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getting there is half the fun so try this road trip from telluride to taos

Tucked within the San Juan National Forest sits the town of Telluride and it’s ski resort of the same name. Once a booming mining town, this little slice of heaven is the perfect place for skiers to get away from it all. The resort has also consistently been ranked as one of the best places  Read more ➝

spark a little romance at these amazing resorts

Planning to take your significant other on a ski trip that they won’t forget? In all fairness, almost all ski resorts have a dreaminess about them. It’s part of the charm that people find appealing and why they’ll return year after year. But then there are certain ones which carry an extra layer of “something”  Read more ➝

the future can hold a lot of things so what will happen to the future of the skiing industry?

It’s hard to say where the ski industry is heading in the next 30 years. In the meantime, there are plenty of trends to follow that are just as important as the overall movement. Similar to other sports or tech movements, you sometimes have to constantly “stay in the know” to be well-informed. On the  Read more ➝

it's always a good idea to try and beef up your ski skills

Every level of skier has to practice their craft. Even experts aren’t technically done learning, which is why it’s completely normal to continue improving your abilities. We all might be starting at a different place, from beginners to seasoned snow buffs, but taking advantage of a few tips and tricks means you’re just going to  Read more ➝

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.