Thanksgiving Rail Jams - Ski Mag

Thanksgiving Rail Jams

Early season skiing usually means making do without much snow. To remedy that, a handful of resorts are putting on Thanksgiving rail jams. Here is where you can win poultry—and potentially other prizes—for your park skills.
Publish date:


Campus Rail Jam 2010

Campus Rail Jam Tour 2010

College kids are always finding ways to not actually study. Here’s the latest way they’re procrastinating: The Campus Rail Jam, a touring competition that scores freeskiers on urban jibs located on college campuses. The tour is hitting the road for their 2010 West Coast competition. Next stop: University of Colorado.

Spring Rail Jam Session

Spring Rail Jam Session

Shredalicious! Eirik Z. Slora and crew filmed this Geilo Snowpark´s and Hallingskarvet resort when at Krik Jibbecamp.

The underrated snow sponge of Southern Colorado, Wolf Creek notoriously gets more snow than anywhere else in the area, plus lift tickets are dirt cheep. For turkey, and hot springs soaking  stay in nearby Pagosa Springs. Forecast

Where to Ski This Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a crapshoot when it comes to skiing, the snow can be variable, but there are early season deals to be had. Luckily, this year we’re getting the best of both worlds, November has already been a big month for snow in the West and you can still find screaming deals on lodging, tickets and food. Looking for a place to give thanks? Here’s where you should head, plus forecasts, so you can decide for yourself.