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August 2016

5 Days in Banff Lake Louise: a first-timer’s guide

Banff, Alberta is a soul-stirring place to visit. Here, the Canadian Rockies rise sharply to soaring heights and form a dramatic landscape as far as the eye can see. If that wasn’t enough, the many ...

Banff, Alberta is a soul-stirring place to visit. Here, the Canadian Rockies rise sharply to soaring heights and form a ...

How to ski powder

Gliding through knee—or waist-deep—powder, whether it be in a blue-bird powder field or among trees while the snow gently falls, is easily the most glorious type of skiing. Many say it’s like ex...

Gliding through knee—or waist-deep—powder, whether it be in a blue-bird powder field or among trees while the snow g...

August snow falls on Colorado ski resorts

It's still August but several Colorado ski resorts have already received their first snow dusting of the season, creating a backdrop of dreamy summer-meets-winter scenery. Check out these season-mel...

It's still August but several Colorado ski resorts have already received their first snow dusting of the season, creati...

Hokkaido’s snowsurf revolution

Snowboarding, like all the other board sports, sprang from surfing and the pure, simple goal of sliding on earth’s many landscapes. Surfing has long been popular among Hokkaido, Japan natives, who h...

Snowboarding, like all the other board sports, sprang from surfing and the pure, simple goal of sliding on earth’s man...

Red Mountain makes history with crowd-funded, ownership campaign

UPDATED Nov. 4, 2017 US citizens can now invest in Red Mountain Resort's "Fight the Man. Own The Mountain" crowdfunding campaign. In just two weeks, US Investors have already raised close to $400K. ...

UPDATED Nov. 4, 2017 US citizens can now invest in Red Mountain Resort's "Fight the Man. Own The Mountain" crowdfundin...

What makes Crested Butte the last great Colorado ski town?

Slowing down, getting back to yourself and nature and enjoying the simple things—like a snow-covered mountain vista—is really what a ski vacation is all about. We live in an era fraught with const...

Slowing down, getting back to yourself and nature and enjoying the simple things—like a snow-covered mountain vista—...

An overview of popular Hokkaido ski resorts

If the lauded, bottomless powder that Japan is known for is your No. 1 reason for making the journey to the Far East, then you’re going to want to make the northern island of Hokkaido your final des...

If the lauded, bottomless powder that Japan is known for is your No. 1 reason for making the journey to the Far East, th...

Farmers’ Almanac forecasts cold, snowy winter for East Coast

The New Farmers' Almanac 2017 winter weather forecast was just released, and there’s some good news for snow-starved East Coast skiers. The booklet, which has been published since 1818, is forecasti...

The New Farmers' Almanac 2017 winter weather forecast was just released, and there’s some good news for snow-starved E...

Why is there so much snow in Japan?

If you’ve been keeping up with the latest and greatest ski and snowboard movies, you’ve probably noticed that more and more segments are being filmed in Japan. Sure, it’s exotic and not-your-ave...

If you’ve been keeping up with the latest and greatest ski and snowboard movies, you’ve probably noticed that more a...