Category | Skiing

The Peak of Alpine Chic in Courchevel

Posted on 11 November 2014

L’Apogée is the latest rarefied resort to open in Courchevel, that lair of ski-happy oligarchs in the French Alps that’s often dubbed Moscow-on-Snow. It’s situated in Courchevel 1850, the glamour-puss… Continue reading »

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8 Euro-style Hotels add charm to U.S. Ski Vacations

Posted on 28 October 2014

by Kim D. McHugh “Que la vie est belle,” proclaims your host. “Bon appetit!” With that, you toast the good life before devouring a French supper worthy of a five-fork… Continue reading »

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The Billionaire Who Bought Taos Ski Valley

Posted on 21 October 2014

By Everett Potter When hedge fund billionaire Louis Bacon bought northern New Mexico’s Taos Ski Valley (TSV) in December 2013, it baffled many in the ski world. Twenty miles outside… Continue reading »

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Colorado: The Best Week of Skiing Ever

Posted on 18 March 2014

David McKay Wilson When you have the best day of skiing, ever, on the first day of a six-day romp through the Colorado Rockies in mid-February, what do you to… Continue reading »

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Why the Best Skiing Equals the Best Rafting

Posted on 25 February 2014

By Everett Potter The next time you’re standing in your K2’s atop Aspen Mountain, ready to make a descent down Copper Bowl, temper the adrenalin for a minute. Instead, mentally… Continue reading »

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Telluride, Silverton & Durango

Posted on 28 January 2014

Story and photos by David McKay Wilson On the eve of my 60th birthday, I headed to the San Juan Mountains in southwest Colorado with my two sons and nephew… Continue reading »

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Banff National Park’s Big Three: Norquay, Lake Louise and Sunshine Village

Posted on 13 January 2014

By David McKay Wilson Yearning for a powder day can consume one’s thoughts while on a ski holiday. I said a prayer when I turned off my bedside lamp on… Continue reading »

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A Ski Week in Park City & Salt Lake City, Utah

Posted on 26 February 2013

  By William Triplett There’s a new hotel in Park City. Well, not entirely. The Washington School House Hotel is a 19th century schoolhouse that’s been renovated into an upscale,… Continue reading »

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Skiing the Clendenin Ski Method in Aspen

Posted on 19 February 2013

By Everett Potter “You’re going to ski on a level you’ve never skied before.” We are sitting at the Sundeck restaurant on Aspen Mountain, 18 seasoned skiers listening to these… Continue reading »

Bighorn: Downton Abbey on the Snow in Revelstoke, BC

Posted on 15 January 2013

Everett Potter The Selkirk-Tangiers A-6 helicopter flew fast and low, nearly skimming the tops of a sea of spruce trees, making me feel like I had a front row seat… Continue reading »

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