Monthly Archives

February 2014

Video: Massive Controlled Avalanche at Stevens Pass

We're quite familiar with the danger of back-country skiing and snowboarding, and -- like most snow-sports enthusiasts -- we've witnessed the stories, the photos,  and the videos of the incredible de...

We're quite familiar with the danger of back-country skiing and snowboarding, and -- like most snow-sports enthusiasts -...

Polar bear cub introduced to snow for the first time

Do you remember the first time you saw the mountains covered in pristine, white snow? Was it a bluebird day with the evergreen trees heavy with snow drifts? Did the air sparkle with crystalline snowfl...

Do you remember the first time you saw the mountains covered in pristine, white snow? Was it a bluebird day with the eve...

Jackson Hole receives 100 inches of snow in 22 days

What does 100 inches of new snow in 22 days mean for Jackson Hole ski resort? It means just what you'd imagine: guaranteed incredible conditions across the entire resort, from the pucker-inducing extr...

What does 100 inches of new snow in 22 days mean for Jackson Hole ski resort? It means just what you'd imagine: guarante...

The U.S. Olympic Team has gone to the dogs

Podium or not, two U.S. Olympians have won our hearts for their kindness towards animals. U.S. Boardercross-athlete Lindsey Jacobellis has just joined U.S. Slopestyle Skiing silver-medalist Gus Kenwor...

Podium or not, two U.S. Olympians have won our hearts for their kindness towards animals. U.S. Boardercross-athlete Lind...

A Romantic Mini Moon at the Ritz Carlton, Bachelor Gulch

On June 8, 2013 I was lucky enough to marry my favorite skiing partner in our hometown of Aspen, Colorado. While we planned on taking an extended honeymoon in Europe a few months later, we also neede...

On June 8, 2013 I was lucky enough to marry my favorite skiing partner in our hometown of Aspen, Colorado. While we pla...

No #sochiproblems Here: Accommodations fit for an Olympian

There's been a lot of buzz in the social media world surrounding unfinished building projects in Sochi, so much so that the hashtag #sochiproblems has become one of the most popular Olympic social...

There's been a lot of buzz in the social media world surrounding unfinished building projects in Sochi, so much so t...

Crested Butte Mountain Resort Guide

This past weekend Ski.com's marketing department along with a handful of Mountain Vacation Specialists, who had not yet visited Crested Butte or had not been there in some time, attended a "familiari...

This past weekend Ski.com's marketing department along with a handful of Mountain Vacation Specialists, who had not yet ...

Who’s wearing what? A preview of the best Olympic team uniforms

The Olympic Opening Ceremony is very possibly the world's biggest runway. What athletes wear during the Opening Ceremony and during competition is always a subject of interest. These uniforms represen...

The Olympic Opening Ceremony is very possibly the world's biggest runway. What athletes wear during the Opening Ceremony...

Where’s the best snow right now?

From Polar Vortexes to ice storms in the Deep South, winter weather has topped news headlines throughout January and early February. Luckily for us skiers and snowboarders, inclement weather doesn’t...

From Polar Vortexes to ice storms in the Deep South, winter weather has topped news headlines throughout January and ear...

Poll: Which skiing/snowboarding Olympic event are you most excited for?

The 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia are just around the corner and as diehard snowsports fans we couldn't be more excited to see what's in store for the world's best winter athletes. Preliminary...

The 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia are just around the corner and as diehard snowsports fans we couldn't be more ...

Jan. 31 Storm Totals: which resorts scored the best powder days?

This week's snow storm was one for the record books, dishing out powder days across the West. Tahoe ski resorts finally received some serious snowfall; Utah, Montana and Wyoming  resorts racked up a ...

This week's snow storm was one for the record books, dishing out powder days across the West. Tahoe ski resorts finally ...