October 2017

2017 Resort Guide

Now is the time to plan how to best maximize your season of play. We want to help. That’s why we put together this guide to ensure this winter will be exactly what you need.

Colorado Resorts: The Local Downlow

For our 2017-18 Colorado Resort Guide, we dish up the most important need-to-know information for the state's best resorts—here's where to find stashes, escape the crowds, chill with the locals and get down and party.

Eat, Sleep, Play: Whitefish, Montana

Ditch the crowds in this soulful mountain town where locals enjoy days layered with untracked powder and craft beer.

Numerology: Be Snow Safe

Play the numbers when it comes to avalanche training and awareness.

Straight Talk: Sam Bass

The new marketing director at Eldora wants you to ditch work, bring the family and get back to the roots (and future) of skiing and snowboarding.

Editor’s Letter: Finding Meaning

"Skiing is a privilege. But we can learn from that privilege and get back out in the world and try to impart some type of joy and understanding on those who need us to support them. We can use those lift rides to talk over solutions, to listen, to find ways to share this beautiful thing with those are not so lucky."