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Heavenly Ski School

Travel

LXTV takes us on a tour of the Heavenly Ski School.

Free Skiing at Monarch Mountain

News

Free lift tickets for all on Monday, December 11, 2006.

Whistler, B.C.

Whistler, B.C.

Beautiful mountain scenery

Travel: After a snow-starved season, the king of Canadian ski resorts comes back with new terrain, hotels, dining and deals. Let's get the ugly facts out of the way: It did rain in Whistler last January. For eight torrential, unheard-of days. "It was an anomaly, says mountain manager Doug MacFarlane, who's been here for 17 years. (Last year was the second-worst season on the books, with 33 fewer feet of snow than during the record-breaking '98—'99 season.) To Whistler's credit, the lifts kept running, but little could save the season—not even the sun that shone through clear skies for the next six weeks straight.

After a snow-starved season, the king of Canadian ski resorts comes back with new terrain, hotels, dining and deals. Let's get the ugly facts out of the way: It did rain in Whistler last January. For eight torrential, unheard-of days. "It was an anomaly, says mountain manager Doug MacFarlane, who's been here for 17 years.

Perfect Turns On Any Terrain

Instruction

SKI's Top 100 Instructors share their best tips for better turns-no matter what conditions you face.

People Will Ski That

Travel

When Barry Corbet skied Rendezvous Mountain in 1960 he looked at a ridiculously steep jump-in couloir and said, "People will ski that."

Guru Dave: THE PATH TO ENLIGHTENMENT

Features

Skiing Snowbird the Guru Dave way.

Perfect Turns On Any Terrain: Top 100 Instructors-Independents

Features

SKI selects the country's top independent instructors.

A View With a Room

Travel

Overnight at B.C.'s Elkhorn Cabin at 3,400 feet, when you truly want to be alone.

Jackson Hole, Wyo.: Rank 18 West, 1998

Features

Dedicated Jackson skiers had only one criticism of the new Bridger Gondola: "What took them so long?" Jackson virtually defines the term Challenge. As one reader put it, "No mountain has ever kicked my butt like Jackson."

North America's Top 100 Instructors

Instruction

Whether you're a beginner or an expert, a lesson with one of North America's best teachers will shape up your turns.

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