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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...

2015-16 opening dates at top New England ski resorts

Ski season is already underway in the Northeast. Thanks to favorable snow-making conditions, Vermont's Killington opened yesterday, October 18 and Maine's Sunday River opened today, October 19. The ...

Ski season is already underway in the Northeast. Thanks to favorable snow-making conditions, Vermont's Killington opene...

Tuckerman Ravine, a recreational history

"Skiing down Tuckerman Ravine once is a fine experience," deadpans Warren Miller, in his 1984 movie Ski Country, as a skier plummets perilously. "Skiing it twice is a dumb experience." Miller was r...

"Skiing down Tuckerman Ravine once is a fine experience," deadpans Warren Miller, in his 1984 movie Ski Country, as a sk...

Where’s the best snow? Chase the storms to these ski resorts

What’s your motivation to book a ski vacation? For some Ski.com clients, their impetus is a big storm. Now that we’re just past the halfway point for this ski season, here’s your guide to the ...

2/3/15: Where did it snow on the East Coast?

Today, Northeastern ski resorts are reaping the benefits of back-to-back storm systems that barreled up the Eastern seaboard over the last week. To the delight of Eastern powder skiers and snowboarder...

Today, Northeastern ski resorts are reaping the benefits of back-to-back storm systems that barreled up the Eastern seab...

Our learning to ski and snowboard stories

It’s Learn to Ski Month, and we've been reflecting on our own introductions to snow sports. Some of us started before we could walk and others learned as adults. Here are some of our memories of th...

It’s Learn to Ski Month, and we've been reflecting on our own introductions to snow sports. Some of us started before...

East Coast ski resorts receive two feet of snow from Nor’Easter

There has been a lot of chatter about the monster storm sweeping across the West Coast and the Sierras, but all the way across the country, East Coast ski resorts were pummeled by a moisture-heavy Nor...

There has been a lot of chatter about the monster storm sweeping across the West Coast and the Sierras, but all the way ...

2013-2014 Ski Season Recap

It’s bittersweet to post this 2013-2014 ski season recap, but most of the northern hemisphere’s resorts have stopped turning their lifts and are preparing for summer adventures and festival season...

It’s bittersweet to post this 2013-2014 ski season recap, but most of the northern hemisphere’s resorts have stopped...

2013/14 Top Ski Resort Photos on Instagram

It's that time of year. The time when we look back longingly on another great ski season. We know we can speak for many when we say we enjoyed our share of deep powder days, sun-blessed groomer cruisi...

It's that time of year. The time when we look back longingly on another great ski season. We know we can speak for many ...

It’s Tuckerman Ravine Season

On spring weekends with good weather, hundreds – sometimes thousands – of skiers flock to Tuckerman Ravine, New Hampshire. This famous backcountry area is situated on the slopes of Mount Washingto...

On spring weekends with good weather, hundreds – sometimes thousands – of skiers flock to Tuckerman Ravine, New Hamp...