Happenings in ski country this weekend.
This just might be the toughest, and at times, most dangerous, event on snow.
A delicious meal after a banner day on the slopes is one of the ski life’s greatest pleasures. Scoring a table at the town hot spot? Bonus. Put these new and newish mountain eateries on your dining hit list this season. You won’t go hungry.
What’s Going on in Ski Country Jan. 5-8
Whistler Village, as recently as the mid-1980s, was a black-bear-infested dump. But that didn’t prevent it from being one of North America’s first replicas of a European ski village.
CB is everything that makes a ski town rad, from locally owned restaurants and shops to coffeehouses filled with people who live for adventure.
Once the first chairlift started spinning in 1972, Telluride became the ultimate ski town. And that’s one reason we love it.
Where the rich and famous write the headlines, but the quirky, passionate locals add the color.
There may not be another community in the mountains that so deftly does the destination jujitsu of combining the thrill of outdoor athletics with the buzz of a booming urban environment.
Ski bums of all ages may be working three jobs to pay their way in this pricey resort town, but on a powder morning, you’ll find them in the Aspen gondola line.
For anyone who grew up in small-town Vermont, the quaint village feels familiar even today.
Park City’s roots run so deep, it’ll take more than Vail’s influence to shake things up. Need proof? Go there.
Lake Placid’s famous Olympic history echoes louder when Mirror Lake is iced over and snowbanks pile high along Main Street.
Time to revisit these ski-town lodges, where recent renovations mean things don’t look quite like they used to.