The Worcester Telegram Ranks The Top Twenty Ski Bars In New England

Wobbly

Looking for some good New England après spots for this season?

Continue reading
  82 Hits

An Epic Pairing: Crested Butte And Telluride

Epic-Mount-CB

While Epic Pass holders tend toward destinations along Interstate 70, there's much to be had at a couple of Colorado resorts that are a bit off the beaten track.

Continue reading
  88 Hits

10 Reasons You Should Ship Skis, Snowboards, Luggage Ahead

Ship-Skis

We know there’s nothing better than a week spent slopeside. But there’s no denying that actually getting to the mountain (and returning home) is the worst part of any ski vacation.

Continue reading
Tags:
  85 Hits

Ski Mag Ranks The Best Ski Resorts in the U.S.

Best-Resorts

From Vermont's classic glades to the powder-choked bowls of the West, the destinations on this list will delight skiers of all stripes.

Continue reading
  153 Hits

Why Montana Is The Hottest Ski And Outdoor Vacation Spot This Winter

Montana

For years the mantra of the ski industry has been “bigger is better.”

Continue reading
  119 Hits

Wachusett Mountain President Jeff Crowley: We Will Never Stop Improving

Wachusett

The skiing gem of central Massachusetts, Wachusett Mountain has built an image that has lasted decades.

Continue reading
  151 Hits

SnoCast: Bursts of Snow and Wintry Chills

skilookout_011922

In this week's SnoCast, we'll see bursts of snow for the Rockies, the Midwest, and Northeast ski areas. And with late-January chilly temperatures on tap, bundle up and hit the slopes during this fairly quiet stretch.

Continue reading
  836 Hits

A Whole New Way for Skiers to "Get Schooled" This Winter

84351580_10157902310917629_2943637784289607680_o

In an age of continued corporate consolidation in the ski industry, the number of independently owned mountains continues to shrink.  

Continue reading
  368 Hits

Suicide Six Ski Resort Lodge Is Basically A Vermont Ski History Museum

SuicideSix

Over the weekend, I used one of Indy Pass days over at Suicide Six Ski Area in Vermont. Compared to the crowds at other local mountains last weekend, I think I made the right choice.

Continue reading
  172 Hits

Michigan's Nick Baumgartner Makes Fourth Olympics

Nick-Baumgartner-riding

Nick Baumgartner, who lives in Iron River in the Wolverine State's Upper Peninsula and calls Ski Brule his “home hill,” has achieved the criteria to be named to his fourth Winter Olympics. Having competed for 2010, 2014, and 2018 U. S. Olympic Snowboard Cross teams, the 40-year-old will be the oldest Olympic snowboarder in American history.

Continue reading
  174 Hits

Winter Storm To Drop Heavy Snow, Ice for Southeast, Northeast

NE_Snow-update

An active MLK holiday weekend, as a major winter storm sweeps up the Eastern U.S. Latest details call for heavy snow and ice, depending on where you ski. 

Continue reading
  734 Hits

A Pair Of Old-Time Storm-Catchers Beckon From Continental Divide

CD-Wolfie-Cover

It's no coincidence that the Continental Divide is home to a collection of some of the oldest ski areas in the nation as it winds its way through the middle of Colorado.

Continue reading
  432 Hits

Charles Skinner Sole Owner Of Lutsen Mountains

Lutsen-Mountains-skis-well-into-April.-sometimes-May-Facebook-Lutsen-Mountains

Charles Skinner, a co-owner of Lutsen Mountains, has purchased his brother-in-law Tom Rider's fifty-percent ownership, and is now sole owner of the Heartland's largest ski area. Skinner is also owner of Granite Peak, Wisconsin's largest ski resort.

Continue reading
  215 Hits

SnoCast: Major Storm Targets the East for MLK Weekend

whiteface

All eyes are focused on a significant storm that will swoop from the Central Plains, through the Southeast, and eventually hook up the Northeast coast, all during the long holiday weekend. Lots to delve into in this week’s SnoCast.

Continue reading
  1609 Hits

Climate Change: Athletes Flag The Dangers Of Manmade Snow

Snowmaking

A British skier crashes through wooden fencing on a downhill corner and slams into a pole, breaking his leg. An American hits an icy patch at the bottom of a hill and crashes into a fence, breaking one ski and twisting the other, also breaking his leg.

Continue reading
  251 Hits

Ikon Pass Pairing: Steeps And Deeps Near Seattle

Ikon-Crystal-Powder

Ikon Pass holders should head to Seattle and cash in two very different ski and snowboard mountains in the Cascades -- each catching tons of snow out of northern Pacific storms.

Continue reading
  359 Hits

Michigan Ski Areas Offering Affordable Snowsports Lessons Through January

Crystal-Mountain-retired-not-retired-program-Mike-Terrell-picture

January is Learn to Ski and Snowboard month. Throughout the Midwest ski areas are offering discounted lesson programs. Michigan offers one of the best programs for cost and simplicity, and it’s available at ski areas throughout both peninsulas of the Wolverine State.

 

Continue reading
  248 Hits

Snowboard Star Shaun White's Olympic Status Still Uncertain

Shaun-White-Mammoth

Shaun White arrived at Mammoth Mountain hoping to lock in a spot on his fifth Olympic team. The snowboarding superstar left it with his ankle hurting and work still left to do.

Continue reading
  425 Hits

Mountain Collective Wyoming Pairing: Jackson and Targhee

MC-Jackson-Tram

Here's a Rocky Mountain trip for Mountain Collective pass holders to get as much skiing and riding as they can -- without wasting time on the road or in the airport.

Continue reading
  562 Hits

Iowa's Mt. Crescent Has Been Sold

Mt-Crescent-3

Mt. Crescent, a popular ski area located just south of Omaha near Council Bluffs in western Iowa, has been sold to Pottawattamie County, which will continue to operate the ski area. The county plans to explore further recreational development of the area hoping to make it into a year-round destination, according to a report from KMTV3.

Continue reading
  244 Hits