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Gallery: the best of Breckenridge 

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Boasting 1.6 million skier and snowboard visits last season, Breckenridge is one of North America’s most popular ski resorts for several good reasons. Breckenridge delivers a variety of high-level experiences for skiers and snowboarders who enjoy high-alpine bowl skiing, world-class terrain parks and pristine groomers; for history buffs who enjoy Breckenridge’s mining-era charm; and for party-goers who […]

Common winter ailments and their Breckenridge cures 

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It might be frigid, damp and gray back home, but Colorado receives about 300 days of sunshine annually, so the chances are good that you will have glorious weather while skiing or snowboarding at Breckenridge, especially in March and April. The resort’s high elevation combined with the fact that March is typically Colorado’s snowiest month […]

5 days in Aspen Snowmass: A first-timer’s guide 

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Few ski destinations deliver extraordinary experiences for every stripe of skier and snowboarder, but Aspen Snowmass, a single resort with four ski areas accessible via one lift ticket, does just that. While more experienced skiers and snowboarders tend to flock to Aspen Mountain and Aspen Highlands, Buttermilk and Snowmass are the perfect areas for beginners […]

Ski.com’s quest to cure winter blues: Spring Break in Breckenridge 

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While our quest to cure winter blues continues as long as there are lifts spinning, this sweepstakes is now over. We’re very pleased to announce a lucky skier who was randomly drawn to win a Spring Break ski trip in Breckenridge, Colorado! Brad D. of Washington D.C. told us his winter ailment was, “Vertical feet deficiency…condition […]

Aspen Snowmass 2015 X Games Preview 

2015 X Games Aspen, Buttermilk X Games

For the 14th consecutive year, Aspen Snowmass is hosting the X Games on Buttermilk’s world-famous superpipe and slopestyle course. From Jan. 21-25, 2015 spectators can watch their freestyle ski and snowboard heroes up close and personal and take advantage of swag giveaways, sponsored parties and world-class concerts. X Games Aspen is a prestigious, invite-only freestyle-skiing, […]

5 reasons Aspen Snowmass is a great place to learn to ski 

Aspen Snowmass ski instructors provide mountain awareness.

First impressions are critical, which makes choosing the best ski resort when learning to ski that much more important. The whole experience, from finding the ski school meeting place and riding the chairlift for the first time to accomplishing your first turns, contributes to how much you will enjoy skiing or snowboarding in the long […]

Nominate a newbie + enter to win an Aspen Snowmass ski trip 

Aspen Snowmass Trip Giveaway

This sweepstakes is now over. January was Learn to Ski Month, and we asked you to nominate a newbie to learn to ski in Aspen Snowmass for a chance to win a ski trip. You sure shared the stoke! We received thousands of new-skier/snowboarder nominations, and we’re excited to announce our randomly drawn winner! Henry T. of […]

See the Crested Butte Resolutions 

Resolve to ski Crested Butte

Throughout December, we’ve asked people to post 2015 Crested Butte resolutions for a chance to win a grand prize ski trip in “the last great Colorado ski town.” Scroll down to see some of our favorite #CBResolutions.

Resolve to ski Crested Butte with Ski.com 

Resolve to ski Crested Butte

This sweepstakes is now over. In last month of 2014, we asked you to post your skiing and snowboarding resolutions for a chance to win a ski vacation in Crested Butte, Colorado, and we’re pleased to make one lucky skier’s 2015 resolution a reality. Robert Y. of Littleton, Colorado was drawn as the winner of our […]

Video: Whistler early season first tracks 

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Whistler Blackcomb has been posting some pretty impressive photos of early-season snowfall, and earlier this week, they released a video showing the true conditions on Blackcomb Glacier. Let’s just say, the snow doesn’t look like your typical stick-to-the-groomers first month of ski season… Before ski season starts, resorts often post wide-angle, panoramic shots of their snow-covered slopes […]

Ski.com’s Whistler [Three Ways] Trip Giveaway 

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This sweepstakes is now over. Throughout the month of November, we asked you to explore three iconic Whistler itineraries and enter to win your favorite. We received tons of entries, and we’re pleased to announce three randomly drawn winners who will experience SKI Magazine’s No. 1 ski resort on our tab! Whistler [Three Ways] Trip […]

10/24/14: Where did it snow in the West? 

NOAA forecast Oct. 24, 2014

The snow dances are paying off. A snow storm is moving across the Pacific Northwest, British Columbia, Northern California, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming and parts of Colorado throughout the weekend. NOAA is reporting that Wyoming will likely reap the most benefits from the storm and could see up to six inches by Monday morning. Opensnow.com forecasters are […]