Note: Some companies on this list may have limited operations due to COVID-19. Check with operators about availability before you book. After days of lounging on South Beach and exploring Miami’s cultural enclaves like Little Havana and Wynwood, you may be in the mood for a heart-pumping adventure. Zipping along […]

A university student from London, who took his remote studies to the Alps, has been a lone ranger on the Swiss slopes Empty slopes, bluebird skies and a professional on tap to make sure you’re skiing your absolute best – it’s the stuff ski holiday dreams are made of and […]

Ski goggles for any skier Ski goggles aren’t just for speedy skiing, though: Other benefits include protection from the elements, especially when the temperature dips or it’s actively snowing, explained Rob Frei, former director of retail for Killington Sports at Killington Resort. “You will have a much better experience if […]

Skiing brings out the best of all ages. Taos Prior to the start of this year’s ski season, which began for many resorts in early December, questions lingered throughout the ski industry concerning just how many people would come to the slopes considering the current environment. From all reports, those […]

Whether British skiers and snowboarders will be able to travel restriction- or quarantine-free to the French Alps this winter remains to be seen.  Additionally, while ski resorts have been open for other activities since mid-December, a decision on whether ski lifts in France will be allowed to open, many for […]

swiss skier in covid mask – fabrice coffrini/getty images Despite news that some ski resorts in Switzerland have begun to close, as governments across Europe react to the continued spread of coronaviru, the majority have chosen to remain open, for now. From tomorrow (Tuesday) the non-EU nation will enter a […]

The pandemic may have shut down ski lifts last March, but it hasn’t stopped the new ski season from coming. Vail Mountain kicked off its opening day last month, as eager skiers and riders masked up and social-distanced their way down the slopes. The Colorado mountain is among the roughly […]

The world’s most in-demand ski resorts have always faced their share of complications, namely challenging geographic barriers and inconsistent weather patterns. (Imagine facing the disappointment of international guests who, after spending five figures on non-refundable reservations, arrive to encounter suboptimal ski conditions or closed roadways.)  Now, in the age of […]

Bozeman, Mont. • Ben Werner glided up the craggy mountain bowl between Hardscrabble Peak and Frazier Basin in the Bridgers, his heels lifting off his skis with every step. He paused periodically to assess his route up the slope. Before Werner ascended the bowl, he’d tested the snow’s stability on […]

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) – The West Virginia ski season officially kicks off on Friday, December 3rd, with the rope-dropping at Snowshoe Mountain. At more than 4800 feet above sea-level, it is often the sight of our first ski runs annually. But even at that that high elevation this December opening […]

Ed Balint   | The Repository Brad Bowen is among the snowboarding enthusiasts counting down the days until Ohio’s ski resorts open. The 34-year-old Mayfield Heights man embraces the snow. When there’s enough of it to consistently cover slopes in the region, Bowen plays out his wintertime ritual, standing atop an ivory hill and peering through his […]

One of the rooms at the Halcyon hotel in Denver’s Cherry Creek neighborhood. The hotel is offering a virtual spinning wheel of discounts and freebies this Black Friday and Cyber Monday. (Provided by the Halcyon hotel) You’ve canceled flights. You’ve cut down on the number of Thanksgiving dishes. You’ve found […]

As ski resorts start to open for a new season, the coronavirus pandemic has prompted protocols such as socially distanced lift lines and reduced capacity for indoor dining. Yet the industry is also benefiting from Americans’ desire to get out of their houses and into fresh air.  “People are excited […]