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Spring skiing

All About Skiing in April

What is skiing in April like? By April, many people’s attention has turned toward beach vacations, but not the die-hard skiers. Those in the know, know that there’s often plenty of snow in April ...

What is skiing in April like? By April, many people’s attention has turned toward beach vacations, but not the die-ha...

Where you can go summer glacier skiing in the Alps

Cool off and satiate your need to schuss at these top Alpine resorts for summer glacier skiing:Soelden's Rettenbach Glacier is open for summer skiing. | Photo: +ûtztal Tourismus Engelberg,...

Cool off and satiate your need to schuss at these top Alpine resorts for summer glacier skiing:Soelden's Rettenbach ...

Where can you ski in May?

If you’re like us and not ready to stash your skis or snowboard for the season, don't forget that there are still plenty of ski resorts that stay open in May and often later. To help you get a coup...

If you’re like us and not ready to stash your skis or snowboard for the season, don't forget that there are still plen...

A serious guide to successful pond skimming

If you've ever watched a gender-confused gorilla on snow blades glide over—or crash into—an icy pool to the delight of a jubilant crowd, and, thought, "boy, I wish I could be like them," it's time...

If you've ever watched a gender-confused gorilla on snow blades glide over—or crash into—an icy pool to the delight ...

Top 2018 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...

Squaw Valley is the place to be this spring + summer

It's official, Squaw Valley is "The Capital of Spring Skiing."Now boasting snowfall totals around 720-plus inches, Squaw Valley has has a stellar winter and spring. The ample snow is allowing the ...

It's official, Squaw Valley is "The Capital of Spring Skiing."Now boasting snowfall totals around 720-plus inches, S...

Aspen Mountain will open for Memorial Day Weekend

Thanks to ample spring storms that dropped 18 inches in the past week, Aspen Skiing Company just announced it will open Aspen Mountain for skiing and riding Memorial Day weekend, May 27–29. This wee...

Thanks to ample spring storms that dropped 18 inches in the past week, Aspen Skiing Company just announced it will open ...

What is snow golf?

Yes. It's a real thing.According to Wikipedia, it's..."a sport based on golf but played over snow (or ice) instead of grass. The "greens" are called "whites" and have a maintained snow or ice surf...

Yes. It's a real thing.According to Wikipedia, it's..."a sport based on golf but played over snow (or ice) instead o...

Colorado ski resorts extend closing day

Thanks to an extra foot of snow in the last week at many Colorado resorts, extended-season announcements are starting to trickle in. Aspen Snowmass, Keystone, Vail and Copper Mountain are among the fi...

Thanks to an extra foot of snow in the last week at many Colorado resorts, extended-season announcements are starting to...

All about the 2017 World Ski & Snowboard Festival

Combine spring skiing and classic end-of-season celebrations, like outdoor concerts and parties, at North America’s No. 1 ski resort with a world-class line-up of filmmakers, photographers and profe...

Combine spring skiing and classic end-of-season celebrations, like outdoor concerts and parties, at North America’s No...

How to harness 70s style on the slopes this spring

With the advent of modern technology like rockered skis, heated gondolas with wi-fi and technical outerwear customized for a variety of weather conditions, it’s hard to say that any time other now w...

With the advent of modern technology like rockered skis, heated gondolas with wi-fi and technical outerwear customized f...

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...