Joe Cutts

Local bartender Jason Niemi does daytime duty on Liftline, on Madonna Mountain, in full view of a suspended audience.

There Goes the Neighborhood

Northern Vermont's beloved Smugglers' Notch has long been rumored to be the next resort joining Vail Resorts' ever-expanding portfolio. We sent our crackerjack reporter in to investigate—and, more importantly ski his favorite steep Eastern lines in his spare time.

Skiing Ski Test 2014

Ski Test Time

We're at our annual ski test at Snowbird, Utah, evaluating 2015's new models. Here's how it works.