Fun Facts About The Sport Skiing

man downhill skiing

Skiing is among the most well-known winter sports or recreation for many people worldwide. It involves moving through a snowy slope using a pair of skis and long and flat runners strapped to someone’s shoes.  A lot of people have been skiing for winter competitions. Competitive skiing consists of several events such … Read more

Skiing In the Beautiful Mountain Of Mauna Kea

mountain half-covered with snow, telescope obesrvatories

One thing you should probably know by now is that YES! You can ski in Hawaii! The Mauna Kea, which name means “White Mountain,” is one of the volcanoes located on Hawaii’s big island. It is 13,796 ft. above sea level, making it the tallest island mountain in the world. It has … Read more

Skiing and Other Adventures at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort

Jackson Hole Aerial tram and a skier in red Jacket

North America is undeniably home to most excellent and fantastic ski resorts in the world. Jackson Hole Mountain Resort, located in western Wyoming’s Teton Village, is situated just 15 miles from the Jackson Hole Airport and Grand Teton National Park. Winter Quick Facts: Opens daily at 9:00 am – 4:00 pm. Half-day … Read more

Best Ski Destinations for Families with Children

Skiing is one of the best activities during the holiday season. It is also a good activity to try with the whole family. However, it takes skills as well as money especially when your family is new to the slopes. But don’t worry because there are ski resorts that offer trails and … Read more

Best Tourist Spots at Beech Mountain

Grandfather Mountain Mile High Bridge

Beech Mountain is a popular tourist location in North Carolina, and it is even considered by some tourists to be the recreational mecca of the United States’ East Coast because of how many activities you can do or participate in within the area. If you are planning an outdoor trip with your … Read more

Ski In Middle East: Experience Dizin Ski Resort

a skier on ice

Welcome to Dizin Dizin Ski Resort is a skiing destination in Tehran Province in the country of Iran. Contrary to the Middle East’s misconception, this destination is tagged as one of the best ski resorts in the area. It offers 18 long kilometers of skiing and snowboarding terrain for skiers, both professional … Read more

Spend a Winter Holiday at Kitzbühel, Austria

a vast ski area at Kitzbühel

Total Area: 58.01 km2 Elevation: 762 m Total Piste Length: 158km Highest Lift: 2,000m Resort height: 800m The usual opening is early December, and the usual closing is mid-April. Take a winter break and head to Austria-one of the world’s best ski destinations! Surely, you won’t regret spending some bucks and time … Read more

Masikryong Ski Resort North Korea’s Premier Ski Resort

View of the beginner's piste at Masikryong

Top elevation: 1,360 m (4,460 ft) Base elevation: 768 m (2,520 ft) Runs: 10 Longest run: 4.8 km (3 mi) Lift system: Chair and drag lifts Alaska, Austria, Alaska, Canada, Colorado, France, and Switzerland are the world’s most famous ski countries. But there are more ski resorts outside these popular ski destinations that offer … Read more

Experience ASPEN HIGHLANDS SKI RESORT in COLORADO

Summit of Aspen Highlands and the backside of the Highland Bowl from Buttermilk Mountain

ANNUAL SNOWFALL: 300 in / 762 cm BASE ELEVATION: 8,040 ft / 2,451 m SUMMIT ELEVATION: 12,392 ft / 3,777 m HOURS OF OPERATION: Monday – Sunday: 9:00 am-4:00 pm SEASON DATES: Dec. 07, 2019 – Apr. 12, 2020 SKIABLE AREA: 1,040 acres / 421 hectares Where is the Aspen Highlands Ski Resort? Aspen Highlands is in the … Read more

Silver Mountain Ski Resort, Idaho

Wallace, Idaho is nicknamed the Silver Capital of the World

Top elevation:  6,297 ft (1,919 m) Vertical:               2,197 ft (670 m) Skiable area:      1,600 acres (6.5 km2) Runs:     67 – 20% beginner – 40% intermediate – 30% advanced – 10% expert Longest run:       Centennial Trail – 2.5 miles (4.0 km) Lift system: 1 gondola 1 quad chairlift 2 triples 2 doubles 1 … Read more

Fun Activities to Do in Avoriaz

people outside a tall building, in a waiting area in Avoriaz ski resort

Avoriaz is a mountain resort in France located in the center of Les Portes du Soleil, one of the major ski sports destinations in the Alps wherein 12 French and Swiss resorts are connected to each other. This resort is neighboring the Morzine valley and is close to Lake Geneva, located on … Read more

Buttermilk Ski Area, Colorado

Maroon Lake at peak fall color in late September 2011 on the White River National Forest in Colorado

HOURS OF OPERATION Monday – Sunday: 9:00 am-4:00 pm SEASON DATES: Dec. 07, 2019 – Apr. 05, 2020 SKIABLE AREA: 470 acres / 190 hectares Vertical: 2,030 feet Top elevation: 9,900 feet Base elevation: 7,870 feet Runs: 44 Longest run: 3 miles (4.8 km) 35% beginner 39% intermediate 26% advanced 0% expert … Read more

Breuil-Cervinia: The Must-Go Ski Resort of Italy

a skier in the ice

Breuil-Cervinia is located at the foot of the Matterhorn. The location is in a valley being surrounded by towering and glacier-filled mountains. One notable landmark around it is the rock face of the Jumeaux. The location made it perfect for the ski resort to provide beautiful sceneries and ideal locations for skiing and … Read more

Travel in the High Alpine Resort Town, St. Moritz

Moritz ‘s mountain ski area with houses and buildings

If you are looking for a spa town, a winter sports destination, or even a beautiful blue sky with warm sunshine, then maybe St. Moritz is the answer to your call. St. Moritz is a high Alpine resort town that is in Engadin valley in Switzerland. It has an elevation of 1,822 … Read more

Zermatt: An Excellent Ski Area in Switzerland

a fully-geared ski rider skiing

Skiing is a recreational activity wherein people use two long and narrow material called skis attached to one’s boots. This is usually performed in snowy areas during the winter season. One of the best places to ski is in Zermatt, Switzerland. Zermatt is a municipality in Switzerland known for its beautiful and wide … Read more

The History of Snowboarding

The History of Snowboarding

Snowboarding is a snow activity which was invented not as a form of travel but just for fun. Besides skiing and sledding, snowboarding is a common thing to do during winter and has been part of Winter Olympics and Paralympics since 1998 and 2014, respectively. While this sport became popular in the … Read more

Best Mountains for Beginners

Best Mountains for Beginners

Climbing mountains isn’t meant for everybody. But you don’t have to be everybody if you start with small steps. Sure it might seem like something only people with years of experience can do. While that is true, it only applies to a few very dangerous mountains. For beginners, there are a ton … Read more