Category | Skiing

Midmountain Majesty at Telluride’s Chic Madeline Hotel

Posted on 12 January 2015

By Everett Potter Telluride is Hollywood’s idea of a Western ski town. Thanks to a late 19th-century silver boom, it is packed with ornate clapboard Victorian homes, most of them… Continue reading »

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Snow Flurries: Exploring Slopes On A Snow Bike

Posted on 16 December 2014

  By Kim McHugh Remember your first bike? Mine was a candy apple red Schwinn and I wish I could have ridden it year round. But I grew up in… Continue reading »

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Snow Flurries: British Columbia Heliskiing

Posted on 18 November 2014

  by Kim McHugh (Photos courtesy of Randy Lincks/Andrew Doran — TLH Heliskiing) The storm clouds made themselves at home in the mountainous valley like a sports fanatic in a La-Z-Boy… Continue reading »

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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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