It’s that time of winter when you’ve been waiting long enough to see who’s getting the snow. It’s time to plan your trip. Where are you going this season for those memorable turns? If you’re a backcountry skier or rider, you may have a hut trip planned with no lift access whatsoever. Seems like a… Read the rest of the post!
Jackson Hole humbles you. Before you even get on the snow, before you reach the top of Rendezvous Peak and are carried out of the tram by a surging mob of helmeted speed freaks, you realize that this mountain is not like other mountains. In the early morning in Teton Village, the windows shook in… Read the rest of the post!
Do you ever get the feeling that you have too much gear? Does it often seem to you that each new adventure sport, guaranteed to enhance the quality of your life, will also lead to financial despair? Backcountry skiing has historically fit into that category. Fortunately, our future is looking brighter as leaps in technology… Read the rest of the post!
Considering I work at Liftopia and spend my days thinking about how we can get people to buy more lift tickets, sharing the best non-lift-served terrain in the lower 48 might seem a bit odd. But we are equal opportunity ski enthusiasts here, and sometimes you just want to earn your turns. Arguably some of… Read the rest of the post!