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Winter Sports


A Beginner's Guide to Snowshoeing (And Why It's Good for You)

From improving heart health to providing a unique and quiet opportunity to enjoy the great outdoors, snowshoeing is the perfect winter pastime.


15 Insider Vermont Ski Vacation Tips

There are more than 20 ski resorts in the State of Vermont and if you want to plan a vacation here, there are a few things to know first. Check the list, book your trip, pray for snow, and go!


The Best Ski Area in Summit County, Colorado: Copper, Keystone, A-Basin, Breckenridge, or Loveland?

Want to know the best ski area in Summit County? There are five great ski areas there, but which one is perfect for you? Depending on your skill level, it could be any of the five.


Yellowstone in Winter

Experience Yellowstone National Park in the winter for snowmobiling, snowshoeing, skiing, photography and wildlife tours, geothermal features, ice-fishing, dog-sledding, biking, ultimate relaxation, and the vacation of a lifetime!


Take Your Toddler Ice Skating for the First Time

So, since your child's birth, you've been chomping at the bit to nurture the next Mario Lemieux or Peggy Fleming, or perhaps the very first Peggy Lemieux. Or maybe you just want to share your interest in ice skating with your little one, but you're not sure where to get started.


The Top 4 Ski Resorts in North Carolina

If you enjoy skiing and cannot travel to the great slopes of Colorodo and Utah, find out what the North Carolina ski resorts can offer you: great prices, excellent slopes, and beautiful accomodations.


How to Teach a Kid to Snow Ski Using a Harness

Learn how to teach a young child to ski using a ski harness. This article includes pictures and video demonstrations.

Pictures by Audrey Kirchner

Dog-Friendly Winter Sports Trails in Central Oregon

Find dog-friendly winter sports trails in Central Oregon. Take your dogs snowshoeing, skijoring, and sledding.


How the Best Custom Ski Boots Are Fitted and Why They Are Worth It

This article describes what it's like to have custom ski boots made and where to get them in Lake Tahoe and Whistler.


An MSR Snowshoe Comparison

MSR Denali vs MSR Lightning Ascent snowshoes, along with snowshoe accessories