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Rocky Mountains

How to conquer closing day

That bittersweet time of year is upon us once again. Closing day marks the end of another awesome winter, which is cause to mourn the passing season and celebrate it. Most resorts host friendly compet...

That bittersweet time of year is upon us once again. Closing day marks the end of another awesome winter, which is cause...

Top 2017 spring events at North American ski resorts

Winter isn't over, yet, but our second-favorite season is just around the corner. Soon, it will be time to slather on the Zinka, break out the retro ski gear and celebrate spring!From your hometo...

Winter isn't over, yet, but our second-favorite season is just around the corner. Soon, it will be time to slather on th...

5 reasons why March is the best time to learn to ski

Photo: Aspen Snowmass As skiers and riders, we know the first time on the snow is a monumental, defining moment. There’s a lot that goes into making your preliminary experience a good one, but ...

Photo: Aspen Snowmass As skiers and riders, we know the first time on the snow is a monumental, defining moment. Th...

12/14/2016: Where is it snowing?

Storms last week across much of the Western U.S. and British Columbia made for some awesome powder days and with more storm clouds rolling in, the fun is just beginning. According to OpenSnow, many ...

Storms last week across much of the Western U.S. and British Columbia made for some awesome powder days and with more ...

A-Basin opens Fri. + CO, WY, MT resorts receive more snow

Rejoice! Ski season has arrived in Colorado, plus North-Western U.S. resorts received more snow Arapahoe Basin to open in two days: Friday, October 21 Thanks to cold temperatures, some early-season ...

Rejoice! Ski season has arrived in Colorado, plus North-Western U.S. resorts received more snow Arapahoe Basin to open ...

What’s new at ski resorts in 2016-17?

In the mornings and evenings, a chill lingers in the air and the aspen leaves are starting to trade in their green duds for a more mature golden color. In other words, fall is upon us in the High Coun...

In the mornings and evenings, a chill lingers in the air and the aspen leaves are starting to trade in their green duds ...

How to ski powder

Gliding through knee—or waist-deep—powder, whether it be in a blue-bird powder field or among trees while the snow gently falls, is easily the most glorious type of skiing. Many say it’s like ex...

Gliding through knee—or waist-deep—powder, whether it be in a blue-bird powder field or among trees while the snow g...

August snow falls on Colorado ski resorts

It's still August but several Colorado ski resorts have already received their first snow dusting of the season, creating a backdrop of dreamy summer-meets-winter scenery. Check out these season-mel...

It's still August but several Colorado ski resorts have already received their first snow dusting of the season, creati...

The best resorts for winter fat bikes

Fat biking, a discipline of mountain biking suited for snow-packed trails, has taken ski towns across North America by grip. Utilizing tires as wide as four to five inches, fat bikes make it easier—...

Fat biking, a discipline of mountain biking suited for snow-packed trails, has taken ski towns across North America by g...

Who will fest the best at Breck Spring Fever 2016?

It’s no secret that Breckenridge offers spring skiers great late-season conditions and an abundance of soul-warming, smile-producing Colorado sunshine. It’s definitely a top destination if great ...

It’s no secret that Breckenridge offers spring skiers great late-season conditions and an abundance of soul-warming, ...

Videos: A collection of cute avalanche dogs + puppies

As cute as rescue dogs can be, they're also highly critical to resorts' avalanche rescue teams. When it comes to finding skiers and riders buried without beacons or transceivers on, avalanche dogs can...

As cute as rescue dogs can be, they're also highly critical to resorts' avalanche rescue teams. When it comes to finding...

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...