Skiing

By Everett Potter Thanks to its deep snow, remarkable mountain scenery and venerable ski traditions, Alta is one of my favorite places to ski anywhere in the world. The legendary resort in the Wasatch Mountains of Utah is the ultimate playground for any skier keen to experience the state’s legendary

By Rochelle Lash Bonjour. Hi. Dia duit. Hey, no pressure for St. Patrick’s Day. The Plumes et Glisse B & B in the sporty Tremblant area north of Montreal has an Irish lilt year-round. Think a drop of Bailey’s, a splash of Guinness and a shot of Jameson. As they

By Everett Potter Sam von Trapp was running a little late but given that he had a world famous lodge, a cross country ski resort and brewery to run, it was excusable. Besides, everything else was perfect. It was a bluebird day that was warming up, the snow was softening

By Kim D. McHugh In high school, I skied the Midwestern trails of Boyne, Whitecap and Alpine Valley, trading those slopes for Alta, Solitude and Brighton as a student at the University of Utah. Lift tickets were cheap, lift lines rare and the areas had the “Cheers” vibe where the

  By Jules Older If you snuck into my room in the middle of the night, shined a bright light in my eyes and said, “Tell me your favorite mountain and mountain town or I’ll kill your dog,” chances are I’d whisper “Whitefish.” Even if I didn’t have a dog.

  By David McKay Wilson It’s all fun and games on the slopes of Crested Butte this winter. When the snow is scarce, why not kick back, ski the blues, dine on the mountain’s fine cuisine, and find your thrills on snowbikes and the zipline course? It’s part of the

Brian E. Clark handling some BC powder. Photo Big Red Cats.By Brian E. Clark The wind howled and the snow blew sideways as I stepped carefully from the big passenger cabin of a snowcat that had lumbered to a stop in the mountains of southeastern British Columbia. I pulled my

  by Kim D. McHugh  Credit filmmakers Warren Miller Entertainment and Teton Gravity Research for making it look like skiing and snowboarding is reserved for the cliff-jumping, waist deep-powder cruising fanatics. Fortunately, this is hardly the case when it comes to cat skiing. I enlisted the thoughts of seasoned operators

By Everett Potter It’s a rare treat when you can stay in the boyhood home of one of the greatest figures in the world of alpine skiing. That’s what’s on offer in Haus Hannes Schneider, the childhood home of Hannes Schneider, the “father of modern skiing” … continue reading