Recent Ski Travel Articles

The Powder Is Dry, But Your Vacation Won’t Be

Something should be said for the magnitude of interior British Columbia’s ravishing beauty. The landscape is dotted with small towns bursting with culture, juxtaposed against towering mountainous backdrops. Whether coming from Vancouver or the Rockies, each sweeping... more

Discover a Mountain of Fun at Crystal Mountain’s Spring Fling Weekend

Cap off the ski season at Crystal Mountain in Thompsonville, Michigan during its annual Spring Fling Weekend on March 15 and 16. Bring the entire family to this two-day celebration packed with great food, great music, and lots of fun on the hill for everyone. And, to make... more

Mammoth Mountain to Host Opening Season Celebration

At California’s Mammoth Mountain, 13 is a lucky number! At least it is for the upcoming 2012/2013 season, set to open bright and early on Thursday, November 13th at 8:30 a.m. And, in preparation for another mammoth season, the mountain is hosting a jam-packed schedule of... more

Vermont’s Killington Resort Starts Its Ski Season Early

Now that Superstorm Sandy is gone - along with the warm air she swept through - skiers and snowboarders are rejoicing as temperatures throughout the Northeast are dropping back to their typical November norms. With fresh snow in the mountains, resorts across the region are... more

Ski Resorts for Beginners: Finding the Right Locale and Lessons to Fit Your Needs

The majority of ski resorts offer lessons for people of various ability and skill levels. There are those who have skied for years and have mastered the art of double-black-diamond skiing. Then there are those who have never even stepped foot into a ski or snowboard boot.... more

Heliskiing: The Ultimate Ski Vacation

While avid heliskiers daydream in their offices about their next alpine adventure, many more skiers are trapped into simply dreaming about their next day on the slopes -- without the excitement of jumping into a roaring helicopter and landing in extensive backcountry powder.... more

The Debate Simmers... Skiing Vs. Snowboarding: Where Are We Now?

When I was in high school, my mother was constantly bothering me to go to more basketball games. "Where is your school spirit?" she would ask. I would respond with the usual, "Mom, I would much rather spend my nights snowboarding than cheering in a stuffy gym." I began... more

Smarter and Safer: Why Planning A Ski Trip Isn’t Easy Anymore — And Why That’s Good

Planning a successful downhill ski trip is tougher than it used to be. I know that now. I was born in a town four miles from a major Rocky Mountain ski resort, so growing up I never thought about planning too much. I saw the slopes, moguls and impossibly high chair lifts... more

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