Monthly Archives

July 2015

El Nino 2015 could be even bigger than 1997-98, experts say

NOAA's (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) latest El Niño update on their ENSO blog details data showing that the 2015 El Niño is shaping up to be an all-time climate event—and ...

NOAA's (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) latest El Niño update on their ENSO blog details data showi...

The best hikes for jaw-dropping views of the Matterhorn

A little more than 150 years ago, the British climber Edward Whymper and his rope team reached the 14,692-foot (4478-meter) summit of the Matterhorn. These days, climbing the Matterhorn is much easier...

A little more than 150 years ago, the British climber Edward Whymper and his rope team reached the 14,692-foot (4478-met...

Snow report: where did it snow in South America?

Snow forecasting websites as well as skiers and snowboarders were buzzing late last week as weather models pointed toward a massive storm heading to Chile and Argentina. The predictions were colos...

Snow forecasting websites as well as skiers and snowboarders were buzzing late last week as weather models pointed to...

Best of: Vail’s groomers

In our "Best of" series, we're tapping our knowledgeable Mountain Travel Experts to help us pull together top trails in the terrain category (beginner offerings, groomers, moguls, steeps, powder, etc...

In our "Best of" series, we're tapping our knowledgeable Mountain Travel Experts to help us pull together top trails in...

A first-timer’s guide to stand up paddle boarding in the mountains

Stand up paddle boarding, or SUP, is a highly popular water sport along coastal communities, but it's also taking the High Country's alpine lakes and rivers by storm and quickly becoming one of the mo...

Stand up paddle boarding, or SUP, is a highly popular water sport along coastal communities, but it's also taking the Hi...