Mammoth Mountain: Best Conditions of 2016

Mammoth Mountain is one of southern California’s favorite skiing and snowboarding destinations, and the amount of fresh powder that has covered the slopes so far this year is proof. Winter is definitely in full swing in Mammoth as we picked up another 3-4 feet of new snow over the weekend (January 29-31). With over 20 …

Treble Cone (Wanaka, New Zealand) Officially Open for 2015 Snow Season

Treble Cone (Wanaka, New Zealand) officially opened for the 2015 snow season today, with the entire mountain open, great snow cover, bluebird weather, and lots of happy locals, staff and guests. Opening Day highlights included a Volkl Demo Day, Icebreaker giving away a hundred prizes, free Amisfield bubbly on the Plaza, and live music throughout …

Squaw Valley & Alpine Meadows Welcome Base-to-Base Gondola

Squaw Valley Ski Holdings, LLC today announced it has reached an agreement with the owner of private land located between Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows to create a base-to-base gondola connection between the two iconic mountains. “For decades, skiers and riders have talked about connecting these two world-class resorts,” said Andy Wirth, president and CEO …

Photo Gallery: Easter Weekend at Revelstoke Mountain Resort

The Freeride Chronicles crew was looking for just one more true winter experience before spring set in full force up north. On Thursday afternoon, April 2nd, we left North Idaho under Blue spring time skies with Revelstoke Mountain Resort in our sights. The 7 hour drive through British Columbia was gorgeous, but you could definitely …

Northstar Opening Halfpipe this Friday

Northstar California Resort will open the winter’s first halfpipe to skiers and riders this Friday, January 9. Located on the Pipeline trail and accessible via Vista Express, the opening allows for a contiguous, uninterrupted terrain park descent from the top of Pinball Park all the way into Pipeline Park. “Recent weather patterns brought very cold temperatures, allowing …

Photo Gallery: Whistler Powder Day

It was the best case of “the Mondays” at Whistler Blackcomb Resort with 10 inches of fresh snow over the past 24 hours and 18 inches over the past two days. This marked the first major snowfall the British Colombia resort has received in the valley, providing the lower mountain runs with some nice blanketing. Check out …

VIDEO: Real Skiing in So Cal- Mountain High

Not many are aware that quality skiing and Los Angeles go hand in hand. Nestled inside the Angeles National Forest just 75 minutes from Los Angeles, Mountain High Resort is truly the crown jewel of Southern California Skiing. What exactly make this place so special? Well, besides eliminating the hassle of traveling to Colorado or …

Photo Gallery: Aspen Snowmass Weekend Snowfall

So far the holiday season has been generous to Aspen Snowmass as they received nearly two feet of snow in the past week. A fresh 4-6 inches has been reported across Snowmass, Aspen Mountain, Aspen Highlands and Buttermilk, all in the past 24 hours. With the snow still falling, the Aspen resorts have boasted 110% of …

Bolton Valley Offers Free Skiing

On Sunday, Dec. 21, skiers and riders who arrive at Bolton Valley dressed head-to-toe as Santa Claus will receive a free lift ticket for the day as part of the annual Santa Sunday event. But hold on now, a simple crimson hat won’t cut it. In order to get the goods, guests must don a …

Bear Mountain Opens for Daily Operations

Fresh powder from Mother Nature along with more white stuff in the forecast has led Big Bear to announce the start of daily operations on Bear Mountain. Skiers and boarders can now hit the slopes in excitement with the terrain in very good shape, thanks to the recent snow flurry. “Our guests will be extremely …

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