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Leah Boucher

Originally from the icy trails of New Jersey, I moved West to pursue powder and a career in writing and editing. Now in Aspen, Colo. and working for Ski.com managing the website and blog content, I couldn't be happier. You'll find me skiing at Aspen Mountain or Aspen Highlands in the winter and mountain biking at Snowmass in the summer.

10 ways to upgrade your Whistler ski vacation

Thanks to favorable exchange rates, U.S. skiers can save an extra 20–25% on a Whistler ski vacation this season. So what will you do with that extra money? You have two options: one, put the money i...

Thanks to favorable exchange rates, U.S. skiers can save an extra 20–25% on a Whistler ski vacation this season. So wh...

Thinking about a ski vacation this Christmas? Start planning now.

[gallery type="rectangular" ids="18373,18372,18371"]Nothing caps off the holidays quite like powdery turns on a snowy mountainscape followed by hot chocolate and a crackling fireplace. Ski resorts...

[gallery type="rectangular" ids="18373,18372,18371"]Nothing caps off the holidays quite like powdery turns on a snow...

Skiing the Japanese Alps vs. Hokkaido

Decisions, decisions, decisions. Both of these top Japanese ski regions (the Japanese Alps and Hokkaido)  provide killer on and off mountain experiences, but they each have their differences. Discove...

Decisions, decisions, decisions. Both of these top Japanese ski regions (the Japanese Alps and Hokkaido)  provide kille...

Best Resorts for Skiing at Christmas

Skiing or snowboarding is an excellent way to spend your holiday vacation. Just about every ski resort goes out of their way to make the holidays a special experience—glittering Christmas lights li...

Skiing or snowboarding is an excellent way to spend your holiday vacation. Just about every ski resort goes out of thei...

Alterra Mountain Co. to buy Solitude Resort

Alterra Mountain Co. will soon boast ownership of 13 year-round mountain destinations. On Wednesday, the company announced it will buy Solitude Mountain Resort in Utah, a popular Big Cottonwood resort...

Alterra Mountain Co. will soon boast ownership of 13 year-round mountain destinations. On Wednesday, the company announc...

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...

Vail Resorts purchases Crested Butte & 3 other resorts for $149M

With the swipe of pen before July 31, 2018, Crested Butte, Okemo, Mount Sunapee and Stevens Pass will officially join the Vail Resorts' family of resorts and properties. Crested Butte, Okemo and Mount...

With the swipe of pen before July 31, 2018, Crested Butte, Okemo, Mount Sunapee and Stevens Pass will officially join th...

Airline Trail Aspen – Ski.com Adopts Popular Local Trail

As an Aspen-based company, whose employees regularly enjoy the benefits of having Airline and the Sky Mountain Park trail system a couple minutes' mountain bike peddle away, we decided to make it our ...

As an Aspen-based company, whose employees regularly enjoy the benefits of having Airline and the Sky Mountain Park trai...

When to Ski in Chile and Argentina

Typically, during average snowfall years, ski season in Chile and Argentina runs from mid-June to mid-October. Some years, ski touring or “skinning” is possible as late as November. However, if yo...

Typically, during average snowfall years, ski season in Chile and Argentina runs from mid-June to mid-October. Some year...

Ski and bike all in one day at these Alpine resorts

Spring in the North American mountains is all about multi-sport activities: ski in the morning, bike in the afternoon, maybe add in a river SUP or kayak, but in Europe the multi-sport fun never ends. ...

Spring in the North American mountains is all about multi-sport activities: ski in the morning, bike in the afternoon, m...

Best Resorts in Chile and Argentina

Didn’t get your fix of powder and fresh tracks this winter? You can still make it happen in 2018 down south this summer. While North American resorts are celebrating the end of the season across the...

Didn’t get your fix of powder and fresh tracks this winter? You can still make it happen in 2018 down south this summe...

Resorts with Deepest Bases of 2017-18

Whether you're a powderhound or corduroy aficionado, snow conditions can make or break your ski trip. Every ski season is different and some years are simply better than others in different parts of t...

Whether you're a powderhound or corduroy aficionado, snow conditions can make or break your ski trip. Every ski season i...