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April 2017

Video: skiing Portillo’s Super C

Accessed from the top of Roca Jack slingshot lift, Super C rewards those willing to make the challenging hike with 5,600 vertical feet of skiing and incredible snow conditions.Aspen-based, pro-ski...

Accessed from the top of Roca Jack slingshot lift, Super C rewards those willing to make the challenging hike with 5,600...

What is snow golf?

Yes. It's a real thing.According to Wikipedia, it's..."a sport based on golf but played over snow (or ice) instead of grass. The "greens" are called "whites" and have a maintained snow or ice surf...

Yes. It's a real thing.According to Wikipedia, it's..."a sport based on golf but played over snow (or ice) instead o...

The legend of Portillo’s Inca Lake

Legend has it that Portillo's Inca Lake or Luguna del Incas is enchanted, and on some nights you can hear eerie, mournful cries across the Lake. The origin of these cries is fabled to come from the sp...

Legend has it that Portillo's Inca Lake or Luguna del Incas is enchanted, and on some nights you can hear eerie, mournfu...

Thanks to deep snowpack Squaw might stay open until next winter

Squaw Valley is still reaping the rewards of a bountiful winter. The Lake Tahoe resort received nearly 60 feet of snow this winter, three of which fell last week. The ample snowpack means the resort ...

Squaw Valley is still reaping the rewards of a bountiful winter. The Lake Tahoe resort received nearly 60 feet of snow ...

Where we skied in 2016-17

Every spring we're sad to say adieu to winter, but—like many skiers—we like to look back back on the season and all we experienced and skied. Here's an Instagram roundup of winter destinations Ski...

Every spring we're sad to say adieu to winter, but—like many skiers—we like to look back back on the season and all ...

Video: Jackson Hole season recap

T'was one for the books at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort. Truly. The resort ended the 16-17 season last weekend with 593" and the deepest snowpack Rendezvous Bowl has ever recorded....

T'was one for the books at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort. Truly. The resort ended the 16-17 season last weekend with 593"...

Mammoth Resorts to be acquired by Aspen Skiing Co. & KSL

PRESS RELEASEAspen and Denver, Colorado, April 12, 2017 – Mammoth Resorts, the owner of Mammoth Mountain Ski Area, Snow Summit, Bear Mountain and June Mountain, today announced that it has ente...

PRESS RELEASEAspen and Denver, Colorado, April 12, 2017 – Mammoth Resorts, the owner of Mammoth Mountain Ski Area...

Mountain biking at ski resorts

Over the next three weeks many ski resorts will open their summer mountain biking and hiking trails. There's no better way to beat the summer lowland heat than heading up to the crisp mountain air. ...

Over the next three weeks many ski resorts will open their summer mountain biking and hiking trails. There's no better...

Aspen Skiing Company and KSL acquire Intrawest for $1.5B

Aspen Skiing Company, owner of Aspen Snowmass, in partnership with an affiliate of KSL Capital Partners, who owns Squaw Valley/Alpine Meadows and is a co-owner of Snowmass Base Village, just announced...

Aspen Skiing Company, owner of Aspen Snowmass, in partnership with an affiliate of KSL Capital Partners, who owns Squaw ...

4/6/17: Where is it snowing?

Spring storms are spanning across the North American continent right now. Two large storm systems will affect both coasts over the weekend, one will bring heavy, wet snow to many Western resorts and t...

Spring storms are spanning across the North American continent right now. Two large storm systems will affect both coast...

Telluride reports second snowiest season on record

Over the weekend, Telluride, Colorado closed down its bullwheel for the season. The 2016-17 closing day was especially jubilant as the resort was celebrating their second snowiest season on record, wi...

Over the weekend, Telluride, Colorado closed down its bullwheel for the season. The 2016-17 closing day was especially j...