SnoCast: Ski Season Summary and Where Snow is Still Falling

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The 2021-22 ski season is winding down. In our final SnoCast of the season, we’re checking out the season sum-up, and where the snow is still falling for the remaining ski areas still turning chairs.

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Indy Pass Adds Cross Country Ski Areas To 2022-23 Season Pass Lineup

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The Indy Pass is adding cross country skiing to its resort lineup for the 2022-23 ski, snowboard, and cross country ski season.

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Another New Chairlift at Sundance; Timberline Gets OK For Gondola

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New lifts often open up new terrain, but at Utah's Sundance Mountain and Oregon's Timberline Lodge, the plans for new lifts are to make it easier to move around their mountains.

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Indy Pass A Good Option For Midwest Skiers And Riders

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It's that time of year when the 2022/23 season passes are going on sale, and at the lowest price point before they start going up in a month or two. If you are a season pass holder now is the time to think about renewing, and if not maybe you want to consider your best option for next winter.

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Easter Weekend Skiing In Midwest And Beyond

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Three ski resorts—Lutsen Mountains, Ski Brule and Boyne Mountain—plan on being open over Easter Weekend and weekends through the month. Mount Bohemia, which SnoCountry just posted last week, is also staying open weekends through April.

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SnoCast: April Showers Brings...The Diehards

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Early April is always a toss up for weather and the number of open ski areas slowly continues to dwindle. But, that doesn’t mean we’re done! Here’s what to expect in the forecast for those of you still hitting the slopes this week.

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California Independents Make Season Pass Partnering A Priority

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Season passes for 2022-2023 are beginning to come onto the early-season market for California's 38 independently owned ski and snowboard mountains.

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New initiative From Ski Utah Aims To Increase Diversity In Winter Sports

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Hawa and Ahmed Dahir spent most of their lives in Salt Lake City, their parents moved from Somalia to the U.S. in 1998, when they were both toddlers.

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Summit County Resorts Record A Combined 200 Inches Of March Snow

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March is typically the snowiest month in the state of Colorado, and this year, Summit County ski areas are recording over 200 inches combined.

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Mount Bohemia Nearing 300” Of Snow This Season

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It might not be a record-breaking year for snowfall in Michigan's Upper Peninsula, but some areas of the Keweenaw Peninsula, home to Mount Bohemia, have received more than 300 inches of snow already this season. Officially the resort has recorded over 280” this season, and it will continue to snow through April.

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Saudi Crown Prince Unveils Plans For Country's First Ski Resort

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Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has announced plans for the kingdom's first ski resort - fitted with its own village, luxury and wellness resorts and an 'interactive nature reserve' - and expects to attract 700,000 visitors by 2030.

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Lake Tahoe's Homewood To Become Semi-Private Resort

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JMA Ventures President Art Chapman remembers the days when Homewood Mountain Resort had six or eight ticket windows open with lines leading up to each window.

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SnoCast: Making the Turn into April

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With the arrival of April comes soft turns, pond skimming, goggle tans, and sometimes some magical April snow. In this week’s SnoCast, we’ll check out conditions across North America so you know where to bring sunscreen, where you’ll still need layers, and where fresh snow is still expected.

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Why Spring Is A Terrific Time To Visit Montana’s Big Sky Resort

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No wonder why skiers flock to Montana’s Big Sky Resort year after year. The snow is downright plentiful, as the resort sees an average annual snowfall of about 400 inches. And since Big Sky opens on Thanksgiving Day and closes the season mid-April, it’s easy to schedule in world-class skiing when your schedule permits.

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Northwest Colorado Is Home To A Ski Area Without Chairlifts

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“Welcome to a ski area without chairlifts,” said Jeff Woodward as he showed me around the snow-covered private ranch that is home to Bluebird Backcountry, about 30 minutes southeast of Steamboat Springs in Northwest Colorado.

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Giants Ridge Making Improvements, Celebrates Original Opening

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Founding families of Minnesota’s Giants Ridge, located in the Gopher State's snowy Iron Range, recently celebrated it's original founding as a local ski hill this past March.

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Two-Day Mountain Collective Pass Returns With Western Flavor

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With prices for 2022-23 comparable to recent seasons, the two-days-each Mountain Collective ski and snowboard pass returns with a shuffled resort lineup that includes two big mountains in the West coming back to the fold.

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Whitefish Mountain April Events And Lodging Special

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It's been a good winter at Whitefish Mountain Resort. February visitations were up over previous years, which were also good.

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Southwest's Power Pass Embraces Choices; Purg OK'd For Expansion

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The Southwest Rockies' multi-mountain ski and snowboard season pass is on sale, as the Power Pass focuses on its seven winter resorts -- and a year-round mountain biking destination in Texas.

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SnoCast: A Mixed-Bag Of Snow As March Closes Out

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The calendar says spring, but the weather says “here’s a little of everything!”. In true spring fashion, we’ll see ups and downs in temps, while precipitation type keeps us on the toe of our ski boots. Here’s what to expect in this week’s SnoCast.  

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