Ski areas in the Midwest have spent the summer adding new amenities ranging from a quad lift to expanded snowmaking and terrain to snazzy hot spots to eat or snooze. Technology has been as focus, too. Several ski area groups such as Boyne and Vail Resorts have launched new, exciting multi-year plans to make “what’s
The time has finally come for ski season kick–offs and early first turns. Skiing in November can often mean solid snow conditions and an opportunity to dial in equipment and strengthen ski muscles before the meat of the ski season. Early mornings provide the best opportunity to take advantage of crisply groomed trails, while warmer
Is it possible to ski and ride across centuries of history? Oh, yes. Especially In the Austrian Tyrol region, a revered destination for winter sports enthusiasts, with its incredible density of downhill territory in 80 areas. Take just one example among many: The Arlberg Ski Club was formed in 1901 in St. Anton am Arlberg
With so much attention paid to your ski school experience (and rightly so, you’re the paying customers), we checked in with the instructors themselves. We talked with four instructors from a world-class resort (whose identity will remain anonymous) to see what they thought. Check out their opinions below… Kids or adults: Who’s better to teach
You’ve finally made up your mind. After ogling hundreds of pairs of skis in the lift line, you’ve decided to take the plunge and buy a pair of skis. Maybe you’ve been renting skis and want to own pair. Maybe you’re updated skis you’ve had for a while. Or maybe you’re adding to quiver. Whatever
Skis and boards already tuned? Have you been stomping around the house in your ski boots? Well, the wait for the traditional Thanksgiving start of ski season can seem interminable. No worries for the 2021-22 season, as there are a number of ski resorts that will crank up their lifts early, allowing you to scratch
A ski resort with terrain for all levels and closeby lodging, lots of apres ski activities and a good ski school make for great vacations on snow.