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

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

Everything You Need to Know About Girdwood, Alaska and Skiing

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Skiing is a sport or a recreational activity that involves gliding through snow on a pair of long, flat, narrow pieces of wood or plastic called skis. It is a competitive sport that mainly falls into two categories: Nordic that uses a free-heel binding system or Alpine that requires using flat-foot bindings. Skiing is one of … 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

Zermatt: An Excellent Ski Area in Switzerland

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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

Fun Things to Do When Done Skiing

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Skiing is indeed a fun activity during the winter season or when visiting winter travel destinations. It is a very adventurous sport that families and groups of friends can enjoy. But aside from skiing, most top-rated ski resorts and even under-the-radar spots also offer other activities that you can try. They offer … Read more

How to Avoid Foot Pain While Snowboarding?

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Snowboarding is a fun activity during winter or when visiting different winter destinations. It is one of the best ways to enjoy and bond with your friends and family. However, many snowboarders experience foot pain while snowboarding, and this stops them from having a great time. Having foot pain is one of … Read more

What Is Snow Tubing?

What Is Snow Tubing

Get on top of a snowy hill. Ride an inflatable inner tube. Slide and have fun! That’s basically what snow tubing is about. Once considered as an outdoor winter activity, it can now be done all-season on a typical backyard hill – thanks to snowmaking technologies. However, it’s obviously more enjoyable to … Read more

Unusual Winter Sports

Unusual Winter Sports

Here are some of the uncommon sports in the winter or in the snowy areas that you may be unfamiliar with (but might want to try): Curling Curling is an unusual sport which originated in the Old World. This sport, which consists of sweeping stones to reach the “eye” (target) of the … Read more

The History of Skiing

The History of Skiing

  As long as there have been snow and the slopes, there’s been skiing — so needless to say, skiing is not really a new sport. The word “ski” is originated from the Old Norse word “skíð” which means “stick of wood” which is used for the sport. The oldest archaeological evidence … Read more