So I made a pact with myself: to live in this winter, not just through it. To play more and complain less. And to appreciate each white winter day for how peacefully alive it can make you feel if you get outside long enough to really feel it.
With every new ski season comes new technologies that promise to let you skip the bunny hill and fly down the slopes in bigger and cooler ways.
This kind of alpine atmospheric pea soup can disorient even the most confident of skiers. But this time I know I'll make it down in one piece because I'm skiing with an Olympian.
Protecting the environment is important to a lot of ski areas (as well as to most of their customers), and many have taken steps to reduce their energy consumption, increase recycling, and improve their overall environmental sustainability.
For the first time in 13 years, those of us who love snow sports could ski or ride in November in the areas closest to Washington, D.C.
These 20 ski resorts and ski hotels made the top of the list in our annual Readers' Choice Awards, which rates the best places to ski in North America. This year, U.S. properties nabbed all 20 spots, so start planning your domestic ski vacation now!
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.
Annie Agle tells it like it is: Editor's note: This is Part 2 of Annie's Ski Mountaineering guide, check out Part 1 here. Annie's Ski Mountaineerin...
ASPEN--Story is the new black. Any company emblazoning "story" in their branding (i.e., Jose Cuervo) is saying, in effect, that they understand stor...
Now that freeskiing slopestyle has been added to the upcoming Winter Olympics, Grete Eliassen likely will go from Winter X Games star to U.S. Winter Olympian.
Why would anyone give up the happy comforts of chairlift-assisted skiing for this gem of an experience? Simple: Earning your turns makes them taste better, no matter how crap the snow. Skiing becomes a way of interacting with a mountain rather than just using it as a ramp.
Custer State Park is located just an hour's drive south of Mount Rushmore and is one of those places where reaching it is half the fun. There very few places on earth where you can actually get stuck in traffic because a herd of buffalo decided to cross the road.
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.
(photo: Keystone Resort) Skiing and snowboarding are wildly popular winter pursuits, but they sure ain't cheap--especially if you have kids in tow. S...
Four years after his death, his spirit lives on in the new film McConkey, a documentary chronicling the full scope of his life that is kicking off its wider release with a premiere on Saturday at McConkey's home mountain, Squaw Valley.
Somehow, by sheer accident, I'd wandered into the land of Olympic athletes training for this Winter's Games -- it was like my own private Olympic Village.