Spring skiing is in full swing! And while that mostly means bluebird skies and sunny days, spring can also bring big storms. Skiing and snowboarding in a snow storm, or when the light is flat, can be challenging. Today, three easy tips for skiing on storm days and in low light conditions. Enjoy!
Before you read today’s post about Lutsen Mountains, Minnesota, clear your mind. Rid yourself of any preconceptions you might have about skiing in Minnesota. Whatever you think you know, let those thoughts go. Nowhere Else Like Lutsen Mountains We skied Lutsen Mountains two weeks ago, a last hurrah for this season’s MAX Pass. Immediately, I realized that […]
By Martin Griff The sights and sounds of a medical transport helicopter repeatedly flying over and landing on Steamboat Resort trails in northwestern Colorado last season brought concern to curious spectators and then relief when they learned it was a drill and not a real emergency. Ski patrol members closed off designated trails before each […]
Tree skiing is fun and sort of magical. When you enter a glade, you enter a different world where the light is diffuse and the sounds of the outside resort begin to fade away. You get to play on nature’s slalom course, and often, you find really good snow. Like many people, I toyed around […]
2018 is Big Sky, Montana’s moment. While other resorts in other states struggled with warmer than average temperatures and stingy snowfall, there was enough snow on Big Sky’s opening day to open the Tram and the mountain’s iconic Big Couloir. Skiers took notice and the bookings began. When we visited in early February, we heard anecdotally […]