Ski Season Opening Days Guide 2017-2018

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 popping up. Whether you’re unpacking your ski sweaters or hustling for passes, it’s time to start planning for ski season 2017-18.

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Visit These Two Resorts to Ski Idaho

Everyone has heard of Sun Valley, but there’s another Idaho resort that you can add to your must-ski list: Schweitzer Mountain Resort.

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6 Ways to Learn to Ski & Ride in the Northwest and Southwest

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 of the basics for rock-bottom prices. Here are just some of the many packages that make learning to ski and ride in the Northwest and Southwest easy, and affordable.

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Skiing and Snowboarding in Idaho

Idaho is known for many things, including its many great ski resorts. Whether you are looking for cross-country skiing, snowboarding, a family ski resort, or a challenge, you can find it without a doubt in Idaho. Idaho has some of the best resorts and they have something to offer everyone, from the ordinary to the extraordinary.

For the family winter vacation, Lookout Pass Ski Area is a unique place to go. It’s one of the few places in the United States where you can have your choice of two states for one mountain. The resort is located right on the border of Idaho and Montana, meaning you can go up in the chair in Idaho and ski down in Montana.

When you go to Pebble Creek Ski Area, you will be skiing Mount Bonneville, the highest mountain in the Portneuf Range. Other ski resorts in Idaho are Bogus Basin, Brundage, Cottonwood Butte, Kelly Canyon, Pomerelle Mountain Resort, Schweitzer Mountain Resort, Sun Valley, and Silver Mountain, where you can see the world’s longest gondola.

Take your winter vacation to Idaho and see the world’s longest gondola or go up the mountain in Idaho and ski down in Montana. You will find something interesting and fascinating about the ski resorts here, and have fun while you are doing it.