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Resorts Encourage Kids To Get To The Slopes With Great Lift Ticket Prices

by Patrick Thorne

With an ageing population, ski areas know that it’s vital to get children involved in snowboarding and skiing if our sport is to live, thrive and survive in the long term. One of the challenges ski resorts face is how… Read More →

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Ski Bums Pick: The West’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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What’s New At Ski Resorts For 2014-15?

by Dave Belin

While you’ve been mountain biking, enjoying the beach, or traveling this summer, your favorite ski area has been busy making improvements for the upcoming 2014-15 season. The summer is a critical time for construction projects that would either be too… Read More →

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5 Ski Resort Beer Festivals Not to Miss

by Erika Wiggins

Skiers dig beer. So it’s no surprise that a number of beer festivals are held at ski resorts. Most in the summer and fall, but occasionally one pops up while there’s snow still on the ground. Personally I love the… Read More →

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Six Of The World’s Best Sights In Skiing

by Patrick Thorne

The most important thing when going on a ski vacation is, of course, the skiing (or the boarding, if you’re that way inclined). Then there’s the weather, the snow, the scenery, the dining, the locals, the atmosphere, and the fun. … Read More →

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Tune In, Chill Out: The Soundtrack to My Favorite Mountain Towns

by Lisa Richardson

Music goes with mountains like singing nuns go with surly widows. Like gin goes with tonic, beer with patios, and ice cream with sticky fingers. It’s a sweet, but simple, Summer equation when the days get long, the grass gets… Read More →

Ski Europe: How To Plan Your First Trip & What To Expect

by Patrick Thorne

There are many things in North America that are bigger, and in some ways better, than in Europe.  And while the debate can continue eternally over which continent offers a better skiing experience, some facts are indisputable: There are bigger… Read More →

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Summer Events At Your Favorite Ski Destinations

by Erika Wiggins

After slipping into a mild, post-ski-season depression, I finally embraced Summer and pulled myself out of my funk. Ripping down my favorite ski runs on a mountain bike, sipping out of a jumbo mug filled with local brews at Oktoberfest,… Read More →

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6 Tips For Planning Your Next Adventure Trip

by Erika Wiggins

Cold, wet, hungry, and in the middle of nowhere… I was happy for a plan. We’d just climbed out of a slot canyon in the Kingdom of Jordan. Luckily, beds and hot meals were waiting for us at Rummana Camp…. Read More →

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5 Downhill Mountain Biking Resorts in North America

by Go Girl

Editor’s Note: This post was written by Nathalie Couët, one of the writers for Go Girl. Summer…the season to get into some of the most adrenaline-pumping outdoor sports. Mountain biking ranks high on the list for adrenaline junkies, regardless of whether we’re… Read More →