16
Wed, Oct

Midwest Ski Country’s National Parks

Apostle-Islands-Travel-Wisconsin-image

The mountains and high alpine lakes of the west, and New England’s rolling mountains lush with green forests create some of the nation’s more memorable national parks. But don’t overlook the Heartland’s beautiful lakeshores, prairies, rivers and thick forests of the upper Midwest.

Continue reading
  3720 Hits

Amtrak Winter Park Express Sets Records in 2019 Season

WPExpress

The Amtrak Winter Park Express trains set records for the service, including the most riders ever, in the 2019 season. Amtrak and Winter Park Resort leaders thank guests for choosing Amtrak to avoid traffic and to enjoy new features both aboard the train and at the resort named last year “Best in North America".

Continue reading
  4354 Hits

Deep Into The Spring: Still Skiing And Riding To Be Had

Killington-Close

The 2018-2019 ski and snowboard season isn't going out quietly, as healthy snowfall through April has prompted resorts across the SnoCountry map to extend operations into May – or beyond.

Continue reading
  852 Hits

Mt. Abram Ski Resort Plans to Build Maine’s Largest Mountain Bike Park

MtAbram

Over the next six years, Mt. Abram is building the largest mountain bike park in Maine from scratch, up to 16 trails accessible by chairlift.

Continue reading
  1058 Hits

World’s New Longest Indoor Ski Run On Course For 2020 Opening

Meydan_Masterplan_Photo_-_AETOSWire-1440x500

The massive Meydan One mega mall complex in Dubai, which is due to include the longest indoor ski run yet, is reported to still be on track for its originally announced 2020 opening date.

Continue reading
  696 Hits

Alaska's Hatcher Pass Could See Snowcat, Heliskiing Next Winter

Hatcher

A company that wants to shuttle skiers by snowcat and helicopter to distant peaks in the increasingly popular Hatcher Pass area has sparked objections from some outdoor enthusiasts worried about increased avalanche danger, pollution and noise.

Continue reading
  855 Hits

Huge Ski Area Near Whistler Targeting 2025 Opening

Screen-Shot-2019-04-22-at-8.42.32-AM

A giant $3.5-billion ski resort project on the West Coast of Canada hopes to be open from 2025, its developers have said.

Continue reading
  920 Hits

What Vail Resorts Will Be Up To This Summer

VR-Stevens-Pass

The largest ski and snowboard resort owner in the world enters its second decade of its expansion with a modest slate of on-mountain upgrades and a couple of portfolio-wide improvements.

Continue reading
  792 Hits

April Snows Cap Snow Season; Rafting, Hiking, Wildflowers Await

Rafting-Truckee

For most Western resorts, the season is over, but lots of snow in the mountains -- even late into April -- means plenty of water in the rivers for rafting and blankets of colorful wild flowers covering the high alpine meadow for hikers and bikers.

Continue reading
  796 Hits

Best Of Both Worlds: Ski And Bike On The Same Day

Loveland-Pass-Aerial

After harvesting the spring corn snow that’s still abundant this spring at many resorts around the country, you could just sit back and enjoy a frosty one on the deck. Or, you could kick up your outdoor game a notch with an afternoon bike ride that will make that end-of-day refreshment all the more rewarding.

Continue reading
  1413 Hits

Buy Now, Save Some Green On Vermont Season Passes

Bolton-Valley-Facebook

As you’re reflecting on another amazing winter, consider all the green you can save by purchasing next year’s pass now. If Vermont is on your list, check out all of the Green Mountain state 2019-20 season pass options.

Continue reading
  1592 Hits

Boyne Mountain, Mount Bohemia Spring Challenge And More

Boyne-Mountain-April-21-3

Once again the Spring Challenge between Michigan resorts Boyne Mountain and Mount Bohemia, located in the UP, is on. Which resort will keep the lifts turning longest and skiers and snowboarders on the slopes?

Continue reading
  1240 Hits

Ski Santa Fe Riding High Into Season’s Home Stretch

5cb005f838247.image

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde.

That’s how George Brooks, executive director of industry group Ski New Mexico, describes the 2018-19 ski season in comparison to the previous winter — one of the most dismal in years.

Continue reading
  684 Hits

Busy Construction Season Ahead At Alterra Resorts

Upgrades-Steamboat

It looks to be a busy summer at resorts owned by Denver-based Alterra Mountain Co. as the firm begins to catch up on much-needed improvements both on and off the mountain.

Continue reading
  911 Hits

Town Ski Area Series: Meadowlark Ski Lodge

Town-Ski-Area-Series_revised-2

Nestled in the Big Horn Mountains of northern Wyoming sits Meadowlark Ski Lodge, a ski area with rowdy terrain and even more breathtaking views.

Continue reading
  701 Hits

Celebrate Easter, Take Final Spring Turns In The Mountains

Easter-Snowbird

The arrival of Easter typically signals the departure of the ski and snowboard season, but this season's bonanza of snowfall has kept many resorts open over the April 21 Easter weekend.

Continue reading
  890 Hits

Cranmore Records Longest Season In 81 Years

Cranmore-end-of-season

A series of winter storms totaling 107 inches of snowfall, and consistent cold temperatures allowing near nonstop snowmaking, helped New Hampshire’s Cranmore register the longest ski season in its 81-year history.

Continue reading
  711 Hits

Goggle Tan Time: Northeast Spring Skiing And Riding Tips

Sprays-and-rays-Sunday-River-Facebook

Although winter is holding strong across the country, there are still plenty of days to follow the sun and enjoy all the snow that has fallen in the last few months. SnoCountry gathered some advice from the experts on how to make the most of these fun spring days.

Continue reading
  1024 Hits

SnoCountry SnoCast: Spring Is Coming

Breckenridge_FB_April5

Mid April comes through with a bang as a powerful winter storm graces the middle of the country. This winter does not want to go quietly, and that’s fine by us! Here’s what the weather has to offer this week.

Continue reading
  1409 Hits

U.S. Ski And Snowboard Hall Of Fame Inducts Class Of 2018 

headshot-bode-miller-USSSHOF

Olympians Bode Miller and Andrew Weibrecht were among the star-studded group of eight noted skiing and snowboarding pioneers, athletes and sport builders inducted into the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame at an April 6, 2019, ceremony in Park City.

Continue reading
  1171 Hits
 
lssm promoBAF Promo