Connected ski areas provide many benefits for skiers and riders looking to extend their fun, and the ability to access multiple mountains from one set of lifts can lead to a great vacation. However, ski area interconnects often lead to debates about economic expansion and environmental protection. As a result, they often take decades to… Read the rest of the post!
Pep Fujas is one of the most versatile freestyle skiers in the world. He took X Games silver in 2003. He’s won “Breakthrough Performer,” “Best Powder” and “Best Trick” at the Powder Video Awards. He’s a regularly featured athlete in Poor Boyz Productions films and in 1997 he founded film production company Nimbus Entertainment with skiers… Read the rest of the post!
Snowboarding has always been a bit of a rebellious pursuit – “not your father’s sport” as they say. Using an alternative way to slide down the hill, most snowboarders also dressed differently and relished their defiant attitude. But over the past several years, the popularity of snowboarding has hit a plateau. Maybe you have seen… Read the rest of the post!
As anyone who follows this blog knows, Liftopia and skiing in general generate a lot of data and statistics around skiing, lift tickets, and other information. In this post we’ll take a look at which state is the “Biggest Ski State.” The answer depends on how you measure it. This is the second post in… Read the rest of the post!
As anyone who follows this blog knows, Liftopia and skiing in general generate a lot of data and statistics around skiing, lift tickets, and other information. In this post we’ll take a look at which state is the “Biggest Ski State.” The answer depends on how you measure it. One thing we track at RRC… Read the rest of the post!
Winter is coming. It’s on the brain of anxious Game of Thrones fans but ski resort operators have been waiting for this since the last flakes fell in the Spring. Resorts have a slew of new buildings, features and services they’ve been working on for the 2012/2013 season. Now that new snow is falling, they… Read the rest of the post!
Skiing and snowboarding are great activities, but sometimes it’s easy to forget there are others out there who don’t get to enjoy hitting the slopes for a variety of reasons. I’m writing this week to highlight some great organizations that have been helping others get out there and shred some pow! SKIDuck SKIDuck (SKIing and… Read the rest of the post!
Aloha snow-people, it’s me again – back for another round of Top Cinco. It looks like my first blog got over 10 gazillion reads, which is some kind of new internet world record so they green-lighted me to write another Top 5 list (well, my math might be a little off on that read total,… Read the rest of the post!
The Liftopia office is buzzing. Every season skiers and snowboarders start to get the itch. It could be a cool breeze that catches you the right way, the change in the way the light falls on the trees, or if you are like me the first dream I had about skis gliding effortlessly through perfect… Read the rest of the post!
When I was a young girl, one of my favorite movies was Terminator 2: Judgement Day, not because of Eddie Furlong (yes, he looked quite dreamy back in day) but because of one of the other main characters: Sarah Connor. After countless repetitions of “Hasta la vista, baby”, I still cannot decide if my favorite… Read the rest of the post!