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Nicole Barker

The best ski resorts for fat bikes 

In Jackson Hole, you can take a national park or wildlife tour by fat bike. | Photo: Teton Mountain Bike Tours

Fat biking, a discipline of mountain biking suited for snow-packed trails, has taken ski towns across North America by grip. Utilizing tires as wide as four to five inches, fat bikes make it easier—and more fun—to cruise through winter’s elements. From pedaling on a brewery tour in Telluride to venturing on a two-wheeled wildlife safari […]

Photo Gallery: Ski Country from Space 

Alaska's snowy Aleutian Islands from space. | Photo: Scott Kelly, NASA

NASA’s Scott Kelly returned to Earth today after 340 days in space, the longest voyage by a U.S. astronaut. While aboard the International Space Station, Kelly captured—and tweeted—intriguing images of Earth’s mountain ranges from the Aleutian Islands down to Patagonia. Alongside pictures of frozen lakes, ice fields and snow-capped volcanoes, here are Kelly’s most striking […]

7 ski resorts with yoga classes 

When it comes to recovering from or preparing for a session on the slopes, nothing compares to the benefits of stretching and meditative breathing at the base—or summit—of a mountain. Yoga can help calm and focus the mind while improving strength and flexibility, advantages all skiers and riders can reap. From morning Yoga for Skiers […]

Best resorts for snowboarding: first-timers through experts 

Jackson Hole Mountain Resort glades. | Photo: Jackson Hole Mountain Resort

From parks, pipes and ideal terrain to the overall vibe, many factors go into a resort’s snowboard-friendliness. To help every type of rider, from brand-new beginner to master shredder, enjoy their piece of one-plank paradise, we comprised a list of the best resorts for snowboarding. Best resorts for adults to learn to snowboard You’re never too […]

2015-16 Ski.com Partner Visits 

Revelstoke, British Columbia | Photo: Revelstoke

Every fall we reconnect with dozens of industry reps who come to visit us at Ski.com headquarters in Aspen, Colo. We’re always happy to catch up—and find out what’s new—with our valued partners, many of whom we’ve worked with for more than two decades! Click around below to get to know some of our partners and discover what’s on […]

2015-16 Ski.com Utah Partners 

Park City Mountain Resort, Utah | Photo: Dan Campbell, Vail Resorts

Every fall we reconnect with dozens of industry reps who come to visit us at Ski.com headquarters in Aspen, Colo. We’re always happy to catch up—and find out what’s new—with our valued partners, many of whom we’ve worked with for more than two decades! Click around below to get to know some of our Utah-based partners, as well as […]

2015-16 Ski.com Partner Visits: Sonnenalp Hotel 

Every autumn dozens of industry reps from resorts, properties and more descend on Ski.com headquarters in Aspen, Colo. to update us on what’s new for the coming season. We sat down with Patricia, left, and Meral from Sonnenalp Hotel. Here’s what they had to share: Q&A with Patricia and Meral from Sonnenalp Hotel Q: What’s […]

2015-16 Ski.com Partner Visits: Whitewater Ski Resort 

Every autumn dozens of industry reps from resorts, properties and more descend on Ski.com headquarters in Aspen, Colo. to update us on what’s new for the coming season. We sat down to chat with Rebeckah from Whitewater Ski Resort, and here’s what she had to share: Q&A with Rebeckah from Whitewater Ski Resort Q: What’s […]

2015-16 Ski.com Partner Visits: Revelstoke 

Every autumn dozens of industry reps from resorts, properties and more descend on Ski.com headquarters in Aspen, Colo. to update us on what’s new for the coming season. We sat down to chat with John from Revelstoke, and here’s what he had to share: Q&A with John from Revelstoke Q: What’s new at Revelstoke for […]

2015-16 Ski.com Partner Visits: Jackson Hole Mountain Resort 

Every autumn dozens of industry reps from resorts, properties and more descend on Ski.com headquarters in Aspen, Colo. to update us on what’s new for the coming season. We sat down to chat with Patrick from Jackson Hole Mountain Resort, and here’s what he had to share: Q&A with Patrick from Jackson Hole Mountain Resort […]

2015-16 Ski.com Partner Visits: Majestic Heli Ski 

Every autumn dozens of industry reps from resorts, properties and more descend on Ski.com headquarters in Aspen, Colo. to update us on what’s new for the coming season. We sat down to chat with Kari from Majestic Heli Ski in Alaska, and here’s what she had to share: Q&A with Kari from Majestic Heli Ski […]

2015-16 Ski.com Partners: The Rest of the West 

Every fall we reconnect with dozens of industry reps who come to visit us at Ski.com headquarters in Aspen, Colo. We’re always happy to catch up—and find out what’s new—with our valued partners, many of whom we’ve worked with for more than two decades! Click around below to get to know some of our U.S. and Canada partners to […]