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March 2017

Colorado ski resorts extend closing day

Thanks to an extra foot of snow in the last week at many Colorado resorts, extended-season announcements are starting to trickle in. Aspen Snowmass, Keystone, Vail and Copper Mountain are among the fi...

Thanks to an extra foot of snow in the last week at many Colorado resorts, extended-season announcements are starting to...

Vail Resorts purchase means Stowe pass will drop by 54%

Last month, on February 21, Vail Resorts announced its acquisition of Stowe Mountain Resort, which is widely considered to be one of the best ski resorts in the East. The acquisition of Stowe marks th...

Last month, on February 21, Vail Resorts announced its acquisition of Stowe Mountain Resort, which is widely considered ...

Spring snow storm takes aim at Utah and Colorado

According to Opensnow.com, Utah resorts, specifically the Cottonwood resorts of Alta, Snowbird, Solitude and Brighton, are in the midst of a big spring snowfall. Snowbird has already received 13 inche...

According to Opensnow.com, Utah resorts, specifically the Cottonwood resorts of Alta, Snowbird, Solitude and Brighton, a...

13 things you need to know about Portillo Chile

If you've been musing over making your first South America ski trip happen this summer, it's high time you brush up on your ski resort knowledge on one of Chile's most popular destinations: Portillo. ...

If you've been musing over making your first South America ski trip happen this summer, it's high time you brush up on y...

Winter Park ski train service may expand next season

The Denver Business Journal reported that about 18,000 people rode the Denver to Winter Park ski train this year, which exceeded expectations. Now, officials are in talks to expand that service. ...

The Denver Business Journal reported that about 18,000 people rode the Denver to Winter Park ski train this year, wh...

All about the 2017 World Ski & Snowboard Festival

Combine spring skiing and classic end-of-season celebrations, like outdoor concerts and parties, at North America’s No. 1 ski resort with a world-class line-up of filmmakers, photographers and profe...

Combine spring skiing and classic end-of-season celebrations, like outdoor concerts and parties, at North America’s No...

11 surprising things about Valle Nevado

Situated at 9,839 feet in the Andes Mountains and all above treeline, Valle Nevado is Chile's most popular—and largest—ski resort, yet there are some key things about this impressive destination t...

Situated at 9,839 feet in the Andes Mountains and all above treeline, Valle Nevado is Chile's most popular—and largest...

Video: Recap of Winter Storm Stella

Winter Storm Stella just pounded the Northeast, and there's two more storm systems heading their way. New England resorts could close out the 2016-17 ski season with some of their deepest snowpacks ev...

Winter Storm Stella just pounded the Northeast, and there's two more storm systems heading their way. New England resort...

Snow expected to return to Sierras + Rockies this week

The Western U.S., particularly the Rockies, have been in a bit of a snow slump the past couple weeks. For sun worshipers and fans of spring skiing, this has been a boon, but it looks like the warm, su...

The Western U.S., particularly the Rockies, have been in a bit of a snow slump the past couple weeks. For sun worshipers...

The most popular ski vacations of 2017

Like a snowflake, each ski season is unique. It snows more in some places than others, exchange rates make certain destinations cheaper for certain citizens, companies buy new resorts, a new multi-res...

Like a snowflake, each ski season is unique. It snows more in some places than others, exchange rates make certain desti...

Locals Tips: How to ski Highland Bowl

There’s a place where the mountains meet the heavens, and, if you can get there, you actually feel like you’ve died and gone to heaven. Literally. It’s that spectacularly scenic, and the famous ...

There’s a place where the mountains meet the heavens, and, if you can get there, you actually feel like you’ve died ...

How to harness 70s style on the slopes this spring

With the advent of modern technology like rockered skis, heated gondolas with wi-fi and technical outerwear customized for a variety of weather conditions, it’s hard to say that any time other now w...

With the advent of modern technology like rockered skis, heated gondolas with wi-fi and technical outerwear customized f...