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Leah Boucher

Originally from the icy trails of New Jersey, I moved West to pursue powder and a career in writing and editing. Now in Aspen, Colo. and working for Ski.com managing the website and blog content, I couldn't be happier. You'll find me skiing at Aspen Mountain or Aspen Highlands in the winter and mountain biking at Snowmass in the summer.

Why you should spend your 2017 tax refund on a ski trip

According to the IRS, the average tax refund for 2017 is $2,763*, which is a nice chunk of change to put towards an unforgettable ski trip in 2018-19 or even this summer in South America. We know you ...

According to the IRS, the average tax refund for 2017 is $2,763*, which is a nice chunk of change to put towards an unfo...

All About Skiing in April

[caption id="attachment_18197" align="aligncenter" width="1440"] Photo: Aaron Dodds/Breckenridge Ski Resort[/caption] What is skiing in April like? By April, many people’s attention has turned tow...

[caption id="attachment_18197" align="aligncenter" width="1440"] Photo: Aaron Dodds/Breckenridge Ski Resort[/caption] W...

Where Is It Snowing?

Snow storms just blew across California, Wyoming, British Columbia, Colorado and Utah. Tahoe and Mammoth made out the best with 100" in the past 7 days and 6-10' in March.See a full list of resort...

Snow storms just blew across California, Wyoming, British Columbia, Colorado and Utah. Tahoe and Mammoth made out the be...

Where you can go summer glacier skiing in the Alps

Cool off and satiate your need to schuss at these top Alpine resorts for summer glacier skiing:Soelden's Rettenbach Glacier is open for summer skiing. | Photo: +ûtztal Tourismus Engelberg,...

Cool off and satiate your need to schuss at these top Alpine resorts for summer glacier skiing:Soelden's Rettenbach ...

A serious guide to successful pond skimming

If you've ever watched a gender-confused gorilla on snow blades glide over—or crash into—an icy pool to the delight of a jubilant crowd, and, thought, "boy, I wish I could be like them," it's time...

If you've ever watched a gender-confused gorilla on snow blades glide over—or crash into—an icy pool to the delight ...

Top ski resorts for closing day events

Spring is a bittersweet time of year for us skiers and snowboarders. As the days get longer we're reminded that winter is coming to a close. In less than a month most North American ski resorts will s...

Spring is a bittersweet time of year for us skiers and snowboarders. As the days get longer we're reminded that winter i...

Where Will It Snow?

According to OpenSnow forecaster, Joel Gratz, the snow forecast through Friday, March 2nd looks similar to many other seven to 10-day snow forecasts from earlier this season, where storms hit the Paci...

According to OpenSnow forecaster, Joel Gratz, the snow forecast through Friday, March 2nd looks similar to many other se...

20 Ski Resorts with Some of the World’s Deepest Bases

Whether you're a powderhound or corduroy aficionado, snow conditions can make or break your ski trip. Every ski season is different and some years are simply better than others in different parts of t...

Whether you're a powderhound or corduroy aficionado, snow conditions can make or break your ski trip. Every ski season i...

All About Skiing In March in Colorado

By March, the shorter, darker and colder days of the year have worn off and ski resorts across Colorado enjoy the lion’s share of beautiful, sunny days. While warm, mountain sunshine on your face is...

Experience Olympic history at these ski resorts

Combine awesome skiing and riding and Olympic history, culture and activities at these incredible ski destinations. Lake Placid, New York 1932 & 1980 Winter Olympics Boasting 3,430 feet of vert...

Combine awesome skiing and riding and Olympic history, culture and activities at these incredible ski destinations. Lak...

Top resorts for super bowl skiing

Photo: Daniel Milchev/Vail ResortsIn celebration of the 52nd NFL Super Bowl, we have highlighted our favorite stripe of bowls: the kind you ski down! Sure, our bowls may not come with record-...

Photo: Daniel Milchev/Vail ResortsIn celebration of the 52nd NFL Super Bowl, we have highlighted our favorite s...

BREAKING: Telluride joins the Epic Pass

This morning, Vail Resorts, Inc. and Telluride Ski & Golf announced that they are teaming up for a long-term partnership. In the 2018-19 ski season, Telluride will join the Epic Pass and bring the...

This morning, Vail Resorts, Inc. and Telluride Ski & Golf announced that they are teaming up for a long-term partner...