Snow Sports

What Good Is the Ski Area Scorecard?

Now in its 12th year, the Ski Area Citizens' Coalition is tough on expanding resorts and loves onsite renewable energy generation. But navigating its scorecard feels like skiing through crud.

Little Hills, Big Attitude

You don’t need high-speed quads, massive terrain parks and 4,000 feet of vert to end the day with a smile.

More Skills, More Fun

Whether you’re carving corduroy or slaying the steeps, a little guidance from the pros can help you do it better.

Adriana Blake on Selling Taos Ski Valley

Adriana Blake, Taos Ski Valley's current administrative manager, speaks with Grayson Schaffer on selling the ski area and what she'll do next.

It's Miller Time

Bode Miller (skier) and Morgan Beck (volleyballer) have had a few rough moments as a couple, including a bitter child-custody battle with an ex-girlfriend and the death of his younger brother,...

The Race for 2022 Winter Olympic Is On

Out of the 23 cities that flirted with the idea of hosting the 2022 Winter Olympics, only a half-dozen contenders remain after the application deadline on Thursday

The 10 Best Slopeside Cabin Escapes

Ski-in/ski-out is a tricky marketing scheme. Sometimes it means you're in a mass produced condo, miles up a cat road, but sometimes it means that you've got first dibs on a powder day. These are...

Five Runs You Need to Ride Before You Die

Self-respecting skiers and snowboards owe it to themselves to dig their edges into the best slopes before they reach that big resort in the sky, and we're not talking about Montana. Add these epic...

Your Winter Forecast for 2014

It’s October, which means the start of intense speculation about the upcoming winter. Many hope that the recent streak of lackluster winters means we’re due for months of good snow. But the weather...

Prepping Your Gear for Ski Season

Your skis, boots, bindings, skins, and beacons haven't seen daylight in months. It’s time to venture down to the basement to assess the damage. It’s time to get your gear in shape for the season.