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When the sound of autumn leaves crunching underfoot changes to packed snow, you can’t help but imagine fresh tracks on your favorite mountain. Even if you’re in an area that won’t see storms for weeks (or months), there are reminders that opening days are dropping: sports shop tune-up clinics, local gear swaps, and sweet deals  Read more ➝

This winter, there is no better way to beat the winter blues and absorb some of that valuable–and rare–Vitamin D than on the slopes soaking up the sun and good times.  You’ll also be refining your balance and eating adrenaline while looking out over the majestic white scenery that only winter provides.

The trees budding all across the Front Range in Colorado and Utah, and water sprinklers feverishly spraying golf courses are signs that spring is on us and summer is near. To the dismay of skiers and riders alike, it’s time to say goodbye to the bittersweet 2016-2017 ski season.

The big resorts may have a corner on the skiing industry, but they’re by no means the only – or best – option. There are small and independently owned mountains all over the country that offer something a little different from those famous mega-resorts. And, they could be exactly what you’re looking for in a  Read more ➝

Once you’ve booked your dream ski trip, it’s time to brush up on your ski slang. After all, nobody wants to look like a gaper – or novice – out on the slopes, and nothing will give you away faster than not understanding the local ski-speak. So dust off your ski pants, break out the fresh goggles, and  Read more ➝

While skiers flocked the snowy slopes of Mt. Bachelor until closing day, groundbreaking plans were already underway for the off season. Along with the usual maintenance activities which go into keeping 3500+ acres in tip-top sending shape – such as shrub trimming, grading, and boulder tumbling – some major construction will be changing the face of the mountain forever. Officials at Powdr  Read more ➝

If you’ve only been visiting Mt. Bachelor over the last few years, then you’ve never seen a new chairlift installed at the Cascade Range’s largest ski resort. That is about to change with the introduction of Cloudchaser, Mt. Bachelor’s new lift and the first to be installed since 2006 when Pine Marten Express was replaced.  Read more ➝

It is no secret that learning to ski or snowboard costs money. However, during National Ski and Snowboard Month in January, many resorts throughout the country offer all-inclusive packages for beginners that cover everything you need to learn to slide downhill. New skiers and snowboarders can learn to ski and ride with packages that covers all  Read more ➝

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  Read more ➝

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  Read more ➝

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.

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  Read more ➝