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More Snowsports: 7 Alternative Ways Down the Mountain

by David Sandel

The thought of getting down the mountain with anything other than a set of skis or a snowboard may seem blasphemous to you, but believe it or not, there are other ways! And, some of them can be quite fun!… Read More →

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Types of Alpine Skis: Building Your Quiver

by Eric Wagnon

Types of alpine skis range from “all-mountain” models to specialized varieties designed for very specific conditions. Skis’ basic features differentiate the various types: Camber is the slight upward rise in the middle of an unweighted ski when viewed from the… Read More →

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Don’t Forget Fido: North America’s Most Dog-Friendly Ski Towns

by Katie Coakley

Planning a ski trip is an exciting process. Where will you go? How long can you stay? How many vertical feet will you rack up? Where will you stay? But: what about Fido?  He’s currently making the “sad puppy-dog face”… Read More →

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Winter Park Resort Guide

by Heather Balogh

Tucked away from the chaos of the I-70 corridor, Winter Park Resort is a favorite of locals and tourists alike. With small-town charm and old school character to remind us of ski days past, Winter Park/Mary Jane is a hidden… Read More →

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8 Reasons to Hit the Slopes Before the Big Game

by RoseAnne Moises

Tailgating. Prepping finger foods. House parties…. The NFL’s biggest game day is filled with tons of traditions. Why not make skiing or riding one of them? Here are 8 reasons why you should hit the slopes on February 1. 1. The… Read More →

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Q&A with Tiger Shaw, U.S. Ski & Snowboard Team CEO & President

by Troy Hawks

It’s his name that strikes you first: Tiger. They don’t call it the “eye of the shark,” or lion, or bear. It’s “eye of the tiger,” and it seems to strike the cord and essence of competitive sports in the… Read More →

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Tips To Stay Warm On The Slopes

by Mark Crone

As a Ski Patroller, I’ve become an expert at staying warm in the winter. I’ve also seen what happens if you don’t dress for the weather. (It’s not pretty.) Cold, snow, rain, spring-time. I ski in all conditions and for… Read More →

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Create Your Breakthrough: Tips On Progressing On The Slopes

by David Sandel

January is Learn to Ski and Snowboard month, but rather than detailing a specific how-to do a specific skill, I wanted to try something different. I crowdsourced a simple one-question, one-answer on social media about how people learned the one… Read More →

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6 Hacks for Saving Money This Ski Season

by Nicole Roosien

Equipment, gear, lodging, lift tickets. The costs can add up. But do not despair! There are still simple ways to ski on a budget. Ladies and gentlemen, don your Guy Fawkes mask: it’s time to democratize skiing with these 6 ways… Read More →

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‘Ja-Pow’ Means Powder Skiing in Japan

by Eric Wagnon

The Land of the Rising Sun has a rising reputation in the ski world. Although Japan hosted the 1972 and 1998 Winter Olympics, the island nation’s international standing as a recreational ski destination has only started to make a huge… Read More →