The cubical can make you crabby when the storm track favors weekdays. There is no excuse. If accessible skiing exists within an hour's drive and a reasonable hike, ski more. A stiff cup of coffee will shake off that 4:30 AM alarm. Dawn patrol pow turns, no matter how low angle, always make the day more bearable. Berthoud Pass action from February 15th.
Snowshoe, an upside-down mountain in the Monongahela National Forest, averages more snow than most mountains in New Hampshire.
Our short spring corn mission was just enough to make us want more.
It’s like Europe, but you can drive there from East Coast cities.
You’ll need days to explore it, even without making time for Pico.
The village at the base of Tremblant (an Intrawest-owned resort) could be Whistler.
When conditions allow, the hike-to (frequently closed) Slides are some of the gnarliest terrain in the East.
The steeps of Kachina Peak should be on the résumé of any skier who’s got the chiles for it.
Fernie’s a big-kid playground. Now go play.
Marmot Basin is now a modern resort full of high-speed lifts.
Hit Crystal on the right day and you will lap deep, untracked snow that keeps refilling.