Protect Our Winters is a non-profit organization that was started by Jeremy Jones, a pro snowboarder, in 2007. The organization is concerned with the effects of climate change on mountains, and in turn on winter sports and communities. Protect Our Winter’s mission is to get the global snow sports community to unite and lead the way in fighting climate change.
Last year, my wife and I were thrilled that our videogame-loving son learned how to ski and loved it. It was great to see him learn something active that he could enjoy. This year, we decided to capitalize on that enjoyment and get the family a vacation to Sugarloaf Mountain in Maine for Christmas.
Bear Mountain Resort has gained a reputation – especially amongst younger generations – as being the resort of choice for each winter season. The resort is dedicated to development of their facilities as one of the best freestyle terrain parks in the world, and so far they are certainly achieving this goal. What’s more, with [...]
If you’re looking for a great family experience combined with fun and snow, look no further than Boreal Mountain Resort. The resort is easily accessed from anywhere in Northern California as well as Reno in Nevada. Simply take the Interstate 80, turn off on the Boreal/Castle Peak Exit and you’ll soon discover the ultimate family [...]
June Mountain, located in the Eastern Sierra near Mammoth Mountain, is a great ski area for skiers of all levels and age groups. Many families enjoy spending time together on the stunning white slopes and racing teams can be seen practicing on the mountain sides. So grab your winter woollies and head out to June [...]
Just ten minutes from Chester you will find Stover Mountain. Whilst not the biggest or most exciting resort in California, it has plenty of snow-filled fun activities to enjoy. Stover Mountain is a part of Lassen National Forest and as a result, it is not owned and operated by any one specific person, however it [...]
Copper Mountain Resort, just 75 miles from Denver International Airport in Colorado, is considered by many to be the state’s ‘Perfect Ski Mountain’. A full service destination, Copper Mountain Ski Resort, opened in 1972, has an extensive terrain with runs for all levels of skiers. Whether you are a seasoned skier or looking for a [...]
Crested Butte Mountain Resort is about more than just skiing. It’s a place where you go to forget your worries and relax; a place where you’re surrounded by the sheer beauty of nature. Surrounded by National Forest land, the resort features spectacular views of the Elk Mountains, West Elks, Ruby Range and the Maroon Bells/Snowmass [...]
Located in the San Juan Mountains of Colorado, the Durango Mountain Resort features a rich blend of great terrain and stunning views. The resort gets an average of 260 inches of snow every year; the majority of which falls overnight. This leaves the next day with lovely, clear-blue skies and great skiing conditions. Durango Mountain [...]
In operation since 1962, Eldora Mountain Resort is the closest resort to Denver. It offers excellent skiing, snowboarding, cross-country skiing and snowshoeing and provides a great family orientated atmosphere. With a 1600 ft vertical drop and 53 trails to choose from, you can be sure that Eldora wont disappoint! Families will be glad to know [...]