The season isn't over yet. Several resorts are staying open late into the spring while others offer end-of-season deals.
Temps are rising as summer approaches but many skiers aren’t ready to store their boards yet. Well, you don’t have to. Winter is playing an encore, pounding the western states with fresh powder while several resorts in the Rockies and out East are still powering lifts. Many resorts close this Sunday, April 15 but some are offering discounted or even free lift tickets on their last day. Here’s a list of late season deals and resorts that plan to stay open even later into the spring.
Olympic champ Jonny Moseley helps you (finally) conquer the bumps.
Last fall, Jonny Moseley strode into my office with a bone to pick. “Moguls don’t need to be as hard as everyone makes them,” he insisted. As the magazine’s instruction editor and a mediocre-at-best bump skier, I was all ears if a little skeptical. I constantly hear from readers who want to improve their mogul technique, but can any of us really hope to shred like Moseley? What’s more, can an Olympic champ who pinballs zipper lines in his sleep break it down in terms we mortals can understand?
Your venti non-fat, no-frills, upside-down mochachino is ready at the second window. Please ski forward.
These days, it’s not unusual to see a Starbucks on every other street corner in America. In some cities, you’ll find two or more on a single block. It’s a rare ski resort base village that doesn’t have at least one Starbucks handing out everything from standard drip coffees to elaborate lattes, teas and cocoas. So it was really only a matter of time before one popped up right on the ski slopes. That time has come in Squaw Valley, which opened the world’s first ski-in/ski-out Starbucks earlier this month.