Skiing + Snowboarding

Ski Season Opening Date Roundup

We know you want to slide down snow-covered mountains. Here’s when you can do that.

10/11/2016 Edited by Tom Winter

Skiing + Snowboarding

Four Must-See Ski and Snowboard Movies

The best of the white room on the silver screen

10/03/2016 Edited by Tom Winter


It Just Snowed. What Does That Mean for the Season Ahead?

The white stuff has arrived, at least for a day or two. We caught up with weather expert Joel Gratz to talk about the upcoming winter.

08/26/2016 Edited by Tom Winter

Village Talk

The Most Effective New Weapon in the Avalanche Wars Could be the Humble Drone

One local company looks to change the game for ski patrollers running avi control with flying bombs.

06/01/2016 By Reilly Capps


Ski For Free

Last chance to sign kids up for free season passes.

05/27/2016 By Tom Winter


It’s an Epic, Epic, Epic, Epic World

Vail Resorts’ Epic Race may have been won, but the madcap quest continues.

02/01/2014 By Devon O'Neil


Another Fine MESS

Out of Sochi’s spotlight, US Ski Team physicians race to save lives on Birds of Prey.

02/01/2014 By Ted Katauskas


Father’s Son

Nordic ski racer Sylvan Ellefson talks about the shoulders he’s ridden on his quest for a berth on the 2014 Sochi Olympic team.

11/01/2013 By Ted Katauskas


Olympics or Bust

They may not be racing in Sochi come February, but these three local US Ski Team athletes are all gunning for South Korea in 2018—mostly on their own dime.

11/01/2013 By Shauna Farnell


Meet Our Local Slalom Superstar

We take a look back at our first encounter with Mikaela Shiffrin, the girl next door who just might be the world's best skier. Ever.

11/01/2013 By Kelly Bastone


The Real Secret to Skiing Better? Better-Fitting Boots.

Gorsuch carves the way for tight turns with revolutionary customization that creates boots to suit every nuance of your foot.

02/01/2012 By Michael Miracle


Village Talk: Midwinter/Spring 2012

Beaver Creek serves up extra portions of World Cup races; valley women dominate alpine racing; Vail opens a fiftieth-anniversary gondola; Lionshead elevators take a load off; and more.

02/01/2012 By Andy Stonehouse and David O. Williams