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U.S. Olympic Hopefuls 

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With the 2014 Winter Olympics quickly approaching everyone is anxious to see who will be representing the U.S. in the Winter Games. It’s a very exciting time for snowsports enthusiasts. Many of the athletes, like snowboarding’s Shaun White, of Northstar, Calif., and alpine racing’s Lindsey Vonn, of Vail, Colo., we’ve watched accumulate medals year after year, […]

The youngest snowboarder ever? 

the youngest snowboarder ever

We stumbled upon this video of adorable Ava Marie, a one-year-old who might be the youngest snowboarder ever. She can ride downhill, turn and even stop on her home slopes at Mammoth Mountain, California. Do you think we’ll be seeing her at the Olympics someday? While that dream might take a while to turn into […]

Introducing TGR Travel, powered by Ski.com 

TGR Travel

As snowsports movie fanatics we’re thrilled to announce our partnership with Jackson-hole based film production, Teton Gravity Research. Together, we’ve teamed up to bring all you adventurous skiers and snowboarders out there some exhilarating ski vacation packages, which include lodging, lift tickets as well as excursions and meals, in some cases. The guys—and gals— at TGR […]

European Resorts Open for Summer Skiing 

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Thanks to a cooler spring and record-breaking snowfall totals this winter, several of Europe’s ski resorts have reopened glacier summer skiing and snowboarding recently, among them: Alpe d’Huez, Cortina, Zermatt and most recently, Verbier. Italy’s Cortina, which is connected to the Switzerland’s Zermatt ski resort, opened two weekends ago, and was followed the week after by […]

Last chance: enter to win a ski vacation to Valle Nevado! 

Ski.com's Photo Contest: there's a better way to keep your #goggletan

There’s only one week left to enter to win a ski vacation to Valle Nevado, Chile! Update: This sweepstakes is now over, but stay tuned for more great giveaways on our Facebook page! If you’re tuned into our social media channels, you’ve probably seen tons of goofy photos of people wearing goggles with no snow to be found. […]

Ski.com’s Summer Photo Contest: show us how you keep your #goggletan! 

Update: This sweepstakes is now over, but stay tuned for more great giveaways on our Facebook page! We’re excited to announce our new photo contest! Even though lifts have stopped running at most destinations in North America doesn’t mean you have to say goodbye to your hard-earned goggle tan! We want to help one lucky […]

Fresh Snow for Colorado Ski Resorts Closing Days 

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Wait, what month is it again? As Colorado approaches the end of the season, it’s suddenly feeling like mid-February. We’re happy to report that the vast majority of Colorado ski resorts received eight inches of snow within the last 72 hours and there’s more snow in the forecast into the weekend. Most Colorado ski resorts […]

Utah Snow Report: Still Winter! 

An April 1 storm dropped a foot of snow on resorts across Utah, delivering mid-winter conditions and a welcome snow report! Park City Mountain Resort was the big winner with 15 inches, but Alta, Solitude and Canyons all broke the 12-inch mark. There are still a few weeks left to enjoy some spring powder, so check […]

Big Sky Resort and Moonlight Basin 

Big Sky Resort and Moonlight Basin

Ski.com visited Big Sky Resort and Moonlight Basin this week, and it was quite literally awesome. Big and beautiful with a real sense of place, this stunning corner of Montana is a treat for expert skiers as well as families. With 5,532 acres of terrain between Big Sky and Moonlight Basin and a tagline that […]

#Snowcial 2013 – skiing and snowboarding are inherently social 

“[Snowcial] is Silicon Valley meets the High Sierra, “Revenge of the Nerds” hangs with “The Hangover,” according to Jules Older, San Francisco Chronicle.Ski.com attended the 5th Annual Tahoe Snowcial conference last week, an event designed to connect people in snow sports industry and technology, marketing and social media professionals. While you may think Freeskier rippers and […]

Mary Jane, Blue Sky Basin, Highland Bowl and other notable terrain across Ski Country 

Last Friday I had the pleasure of visiting Winter Park Ski Resort for the first time. After reading and hearing about it for the last few years, I knew my one task at hand for the day was to make it over to their famed terrain for bumps and trees: Mary Jane Mountain. After a morning of […]

Vail Ski Day with Ski.com! 

Last Friday, a crew of Ski.comers headed up to enjoy the on-mountain goods at our neighbors to the north: Vail. The Annual Vail Ski Day was a huge success with a full day on the mountain, complete with lunch at Two Elks on the edge of their famous Back Bowls and an après-ski session at […]

Mountain memories that last a lifetime 

Growing up in Michigan, my first few times skiing took place at a small resort less than an hour’s drive from my parents’ house. If I remember correctly, the skies were always cloudy, the temperatures were very cold, the chairlift rides were long and the runs were short. The overall experience, however, was life changing. […]

Spice things up with a romantic ski trip! 

Though Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, you don’t need to use that as an excuse to head to the mountains this winter for a romantic getaway. Combine your passion for the slopes with your passion for each other and break up the winter days (and nights) by traveling to a romantic mountain destination. […]

A Perfect Day on the Slopes 

Have you ever had a “perfect day”? The kind where you wouldn’t change a single thing from the people you were with and the places you went to, to the things you did there? That sentiment seemed to be a theme this past weekend within myself and nearly everyone I came across. One of those […]

Where will you go in 2013? 

Last week I spoke about the time-honored tradition of setting goals and resolutions at the beginning of each year. I’d be lying if I said I haven’t already broken one or two for 2013, but I did, however, spend my first weekend of the year visiting a place high on this year’s bucket list – Telluride. […]