The resort is offering passes that get skiers on the lift 30 minutes before the masses, and popular opinion is, well, opinionated.
Guided expert terrain, $19 night skiing, a new lift, and a heated patio are on the docket for Utah's Snowbasin and Powder Mountain.
We finally know who will build and manage the new acreage and whether or not snowboarding will be allowed.
Alterra Mountain Company buys Idaho’s Schweitzer Mountain Resort, and announces unlimited access on the 2023-'24 Ikon Pass.
Lodging costs are higher than ever, but there are still ways to keep ski vacation costs down. Start here.
But the three major forecasters for winter 2023-’24 all have different things to say about where the snow might fall.
Not exactly competition to the Epic or Ikon passes, reciprocal passes can be an inexpensive and smart addition.
Terrain expansions, mid-mountain lodges, faster lifts, and one very highly anticipated new tram will all debut this winter.
Utah’s Department of Transportation released renderings of the finished product, and people are surprised.
After years of controversy, UDOT approved the Little Cottonwood Canyon gondola. But it’s not over yet.
Bluebird Backcountry was a special community and will be sorely missed.
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The resort wants to build out its Snow Park base, adding lodging, dining, underground parking, and a transit hub. Oh, and a new gondola.
Ironically, stronger, wetter, and warmer storms will shrink the snowline at many of the state’s most popular ski areas.
The Rocky Mountains are a different kind of beautiful in the summertime, and these ski areas showcase the very best of it.
If your kid's pants were looking like high waters this spring, act soon to snag the best end-of-season deal on youth ski apparel.
Utah's majestic Wasatch Mountains bring people a different type of joy in the summer months. Here are our favorite summer resorts.
Sure, the coast is nice, but the mountains are where it's at in summer when it comes to hiking, biking, and views that don't quit.
Summer in the city is overrated. Here are five mountain escapes to help beat the Northeast's heat and humidity.
From NOAA to the Farmer’s Almanac, there was a lot of hype around where the snow would fall. Here’s who got the closest.
It’s looking to be a banner season, with a trio of storms already dropping snow south of the equator. Is this your summer of skiing?
We took a deep dive into our annual Reader Resort Survey results from the last several years to find out which resorts have been rising and falling, and why.
Locals are fighting a plan to turn Homewood into a semi-private resort, limiting community access to the slopes.
It's not too late to get the mom in your life a thoughtful, outdoor-minded gift that she'll can truly appreciate all year long.
The gondola is still in play, but a new tolling program in Big and Little Cottonwood Canyon could charge cars $25-$50 to get to the resorts.
Storms rolling through the West dropped enough new snow for these ski areas to fire the lifts back up for a little while longer.
Don't abandon your need for speed after the lifts stop turning. Here are our favorite mountain coasters at resorts around the country.
Preliminary skier visits just released by the NSAA for the 2022-'23 season confirm that skiers indeed like to ski powder.
After the death of their husband and father, the world felt irreversibly transformed. Skiing would offer a lifeline.
There’s always snow somewhere, and in the summer in the Northern Hemisphere, the glaciers of the Alps are where it’s at.
Match the reader comments to the ski areas and find out.
Not ready to turn the corner on ski season quite yet? Consider one of these on-snow summer ski camps to help bridge the gap.
And it’s not the one in California that rhymes with Shmammoth, believe it or not.
$99 ski, stay, and learn deals and massively discounted lift tickets and spring passes make this month one of the best values in the industry.
All but three on this list are still open, with more snow in the forecast.
Jeremy Nobis's full-throttle intensity revolutionized big-mountain skiing and set the tone for years to come.
Netflix’s Reed Hastings, Pow Mow's newest shareholder, has local roots and a true love for its slopes and vibe.
Don’t come looking for mid-winter operations on your late-spring trip, and you’ll have a great time.
The megapass’s newest ski area consistently gets some of the highest snow totals in North America. Any guesses?
Usually on sale into December or beyond, the Indy Pass is seeing record growth and will halt sales on April 10.
Give the 2022-'23 ski season the send-off it deserves at the rowdiest and most inventive end-of-season fiestas in skidom.
Colo.'s Purgatory Mountain Resort is far from pretty much everywhere, but its empty slopes make it totally worth the effort.
We rounded up a few legit steep-skiing runs that serve up the same challenge as the Montana resort's marquee terrain.
The NASTAR National Championships take place at Snowmass, Colo. on April 3-8, 2023
Which pass offers spring access? Which one includes insurance? When do prices go up? All your questions addressed in one place.
Skiing with kids requires a true dedication to this sport we love. Here’s how the passes shake out when it comes to value and terrain.
You might not consider extra benefits when deciding what to buy, but...look at all these benefits! Here's a breakdown.
When planning a holiday ski trip, pay attention to pass blackout dates to make the most informed decision—and save money.
Find out which passes offer the most beginner, intermediate, and expert terrain so you can make the best choice to level up next season.
If you're in it for the powder, here are the passes with the most resorts close to the major and regional ski country airports.
The now 120-resort collection of smaller, independently owned ski areas offers respite from the crowded corporate slopes.
It's season pass season, time to decide which multipass pass is best for you for the 2023-'24 ski season. Start here.
Looks for minor access changes and interesting new partnerships on the 2023-’24 pass. There's also spring access to even more resorts.
And no, there's still no spring 2023 skiing included in next year's pass.
Vail Resorts rolls out mobile lift tickets and passes, plus here’s when Epic Passes go on sale for 2023-’24.
Just when you thought you knew about all the ways to save, we've uncovered a handful of sneaky savings to add to your bag of tricks.
The Southern California mountains could see up to seven feet of snow. Here's where it's going next, and how much snow could fall.
Alterra Mountain Company settled a class-action lawsuit for Ikon Pass holders affected by the pandemic shut down in March 2020.
Silverton Mountain’s lone double chair will be joined by another lift, serving increased in-bounds terrain for next season.
You can save hundreds of dollar with public transportation and little ingenuity.
Mikaela Shiffrin partners with Alterra Mountain Company and NASTAR to bring ski racing to more people this winter.
Aren’t the small, local resorts supposed to be the ones keeping skiing affordable? Not anymore, thanks to dynamic pricing.
From where to stay to what to ski, here's what makes the top-ranked family resorts in the U.S. so ideal for ski families.
Nope. The company reports that pass sales and skier visits are both up, with even bigger numbers expected later this season.
Mountain Capital Partners now owns a majority stake in Chile’s Valle Nevado, with 23,000 acres of lift-served and heli-ski terrain.
Lots of snow plus decreased bus service up Utah’s Cottonwood Canyons have created the perfect storm of bumper-to-bumper traffic.
The California resort just blew past last winter’s 223 inches, and there’s another huge storm hitting the mountain today.
The iconic northern Vermont ski area has been forced to suspend lift operations until more snow covers the slopes.
There are bunny slopes, and then there’s mountaintop learning terrain and winding summit trails that teach and inspire.
While ski areas in the West close due to too much snow, European resorts shutter with not enough, plus all the news you missed in ski country.
These snowy retreats at or near ski areas around the globe are highly likely to induce wanderlust this season.
Tune in to live stream the best freeskiers and snowboarders competing at Copper Mountain this week.