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The most beautiful mountain lakes in ski country

Lake Louise, Alberta, Canada The breathtaking glacial Lake Louise shares its name with neighboring Lake Louise ski resort, which is famous for its incredible views and for annually hosting the...

Lake Louise, Alberta, Canada The breathtaking glacial Lake Louise shares its name with neighboring Lake Louise s...

Atop the Jungfraujoch: Snow, Chocolate and… Tennis?

What do US ski racer Lindsey Vonn, Swiss tennis champion Roger Federer and the Alps have in common? They were all part of a surreal scene set up by Swiss chocolate makers Lindt & Sprüngli as par...

What do US ski racer Lindsey Vonn, Swiss tennis champion Roger Federer and the Alps have in common? They were all part o...

5 awesome ski resorts for mountain biking in Europe

If you've ever skied in the Alps, Dolomites or Pyrennes mountains of Europe, you've experienced some of the world's most beautiful mountains. Europe's s high-alpine, above treeline peaks and see-forev...

If you've ever skied in the Alps, Dolomites or Pyrennes mountains of Europe, you've experienced some of the world's most...

Top vintage ski posters every skier should own

It's all about keeping yourself busy in the off season. Mountain biking and hiking are great summertime activities, but if you're looking for a new hobby, consider starting a collection of vintage ski...

It's all about keeping yourself busy in the off season. Mountain biking and hiking are great summertime activities, but ...

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 ...

A 10-day trip to Italy’s Aosta Valley

Home of 31 14th to 18th century castles, Roman ruins, world-class ski resorts and two of Europe’s most iconic peaks, Italy’s Aosta Valley is brimming with unforgettable attractions. The Aosta Vall...

Home of 31 14th to 18th century castles, Roman ruins, world-class ski resorts and two of Europe’s most iconic peaks, I...

Skiing Chamonix’s Vallée Blanche

Regarded as one of the most iconic off-piste descents in the Alps, the Vallée Blanche is a 20-kilometer tour across an expansive glacier surrounded by truly spectacular Alpine scenery. On a trip to ...

Regarded as one of the most iconic off-piste descents in the Alps, the Vallée Blanche is a 20-kilometer tour across an...

Best ski resorts for romance

There's nothing more romantic than heading to the mountains for a high alpine respite with your dearest. A romantic ski trip provides couples with privacy they can't experience on other vacations, plu...

There's nothing more romantic than heading to the mountains for a high alpine respite with your dearest. A romantic ski ...

New Year, new snow for the Alps

The  new year has brought new snow for the Alps. European resorts have been experiencing a good start to winter with several snow storms between Christmas and last weekend.  Base depths already appr...

The  new year has brought new snow for the Alps. European resorts have been experiencing a good start to winter with se...

The best chairlifts, trams, funitels and funiculars at ski resorts worldwide

Yes, the downhill rush is why we all love skiing and snowboarding, but these days a ski vacation can include some pretty exciting modes of transportation. Today we toast all the machines that move...

Yes, the downhill rush is why we all love skiing and snowboarding, but these days a ski vacation can include some pr...

Europe ski resorts see early season snowfall, too

We just can't stop smiling over here at the Ski.com offices. The good news just keeping pouring in. There's  even more early season snowfall and resort openings, but this time it's across the pond. ...

We just can't stop smiling over here at the Ski.com offices. The good news just keeping pouring in. There's  even more ...