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More Ticket Options on Liftopia = More Flexibility on the Slopes

by Katie Kearsey

You spoke.  We listened. We surveyed 10,000 Liftopia customers last spring, and you told us you wanted more flexible lift ticket options. We worked hard all summer, and we’re excited to introduce Value, Value Plus and Flexible tickets!  These new… Read More →

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Best Fall Beers You Need To Try

by Katie Coakley

Summer is officially over, according to the calendar. However, the real end of summer is marked not by a set date, but a series of events that herald the coming of autumn (and, with it, winter) much more accurately than… Read More →

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Liftopia Weekly Goods: Sept. 29, 2014

by RoseAnne Moises

Counting down the days? You’re not alone! To help you kick off the 2014/15 season with an early start, here’s a run down of some of the projected ski area opening dates across North America. Better yet… If you book… Read More →

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A Skier’s & Rider’s Bucket List

by Dave Belin

It’s here: The growing buzz at your local ski shop. Approaching deadlines for resort season passes. Gear reviews in your Facebook feed. Fall seasonal beers and pumpkin spice Oreos (yes, that’s a real thing). These happenings can mean only one… Read More →

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Ski Bums Pick: The East’s Top 3 Most Livable Ski Towns

by Gina Bégin

When the question “Where’s the best ski town to live in year round?” was posed to a bunch of North American snow sport diehards, consensuses gathered around a few choice areas. These places cater to “graduated” ski bums who want… Read More →

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Get Your Ski Gear Ready For The Upcoming Season

by Kristen Lummis

Remember spring? It was only a few months ago. Maybe you were still skiing in April and May, or maybe your season had ended, but here at Liftopia, we offered you some advice, gently suggesting that you wax and tune… Read More →

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Pro Freeskier Brita Sigourney: Athlete Profile & Q&A

by Fletcher Keyes

Everyone knows chicks who ski are rad. Yeah, that’s a vague statement that might cause you to pause and ask, “But, what kind of skiers are you talking about?” I’m talking about the chicks you see on TV tossing their… Read More →

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From Powder to Corn: Terms for Snow Conditions

by Eric Wagnon

For skiers above a basic level of proficiency, snow conditions can affect a slope’s difficulty more than the steepness. A steep chute with 6 inches of fresh powder may be less daunting than an intermediate trail with hard-packed snow. Given… Read More →

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Ski Boot Buying 101: Fit Is The New Sexy

by Erika Wiggins

My favorite shoes are neither cute nor sexy and I typically can’t wait to take them off at the end of the day. I spent a lot money and time choosing these oh-so-clunky kicks but they reward me every time… Read More →

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Liftopia Weekly Goods: Sept. 15, 2014

by RoseAnne Moises

Rockin’ white after Labor Day, as we’ve all heard, is a huge fashion faux-pas…except when Mother Nature does it—in which case, we applaud her impeccable sense of style! From light dustings to surprisingly impressive dumps, several mountains across North America… Read More →