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East Coast

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 ...

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...

Where will it snow in 2017?

Originally posted by Sally Francklyn for Mountain ReservationsDespite initial uncertainty, this winter's snowfall patterns have already indicated that we're in the midst of a La Niña year. This ...

Originally posted by Sally Francklyn for Mountain ReservationsDespite initial uncertainty, this winter's snowfall p...

New snow all over U.S. Ski Country

Today, it seems that just about all of U.S. Ski Country woke up to a blanket of white! And, it's just in time, as opening weekend for most resorts is just days (or hours) away. More snow is also in th...

Today, it seems that just about all of U.S. Ski Country woke up to a blanket of white! And, it's just in time, as openin...

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...

5 ski resorts with reliable early season snow

If you can’t wait for North America’s ski season to start, you’ll want to read about this! Not all snowy regions are created equal. Some ski resorts open earlier and have better early season con...

If you can’t wait for North America’s ski season to start, you’ll want to read about this! Not all snowy regions a...

The best ski towns for dining in North America

For many travelers, enjoying good food in a new place is a hallmark of vacationing. Skiers and snowboarders who appreciate high-quality nosh don’t have to sacrifice their love of the mountains to th...

For many travelers, enjoying good food in a new place is a hallmark of vacationing. Skiers and snowboarders who apprecia...

7 ski resorts with yoga classes

When it comes to recovering from or preparing for a session on the slopes, nothing compares to the benefits of stretching and meditative breathing at the base—or summit—of a mountain. Yoga can hel...

When it comes to recovering from or preparing for a session on the slopes, nothing compares to the benefits of stretchin...

14 U.S. ski resorts with awesome cross country skiing

Whether you’re looking for a new experience on your ski trip, to get some cardio exercise or something for your non-alpine skiing travel companions to do, cross country—or Nordic—skiing is an al...

Whether you’re looking for a new experience on your ski trip, to get some cardio exercise or something for your non-al...

Ski resorts announce early opening days

With back-to-back storms streaming across North America, we've seen a flurry of early-opening announcements. The latest U.S. ski resort to announce an early opening day is our backyard ski area, Aspen...

With back-to-back storms streaming across North America, we've seen a flurry of early-opening announcements. The latest ...

2015-16 opening dates at top North American resorts

As temps begin to drop and more first snow storms are seen across North America (including one that's currently tracking across the West), it's time to start digging out your ski or snowboard equipmen...

As temps begin to drop and more first snow storms are seen across North America (including one that's currently tracking...

Video: A funny history of how the first U.S. ski lift came to be

Vermont  has a lot to be proud of, including awesome cheese, good coffee and of course, Ben & Jerry's ice cream, but the Green Mountain state also boasts the first lift in the United States. Prio...

Vermont  has a lot to be proud of, including awesome cheese, good coffee and of course, Ben & Jerry's ice cream, bu...