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.
Rain drizzled down at Alyeska Resort on Monday afternoon, putting a further damper on what has so far shaped up as the ski year from hell. Though it w...
There were so many wonderful experiences about the weekend in Snowshoe, it is hard to know where to start.
So what do you do? The answer is easy: You plan a trip to a ski town that's more than just, well, a ski town.
Splayed out beneath us is a tantalizing patchwork of autobahn-wide groomed blue and black slopes that promise fantastic high altitude glacier skiing.
I can't say we skied any bottomless powder, but we did ski with penguins.
Sure, we've got it pretty good on the left coast. No two-degree days or sludgy puddles... But that doesn't make that morning frost on our windshields any less maddening, and, hey, sometimes we wanna throw a snowball or two.
Sunshine, great snow, mild temperatures, and good friends -- what could be better than this day at Liberty Mountain Resort! All this about an hour and a half from Washington, DC.
"There's nothing like a hot tub and ski-in, ski-out lodging, but a great ski town needs more than that."
The water is traditionally piping hot, but you can cool down with icy washcloths over your face.
Peak to Peak not only offers easy accessibility to either mountain but gorgeous views during the ride in one of the 28 sky cabins.
k. Another nod to Okemo is their superior ski area food, from Asian at the summit, Waffles on the slopes, to woodfired flatbreads, signature martinis and s'mores by the fire for the kids at Coleman Brook Tavern
There you are, sitting at the top of your favorite mountain. On your right side is the comfort and ease of a nicely groomed run, and on the left is a difficult and exhausting mogul run -- what do you do? Shake and bake baby!
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.
Despite the many tourists here in rural Austria, this is not exactly a place where you'd expect adventures on social apps. But what we found was quite a surprise: Two local lads were looking for a third -- not to hook up for après-ski bum fun but for a permanent relationship.
In honor of Vail's 50th anniversary, we asked Morrie Shepard, the original director of the Vail Ski School, to recall the destination's beginnings.