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Mountain biking at ski resorts

Over the next three weeks many ski resorts will open their summer mountain biking and hiking trails. There's no better way to beat the summer lowland heat than heading up to the crisp mountain air. ...

Over the next three weeks many ski resorts will open their summer mountain biking and hiking trails. There's no better...

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 resorts for super bowl skiing

Photo: Daniel Milchev/Vail ResortsIn celebration of the 52nd NFL Super Bowl, we have highlighted our favorite stripe of bowls: the kind you ski down! Sure, our bowls may not come with record-...

Photo: Daniel Milchev/Vail ResortsIn celebration of the 52nd NFL Super Bowl, we have highlighted our favorite s...

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...

Colorado ski resort opening & closing dates

We're less than a month  from when top Colorado ski resorts open for the 17-18 season, which means it's time to start planning—if you haven't already. Pin down your travel dates and the time of win...

We're less than a month  from when top Colorado ski resorts open for the 17-18 season, which means it's time to start p...

5 days in Vail: a family ski vacation guide

Photo: Vail Ski ResortLargely known as one of the biggest ski resorts in the world, Vail is a true melting pot of experiences. Boasting 5,289 skiable acres, seven amazing back bowls and three wor...

Photo: Vail Ski ResortLargely known as one of the biggest ski resorts in the world, Vail is a true melting pot of e...

What’s new at ski resorts in 17-18?

There's no denying it. Fall is upon us in the High Country, which means ski season is close. Each winter ushers in a litany of exciting "new" things:  new snow, new terrain conquests, new memories an...

There's no denying it. Fall is upon us in the High Country, which means ski season is close. Each winter ushers in a lit...

Vail Resorts to have zero environmental impact by 2030

Vail's Back Bowls. | Photo: Jack Affleck/Vail Resorts Vail Resorts just announced its new, aggressive environmental initiative, which targets "zero net emissions by 2030, zero waste to landfill by ...

Vail's Back Bowls. | Photo: Jack Affleck/Vail Resorts Vail Resorts just announced its new, aggressive environmental i...

5 days in Beaver Creek: a first-timer’s guide

Photo: Vail Resorts Skiers and snowboarders descend from all over the world to explore the snow-capped Colorado Rockies in the wintertime, flocking to Vail, Breckenridge and Keystone mountains. A b...

Photo: Vail Resorts Skiers and snowboarders descend from all over the world to explore the snow-capped Colorado Rocki...

5 days in Vail: a first-timer’s guide

Photo: Vail Resort Boasting 5,289 acres, seven Back Bowls and three world-class base villages, with incredible restaurants, shopping and nightlife, Vail is brimming with on- and off-mountain experien...

Photo: Vail Resort Boasting 5,289 acres, seven Back Bowls and three world-class base villages, with incredible restaura...

Best après-ski with a view

By Morgan Tilton Beyond the altitude, frigid temperatures, and an icy cocktail or brew, high mountain views are truly what take our breath away. Here are five of the best après-ski panoramas to beho...

By Morgan Tilton Beyond the altitude, frigid temperatures, and an icy cocktail or brew, high mountain views are truly w...

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...