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.
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T-Bar Films co-founder talks making an inspirational film on a shoe-string budget.
How can a place so sprawling and immense also be so intensely spiritual? Call it the Whistler dichotomy. Or, like one writer, call it home and you’ll understand.
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Skiers know what they want in a resort, and that's why we asked more than 12,000 readers to rank their favorites. This is what they said.
Our correspondents are among the first to ride the lifts at North Korea’s $100 million luxury ski resort, a “pleasure project” of Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un’s.
Want to haul a family without the fuel penalty of a traditional SUV? New full-size AWD sedans look to smooth the way to the mountains.
Preston Smith guided the Beast from its birth to the age of conglomerates.
We hung out with pro skier Sierra Quitiquit to talk about her plans for the winter, choosing between skiing and modeling, and living in Utah.