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The Hottest Apres-Ski Bars

Travel + Leisure | Posted 03.25.2015 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

Twerk in your ski boots at a Vegas-style club in Lake Tahoe; don furs at a bar fashioned from 20 tons of ice in Queenstown, New Zealand; clink glasses of champagne paired with caviar at Aspen's roving pop-up Oasis Bar; or hug complete strangers while shooting schnapps at Trofana Alm in Austria. From refined to rowdy, we've rounded up 17 bars where you can celebrate post-slopes.

Snowboard Bungee Jumping Is Winter's Insane New Thrill

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 01.12.2015 | Sports

Thanks to the ingenuity of an adrenaline-seeking ski bum, now even the most novice snowboarders can experience Olympic speeds, drops and freefalls. ...

These Were The Snowiest Ski Resorts In America Last Year

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 09.03.2014 | Travel

If you're sick of summer's heat and are itching for some snow, don't fret: Ski season is just a few months away. That means you should start plann...

5 Destinations To Celebrate Six More Weeks Of Winter

Posted 02.03.2014 | Travel

Yesterday, Groundhog Phil saw his shadow, predicting six more weeks of winter. While we're not quite thrilled with the idea of another month and a...

10 Incredible Million Dollar Ski Houses

Home Away | Posted 03.25.2014 | Travel
Home Away

The best ski homes don't just sit near the best slopes, they ooze luxury and tempt you to never leave. With style, comfort and amazing views, these 10 ski homes let you live like a local -- a very wealthy local -- in the best ski resorts in the world.

Top 7 Ways to Save on a Ski Trip

Cheapflights | Posted 01.25.2014 | Travel

The holiday season is just around the corner, and the promise of fresh snow is in the air. While some prefer to get a head start on holiday shopping or escape to sunnier lands, others are unanimous in their priority this season: racking up the runs.

How To Teach Kids To Ski

AP | By FRITZ FAERBER | Posted 03.31.2014 | Travel

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A hard wind pelted exposed areas of our faces with tiny pellets of sleet and drove the 16-degree air through any chink in the ...

Utah Is Not Messing Around This Ski Season

AP | By PAUL FOY | Posted 01.26.2014 | Travel

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah's ski industry is getting an early-season intravenous shot. Ski-pass sales and lodging reservations are up as resorts rea...

Time To Ski Earlier Than Ever!

AP | LISA RATHKE | Posted 01.26.2014 | Travel

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Ski areas in the Northeast continue to pump millions of dollars in new high-tech snowmaking to draw early season skiers and r...

'Tis The Season To Go Skiing

AP | Posted 01.25.2014 | Travel

CARRABASSETT VALLEY, Maine (AP) — Maine's Sugarloaf ski resort is opening for its 63rd season. The largest ski area east of the Rocky...

Your Weekly Travel Zen: Ski Vacations

Posted 11.17.2013 | Travel

This week's Moment of Travel Zen comes to us from Johnny Volk. His panoramic photo of Homewood Mountain Ski Resort in Homewood, Calif., shows the ...

Ski Season Comes Early In New Mexico

AP | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel

VADITO, N.M. (AP) — Ski season in New Mexico is about to get underway. The lifts at Sipapu Ski and Summer Resort in northern New Mexi...

Ski Season Outlook

Home Away | Posted 10.21.2013 | Travel
Home Away

Seasons change fast in the mountains, and now that it's already snowing in the high country, this is the perfect time to take a look at what the 2013-2014 winter season has in store for skiers in the United States.

Will The Shutdown Hurt Ski Season?

AP | STEVEN K. PAULSON | Posted 10.07.2013 | Travel

DENVER -- DENVER (AP) — A group representing the nation's ski industry said Monday it expects no major impact on this year's ski season because of f...

Family Ski Vacation Problems Solved

Lisa McElroy | Posted 04.14.2013 | Travel
Lisa McElroy

Thinking about a family ski vacation, but not sure where to go? Out of all the ski resorts I've visited, Winter Park Resort, about 70 miles from the Denver airport, is by far the best for families.

Wisconsin's Winter Wonderland Has Something For Everyone

Charu Suri | Posted 01.24.2013 | Travel
Charu Suri

Marathon County is filled with so much fresh powder, lodging and dining options that it is an ideal weekend vacation for both the rookie and advanced skier, and there are not too many places in the country that offer such excellent terrain for both levels.

Does Utah Have The Greatest Snow On Earth?

Liftopia | Posted 02.12.2013 | Travel

Utah claims to have The Greatest Snow on Earth ®. The state has even copyrighted the phrase, which is why I had to put that little registered trademark symbol next to it.

PHOTOS: An Abandoned Ski Hill In New Hampshire

Andrew Burmon | Posted 11.05.2012 | Travel

Mount Eustis rises from under Interstate 93 on the outskirts of Littleton, New Hampshire's almost comically picturesque downtown. Though the hill -- i...

PHOTOS: What To Do In Whistler In Summer

Oyster | Posted 10.14.2012 | Travel

Those same bunny hills and black diamonds turn into fun hiking trails and mountain bike circuits when the snow melts, and the dining and drinking is taken outdoors, bringing a lively atmosphere to long, sunny summer days.

PHOTOS: Have You Skied These Obscure Spots?

Liftopia | Posted 09.10.2012 | Travel

Ever get tired of skiing at the same resorts across the U.S. or just want a total change of scenery? Do you like to travel and take some risks?

A Family Ski Weekend, Even Without The Snow

Lisa McElroy | Posted 05.05.2012 | Travel
Lisa McElroy

The trip was a bit of a last minute plan -- spring had arrived early in the Philadelphia area, and it felt like we all had a bit of spring fever. Our biggest fear? That it would get so warm that we'd never get a chance to hit the slopes

PHOTOS: The Pleasure Of Skiing Deer Valley

Lisa McElroy | Posted 04.22.2012 | Travel
Lisa McElroy

I've flown out to Utah because I've heard that the people, the snow and the hospitality can't be beat.

PHOTOS: Powder To The People

Mark Sissons | Posted 04.19.2012 | Travel
Mark Sissons

I'm awkwardly carving drunken S-shapes in the silken snow, tumbling into waist-deep, feather-light powder.

Aspen's $25,000 Charity Ski Pass

AP | Posted 12.31.2011 | Travel

ASPEN, Colo. — Want first crack at the runs in Aspen? The Aspen Skiing Co. is offering an "Ultimate Ski Pass" that will let you have unlimited f...

Skier Takes Wrong Turn, Ends Up At Running Of The Bulls

Posted 10.15.2011 | Travel

A skier's run down New Zealand's Coronet Peak on Saturday took a turn for the interesting when she wandered off the trail and found herself being chas...