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Arapahoe Basin Reopens

The Legend is set to resume ski season. After being closed for more than two months amid the COVID-19 public health crisis, Arapahoe Basin will reopen for socially distanced skiing on Wednesday May 27. With an online reservation, skiers will be able to celebrate spring and make slushy turns on what is still a solid Continue reading…

6 Skier-Approved Ways to Liven Up Your Quarantine

Isolation got you down? Almost two months into the COVID-19 public health crisis, the long haul is starting to feel more real. If you’re sick of your new normal, unsatisfied by your new routine, or finding it increasingly difficult to be positive, you may benefit from making your quarantine more interesting. We’ve got some ideas Continue reading…

The Ultimate Skiing Kit for Moms

Presenting: The best skiing kit a mother can have. (Well, one of the best.) With many moms under more strain than ever during the public health crisis, this Mother’s Day requires going the extra mile. With that in mind, we pieced together every part of a DREAMY kit for mountain-loving ski mamas. Hopefully next Mother’s Continue reading…

Mount Baldy Reopens Ski Season

Last week, California’s Mount Baldy became the first North American ski resort to reopen amid the coronavirus pandemic. The resort fired up operations on April 22 after golf courses in several of the state’s counties were permitted to reopen. The decision to resume ski season, though, wasn’t made lightly. “We are taking the COVID-19 crisis very Continue reading…

Epic and Ikon Pass Updates Regarding Coronavirus

This post was edited on April 27 with updates from Vail Resorts. Rather than spring break, Alterra Mountain Company and Vail Resorts got a PR nightmare. After suspending resort operations on March 14, the two ski and tourism industry giants have been attempting to chart a course through dark waters. The public health crisis hurled Continue reading…

14 Eye-Popping Ski Shots from the 2019-2020 Season

Remember the good times, yo. We’ll probably remember the 2019-2020 ski season as the one that ended far too soon. But there’s more to the story. With well-trained shutter fingers and photogenic powder turns, ambassadors, staff, and friends of Powder7 are taking us back to the good times. The joy-filled tours, international trips, cliff drops, Continue reading…

Skiing Banff with Your Ikon Pass

Banff is far away and close enough. Think of Denver. Medium-sized city of around three million people, perched just shy of a massive mountain range on flat, brown plains. A major highway connects an international airport west to the mountains, the main vein of transportation for goods, travelers, and…skiers. Now—flatten the highway to mellow grades, Continue reading…

How to Keep Skiing Alive in Spring 2020

Ski season lives! You don’t need us to tell you that coronavirus has upended life as we know it. And you certainly don’t need us to summarize how rough it’s been to trade ski season for a constant state of malaise, worry, or unease. What you may need, however, are some ideas on how to Continue reading…

Things to Know About Ski Touring in Spring 2020

You can still ski. If… As a result of the coronavirus outbreak, ski resorts across the country closed early this month or suspended operations indefinitely. It’s a tough blow to our industry and our lifestyles, but it’s just a small piece of the uneasy prospects and questions people everywhere face right now. Good news: You Continue reading…