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Passion for Fun at Silver Star

By Gordy Skoog

With accolades that include “Best Small Resort in North America” and “Best Family Resort in Canada,” British Columbia's Silver Star is a mountain for every interest, and its colorful Victorian-inspired Village evokes images straight from the pages of a Dickens novel while offering a true ski-in ski-out experience, and some of the best Nordic terrain anywhere. 

The Wallowas In Winter

By Kyle Beall

Come along as GreatOutdoors.com correspondent Kyle Beall goes skiing  and split-boarding off the grid: Beall and friends head into the wilds of Eastern Oregon's Wallowas, a cluster of mountains so impressive they are called the Little Switzerland of Oregon, to try out a yurt-based adventure with the guides of Wallowa Alpine Huts.

Whisked Away

By Fletcher Jackson

Come along with GreatOutdoors.com correspondent Fletcher Jackson as he takes a wild ride on the slopes of Oregon's Mount Bachelor with Jerry Scdoris and his Oregon Trail of Dream dogsled operation, and his daughter Rachel, a racer who has run the Iditarod despite her blindness.

Skiing Fernie, The Friendliest Place on Earth

By Gordy Skoog

Come along as GreatOutdoors.com contibutor Gordy Skoog ventures to little known Fernie Alpine Resort. Located about 60 miles north of the U.S. border, and about that far from Alberta, Fernie has bucket loads of terrain for every skill level, and even advanced skiers will find plenty of black and double black diamond steeps to explore.

Deer Valley, The Gold Standard in Skiing

By Andrew McLean

There's a lot to learn about how to get the most out of skiing in Park City, Utah. Come along as GreatOutdoors.com ski correspondent Andrew McLean explores his own back yard (yes, he lives there) and in this comprehensive three part story gives us the lowdown on the different sides to this unique ski town. In this, Part II of Andrew McLean's Look at his own backyard: Deer Valley

Skiing Utah's Park City

By Andrew McLean

There's a lot to learn about how to get the most out of skiing in Park City, Utah. Come along as GreatOutdoors.com ski correspondent Andrew McLean explores his own back yard (yes, he lives there) and in this comprehensive three part story gives us the lowdown on the different sides to this unique ski town.

Kick and Glide in the Canadian Rockies

Join us for a cross-country ski expedition to sample the premier terrain and best lodges of Alberta’s Candaian Rockies, from the Lake Louise area and Bow Lake to the mountains of Canmore’s Kananaskis Country

 

Heli-Skiing in the North Cascades

By Aaron Talbot

Deep powder, blue skies and 3,500 foot runs await skiers on the edges of North Cascades National Park, where a  heli-ski operation will save your legs for the ski down.

Four Seasons Resort at Whistler

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Peak 2 Peak Gondola Opens at Whistler

By GreatOutdoors.com Staff

Jubilant crowds celebrated the opening of the Peak 2 Peak Gondola, the highest and longest in the world, creating a new thrill ride that makes for an easy trip from Blackcomb Mountain to Whistler Mountain and back again in just 11 minutes

 

Skiers' Trifecta in Interior British Columbia

By Andrew McLean

Tall, Dark and Handsome: Skiing the Kootney Rockies big three – Revelstoke, Kicking Horse and Fernie. GreatOutdoors.com ski correspondent Andrew McLean continues his quest for the perfect snow.

Where to Ride - Right Now

By Katie Bailey

From Quebec to British Columbia, Ontario to the Rockies, here's where you'll find some of the best snowboarding in Canada even before the holidays. The snow is already great, so come on up!

Skiing Banff and Jasper

By Andrew McLean

Our man on the slopes takes on the top four ski resorts in the Canadian Rockies, and comes back impressed, a few pounds heavier and very wary of those Canadian Creamy Beavers.

Gales and Ice on Mount Cook

By Andrew McLean

GreatOutdoors.com ski correspondent Andrew McLean shares his tales of woe while ski mountaineering in New Zealand's Southern Alps.

Powder Plays

By Jim Gorman

Eleven out-the-backdoor snow stashes where winter's worst is the main attraction.

Skiing Japan's Backcountry Dojo

By Stephen Earnhart

At Hakkoda-san, the Japanese show off how they ski: in the backcountry, in chest-deep powder, with a hot spring and sake waiting at the end of the day.

Skiing the Wapta Traverse

By Gordy Skoog

A true North American classic, the Wapta Ice Field follows the crest of the Canadian Rockies in a way that makes it perhaps the closest thing to a Haute Route on this continent.

Skiing the Cariboos by Helicopter

By Andrew McLean

British Columbia's remote Carriboo mountains are situated just right to catch the snow storms streaming in from the coast, and the CMH helicopters make it possible to ski.

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