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what new gear are you going to be after this year?

The holiday family rush is starting to slow down (at least at home it is) but on the slopes, it’s heating up! With the beginning of a new year comes the beginning of new snow adventures. And it might also mean that you’re interested in trading out your worn (but trusty) skis from a few  Read more ➝

get in on the action during national learn how to ski and snowboard month!

It’s that time of year again when new and beginner skiers can learn how to ski and snowboard! Through the month of January, resorts across the U.S. and Canada participate in the “National Learn To Ski & Snowboard Month.” This event is meant to encourage new skiers to come to the mountains and break new  Read more ➝

are you sure you're ready to hit the backcountry? There's a few things to consider before you take the leap

Sometimes the thrill of the slopes isn’t enough to quench the thirst of the adventurers. Which is why backcountry skiing is perfect for souls who crave being out in the wilderness. Most resorts across the globe have great alternatives to vertical drops and terrain parks. And many offer terrain that only experts need seek out!  Read more ➝

People from all over the country and the world discover and rediscover the magic of Taos every year! A legendary spot for artists and writers such as D.H. Lawrence and Georgia O’Keeffe, Taos has not lost any of its charms after all of these years. And when it comes to outdoor winter excitement, it’s the  Read more ➝

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 ➝

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.

Where should you go skiing this winter? The Western USA and Western Canada are loaded with excellent resorts where you can find world-class powder, diverse terrain, and high-altitude drops. There are so many good mountains that it can be hard to choose. Here are 10 top places to ski in the West, and why they should  Read more ➝

Things are happening at Taos Ski Valley again! A new owner, a new CEO, and a new hotel will revitalize the area. The Taos Ski Valley was the property of the Blake family from its inception shortly after World War II until this recent sale.

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 ➝

In the race to see which ski resorts will be the first to open, the West usually gets all of the press. This year, to the surprise of many, Killington Resort in Vermont kicked off the ski season in North America on its opening day, October 19. Ski resorts around the nation are following in  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.

If you are planning on an early season ski vacation then you have been shouting at the Weather Channel to, “Let It Snow!”  What a difference a week makes! In early December skiers and resorts were singing the blues, with limited snow cover, and temperatures too warm to even make snow. In a snap the  Read more ➝

The 2008 and 2009 winter season may not yet be upon us, but that isn’t stopping the Taos Ski Valley Resort from selling discounted tickets. Not only are their tickets being offered at seriously discounted prices, but a number of additional amenities are also currently discounted, including many of the lodges nestled within the ski  Read more ➝