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We asked 13 major resorts what operational plans are in place for this winter. Their answers ranged from après-ski in a private dome to parking spots you need to reserve.

The recent additions to the Epic Pass highlight, again, the massive consolidation occurring across the ski industry, which is driving up rents and turning mountain towns into company towns

We asked. They told. In-the-know locals divulge their secret powder lines, après breweries, and hidden hot springs.

The world's best lodges have something in common—unparalleled access to vast wilderness, soaring peaks, and empty coastlines

A new book goes deep into the history and significance of our country's 4,000-mile northern boundary

Resorts offer big discounts and bigger perks to those who buy a 2018–19 ski pass in the next few weeks

With ski season in full swing, there's no shortage of excitement. The folks up at Big Sky, however, seem to be experiencing a higher stoke level than anyone else. In Welcome to Winter 2016-17, skiers share their favorite parts about skiing at the iconic Montana resort. From face-shots to family friendliness, Big…

Looking for the funnest terrain in North America? Go here.

With La Niña back and the East Coast on a five-year blizzard streak, we devised the ultimate ski calendar to help you and your family take advantage. From a boot-deep New England Thanksgiving through spring-break corn snow in the Southwest, the outlook is decidedly epic.

Twelve hot tips that, if followed closely, guarantee an epic ski season.

From ski school and childcare to tubing hills and mini-terrain parks, these four resorts put family first.

There's at least one major upside to the bursting of the real-estate bubble: The kind of adventure-ready second home you've always dreamed about is suddenly within reach. From mountain retreats to lakefront outposts to slopeside condos, here's your primer on where to invest for the long haul.

Five refreshingly undeveloped resorts

The Ski Junkie's guide to the sickest skiing and hottest cold-weather happenings this winter

Whether you're skating perfect corduroy or blazing backcountry powder, skinny-skiing the wide-open West is the path to cold-weather bliss

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