Leah Boucher

2 days in Vancouver, B.C.: the ultimate Whistler tack-on trip 

Vancouver Skyline. Vancouver, BC, Vancouver BC, Vancouver British Columbia

Photo: Tourism Vancouver / Albert Normandin Travel + Leisure rated Vancouver, British Columbia one of the “Best Cities in North America,” and for good reason. It’s an incredible melting pot of Asian, European and Native (First Nation) cultures, all of which are evident in the city’s modern and historic building, shops and restaurants. Moreover, this coastal […]

More snow just fell on an already buried Jackson Hole 

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In the aftermath of a furiously deep snow storm earlier in February, which dumped 100 inches in 12 days and closed down the resort for five days due to a power outage, Jackson Hole is still getting pounded. Earlier this week, the resort received another three feet of snow in four days, and there’s more […]

Video: Skiing knows no age | 99-year-old Utah powderhound 

97 year old Utah skier, George Jedenoff

As passionate skiers and snowboarders, we all hope to be like George Jedenoff some day. The 99-year-old really loves skiing and gets out on the slopes as much as he’s able—no matter what the conditions are. George is no fair-weather skier; he’s a true enthusiast. For the third ski season in a row, Ski Utah […]

Mammoth Mountain will be open through July 4th 

mammoth open until 4th of July

By now, you’ve probably heard that Mammoth Mountain is having a banner snowfall year! The snow just keeps piling up. The California ski resort just hit 40 feet of snow thanks to a weekend storm which dropped another 50-plus inches. Plus, the resort reported that more snow has fallen in January 2017 than in any other […]

Top hot springs in Colorado ski country 

Mount Princeton Hot Springs

By Morgan Tilton The only feeling that may rival the relief of peeling off ski boots at the end of a powder day is being able to slide your toes—feet, calves, quads, and shoulders—into a steaming hot-spring pool. Fortunately for all, the Earth’s healing waters speckle the state of Colorado. Here are a handful of […]

Comparing B.C.’s Okanagan resorts to top U.S. resorts 

Big White ski trip, Big White BC

We’re always looking to familiarize our clients with under-the-radar ski resorts, especially ones that offer both world-class on- and off-mountain experiences and incredible value. That’s why we’ve been big advocates of British Columbia’s lesser-known Okanagan Valley ski resorts. We’ve skied and stayed at the regions three major resorts—Big White, SilverStar Mountain Resort and Sun Peaks—many […]

Jackson Hole reports snowiest Feb. on record 

Jackson Hole Mountain Resort open, Teton Village open

Prior to the start of February 2017, Jackson Hole was already having a banner powder year. At the end of January, they were approaching the 350-inch mark, which had already placed them at the top of the ski resort snowfall list. Then, February came in with a fury and within 12 days nearly another 100 […]

Featured itinerary: a 6-day guided Powder Highway tour 

Mount Mackenzie hike Revelstoke

Photo: Revelstoke Mountain Resort Along the Powder Highway’s 700-mile span, powderhounds have a bounty of famously snow-blessed resorts to explore. With so many options and ways to travel along this snowy corridor, skiers and riders planning a trip to the Powder Highway are faced with the challenge of deciding where to go and figuring out […]

Why British Columbia is the best region for heli skiing 

Selkirk Tangiers Alain Sleigher

It’s rare that you get something right on your first try. But that’s exactly what heli-skiing pioneer, Hans Gmoser, did. About 55 years ago, Gmoser, who founded Canadian Mountain Holidays, took the world’s first commercial heli-skiing clients out for a historical spin. After doing some intense recon in the years prior, Gmoser had identified the […]

Nearly 30″ of snow headed to Montana 

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Tonight through Wednesday, a big snow storm is in the works for Montana. According to NOAA, Big Sky Resort is expected to receive 27 inches and Whitefish Mountain should see about 10 inches of fresh fall. Follow the snow and book your Montana ski trip today! Start by filling out a free, custom quote.

Aspen Snowmass family ski trip: Day 4 

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You would be hard-pressed to find any family where marked differences among its members aren’t present. The same goes for families of skiers and snowboarders—everyone has their own preferences when it comes to what they want to experience at a mountain destination, and their own level of comfort when it comes to the type of […]

1/24/17: Where is it snowing in the Western U.S.? 

Northstar snow, Northstar snow report

Yet another bountiful storm system has blessed the West! California, Colorado, Wyoming and Utah skiers and riders are enjoying deep days. So deep, in fact, that many California and Utah resorts have had to close lifts, again. See who’s received the most snow below: California resorts receive up to 53″ of snow over the weekend […]