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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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
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.
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
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.
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!
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.
GreatOutdoors.com ski correspondent Andrew McLean shares his tales of woe while ski mountaineering in New Zealand's Southern Alps.
Eleven out-the-backdoor snow stashes where winter's worst is the main attraction.
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.
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.
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.