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Vacations

Specialist Speak: A Park City Ski Vacation 

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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 

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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 

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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 […]

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 […]

2013-2014 Epic Pass holders will have access to 5 Austrian resorts 

New Austrian resorts added to the Epic Pass

Are you considering buying an Epic Pass next season? Here are 5 NEW reasons why you should! Earlier this week, Vail Resorts announced that 2013-2014 Epic Pass holders receive 5 free days of skiing or riding in Arlberg, Austria at 5 resorts: St. Anton, Lech, Zürs, St. Christoph and Stuben. To enjoy free skiing at […]

Aerial Views of Colorado Ski Resorts 

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If you’re lucky enough to fly over the Rocky Mountains on a clear winter day, the views of Colorado ski resorts are spectacular. Earlier this week, one Ski.com staffer traveled back from Denver to our headquarters in Aspen and snapped some photos of Keystone, Breckenridge and Copper Mountain. The typical westbound flight path from Denver […]

Colorado Ski Resorts Extend their Closing Day 

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With over 30 inches of new snow and another 20 inches by next weekend, many Colorado ski resorts have decided to extend their closing day or re-open for one last weekend of powder skiing. The lower 48 states may be well into spring, but winter just won’t give up in the Rockies. Most Colorado ski […]

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 […]

Mammoth Mountain Deals: 15% off 2 nights, 20% off 3+ nights this spring 

As many ski resorts prepare for closing-day celebrations, Mammoth Mountain is just getting into the SPRING of things! With more snowfall this season than any other resort in North America, 300 sunny days each year and an impressive line-up of spring events, Mammoth is the place to be in April and May. Ski top-to-bottom terrain […]

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 […]