Skiing/Snowboarding

Fat tire rentals are available at Whitewater Ski Resort in Nelson, B.C. for riders to explore the five kilometers of new multi-use trails in the Nordic center.

A Whole Lot of New at Regional Resorts: Better Runs, Expansion Plans, Terrain Park Additions, Night Vision, Web Cam, Mountain Hosts, Cheap Cat Skiing, Fat Biking, and More!

With the first flakes of the ski season already behind us, and plenty more likely to fall in the coming month, resorts around the greater …

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Smiling in the powder. Photo: Matt Sawyer, Ski Butternut

Tips and Tricks for Beginners

First Day on the Hill Remember that everyone was a beginner once, and they all had a first day. Signing up with a ski or …

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Demonstrating the wedge at Mt. Spokane. Photo: Amy Silbernagel McCaffree

Teaching Your Kids to Ski: Lessons from a Ski Family

Skiing together allows my family to achieve one of our common goals: to embrace outdoor adventures year round. We appreciate living in a four-season climate, …

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Chuck Schmidt doing what he loves. Photo: Tom Sorenson

Why I Ride: Chuck Schmidt, Lookout Pass

Editor’s Note: What drives some people to spend so much of their winters out in the cold and snow, sliding down mountains on skis and …

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Nordic Kids lessons are a great way for kids to learn cross-country skiing with the help of parent volunteers." Photo: Tim Wright

Getting Into Cross-country Skiing in Four Easy Steps

In recent years, a growing contingent of people in the Inland Northwest have embraced snow sports besides downhill skiing – particularly snowshoeing and Nordic (cross-country) …

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Ski Bum Advice: 4 People You Might Meet in a Lodge Bar

There are three things that I really love about skiing. The first is taking my boots off. The second is taking my boots off. The …

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Spirit of a Mountain: Keeping it Real at the “Kan”

As skiers and riders, we are often drawn to a particular area that holds a special place in our hearts. It may not have the …

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Inland NW Nordic Skiers Represent at 2014 Olympics

With all the excitement surrounding the 2014 Winter Olympics, I can’t help but remember my own short-lived dreams to become a Winter Olympian. It was …

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Talk Like a Skier: Gaper’s Guide to Ski Lingo

Whether you’re a ski-bum or a middle-aged shredder, improve your street cred on the hill with these 26 ski lingo terms.

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