January 12, 2012
Killer terrain, cold beer, and character the megaresorts can’t touch. These five local hills make up for every marketing dollar they lack with the stuff that really matters. Sounds like a fair trade to us.
January 6, 2012
Sidecountry is becoming the new norm for nabbing untracked powder. As technology and open-boundary policies make it easier for us to enjoy the wild snow, proper backcountry behavior is still on a learning curve, with momentum gaining slowly.
December 27, 2011
It’s a simple existence in Sun Valley, Idaho. Ski, party, repeat. But combine a demanding mountain with celebrity sightings and seemingly bottomless schooners of beer, and spending time at America’s most storied ski resort is anything but easy. Here’s a guide to doing it right.
December 22, 2011
With the installation of the Polar Peak chair this fall, Fernie Alpine Resort opens up new cliff- and chute-studded terrain in a zone that, until now, saw only occasional action as bootpack-accessed spring skiing.