Season Pass Roundup 2015-16

Season Pass Roundup 2015-16

Find your ski pass for next season—and the best deals—here.

Start off in Durango, where you can raft the Animas or hike the start of the Colorado trail. Hit Bread bakery for cookies and danishes before you head out of town.View Durango to Telluride in a larger mapYou can take the train from Durango to Silverton, but you can also drive over Molas Pass. In Silverton, mountain bike at the ski resort, or hike in the San Juans. Lodging and dining options are slim, but you should probably drink beers at Miners Tavern. The stretch of highway 550 from Red Mountain Pass to Ouray is called the Million Dollar Highway, because of the millions of dollars in gold and silver miners expected to find. It’s also got million dollar views (zing.) Ouray is known for ice climbing, but in summer there’s good local rock climbing too. Head out of Ouray towards Ridgway and descend out of the mountains for a while.  Stop for a soak at the Orvis Hot Springs. The thrift store on the corner where you turn towards Telluride can be a gold mine for vintage bikes. Drive up the canyon to Telluride. On summer weekends, it’s not hard to time it right so you hit a festival, like Blues and Brews, or the Telluride Film Festival.  In the morning head to the Steaming Bean for people watching and the best blueberry muffins in the world. At night, get Thai food at Siam, drinks at There, and your swerve on at the Llama.

Best Summer Road Trips

Summer is road trip time. Load the car, crank the music, and head out on one of our favorite trips through ski country.


10 Not-to-miss Ski Town Music Fests

While many ski towns and ski resorts are laying low, quietly waiting for another winter, plenty of others are turning the volume all the way up with all sorts of kickass music festivals this summer. These 10 are amongst the very best.

Skiing Camps. Photo: Core Ski Camp

Extracurriculars: Skiing Camps

Seven camps to make you a better skier.

There are a lot of pros who ride at Whistler’s Bike Park. Can you name drop a couple for us. JR: Brandon Semenuk, Andrew Shandro, Richie Schley, Thomas Vanderham, Geoff Gulevich to name a few

Mountain Bike Parks at Ski Resorts

Need to know where to find singletrack or lift-accessed downhilling? Here's a directory of all the mountain bike parks at ski resorts in the U.S. and Canada.

Sugarloaf, Maine – Bud Light Reggae Fest

11 Fun Spring Fests

Slopeside live music, wacky costumes, and tons of beer? Sign us up for these spring festivals.

Skiing Through College

Skiing Through College

Contrary to popular belief, you can ski your way through college and still earn a degree. Just join a collegiate ski team. By Ari Cohen.