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With collective mega-passes, more direct flights, and super-dialed snow forecasts, it’s never been a better time to plan a destination ski trip. Our up-to-date guide has you covered for packing the most into a weekend getaway.

Which mega-pass to buy to make the most of this season and more

You don't have to spend a fortune to take a ski trip this winter. Here's how to save money while hitting the slopes.

Eager to find the perfect resort? Read on.

John Clendenin, hailed as the greatest instructor in the U.S., has some unexpected advice for skiers: forget style, practice a four-word mantra, and get to know your feet

Skip the masses at popular vistas and landmarks, and opt for these nearby (empty!) locales instead

Yogis are flocking to plein air classes everywhere from the African bush to downtown Austin rooftops

Trolls thought I was friggin' nuts to propose a controlled backcountry ski area. But it's already happening.

Four zones have been ranked as extreme on the five-point scale

What I learned on my powder-filled dream trips to Whistler and Aspen

According to a recent story in Bloomberg, celebrities and gallons of champagne are all in a day's work at Aspen. But for the rest of us, it’s not so glamorous.

We can't wait to check out these ten new snow-country huts, lodges, and hotels

The Alaska senator sent us a letter about her enviro bonafides. Naturally, we checked her work.

In an excerpt from his new book, Goldfarb explores what wilderness looks like with and without nature's most overlooked architects—and why they have more in common with wolves than you think

Here's what one of the nation's strongest ski mountaineers chooses for both resort and backcountry missions

Now that we know which mountains are on the Ikon and how much it costs, we wanted to figure out: Which is a better deal for skiers?

Here you can send it right from the road

Go where pets are not only allowed but welcomed

Aspen Ski Co’s vice president of sustainability on embracing change—and density—in our remote, idealized hamlets

Make the most of the season with strategies from pros, killer deals on passes, and skier-friendly hotels

There's powder in the forecast from Florida to Vermont, but the southern Rockies continue to be snow starved as the worst season just about anyone can remember continues

Bring your skis and a good book, and prepare to settle in

Sure, it's early season, but book these mid- and late-winter vacations now and you'll save big

His misguided immigration and climate-change policies are worse than January rain

Seven hikers have died on 14ers since May, an unusual string of fatalities that has Aspen officials wondering what measures they're obligated to put in place to keep people safe in the mountains

The two neighboring Colorado giants are snapping up ski areas around the country, positioning themselves as the two titans of North American resort operations

The company will work with KSL Capital Partners to form a new business to manage the resorts

Jordan Lewis runs the ritziest pot store in the country: Aspen, Colorado's Silverpeak Apothecary, where sommelier-like "budtenders" sell gourmet ganja in a designer showroom. But soon after he arrived, he found himself under siege from locals worried about that skunky smell wafting over their mountain valley. It's enough to drive a man to toke.

Sure, Aspen was founded for silver mining in the late 1800s, but you could argue that the town was really founded for post-ski partying.

No matter how you like to ski or how long you can take off work, we've got the perfect trip in our guide to the best alpine escapes of the season

Because you can have it all. Bring your favorite traveling companion to the slopes and everyone will be happy.

This year is shaping up to be a good one for folks who want a side of fine dining with their outdoor activity.

Want to skin the frontcountry? Try these six spots.

Hotel Jerome and its historic facelift.

Every winter, the ski and snowboard world lets its hair down at a few marquee events. Here are the ones we're stoked for this season.

Five mountain towns where the skiing and riding are matched by equally entertaining off-the-slopes escapades.

As climate change threatens snowpack, ski areas are adopting a new survival strategy: Beefing up the summer fun.

Play outside with kids your own age

Challenge your abilities with these iconic runs through the wilds of America.

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