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March 2018

All About Skiing in April

What is skiing in April like? By April, many people’s attention has turned toward beach vacations, but not the die-hard skiers. Those in the know, know that there’s often plenty of snow in April ...

What is skiing in April like? By April, many people’s attention has turned toward beach vacations, but not the die-ha...

A Look Back at the 17/18 Ski Season

It may be hard to believe that this year’s ski season is coming to an end, but every closing day marks another year of new memories in the mountains—and that’s something to celebrate and reflect...

It may be hard to believe that this year’s ski season is coming to an end, but every closing day marks another year of...

Skiing the Japanese Alps

The Japanese Alps—named because they feature glacier-carved slopes and summits over 10,000 feet like the European Alps—are located 130 miles west of Tokyo on the main island of Honshu. In fact, wi...

The Japanese Alps—named because they feature glacier-carved slopes and summits over 10,000 feet like the European Alps...

Chile’s iconic resorts: Valle Nevado vs. Portillo

To a North America skier, a Chilean ski vacation is otherworldly. Ski resorts are set high in the Andes, above treeline and surrounded by dramatic ridge lines where condors hover and sunsets splash vi...

To a North America skier, a Chilean ski vacation is otherworldly. Ski resorts are set high in the Andes, above treeline ...

Where you can go summer glacier skiing in the Alps

Cool off and satiate your need to schuss at these top Alpine resorts for summer glacier skiing:Soelden's Rettenbach Glacier is open for summer skiing. | Photo: +ûtztal Tourismus Engelberg,...

Cool off and satiate your need to schuss at these top Alpine resorts for summer glacier skiing:Soelden's Rettenbach ...

Where can you ski in May?

If you’re like us and not ready to stash your skis or snowboard for the season, don't forget that there are still plenty of ski resorts that stay open in May and often later. To help you get a coup...

If you’re like us and not ready to stash your skis or snowboard for the season, don't forget that there are still plen...

A serious guide to successful pond skimming

If you've ever watched a gender-confused gorilla on snow blades glide over—or crash into—an icy pool to the delight of a jubilant crowd, and, thought, "boy, I wish I could be like them," it's time...

If you've ever watched a gender-confused gorilla on snow blades glide over—or crash into—an icy pool to the delight ...

Top ski resorts for closing day events

Spring is a bittersweet time of year for us skiers and snowboarders. As the days get longer we're reminded that winter is coming to a close. In less than a month most North American ski resorts will s...

Spring is a bittersweet time of year for us skiers and snowboarders. As the days get longer we're reminded that winter i...