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U.S. Ski Resorts: A 2021 Update

Even in these COVID-afflicted times, it's still possible to spend a glorious day on the mountain with friends. Here's the latest news from 10 U.S. ski resorts.

Top 5 Things to Do in Crested Butte

It may seem like another sleepy Colorado town, but Crested Butte is bursting with things to do, especially if you want to spend your time outdoors.

The Rebirth of Idaho's Historic Sun Valley Lodge

Today, the Sun Valley Resort encompasses two ski mountains, five day lodges, a shopping village, an inn, apartments, numerous restaurants and more.

Sun Valley's Alpine Sports

The term "Sun Valley" is often used to encompass Sun Valley itself, neighboring Ketchum and Hailey, 12 miles to the south, where the airport is located.

8 Incredible Destinations for Snow

With majestic peaks, mouth-watering cuisine and world-class skiing, the following winter havens provide exceptional settings to enjoy the snow and slopes.

3 Expert Packing Tips for Skiing and Snowboarding

GetOutfitted founder and CEO Julian Flores shares the three keys to packing effectively for your next skiing or snowboarding vacation.

Hit the Slopes With GetOutfitted

Colorado-based company GetOutfitted offers skiers and snowboarders rentable top-of-the-line clothing, equipment and accessories for a trip to the slopes.

Aspen Après Ski

In Aspen, apres ski is almost as renowned as the skiing itself. Here are our favorite spots to relax with a drink after a day on the slopes.

Viceroy Snowmass: A Family-Friendly Hotel

Snowmass, however, has runs for a range of skill levels, making it ideal for families and groups containing a wide range of skiing experience.

8 Prime Ski Seasons Around the World

These are the prime snow seasons for ski resorts and cold weather activities around the world.

The Chedi Andermatt: Newcomer to Switzerland’s Ski Resort Elite

Tourism began in the pretty Swiss town of Andermatt in 1872 with the debut of the Grand Hotel Bellevue, which attracted visitors to central Switzerland with the promise of clean, invigorating Alpine air during summer and sleigh rides through the snow in winter.

Birdos: Custom-made Freeride Skis

Boston-born Dan Loutrel was a boatbuilder back home in Massachusetts before his love of skiing brought him to Andermatt in 2003.

Adventure: Heli-Tours and Heli-Skiing in the Dolomites

The Dolomites are spectacular from the ground, but they are even more dramatic from the air. If helicopters do not alarm you, I cannot recommend a scenic flight too highly.

A Lake Tahoe Family Ski Vacation

Lake Tahoe is a vast blue bowl of snowmelt ringed by the Sierra Nevada mountains. The lake and surrounding Washoe Indian territory were first seen by the explorer John C. Fremont in 1844, and swarmed with silver prospectors just a few decades later.

5 Days in Deer Valley, Utah

In the winter, when powdery snow sparkles on the mountains and fires glow in old stone hearths, few places are as lovely as Deer Valley. Summer can be just as much fun, when mountain wildflowers blossom under crystal-clear skies, providing the perfect frame for outdoor pursuits.

Seven Idyllic U.S. Snowy Escapes

Although the holiday decorations are packed back into boxes, the end-of-the-year hustle and bustle is a thing of the past and a fresh calendar hangs on the wall, there’s still plenty of winter left.