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North American Resorts

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

Beginner's Magic Snowmass, Elk Camp Meadows, beginner skiing

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. >>>Enter to win an Aspen Snowmass ski trip>>> While more experienced skiers and snowboarders tend to flock to Aspen Mountain and Aspen Highlands, Buttermilk […]

Top ski resorts for perfect corduroy 

Whistler corduroy

Each ski season shapes up differently with varying storm tracks and snowfall, and for those who don’t live in a ski resort, this unpredictability can cause a lot of pre-trip anxiety. The good news is ski resorts today have excellent grooming and snowmaking systems to ensure your skiing surface is predictably smooth and silky. While […]

Our learning to ski and snowboard stories 

Learning to ski in New Jersey

It’s Learn to Ski Month, and we’ve been reflecting on our own introductions to snow sports. Some of us started before we could walk and others learned as adults. Here are some of our memories of the learning process and how we first became hooked on skiing and snowboarding. >>> Nominate a Newbie + Enter to […]

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

Aspen Snowmass Trip Giveaway

What makes Crested Butte the last great Colorado ski town? 

pc: Trent Bona

Slowing down, getting back to yourself and nature and enjoying the simple things—like a snow-covered mountain vista—is really what a ski vacation is all about. We live in an era fraught with constant pressure to make everything bigger and better, and it can be exhausting. Taking a break and escaping the madness for at least […]

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.

12/15/14: Where did it snow last weekend? 

Beaver Creek snow, Beaver Creek snow storm, how much snow did Beaver Creek get?

If you’re at all like us (powder obsessed) and recently burned a pair of skis in a sacrificial bonfire to appease the Norse god of snow, Ullr, we’re happy to report that the offerings worked! A favorable amount of Western U.S. ski resorts saw about one to two feet of snow fall from late last week […]

Plans announced to link Canyons and PCMR to form largest U.S. ski resort 

Park City and Canyons linked, Park City Canyons gondola,

Vail Resorts recently announced its official plans to link Canyons with Park City Mountain Resort—which the corporation purchased earlier in fall 2014 for $182 million—to create the largest U.S. ski resort. Combined, the resorts would offer 7,300 acres of interconnected terrain, making the resorts second only to Whistler Blackcomb for  the title of largest ski resort in […]

Jackson Hole tram to open Friday with 100 inches of snow 

Jackson Hole Tram

Where’s the best snow in the U.S. right now? It might be in Jackson Hole. With more than 100 inches of snow covering the Tetons (and 80 inches of new snow in the last three weeks!), Jackson Hole Mountain Resort is preparing to open 100% of its terrain this Friday along with the Aerial Tram and […]

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 […]