January 27, 2010
Storms in the Pacific Northwest hamper visibility. So get some depth perception in the rocky chutes and protected tree runs accessed by Crystal Mountain’s Northway lift. Before the resort installed the 1,870-vertical-foot fixed-grip lift in 2007, this zone was a backcountry stash for locals. Now the chair helps disperse skier traffic and has increased Crystal’s lift-served terrain by 62 percent.
December 14, 2009
Colorado, Utah, Montana, and Washington ski areas saw cold temperatures last week followed by new snow, currently creating snowpack instabilities. Avalanche warnings remain at high for mountain locations in these states.
December 3, 2009
While most of us were preparing to stuff our faces on America's favorite holiday, skiers at Mt. Baker Ski Resort in Washington enjoyed faceshots the week before Thanksgiving. Black Diamond athlete, Zack Giffin, gives thanks by sharing his helmet camera documentation of the early season snow.
September 16, 2009
Best meat-infused cocktail, shortest lift lines, cheapest digs, and more. The rest of the awards from our 2010 Resort Awards.
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