Purgatory Resort at Durango Mountain, Colorado

View from Durango, San Juan Mountains during Fall season

WINTER STATS SUMMIT ELEVATION: 10,822 ft / 3,299 m BASE ELEVATION: 8,793 ft / 2,680 m HOURS OF OPERATION: Monday – Sunday: 9:00 am-4:00 pm SKIABLE AREA: 1,605 acres / 650 hectares TERRAIN PARKS: 4 Annual Snowfall: 260 in / 660 cm Colorado is known for its high plains, forests, vivid landscape … Read more

Visit Deer Valley Ski Resort in Utah

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Winter Mountain Stats Skiable Acreage: 2,026 acres/ 820h Uphill Lift Capacity: 51,070 skiers per hour Gondola: 1 High-speed Quads: 13 Triple Chairlifts: 5 Double Chairlifts: 2 All Lifts: 21 All Runs: 103 Base Elevation: 6,570’/2,003 m Summit Elevation: 9,570’/2,917 m Summer Mountain Stats Trail Mileage: 67 Number of Trails: 48 High-speed Quads: … Read more

Cerro Catedral: South America’s Biggest Ski Area

pine trees, mountains covered in snow

If you are in Argentina and you’re looking for ski resorts with incredibly lovely views of the mountains covered in a white sheet and the clear blue lakes sitting at the foot of the mountain, then Cerro Catedral is just for you. Cerro Catedral, also known as Catedral Alta Patagonia, located 20 … Read more

Tiffindell Ski Resort: South Africa’s Best Winter Holiday Destination

Tiffindell Ski Resort on the south facing slope of Ben Macdhui

Vertical: 180 m Top elevation: 2,900 m Base elevation: 2,720 m Runs: 2 Lifts: 5 Lift capacity: 1600 people/hour Ski Slope: 2.4 km 25% easy 33% intermediate 42% difficult Don’t you know that there is a ski resort in Africa? Yes, and it’s Tiffindell! This year-round alpine ski resort established in 1993 in the Southern Drakensberg is situated … Read more

Andermatt Ski Resort and its Vast Ski Areas

Portion of the Oberalp ski area

Switzerland is home to skiing, which began in the 19th century and blossomed during the first eight decades of the 20th. While the British visitors delight in ski resorts of France, Austria, and Italy, as these Alpine neighbors have their own strength, yet in many respects, Switzerland is still a hard-to-beat skiing destination. … Read more

Bretton Woods Ski Resort: New Hampshire’s Largest Ski Area

skiers at the Bretton Ski Resort

MOUNTAIN STATS Summit Elevation: 3,100 feet Vertical Drop: 1,500 feet Base Elevation: 1,600 feet Trails and Glades: 98 Skiable Acreage: 464 acres Snowmaking: 92% of Trails Average Annual Snowfall: 200+ inches Season Length: Early-November to Mid-April Exposure: North/Northeast Lifts: 10 Uphill Lift Capacity: 14,000 skiers per hour Always recognized by SKI Magazine … Read more

Stowe Mountain Resort: An Internationally Acclaimed Four-Season Resort

Stowe Mountain Resort

Stowe Mountain Resort, a northeastern U.S. resort, is located in Stowe’s nearby town in northern Vermont. It comprises two separate mountains: Mount Mansfield and Spruce Peak. Due to it being located on the eastern shoulder of the tallest mountain in Vermont, it has been known as a leading ski destination in New England. … Read more

Bamiyan Afghanistan: Your Extraordinary Ski Destination

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Bamiyan (also spelled Bamyan or Bamian) is the capital city of Bamiyan Province, Afghanistan. It isn’t your usual ski tourist destination and is one of the world’s most remote ski resorts. Bamyan is a small town without any gas, water supplies, or electrical infrastructure, with its center being a bazaar. Bamiyan was said … Read more

Look for extraordinary ski spot at Courchevel Tourisme

Courchevel at night

Location Courchevel was once part of the commune of Saint-Bon-Tarentaise, but in 2017, it merged with La Perrière. Despite its name, the commune’s administrative offices are in the nearby village of Saint-Bon-Tarentaise and not located in Courchevel. Courchevel is in the Tarentaise Valley, Savoiedépartement, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region. Situated at the heart of the … 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

Spend Holiday Skiing at Breckenridge Ski Resort

the view of peak 9 Breckenridge Ski Resort

If you happen to go to Colorado this winter, you could try visiting Breckenridge Ski Resort. Breckenridge is a historical wild west mining town that still has some of its traditional wooden buildings lining the town’s main street. The ski resort is just right in town and has plenty of snow throughout … Read more

Sölden, Austria

Aerial view of Sölden, Austria

Sölden is the largest municipality in Austria with a total surface area of a little more than 466 square kilometers and is one of Europe’s top ski destinations. It lies at the end of the Ötztal Valley with access to two glacier ski mountains and one of Austria’s best snow conditions. Sölden, Austria, … Read more

Myanmar Hike- Hkakabo Razi

The Greater Himalayan Mountain Range where Hkakabo Razi belongs

Location: Kachin, Myanmar Elevation: 5,881 meters Myanmar is a Southeast Asian country known for its pristine beaches and interconnecting canals. But did you know that its highest peak, the Hkakabo Razi, is reputed to be the highest mountain in Southeast Asia? Among the many features of Myanmar, this escalating landform has challenged … Read more

Lhotse Climb

South Face of Lhotse, as seen from Chukhung Ri

Location: Border of Province No. 1, Nepal and Tibet Autonomous Region, China Elevation: 8,516 meters Everybody is familiar with the tallest mountain of the world, Mt. Everest. But did you know that just south of this towering landform is the fourth highest peak in the world? It’s true, and this mountain is … Read more

Vinson Massif Expedition

Mount Vinson, Vinson Massif’s tallest peak, as seen from Vinson Plateau

Location: Antartica Elevation: 4,892 meters   People travel far and about among the widely inhabited and civilized locations of the world. Mountaineers would buckle themselves on a ride to climb Asia’s tallest mountain, Mt. Everest, while other hikers would book a flight to Kilimanjaro for Africa’s highest peak. But little of most … Read more

Ecuador Volcanoes

View of the Summit of Chimborazo

Location:Ecuador What do you know about Ecuador? Did you know that Ecuador is the closest country to outer space and that it is the only nation in the world named after a geographical feature? Or that it’s also the first country to recognize the rights of nature formally? Familiar with Evolution? Its … Read more

Pico de Orizaba

Peak of the tallest mountain of Mexio, Pico de Orizaba

Location:Mexico Housing a majority of the country’s best hiking spots, the Trans-Mexican Volcanic Belt stretches from the Gulf of Mexico to the Pacific Ocean. The Trans-Mexican Volcanic Belt is also referred to as the Transvolcanic Belt, the Sierra Nevada, and the EjeVolcanico Transversal. Located in Central-Southern, Mexico, it snows at the highest … Read more

Mt. Olympus

Peak of the tallest mountain o Greece, Mount Olympus

Location:Olympus Range, Greece Elevation:2,917 meters Long ago, the Greeks have believed and worshipped the mighty gods and the majestic, powerful goddesses. Zeus, the god of lightning, his wife, Hera, and ten of the other remaining Olympian gods were taled to have lived in their royal and regal abode on Mt. Olympus. Adorned … Read more

Mt. Whitney

East Face of Mount Whitney

Location: East-Central California, United States of America Elevation: 4,421 meters. As the tallest peak in the Sierra Nevada and contiguous United States, Mount Whitney is California’s highest major peak and the country’s second-highest point, just after Denali in Alaska. Mount Whitney is located in East-Central California, United States of America, just around … Read more

Mt. Washington Expedition

Mount Washington viewed from Seattle

Location: Sargent’s Purchase, Coös County, New Hampshire, U.S. Elevation: 6,288.2 feet About Mount Washington The record-holding “Mount Washington” isn’t only famous for its extreme 231-mile-per-hour land-based weather station recorded winds (during April 1934). But is also known as the highest point of the northeastern United States. This spot isn’t only for mountaineers, … Read more

Ama Dablam Climb

A Classic View of AmaDablam as seen from Khumbu

Location:Khumbu, Nepal Elevation: 6, 812 meters If you know folk musician Roy Harper, you must also be familiar with Nick Harper, the English singer-songwriter whose songs have brought him to reach different places for his renowned tours and impressive albums! In his 2010 album “The Last Guitar,” he has included a song … Read more

Should You Wear Goggles or Sunglasses for Skiing?

wearing ski goggles

When it comes to snow sports like skiing, it is essential to wear eye gear for many reasons. One is because snow can reflect light up to eight times more than water and grass. Therefore, to minimize the effect of the glare of the sun, it is important to wear eye gear … Read more