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.
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 […]
Ascutney Mountain Resort was closed in the Fall of 2010 Ascutney Mountain Resort has a reputation for being one of the most popular family ski destinations in Vermont. It is also a great four-seasons resort offering the best available for both families and adults all year round. A mid-sized ski resort, it is very popular […]
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 […]
Founded in 1936, Bromley Mountain is one of the oldest ski areas in the United States. It is situated in the Green Mountain National Forest just east of Manchester, and has great facilities for both skiing and snowboarding. Bromley was one of the first resorts to use the concepts of ski lifts, ski area design, […]
Monarch Mountain, situated in the San Isabel National Forest of southern Colorado is known for its extensive snowfall and friendly atmosphere. Convenient and reasonably priced, with an outstanding panorama, Monarch Mountain has something to offer everyone. Opened in 1939 Monarch Mountain’s 54 trails guide skiers and snowboarders across the 800 acres of white winter wonderland. […]
Just a two-hour drive from Montreal you’ll find the legendary skiing resort known as Burke Mountain. A great resort that offers both meandering forest trails and steep white glades, Burke Mountain has a family-friendly atmosphere and an unpretentious style. With a summit elevation of 3267 ft and a vertical drop of 2000 ft, Burke Mountain […]
One of the ultimate backcountry skiing and expert rated alpine skiing destinations in the country, Silverton Mountain is not your average ski resort. Instead of skiing programs for toddlers, you’ll find informative and educational classes regarding avalanche safety and mountaineering instruction. Instead of masses of people skiing down well-groomed slopes of a gentler grade, you’ll […]
Size does matter, particularly if you dream of off-piste skiing in the Andes. Built in 1988 at the foot of the imposing El Plomo Peak by a French company, Valle Nevado has a distinct French ambiance which sets it apart from other ski vacation resorts of Chile. Valle Nevado is extremely popular with snowboarders and […]