Category | Skiing

Touring Yellowstone on Cross Country Skis

Posted on 22 February 2012

By David McKay Wilson Yellowstone National Park has emerged as a world-class destination for cross-country skiers who yearn for high-altitude touring in and around the world’s first national park. On… Continue reading »

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Discovering Mammoth: The Elusive Charms of California’s Highest Ski Resort

Posted on 15 February 2012

By Catherine Streeter Being an Easterner, I’d never heard of Mammoth when I moved to LA.  But for Los Angelenos—at least, the serious skiing kind—it’s ground zero. And you can’t… Continue reading »

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To Jackson Hole, In Search of Snow

Posted on 31 January 2012

  By David McKay Wilson On the third day, it snowed. It wasn’t an epic Jackson Hole storm, like the ones that dumped 557 inches at the Wyoming resort the… Continue reading »

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On the Bunny Slopes: Playboy’s Guide to Ultimate Skiing

Posted on 24 January 2012

  by Tom Passavant A hot day in New York City, summer 1978. My friend Jim Petersen walks into my office at Playboy magazine. “I hear the guys downstairs at… Continue reading »

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Crested Butte: Ski Steep & Deep

Posted on 17 January 2012

By David McKay Wilson Since my arrival in the Rockies in late March, I’d peered up at Crested Butte Mountain, that 12,161-foot peak with some of Colorado’s most challenging ski… Continue reading »

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Bumps for Boomers: Out of the Intermediate Rut

Posted on 25 January 2011

By William Triplett Mention Aspen and most people can’t avoid thinking of multi-million dollar homes, designer boutiques, private jets and tailored slopes covered with arguably the best snow money can… Continue reading »

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Posted on 04 January 2011

By Everett Potter After two days in Cortina, Italy’s chicest ski resort, I had chalked up many firsts. I had enjoyed the craggy beauty and challenges of the snow-covered Dolomites,… Continue reading »

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Steve Jermanok’s Active Travels: Ski Lake Louise

Posted on 15 November 2010

It was 1892 when a young employee for the Canadian Pacific Railroad came upon a gem of a lake in the Canadian Rockies that sat beneath a towering glacier. He… Continue reading »

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Steve Jermanok’s Active Travels: Ski the Alps

Posted on 23 October 2010

I had lunch yesterday with 12 ski resorts from the Swiss, French, Italian, German, and Austrian Alps. Travel to the Alps from America was up a whopping 50 percent this… Continue reading »

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Getting Toasty at High West Distillery in Utah

Posted on 29 March 2010

David Perkins at High West Distillery, Park City, UT. It might seem odd to be talking about a distillery and Utah in the same story, but that's the hook for… Continue reading »

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