Plan Your Ski Holiday: North American Ski Resorts At A Glance


“What are you doing over your Winter break?”  This is a question frequently being asked by both family members and friends, despite winter break being several weeks away. However, as I’ve learned from past experiences, the holiday season is the… Read More →

Blast From The Past: Ski Resorts, Then and Now

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Though skiing has been utilized as a method of transport for almost five thousand years, our snow loving predecessors didn’t really start utilizing the fluffy white stuff for purely recreational purposes until the end of the 19th century. The first… Read More →

Get Ready for the Slopes: A Sample Pre-Ski Season Workout


It’s that time of year again. We’re just over a month away from the official start of what those of us with a passion for playing in the snow might consider the most wonderful of all four seasons. If you’re hoping to… Read More →

Snowboarding Technology: Magne-Traction Explained

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Despite the name of this influential snowboarding technology, no magnets are actually used in the making of magne-traction edges. Which is sort of a bummer because then we might be a little bit closer to those hover boards in Back… Read More →

North America’s Favorite Mogul Runs


Love to ski bumps? So do we, so this fall we went in search of “North America’s Favorite Mogul Runs.” Although hardly scientific, we put out calls on social media asking skiers and snowboarders to name their favorite bump runs. We… Read More →

5 Ways To Ski Naked (or Nearly Naked)


Sub-zero temperatures and little/no clothing is not a combination that works for most people. Yet there’s something about the silliness of skiing in swimwear, or less, that proves attractive to some. If you’re one of those people, there are opportunities… Read More →

13 Ways To Après-Ski Around the World


There’s no denying it: sometimes the best part of a ski day is the après-ski. From laid-back to lascivious, there are all sorts of après opportunities around the world. We know how it works in our own backyards, like New… Read More →

Top 10 New Skis For The 2015 Season


Whether you’re in the market for new skis or just looking to keep with up the newest technologies, the 2014-15 season brings with it some of the most innovative gear yet! We’ve put together this list of our top picks… Read More →

A Beginner’s Guide to Adaptive Skiing


Ralph Green lost his left leg at the hip as a result of a random street shooting in Brooklyn. He was only 15 when he was gunned down. Vasu Sojitra was merely 9 months old when he was diagnosed with… Read More →

Ski Bums Pick: North America’s 10 Most Livable Ski Towns Year-Round


Is this you? You have moments when you study the calendar in front of your office desk and question what you did with all those days gone by. Your body feels sluggish and you think your back might be permanently… Read More →