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Top 7 Western mountain towns for 4th of July fireworks

An enduring symbol of core U.S. values, the American West is still wild, bold and free, and this is especially true in mountain towns. We know from closing day shenanigans and annual spring events th...

An enduring symbol of core U.S. values, the American West is still wild, bold and free, and this is especially true in ...

Three adventures to add to your Portillo ski trip

In addition to world-class skiing among spectacular Andean peaks, a Portillo ski vacation also provides opportunities for tack-on trips to unique regions. From Santiago's Airport, which is just two ho...

In addition to world-class skiing among spectacular Andean peaks, a Portillo ski vacation also provides opportunities fo...

Experience the best summer activities at these 9 resorts

Summer in the mountains is just as action-packed and fun-filled as it is when blanketed in winter's white stuff. For this reason, an increased number of ski resorts are investing in providing a venue ...

Summer in the mountains is just as action-packed and fun-filled as it is when blanketed in winter's white stuff. For thi...

Mountain bike parks in North America open for summer

Chances are if you enjoy the mountains in the winter, you're going to be blown away in the summer. Just imagine, snow-capped peaks set to brilliant fields of colorful wildflowers. Pretty dreamy, huh? ...

Chances are if you enjoy the mountains in the winter, you're going to be blown away in the summer. Just imagine, snow-ca...

A guide to Santiago, a colorful Chile ski-trip stopover

Whether you’re skiing at Valle Nevado or Portillo this summer, you’re going to be traveling through Chile’s bustling, colorful capital: Santiago. An interesting city that dates back to 154...

Whether you’re skiing at Valle Nevado or Portillo this summer, you’re going to be traveling through Chile’s ...

Trip Report: “Resolve to Ski Crested Butte” sweepstakes winner

Editorial note: This blog post is part of a series showcasing our sweepstakes winners’ experiences on their grand prize ski trips. If you’re wondering if real skiers win our trip giveaways, here's...

Editorial note: This blog post is part of a series showcasing our sweepstakes winners’ experiences on their grand priz...

Comparing Chile’s iconic ski resorts: Valle Nevado vs. Portillo

To a North America skier, a Chilean ski vacation is otherworldly. Ski resorts are set high in the Andes, above treeline and surrounded by dramatic ridge lines where condors hover and sunsets splash vi...

To a North America skier, a Chilean ski vacation is otherworldly. Ski resorts are set high in the Andes, above treeline ...

Top 8 winter ailments and their spring-skiing remedies

In Ski.com’s quest to cure the winter blues, we polled skiers and found that those who haven’t enjoyed enough turns this season suffer from a myriad of winter ailments. Ranging from dry skin to t...

In Ski.com’s quest to cure the winter blues, we polled skiers and found that those who haven’t enjoyed enough turns...

Telluride superlatives | two sunny days in the San Juans

Most of us skiers and snowboarders have a favorite ski resort that ticks all the boxes. Whether it’s top-ten destination or just our hometown hill, we use these favorite ski resorts to compare all...

Most of us skiers and snowboarders have a favorite ski resort that ticks all the boxes. Whether it’s top-ten destinat...

Perfect storm on Powder Highway: new snow, cheap gas + strong U.S. $

For U.S. residents, the time is nigh to make that trip to interior British Columbia's snow-magnet region, the Powder Highway. It seems the perfect combination of a lot of new snow, a beneficial exchan...

For U.S. residents, the time is nigh to make that trip to interior British Columbia's snow-magnet region, the Powder Hig...

5 days in Breckenridge: A spring break guide

If you are sick of shoveling snow and putting up with bitter cold temps and gray skies, it’s time you booked a ski trip to Breckenridge, Colorado, the spring break capitol of Ski Country. Duri...

If you are sick of shoveling snow and putting up with bitter cold temps and gray skies, it’s time you booked a s...

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

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 jus...

Few ski destinations deliver extraordinary experiences for every stripe of skier and snowboarder, but Aspen Snowma...