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Wednesday, October 28, 2020
  Story Greg Cansdale Who am I kidding? There on the big screen are legends on skis and boards who are ripping up near vertical slopes. They are so out of my league that I quiver with mediocrity just thinking about doing what they seem to do so effortlessly. The Chugach Mountains look magnificent and inspire me to forget my mediocrity, to...

Kashmir

Opening India’s first express quad chair early this year might sound like Gulmarg is going mainstream. The lift was a welcome addition to the gondola, but this powder Shangri-La remains about as different as it gets from  typical western ski resorts says Sam Leitch. Dal Lake photo  Karina Hogsand Gulmarg is a ski area unlike anywhere else in the world. A...

Can do Korea

creating world class ski facilities good enough to win the 2018 winter olympics pretty much from scratch is testament to korea’s amazing pace of development and can do mentality. so just how does it stack up as a ski destination? we sent carmen & owain price to find out. Incheon (Seoul) airport is your first inkling this is a country...

The Temple of Room

By Tim Macartney-Snape Back in 1929 New Zealand men were men and they had better things to do than make sheep nervous. Like founding a ski field bang in the middle of the main divide of the southern alps. Just getting there was no easy task, a combo of steam train, buggy ride and stiff hike weeding out society skiers...
For the price of a day’s heliskiing you could spend a week accessing terrain and snow that, on it’s day, is as good as any in NZ, just as long as you can ride the amazing 1500m long rope tow at Round Hill - it’s truly a stairway to powder heaven when it’s on, and actually the highest ski...
Fall 2011 saw the merger of Squaw Valley with neighboring Alpine Meadows ski resort – a truly historic event that allows skiers and riders to experience 6,000 acres, 43 lifts and over 270 trails on one lift ticket or season pass. With the addition of Alpine Meadows to the Squaw Valley family – the resorts now enter year two...