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We've rounded up our picks for top alternative ski resorts in North America, where the cost and the crowds are in check and where both vibe and the weather are chill.
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While crowds of skiers and snowboarders are flocking to Whistler Blackcomb, Aspen Snowmass and other world-famous resorts, you could shredding (and saving) big at Shames, SilverStar or Whitewater. Haven't heard of them? That's what makes them so special.
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Figuring out where to stay in Tremblant when there are, literally, hundreds of options at your fingertips -- thanks to Tremblant's own accommodations, Airbnb, property management companies like Tremblant Living and sites like Expedia -- can be daunting.
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Winter is finally here! One of the best ways, in my opinion, to get through this cold and dark time of the year is to get out on the slopes. Whether you're a skier or a snowboarder, though, there are definitely some dos and don'ts of the hill that will help you have an awesome day.
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Liste de seau is the French translation for the term "Bucket List". For most skiers, the French Alps is high on their list, and with good reason. The Alps are famed for their glamour, sophistication, and of course excellent skiing and even better après ski.
Not everyone looks forward to seeing the snow melt. Spring is often the best season to hit the slopes, what with the warmer temperatures and longer sunny days. It's a time of year when a wide range of travellers share Canada's hills and mountains, from students on spring break to families on March Break to couples embracing that frisky energy in the air.
The morning view at the summit of Mount MacKenzie was definitely Instagram material: snow-covered peaks across the way, illuminated by a bluebird sky, with an otherworldly blanket of deep cloud shrouding the lower slopes and the town of Revelstoke below.
We recently told you that Whistler is opening 13 days early this year, but here's something else to get you stoked on the winter fun you're about to have. Earlier today, Canadian Olympic hopefuls Just...
In a mountain resort town famed for all things big -- big air, big hills, big hotels, big price tags -- Nita Lake Lodge is a contrast to the Whistler most of us know. At Nita Lake Lodge, you'll find quiet, relaxation, and a chance to catch your breath before you take on the slopes or the trails.
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At the beginning of my rehabilitation process, I had to find various ways to comfort myself. If the knee was or wasn't going to get better in time for the Olympics, at least I would know it much sooner than later. It was so easy to get discouraged, to give up, to wonder why I would return to skiing after it took so much from me already. So I made myself focus on what mattered.
He rides the chairlift, tackles out-of-bounds skiers, he's a sort of poster child for the mountain parks and.. he's a dog. Cazz is a trained police dog who spends his winters "riding lifts and skiing...
Olympic Skier, Julia Mancuso, is on the slopes every day. While temperatures may be low on the mountain, the sun's rays are still super strong. So, she has teamed up with the Spot Skin Cancer Campaign to help prevent and detect skin cancer early on. Here are some of her winter skin care tips for the slopes.