Skiing in the Shadow of the Eiger

Best known as the home of the Lauberhorn, one of ski racing’s oldest and most prestigious events, Wengen is a sleepy, alpine hamlet tucked in the shadow of the Eiger. Iconic peaks, scenic backcountry, and beautiful ski tours await.
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Mountain Biking Events in Ski Country

Ski resorts in the summertime are equally fun playgrounds for mountain bikers. Many ski resorts host events for downhillers, cross-country riders, and everyone in between. Read on to find the event at your home mountain.


Five Secrets to Skiing Valle Nevado

High in the Andes overlooking Santiago, Valle Nevado is one of Chile’s most underrated ski resorts. Praised for its steep terrain, iconic lodging, and beautiful vistas, Valle is often overlooked in spite of its competitors, but has just as much, if not more, to offer. Here’s how to maximize your time down south.

How to Be a Ski Bum

Everyone loves to talk about dream jobs, but in skiing, the real best job is often avoiding one. But if you really must be employed, combining skiing with work leads to one enviable business endeavor. We caught up with David ‘Gomez’ Johnson, owner/lead guide for Casa Tours in Chile and Argentina, about how he found himself the ultimate ski bum job: taking people on the most memorable ski runs of their lives, skiing powder all summer in South America, and giving clients a taste of the ski bum dream.


Ski Santa Fe

Ski Santa Fe is nestled high in the beautiful Sangre de Cristo Mountains just 16 miles from the heart of historic Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Crested Butte is best known for two things: gnarly terrain and locals who aren’t afraid to let their freak flags fly. The Seven Hours of the Banana is both of those things to a T. Teams or individuals race to see how many  laps they can make on the steep, bumpy and narrow Banana , off of the Silver Queen lift in (duh) seven hours. Costumes are strongly encouraged, and it benefits the Adaptive Sports Center and Crested Butte Ski Club.Register here.

Stamina Skiing

Questioning how tough you are? Got something to prove? These races will put you to the test. Here are some of the most intense skiing events out there. Be prepared, your competition might be wearing a diaper.