Ski Area Upgrades & Improvements: How Resorts Decide What To Build

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This time of year, many skiers and snowboarders are drying out their boots for the final time, applying a heavy coat of summer wax to their boards, and wondering how long their goggle tan will last. Thoughts turn to mountain… Read More →

How To Care For & Store Your Ski Gear In The Off-Season

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The end of ski season always brings me mixed emotions. On the one hand, I hate to see winter go. Yet, on the other, I’m happily anticipating summer. Still in between the fun of winter and summer there lies something… Read More →

2013/14 Snow Report: Where the Snow Fell This Season

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Meteorologists can’t always make an accurate prediction, but we’re quite good at analyzing what has happened in the past. And since I find seasonal snow forecasts unreliable, lets stop predicting and instead look back at the 2013-2014 season to see… Read More →

Copper Mountain Resort Guide

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Copper Mountain’s entire ethos is about having maximum amount of fun possible while you’re on their turf. They’ve got a world-class gem of a mountain, cutting edge off-snow facilities and a super-friendly vibe from the ground up. Be sure to… Read More →

Indoor Skiing & More: 8 Places to Extend Your Season

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Spring: notorious for plenty of snow and some of the deepest skiing of the year. With winter storms like “Yona” still dropping inches like deejays drop beats, the season remains in full swing. With such great conditions, you’ve booked your… Read More →

Your Desire To Ski Might Be In Your Genes

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Cynthia Thomson, a climbing and skiing fanatic fresh from several seasons in Banff, wanted to know: are we hard-wired to ski? After being challenged by her UBC doctoral supervisor, genetics researcher Dr. Jim Rupert, she turned her inquiring mind towards… Read More →

6 Things You Didn’t Know About Oregon Ski Resorts

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Portland, Ore., is an underrated urban gateway to skiing and snowboarding. This area deserves attention in light of its snow-capped, 11,240-foot dormant volcano on its horizon. About 60 miles from downtown Portland, Mount Hood has more than 4,500 skiable acres… Read More →

Killington Ski Resort Guide

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Description With greater snowfall than some Rocky Mountain resorts and a vertical drop that incites envy, you’d be well advised to take this Vermont ski area seriously. Nicknamed “The Beast of the East,” the mountain has all the east-coast ski… Read More →

Top Ten Après Ski Spots for Spring

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There’s something about Spring skiing that indicates that all is right in the world. Is it the epic snow that invariably falls when the resorts are contemplating closing? Is it the warmer weather that makes skiing shirtless a distinct possibility?… Read More →

Jackson Hole Ski Resort Guide

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Description Imagine a steep skiing paradise with enough technical terrain to satisfy even the hungriest of powder hounds. Place it just far enough out of reach so you’ll never have to deal with crowds, add a few good generations of… Read More →