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Vacations

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 […]

The Banff Squirrel’s Answers | Oct. 21 

Banff Squirrel Snowboard Bomb

Update: This sweepstakes is now over, but stay tuned for more great giveaways on our Facebook page! Editor’s Note: The Banff Squirrel—best known for photobombing pictures in the park—heard the #BanffLocalLegends chatter and wanted to get in on the question-answering action. If you haven’t entered to win, visit the Ski.com Facebook page and ask your question! Why should […]

Breckenridge Peak 6 Expansion Means More Skiable Acres 

Breckenridge Peak 6

If you haven’t heard, there’s good news at Breckenridge for the 2013/14 ski season. In August 2012 Breckenridge received approval from the U.S. Forest Service to develop the area. After more than a year of installing lifts (two to be exact), cutting new trails (10) and building warming huts (two, one of which houses Ski […]

Big Sky Purchases Moonlight Basin 

Big Sky Resort at Night, Big Sky Night photo

It’s official. Big Sky now undoubtedly has the “Biggest Skiing in America.” Last week Big Sky Resort owner Boyne Resorts in partnership with CrossHarbor Capital Partners LLC, completed the purchase of Moonlight Basin from a subsidiary of Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. Moonlight Basin and Big Sky Resort share terrain off the epic 11,166-foot Lone Peak […]

Specialist Speak: A Park City Ski Vacation 

Groomer skiing at Canyons

By Mountain Vacation Specialist Ellie Muller Not sure where you want to ski?  You want to fly into a major airport, but you don’t want to spend the other half of your day sitting on a shuttle to get to your resort? Park City  is just the place for you!  Only 45 minutes from Utah’s Salt […]

Specialist Speak: Fall Mountain Vacations 

Maroon Bells, fall, autumn mountain images, fall mountain images, Aspen leaves, Aspen Maroon Bells

By Bill Kelly Did you know that Ski.com can handle your fall color tours? We sell most of our 100 resorts worldwide year- round. Autumn is upon us and the time is now to start thinking about fall mountain vacations.  The peak time for color in the Western U.S. is normally the last week of September […]

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 […]

Announcing Our #Goggletan Photo Contest Winners! 

#goggletan photo contest winners

To begin, we’d like to thank everyone who participated in our “There’s a Better Way to Keep Your #goggletan” photo contest. The outpouring of creative and fun-loving submissions we received and the number of votes cast on Facebook were a testament to the love we all share for this sport and culture, even during the […]

Mountain Bike Resorts in North America Open for Summer 

Downhill Mountain Bike Resorts, Downhill Mountain Biking, Snowmass biking, Snowmass trails, Snowmass Valhalla

A summer mountain vacation may not be a top-of-mind choice for everyone, but ski resorts offer even more outdoor activities and experiences in the summer than in the winter, among them: taking in snow-capped mountain sunsets, hiking through aspen groves, horseback riding, outdoor concerts and festivals, and of course, mountain biking. Of recent,  many ski resorts turned […]

Valle Nevado Photo Contest Finalists Announced! 

Valle Nevado Photo Contest

Update: This sweepstakes is now over, but stay tuned for more great giveaways on our Facebook page! The “There’s a Better Way to Keep Your #goggletan” photo contest submission period has officially ended and all we can say is… wow! From mowing the lawn in skis to hitchhiking in your birthday suit, your impressively creative submissions blew […]

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. […]

Aspen/Snowmass Opens for Memorial Day Skiing 

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This is no prank. If you’ve already relegated your skis or board to the closet, or attic, it’s time to dust em’ off  for one more ride. Aspen/Snowmass is really opening for Memorial Day skiing! In fact, it’ll be open the whole weekend, Saturday, May 25, through Monday, May 27, 2013. The resort announced its […]