It was a risky move, one that soured many locals on their hometown hill. But when Taos opened its slopes to snowboarders four years ago this month, little did it know it would see skier—and boarder—visits climb to their highest numbers in a decade. The Denver Post sorts through the issue in depth here. But this prompts the question: Will Alta, Deer Valley and Mad River Glen, the last three holdouts in the country, succumb? From a business perspective, how could they not? But as skiers, do we secretly hope they hold the line? You bet.
What it’s like to be a visually impaired Paralympic ski racer.
These Colorado resorts turned millions of acres of diseased pines into something uniquely beautiful.
Test yourself on Summit County, Colorado’s steepest slope.
After transforming Jay Peak, the resort’s owners turn their sights on its sister-mountain. And again, foreign investors will pick up the tab.
No place does diners like the Northeast, and these ski-country classics keep the flame alive.
One of the Northwest’s biggest ski mountains is determined to become a destination resort. Here’s how.
We chat with pro skier Chris Waddell about his inspiration, his plans for winter, and what its like living in Utah.
Living the ski lifestyle isn’t exactly easy for most busy parents. But where there’s a will, there’s a way.
Downsized SUVs offer the capacity of their beefy predecessors, but with less truck-inspired rides and better mileage. And meet Jeep’s new Italian cousin while you’re at it.
Test your mettle in this notoriously tough freeride zone—if you dare.