From Killington's approachable slopes to Red Mountain's death-defying vertical terrain, we've categorized our snow-covered choices by experience level: beginner, intermediate and advanced.
Of the 800 people expected to participate at the annual Hartford Ski Spectacular, 100 are disabled veterans. They are easy to spot -- they are often the fastest, fittest, and most gung-ho people on the mountain.
Another year of La Niña in the forecast means another very snowy winter. Maybe even more than last year's often record-breaking hammering, which provided for some amazing downhill action, everywhere from the Catskills to the Pacific Northwest.
After 20 years, I still get excited by the first snowfall despite the sport being my livelihood. There is also a more serious side to my life as a pro snowboarder: the role of being a climate activist.
Several ski resorts across the country are trying to lessen the pain of sky-high lift ticket prices by offering lots of free extras that range from the chocolate chip cookies to electronics.
You know the golf season may be drawing to a close, and the snowsport season approaching, when the Fall Festival is held.
For fashionistas, October means that we only have a few more weeks to get into shape for those holiday parties! New York has any number of shops to equip you properly for your sport of choice.
Vancouver, British Columbia is one of the loveliest cities in the world: It's clean, easy to walk around, friendly, and full of delicious seafood.
These competitive senior athletes really like to win. In their 50s, 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s, and even at 100, they find competition invigorating. They are fighters, with women accepting black eyes and separated shoulders typically found in basketball games.
While writers tell the exuberant story of skiers on the mountains a few days from summer in the Rockies, the question is whether this is a sign of climate change that will disrupt economies.
Most people (or 34.9 million to be exact if you believe the AAA) drove to some form of beach or pool this weekend. This year I wasn't one of them. I literally took the road less traveled and headed out to Utah for one final winter ride.
I Googled heli-skiing, and to my amazement Iceland popped up. I was overjoyed at the thought of not having to embark on a long trek to Canada for my favorite sport.
When you visit as many stores as I do (note to accountant -- it's retail research, not shopping), you begin to see patterns and trends emerging, and New York this year is no exception.
Chamonix is a haven for an international set of outdoor adventurers, well-heeled visitors and independent travelers. Bar none, it is the crème de la crème for perennial mountain climbing.
We whipped and danced down wonderful, smooth, impeccable trails at the top of Beaver Creek. The mountain has a broad peak and there are some delightfully easy runs on the top.
Wednesday was our best day yet. The sky was a perfect shade of blue, the sun was bright, the weather fine (in the forties), and the groomed snow was fast and smooth.