June 9, 2011
A new base village and a growing emphasis on steep, powder-stuffed glades have made Sugarbush one of Vermont’s top resorts. The ski area offers 111 trails, served by 16 lifts, spread across three peaks, each with its own distinct flavor. For manicured steeps and fat bumps, hit Lincoln Peak. For no-bullshit, rowdy terrain, schralp Castlerock. For underutilized glades and meandering cruisers, there’s always Mount Ellen. Here’s how to make the most of all three.
March 29, 2011
Don't throw the boards into storage just yet. March, April, and even May (if you ski at Mt. Bachelor) are the best months to get great deals on lodging, lift tickets, and equipment, all while curating a gnarly goggle tan. Sun, brews, music, and costumes are what make spring skiing the next best alternative to an epic powder day. Here's where to close out yet another great season of shredding.
March 22, 2011
Contrary to popular belief, you can ski your way through college and still earn a degree. Just join a collegiate ski team. By Ari Cohen.
February 28, 2011
Questioning how tough you are? Got something to prove? These races will put you to the test. Here are some of the most intense skiing events out there. Be prepared, your competition might be wearing a diaper.
January 20, 2011
Yesterday, Sugarloaf opened Brackett Basin, the first phase of their sidecountry expansion onto neighboring Burnt Mountain. Ten inches of new snow gave them enough coverage to open the upper glades. Here's what it looks like.
January 5, 2011
Average guy shows his friends what he can do on skis in downtown New York City, becomes internet sensation. He told us about how to avoid manholes, where the idea came from, and his ski of choice for urban skiing.
December 2, 2010
Skiing on the cheap this season? Or maybe every season? Hostels can offer quality experiences at a price significantly below the soaring rates of ski town lodging. Here are a few of our favorites.