How About An Olympic Luge Run And Skiing On A Weekend Trip?

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With the Winter Olympics taking place in February skiing and snowboarding are at the forefront, but have you ever thought about what it would be like to try a luge run? It always looks pretty exciting during the competition when they can reach speeds of up to 90 mph during a run.

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Fly Vermont, Bring Your Boots

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Mountains commonly found around and under Vermont, airports have been known to intimidate pilots flying in from the “flatlands,” but flight instructor and ski industry veteran Charlie Rockwell says the nearby peaks are really no big deal. The terrain, while rugged in places, is certainly no reason to shy away from sampling some of the fine alpine skiing that Rockwell knows even better than the airports in his Green Mountain home.

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Winter Park Ski Train Returns As Convenient Alternative To Driving

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Traffic and parking have been hot topics this busy ski and snowboard season, but one way to avoid all that is to hop aboard the Winter Park Express train.

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Keep The After-Hours Moving With Night Skiing, Riding In Utah

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If standing in lift lines is getting you down, turn on your night light and go skiing and riding at half of Utah's 14 resorts.

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SnoCast: East Coast Storm and New Snow for the Northwest

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As we turn the page from January to February, we’re watching a close-call storm tracking up the eastern seaboard, and a new batch of snow for the Pacific Northwest. Here’s the forecast scoop in this week’s SnoCast.  

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The Worcester Telegram Ranks The Top Twenty Ski Bars In New England

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Looking for some good New England après spots for this season?

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An Epic Pairing: Crested Butte And Telluride

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While Epic Pass holders tend toward destinations along Interstate 70, there's much to be had at a couple of Colorado resorts that are a bit off the beaten track.

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10 Reasons You Should Ship Skis, Snowboards, Luggage Ahead

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We know there’s nothing better than a week spent slopeside. But there’s no denying that actually getting to the mountain (and returning home) is the worst part of any ski vacation.

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Ski Mag Ranks The Best Ski Resorts in the U.S.

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From Vermont's classic glades to the powder-choked bowls of the West, the destinations on this list will delight skiers of all stripes.

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Why Montana Is The Hottest Ski And Outdoor Vacation Spot This Winter

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For years the mantra of the ski industry has been “bigger is better.”

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Wachusett Mountain President Jeff Crowley: We Will Never Stop Improving

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The skiing gem of central Massachusetts, Wachusett Mountain has built an image that has lasted decades.

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SnoCast: Bursts of Snow and Wintry Chills

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In this week's SnoCast, we'll see bursts of snow for the Rockies, the Midwest, and Northeast ski areas. And with late-January chilly temperatures on tap, bundle up and hit the slopes during this fairly quiet stretch.

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A Whole New Way for Skiers to "Get Schooled" This Winter

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In an age of continued corporate consolidation in the ski industry, the number of independently owned mountains continues to shrink.  

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Suicide Six Ski Resort Lodge Is Basically A Vermont Ski History Museum

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Over the weekend, I used one of Indy Pass days over at Suicide Six Ski Area in Vermont. Compared to the crowds at other local mountains last weekend, I think I made the right choice.

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Michigan's Nick Baumgartner Makes Fourth Olympics

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Nick Baumgartner, who lives in Iron River in the Wolverine State's Upper Peninsula and calls Ski Brule his “home hill,” has achieved the criteria to be named to his fourth Winter Olympics. Having competed for 2010, 2014, and 2018 U. S. Olympic Snowboard Cross teams, the 40-year-old will be the oldest Olympic snowboarder in American history.

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Winter Storm To Drop Heavy Snow, Ice for Southeast, Northeast

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An active MLK holiday weekend, as a major winter storm sweeps up the Eastern U.S. Latest details call for heavy snow and ice, depending on where you ski. 

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A Pair Of Old-Time Storm-Catchers Beckon From Continental Divide

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It's no coincidence that the Continental Divide is home to a collection of some of the oldest ski areas in the nation as it winds its way through the middle of Colorado.

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Charles Skinner Sole Owner Of Lutsen Mountains

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Charles Skinner, a co-owner of Lutsen Mountains, has purchased his brother-in-law Tom Rider's fifty-percent ownership, and is now sole owner of the Heartland's largest ski area. Skinner is also owner of Granite Peak, Wisconsin's largest ski resort.

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SnoCast: Major Storm Targets the East for MLK Weekend

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All eyes are focused on a significant storm that will swoop from the Central Plains, through the Southeast, and eventually hook up the Northeast coast, all during the long holiday weekend. Lots to delve into in this week’s SnoCast.

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Climate Change: Athletes Flag The Dangers Of Manmade Snow

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A British skier crashes through wooden fencing on a downhill corner and slams into a pole, breaking his leg. An American hits an icy patch at the bottom of a hill and crashes into a fence, breaking one ski and twisting the other, also breaking his leg.

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