It's been almost a decade since electric-assisted e-bikes hit the streets and bike paths of the urban West, and now they are gaining acceptance as a summer option at ski and snowboard mountain resorts.
What do families want out of a resort? Parking near slopes, ski-in ski-out lodging, efficient signup for lessons, plenty of wide, moderate trails for the whole family, and lots of entertainment.
This season, Solitude Mountain decided that all who drive up to the Utah resort will pay for parking -- prompting an industry-wide look at overcrowded lots, traffic jams and public transport options on the way to the hill.
After a landmark season last year, California's ski and snowboard resorts are pumped to do it again, with a half-dozen more opening around Thanksgiving and plenty of snow on the way.
Every time we checked the snow conditions at Tahoe resorts in February, more had fallen from the skies – and at record levels.
Pats Peak cookies are an obligatory part of a trip to the mountain. (Pats Peak)
With all the powder and corduroy you’ll be hitting on your next ski trip, refueling with some fine confections are in order. SnoCountry.com has tirelessly researched across the country to find these not-to-miss mountain treats.
The last of a quartet of storms will roll across – and out of -- the West this week, bringing in warmer and sunnier weather for the first weekend of the spring break season.
Four feet at Mt. Rose, two feet at Squaw Valley, 19 inches at Northstar – winter returned to the Tahoe area with a vengeance this past week. But, California and across the West will see things quieting down and warming up for much of Presidents' Week.
Northstar California Resort announced the appointment of Glenn Cademartori as marketing director. Cademartori will oversee all aspects of marketing for Northstar – including strategic planning and resort branding, development and management of e-commerce, advertising, events marketing, strategic partnerships, and act as a key liaison between Northstar and its community stakeholders.
The skies have brought the pre-Christmas gift of snow to the ski and snowboard resorts around Lake Tahoe this year, and the resorts are ready to celebrate. From Santa on the slopes to snowman-building to the tried-and-true fireworks and torchlight parades, northern California resorts offer up plenty for those who come to the Sierra Nevada.
After all the great early snowfall this season, right now is the time to plan your last-minute holiday getaway. Although many lodging options may have been booked up months in advance, there’s still room at the inn for that perfect mountain winter retreat.
An extensive storm system fueled by a so-called "Pineapple Express" has made landfall in northern California, prompting forecasts for 1-3 feet of snow in and around Lake Tahoe by the weekend.
All eyes are on the skies – and all hands are on the snow guns – as Northern California ski and snowboard resorts begin to turn on the lifts for the season, thanks to regular snow storms that started cycling through the region since Thanksgiving.
After several seasons of below-average snow, preseason storms have heartened Californian skiers and snowboarders and prompted resorts in the Golden Bear State to set opening dates.
Easter is early this year, but that doesn’t stop kids and adults spending the holiday at ski resorts across the country from looking forward to a visit with the Easter Bunny. Here’s a sampling of some of those activities offered.
Western ski resorts are gearing up to give the San Francisco 49ers a boost while giving you the chance to ski and ride before settling into the Super Bowl Sunday (Feb. 3).
It’s almost 2013. Time to bring out the party favors and noisemakers to welcome in the new and usher out the old. Ski resorts nationwide are celebrating and inviting you and your family to join in.
Get an early taste of skiing or snowboarding for the 2012/13 season by checking out the following deals. Then, just enjoy.