So in order to properly appreciate how far we've come, let's take a little trip into the past. Back to the days when lift tickets were $5, there were no such things as iPods, and 20 minute chair ride just meant that you had more time to chat up the ski bunny perched beside you.
Going to Japan this winter to experience their world-class skiing and snowboarding, or to see the Sapporo Snow Festival? Stay healthy while traveling in Japan with these 5 tips.
'Tis the season for skiing powder! Oh, and the holidays are upon us as well. I'd rather bury my head in the snow than deal with shopping and, luckily, there are some festive events taking place at ski resorts across the U.S. and the Canadian Rockies.
Yay, it's winter! Oh god, it's winter. Here's Global Yodel's take on the coldest season of the year.
One of the hardest, but most important, parts of planning is choosing where you want to go. With hundreds of ski areas in North America, where the heck do you start? Here's a quick guide on North American ski regions to help guide your planning.
Looking back on it now, Hopper said Monday with a sigh, the two men -- who had both taken avalanche training courses -- missed a key warning sign about the avalanche danger.
Utah has 11 ski resorts within 60 minutes of the Salt Lake City International Airport. For those flying into Denver and making the trek to Vail, the math says it's a lot shorter to the slopes here. And I'd argue we've got better snow.
Sure, skiing is a fun winter pasttime, especially in Colorado, but there's something so simple and easy about ice skating. Especially at the magical Beaver Creek Ice Rink (also known as the Leon Black Family Ice Rink), right in the center of town.
Last year when announcing the top 50 resorts we began by stating the obvious: there are a lot of great ski resorts out there. While that hasn't changed, our list of the top 50 certainly has--thanks to our readers.
I have some experience with steepness and deepness. This is what I live for. So when a helicopter is not an option, these are the ski resorts I frequent for powder days.
"Free." It's everyone's favorite four-letter word, and one especially dear to travelers the world over. Want to get something for nothing? Check out these 10 no-strings-attached travel offers.
Helmets. Goggles. Face Masks. How do you eyeball the age of the person next to you on the chair? Check out the skis. They speak volumes.
For many folks, a winter holiday simply isn't complete without a trip to the slopes. But waking up at dawn to catch the first lift, frozen hands and numb toes aren't everyone's cup of tea.
One of the coolest things about travel is wandering into a place that time seems to have truly forgotten. These days, locations like that are few and far between -- but they still exist. One of the most special to me is Bamiyan, Afghanistan. I went there earlier this year for the Afghan Ski Challenge.
While racking up days at some of the continent's best ski hills, you won't have to give up family life, financial security or the other non-ski activities you love (yes, we're actually recognizing that there are three other seasons to be enjoyed).
I don't know if you call it a "ski-brary" or a "librare-ski," but here are three books that we'd recommend adding to that dusty old stack of tattered ski literature sitting on your corner shelf.