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Alex Boyd

Atop the Jungfraujoch: Snow, Chocolate and… Tennis? 

Chocolate Heaven Switzerland

What do US ski racer Lindsey Vonn, Swiss tennis champion Roger Federer and the Alps have in common? They were all part of a surreal scene set up by Swiss chocolate makers Lindt & Sprüngli as part of the opening of Lindt Swiss Chocolate Heaven, a chocolate shop at the top of Europe. According to a […]

Video: See all the #GoggleSelfie Submissions 

#GoggleSelfie

Narrowing down our #GoggleSelfie Photo Contest submission to just 21 entries was a very hard task… We received so many great selfies that made us want to slap on a pair of goggles, crack a smile and go skiing! [UPDATE: This sweepstakes is now over. In May and June, we asked you to cast your vote […]

Portillo Celebrates its 65th Anniversary 

Portillo then and now

Portillo, Chile’s oldest and most storied ski resort, celebrates its 65th anniversary this summer! Setting up this season to be one for the history books, El Niño weather patterns have delivered pre-season storms and more than five feet of snow before Opening Day. While there will be plenty of powder days and unique celebrations during […]

June snow in the Wasatch and Tetons 

June snow at Alta

An unseasonable cold front moved through Utah and Wyoming over the last two days, dropping measurable June snow on Alta ski area and covering the peaks above Jackson Hole Mountain Resort. Here are a few shots from Jackson Hole and Alta (with some great photos from the fine folks at SnoCru) as well as a […]

#GoggleSelfie Photo Contest Official Rules 

[UPDATE: This sweepstakes is now over. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for news about upcoming trip giveaways!] OFFICIAL RULES NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. ELIGIBILITY: The “Ski.com #GoggleSelfie Photo Contest,” (the “Contest”), is open only to legal residents of the fifty United States (including D.C.) who are at least 18 […]

Breaking News: Valle Nevado is Opening Early 

Valle Nevado early opening day

Valle Nevado announced today the ski resort is opening early on Friday, June 13, 2014, two weeks before the scheduled opening day! While El Niño weather patterns have been forecast for South America’s ski season, snowfall at Valle Nevado has already exceeded expectations. If the storm track stays loaded, Valle Nevado’s ski season could be […]

Will El Nino Snow Hit South America? 

Will El Nino snow hit South America?

If you’ve ever experienced an El Nino snow storm then you understand why the weather-forecast rumor mill has been working overtime. Whispers of El Nino have been circulating among weather junkies as well as skiers and snowboarders this spring, and one question is on all our minds: will El Nino bring above-average snowfall to South American ski […]

Video: Whistler’s Horstman Glacier is Awesome 

Horstman Glacier

Where can you find sunshine, snow, big booters, bikinis and a heck of a good time this June and July? Whistler! Blackcomb’s Horstman Glacier is open for skiing and riding from June 21 through July 27. The video below was produced by Momentum Camps and shows just how much fun you can have with our […]

Trip Report: 2013 Valle Nevado Winner 

Valle Nevado

If you think our #GoggleSelfie Photo Contest sounds familiar, you’re right. Last year, we gave away a Valle Nevado ski trip and POC Sports gear in a #GoggleTan Photo Contest. Contestants submitted photos showing how they were keeping their goggle tans through the summer. From rock climbing to playing golf, even mowing the lawn, we […]

Valle Nevado Photo Contest 

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There’s a better way to keep your goggle tan this summer, and we’re sending one lucky skier or snowboarder to South America to do just that… We’re excited to announce the top five #GoggleSelfie Photo Contest entries and the winner of our grand prize ski trip in Valle Nevado, Chile! The people have spoken, and […]

2013-2014 Ski Season Recap 

13-14 Ski Season Recap

It’s bittersweet to post this 2013-2014 ski season recap, but most of the northern hemisphere’s resorts have stopped turning their lifts and are preparing for summer adventures and festival season. There are a few places where you can still ski, like Snowbird (open until May 26), Mammoth (open until May 26), Banff and Lake Louise […]

Video: Big Sky Pond Skim Crash Reel 

Video Big Sky Pond Skim

Pond skims are a closing day tradition; they’re the last chance to gather up your guts and go for glory. There’s always some carnage involved as skiers and snowboarders inevitably overshoot the pool or cannon-ball into the icy water, but the crowd rallies behind those who go big and cheers loudest for the most impressive […]