Squaw Valley

Ski resorts announce early opening days 

Big White ski resort

With back-to-back storms streaming across North America, we’ve seen a flurry of early-opening announcements. The latest U.S. ski resort to announce an early opening day is our backyard ski area, Aspen Mountain, which will open for two days of early skiing and riding on Nov. 14 and 15. This post was updated on Nov. 19 […]

September snow at 5 ski resorts in the Western U.S. 

September snow Jackson Hole

Last week we saw the first flakes fall in Canada, and this week, ski resorts in the Western U.S. received their first snowfall of the season. Squaw Valley documented flurries starting to stick on the slopes, and, while Jackson Hole’s peaks were concealed in the clouds, the snow-frosted tram revealed that conditions at Corbet’s Cabin were […]

10/17/14: Where did it snow? 

blackcomb snow

Last week was a big one for early-season snow! European ski resorts across the Alps received their first big snowfall, and North American ski resorts were prepping for big storms over the weekend. As we settle into Monday morning, here’s a recap of where the snow fell over the weekend and which ski resorts are […]

Where can you ski in May 2014? 

Spring skiing in Aspen

It has been a great winter for resorts across North America and Europe, yet many have closed for the season. If you’re not ready to swap your skis or snowboard for your mountain bike or hiking shoes, here are the best resorts where you can ski in May thanks to deep snowpacks, north-facing slopes and […]

Announcing our North Lake Tahoe Wish List Winner! 

North Lake Tahoe Trip Giveaway

Update: This sweepstakes is now over, but stay tuned for more great giveaways on our Facebook page! Over the last several weeks, we’ve been daydreaming about North Lake Tahoe and adding experiences at Squaw Valley, Alpine Meadows and Northstar to our 2014 wish lists. From ice-skating and s’mores in the Village at Northstar to cannonballs in the […]

Tahoe Tidings:’s North Lake Tahoe Wish List 

Ice skating at The Village at Northstar

Update: This sweepstakes is now over, but stay tuned for more great giveaways on our Facebook page! North Lake Tahoe is one of the those places that has all the building blocks of a great ski destination – world-class terrain, excellent resort services and ski schools, great lodging options and lots of off-mountain attractions. But […]

Winter hits Squaw Valley & Alpine Meadows 


We hope you’re as psyched as we are to hear the news that Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows were blessed with nearly a foot of snow last night. This is good news for opening day at Squaw, which is scheduled for November 27, 2013. Alpine Meadows is set to open December 13, 2013. If this […]