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A ski weekend doesn't have to involve spending hundreds of dollars a night on a fancy slopeside resort. These hostels offer cozy accommodations close to some of North America's best skiing.

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.

Because you don't want to be led deep into the backcountry by just anyone

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

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

The corporations buying up resorts are making the slopes crowded. But they're also throwing the sport a lifeline.

Bike, run, surf, climb, paddle, hike—and do it all on a getaway where someone else organizes it for you

Rob Katz, CEO of Vail Resorts, on why smart, ethical immigration policies are required to keep ski towns healthy throughout the United States. Politicians, listen up.

2018 was one of the driest seasons on record. How many resorts can survive another like it?

Got a job you can do from anywhere? These eight international adventure towns and cities welcome you.

Meet Henry, Vail Resort’s first patrol dog.

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?

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

Why wait in lift lines when you can ski empty slopes at these hidden gems?

Over the years, I've lost count of how many times this road has tried to kill me. And the worst part about it is that there's nothing I can do but rant in resignation.

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 Colorado behemoth is snapping up ski areas across North America. Here’s what happens when the hill changes hands.

First Descents is a non-profit organization that takes young adults with cancer into the outdoors.

A small resort in Canada is offering equity stakes to help pay for mountain improvements

The preeminent Colorado corporation is buying up ski resorts left and right. Many are hollering “Evil Empire!”, and say a monopoly would destroy the sport—but it's not all bad.

From diving dogs to pro climbers and kayakers, here’s how to make the most of a trip to Vail's upcoming GoPro Mountain Games

In Colorado, small units could be the solution to a chronic mountain-town problem: lack of affordable housing for the people who work there

Your guide to North America's best skiing. Inbounds and out.

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

Resort running 6 lifts accessing 540 acres

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.

Sometime in the near future, it’s almost certain that Vail Resorts will be operating a rebranded 7,500-acre mega resort in Park City. Will the Wasatch survive?

Fun for the whole family doesn't have to mean boring for you. These high-adrenaline festivals will keep everyone going all day.

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.

These five chefs from Colorado are realizing that there's no better pairing than fine cuisine and high-altitude fun.

Last year, 20-year-old climber Daniel Woods finished a disappointing second at the Teva Mountain Games' IFSC Bouldering World Cup. But after a four-month climbing tour in Europe and then solving the first V16 bouldering problem on U.S. soil, the Boulder, Colorado–based prodigy is the favorite at this June's World Cup, in Vail, which no American male has ever wo

UP-AND-COMER The Sundance set will rejoice over the fact that The Canyons, a once unknown Park City resort, now hosts a Waldorf Astoria, complete with a slick new Spruce Restaurant from celeb chef Mark Sullivan. Avoid the glitz by hitting the steep, open glades off the Ninety-Nine…

My dad always said the family that skis together...spends a helluva lot of dough. Here are some ways to trim the fat.

The team at Serac Adventure Films brings you the best student videos from the 2009 Teva Games.

The goal: To rank the continent's top ski destinations. The deciding factors: Snow quality and terrain. The judge: Marc Peruzzi, intrepid Colorado-based ski reporter, former Outside staffer, and editor of Skiing magazine, 2003-2008.

I just discovered that I love bouldering and would like to plan a vacation around it. Where are some bouldering spots for beginners? Mike Boise, ID

Six new ski lodges for serious relaxation

I'm new to the alpine scene and want to get my bearings. Where's the best place in the Rockies to learn how to ski? Brett W. Reston, Va

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