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The latest news, deals, and events from ski resorts throughout North America.

Bucket List Summer Events In The Mountains

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Luckily for mountain town lovers, activities and events aren’t just for the winter. Whether you’re looking to go full-in on biking, music, beer or food (or perhaps them all), mountain resorts across the country are your destination for summer fun. Keep that adventure bucket full with this list from SnoCountry on not-to-miss summer events.

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Multi-Mountain Northeast Passes Offer More Resorts

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Northeast skiers and riders don't have to hop a plane to reach some of the best terrain in the country, and they don't have to limit themselves to just one mountain. Multi-Mountain 2019-20 season passes are now on sale, and early birds get the best prices.

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Downhill Biking, Four-Season Access, More Snowmaking At Loon

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As an amazing winter at Loon is in full swing, the New Hampshire resort is already looking ahead to the coming months with plans to break ground on a network of lift-accessed downhill mountain biking trails. Starting April 1, four seasons of White Mountain adventure can be yours with the new Access Pass. And summertime work will also include significant snowmaking efficiency improvements. 

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Nitro And Go: Sunday River, Sugarloaf, Loon Kick Off Season Pass Flash Sale 

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It’s never too early to start making plans for next winter. Starting March 4 Sunday River and Sugarloaf in Maine, and Loon Mountain Resort in New Hampshire will offer the lowest prices on their signature New England Pass during a week-long flash sale. 

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Savoring Northeast On-Mountain Lunch

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An on-mountain lunch break is a treat you’ll want to savor on your next ski trip, with easy access from the slopes, mountain views, and maybe even a deck for some springtime goggle-tanning. SnoCountry takes a look at some of the best bets for on-mountain lunch.

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Grom Terrain Parks

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Kid’s terrain parks offer a gentle and unintimidating environment for beginners to feel comfortable and to build a solid freestyle foundation. Kids can see if freestyle skiing and riding is for them, and it’s a great place for anyone, not just the little ones, to build confidence.

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Top Skaters Punch Their Ticket At Loon To Compete In Red Bull Crashed Ice Fenway

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There was no problem creating ice for the Red Bull Crashed Ice Athlete Search at Loon Mountain Jan. 12, where temperatures were cold  but competition was hot for a wildcard spot in the Ice Cross Downhill World Championship at Fenway Feb. 8 - 9.

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Getting The Most Out Of Your Ski Or Snowboard Lesson

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Loon Mountain’s Rob Bevier, whose experience includes over 20 years as a PSIA examiner, says going in to your lesson with clear and realistic goals is key to making the most of your investment in a lesson with a pro. 

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Have Fun, Learn Skills, Tackle Fears At Women-Only Northeast Ski Workshops

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Whether you want to take your skiing and riding to the next level, tackle fears or just take time for yourself, there’s a women’s program at a Northeast resort that can fit the bill. 

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Mountain Vacation Properties Have Broad Generational Appeal

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When John Myers’ soon-to-be married daughter said the three-bedroom condo at Vermont's Okemo wasn’t going to be big enough, he purchased a five- bedroom slopeside townhouse where the extended family of 18 enjoys time together. Every week 30,000 baby boomers become grandparents so it’s not too surprising that there are multiple generations enjoying vacation homes at the country’s ski resorts. 

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Iconic New England Road Trip With The Ikon Pass

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New England boasts six resorts for Ikon Pass holders, all within five hours of each other. With an easy flight into Boston, you can hit them all in six days. Here’s an inside look at the Northeast’s Ikon adventures.

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Ikon Pass Bolsters Its Resort Portfolio With Taos Ski Valley

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Taos Ski Valley is the latest ski and snowboard resort to join up with the Ikon Pass for the 2018-2019 season.

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Loon Opens New Hampshire’s Highest Disc Golf Course

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New Hampshire’s Loon Mountain Resort is now boasting the highest disc golf course in New Hampshire, a scenic 18-hole course that starts at the 2,733-foot summit of Loon Peak. 

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Sunday River, Loon, Sugarloaf Launch 2018-19 Season Pass Sale

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Best prices for hitting Sunday River for one week. (Sunday River/Facebook)

Skiers and snowboarders eager to start planning for next winter at Sunday River, Sugarloaf, and Loon Mountain—and score the absolute lowest price on their season pass—can do so by purchasing their 2018-19 New England Pass now through March 11, 2018 during the resorts’ one-week flash sale. 

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Spring Passes Blooming In The Northeast

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Deals on spring turns at Sunday River. (Sunday River)

While there’s still a lot of days left for the 2017-2018 season, Northeastern resorts are rolling out their buy now/ski this spring deals, making this a great time to stretch your skiing and riding dollar for maximum time on the slopes.

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Ten Reasons Families Choose Loon

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 Fun family times ahead at Loon. (Loon/Alyssa Greenberg)

With its close proximity to Boston, huge terrain variety, and fun lineup of activities and events, Loon Mountain is tailor-made for family skiing and riding.

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Ski Like A Girl: Top Women's Ski And Ride Camps

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Join in the fun at Sugarbush's Women’s Discovery Camps. (Sugarbush) 

The dynamic of skiing or riding for a few days with other like-minded women can be very different from skiing with the family or a mixed group of friends. Unlike skiing with the guys, we cheer each other on rather than talk trash. A women's clinic is a great opportunity to gain confidence and see what's possible in a supportive environment.

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Oktoberfest Comes To Northeast Resorts

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Whiteface Oktoberfest welcomes Bavaria to the Adirondacks. (Whiteface/Facebook)

It’s time to dust off our lederhosen, fire up the oompah band and enjoy a tall mug of German beer at Oktoberfests across Northeastern ski resorts.

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Ways to Play In New Hampshire’s Mountains For Labor Day

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Guided family hikes take in Presidential Range views at Bretton Woods. (Bretton Woods)

New Hampshire’s mountainous playgrounds plan to celebrate with family-friendly events across the state Labor Day weekend.

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Tips For Buying Ski Country Resort Property

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This 10,000 Sq.Ft. home located in the Snow Top neighborhood in Deer Valley is listed at $5.8 million. (Summit Sotheby's International Realty)

For those thinking of purchasing a vacation home in ski country, summer is a good time to start looking.

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