the lifts get too crowded and the lines too long, the next best option to get a skiing fix in is on the much narrower Nordic or cross-country skis. Two styles, a kick-and-glide style and skating style are available to try out. Either way, you’ll definitely get a work out in. Equipment, compared to […]

November 7, 2009

Southern California is Open!

The race to open is on with resorts around the country taking advantage of early season cold fronts and big dumps. Colorado got a huge snow last week and smaller resorts with snow making capabilities are pushing the limits of skiing technology. No where is this more true than the typically warm and beach inclined […]

November 6, 2009

Snowshoeing Around Colorado

Like hiking in the summer? It’s hard not to fall in love with snowshoeing. The sport provides a quiet glimpse into winter forests not disturbed by much. Typically, the only sounds you hear while out on the webbed shoes is your own heavy breathing – the activity will definitely get you in shape by keeping […]

November 5, 2009

Big Snow in Colorado: Ski Season is Coming!

  Ullr has dumped over three feet of snow in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains the past two days and everyone is MORE than excited. I-70 favorites Arapahoe Basin an Loveland are the only two resorts open so far, but that isn’t stopping a lot of front range skiers and riders from hiking up […]

November 1, 2009

Epic Season Pass

The Rocky Mountain ski and snowboard season has officially gotten underway here in Colorado. With most all the major resorts planning opening days in the coming weeks. I am here to present to you the absolute best value in a Season Passes for the Rocky Mountain Region along with Heavenly Resort in South Lake Tahoe. […]

October 13, 2009

2009-2010 Ski and Snowboarding Equipment Preview Pt. 2

In my previous post I highlighted an awesome new pair of skis and an equally high quality snowboard. In this post we will preview some new wearable gear such as the latest in ski and snowboard jackets. There is nothing better than amassing a nice collection of the hottest and latest gear in preparation for […]

October 7, 2009

Montana Ski Resorts – Go Big!

Montana is one of the best states in the United States to go skiing. There are plenty of resorts to choose from, and no matter what type of skiing you enjoy, you will find a ski resort that is right for you. If you enjoy the slow paced but physically exhilarating sport of cross country […]

September 30, 2009

2009-2010 Ski/Snowboard Product Review

As the ski season is fast approaching news of opening dates are looming and snow making machines are being fired up. The 2009-2010 Ski/Snowboard season will soon be upon us and I am back with another preparatory based post. I wanted to take a look at the new gear being released for the new season. […]

September 29, 2009

2009-2010 East Coast Ski Season Preview

I am back with another 2009-2010 Ski/Snowboard season preview. This time around I have decided to venture east and give all of the readers from that area a Ski/Snowboard vacation season preview of their own. Below I have compiled a list of seven resorts featured on the website, covering both big and small mountains […]

September 21, 2009

2009-2010 Colorado Ski Season Preview

For many people living in Colorado the end of the summer is usually accompanied by feelings of disappointment and dread of the approaching Rocky Mountain winter. If you are a skier/snowboarder however, the end of the summer marks a time filled with excitement for the upcoming ski/snowboard season at the world class Rocky Mountain winter […]

September 9, 2009

This Year’s Improvements

With two weekends left in the season, this writer is both reluctant and eager to hang up the sticks for a few months. While a tear or two may fall when my 1080’s are banished to the basement to collect dust until next November, I’ll happily wipe them away as I exhume my golf clubs […]

April 6, 2009

Plenty Going On & Tons Coming Up

As another ski season comes to an end, one wonders what the coming summer months will hold. Will this be the year I get way into mountain biking or climbing? Will I still remember how to ski after months and months of warm weather has atrophied my winter legs? The answers to these questions are […]

March 31, 2009

What’s New in Aspen & Snowmass, Colorado?

The new mountain improvements for the 2008/2009 winter season extend the capabilities of the second largest ski resort in the nation, in providing skiing challenges and transportation to its numerous guests. The new Sheer Bliss quad chair lift extends the skiable area by 700 acres of black-diamond glades and easy-going blue regions. The new lift […]

March 26, 2009