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.
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 […]