Midwesterners looking for a unique winter ski trip will want to consider taking Amtrak to Whitefish, Mont., where you'll ski and ride Whitefish Mountain Resort over 3,000 acres of bowls, chutes and glades with Glacier National Park nearby.
Strong winds forced Panticosa Resort in the Spanish Pyrenees to shut down its lifts Wednesday afternoon (Jan. 2) stranding some 1,200 holiday skiers in a cafeteria high up on the mountain through the night.
Pico Mountain, Vt. celebrates its 75th anniversary by raffling a ski and ride day-long party for the winner and “500 of your best friends.” A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Vermont Adaptive Ski & Sports Andrea Mead Lawrence Lodge.
If you’re on the slopes of Brighton or Park City Mountain Resort at the end of this month you might wonder what all the cameras and trucks are up to. Nope, it’s not Warren Miller or TGR hunting for epic powder stashes.
Nothing gets winter season off with a bigger bang than a bunch of snow in December. That's what happened in the Cascades and Sierras.
When there is only one operating chairlift, no one wants to see it go down. Having that happen during the holiday week is even worse. But that’s exactly what did happen Sunday.
Take that old adage, “families that play together, stay together,” and apply it to Granite Peak. Wisconsin’s largest ski area has your family ski trip covered this winter.
American Travis Ganong delivered a gutsy run on the grueling Stelvio downhill at Bormio, Italy to finish a career best seventh. The Stelvio is known for its leg punishing ice and bumps while racers hit speeds of 75 mph.
Think of it like an early spring break in Daytona, but on snow instead of sand. It’s arguably one of the top ski and snowboard parties around the Great Lakes.
Avalanches at two Lake Tahoe, Calif. area ski resorts killed a veteran ski patroller and a 49-year-old snowboarder just before Christmas.
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.
January is the time for Eastern resorts to join the national push to “grow the games.” In this case, the games are skiing and snowboarding, with the goal of bringing new audiences to the hill. You, your friends and families are the beneficiaries.
The Midwest Ski Areas Association was a forerunner in the January National Ski & Snowboard Month before it became national. Our region of the country is ideal for learning to ski and snowboard. Here are some samples.