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Travel to Park City For a Fall Getaway Before the Snow Sets In

Oct 14, 2011  |   Contributor: Eric Rosen

Your winter wardrobe and ski gear might still be in storage—after all, it’s only September—but now is the perfect time to fit in one last snow-free visit to Utah’s mountain paradise of Park City before the flakes start falling and Hollywood types begin flocking there for that certain festival which shall not be named.

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The Warmer Side of Whistler Has More Than Just Wintertime Activities

Aug 29, 2014  |   Contributor: Cynthia Dial  |  1 Comment

It was my final day in Canada and I relaxed upon rattan palms at the entrance of Fairmont Chateau Whistler, which at 25 years of age is the village matriarch. As I awaited my transportation, I observed my surroundings. Encircled by the green of mountains and a blue sky above, the village to the left and spruce and cedars everywhere, it was a Christmas-perfect setting, one that it is best known for in the winter. But having gone in the summer, I discovered that Whistler is much more than just a winter destination.

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Take a Last-Minute Family Trip to The French Alps Before Ski Season Ends

Apr 14, 2014  |   Contributor: AJ Jordan

The end of the ski season is fast approaching, and Club Med Valmorel is one of the last resorts in the French Alps to remain open in April. If you caught the ski bug this year and haven’t had the opportunity to break out the equipment, why not gather up the passports for a family trip to the French Alps?

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7 Fun, Romantic & Breath-Taking Places to Steal a Kiss in Colorado

Mar 27, 2014  |   Contributor: Kimberly Fisher

Colorado is made for lovers, with spectacular outdoor views, natural beauty, fresh air, great restaurants and friendliness all around the great state. Take your honey on a romantic rendezvous and steal a kiss at seven of our favorite posh places.

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4 Luxury Ski Resorts With Real Estate for Sale in Vermont

Feb 27, 2014  |   Contributor: Roger Sands

Staying in high-end accommodations will enhance any ski vacation; staying in your own luxurious vacation home is quite another thing. The benefits associated with owning your own ski property are too numerous to mention. However, one thing is certain, such an investment will guarantee years of great moments. Below is a skier’s dream list of upscale accommodations throughout Vermont, home to some of the best terrain in the world. With high altitude properties like these, a snowy vacation is suddenly transformed into an extra exceptional experience.

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The Swiss Alps' Chedi Andermatt Opens as the Country's Only Year-Round Resort

Dec 29, 2013  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

Large comfy chairs, big furry blankets, and beautifully designed fireplaces are a few of the offerings at the new five-star Chedi Andermatt hotel and residences in the Swiss Alps. Guests and owners coming in from the snowy slopes are welcomed into the property’s stylish wood paneling which creates an environment perfectly suited for a cozy Switzerland experience.

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Canadian Heli-Skiing Company Adds 18,000 Acres of Skiable Terrain & Refreshes Gothics Lodge

Nov 29, 2013  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

With nearly 50 years under its belt as the inventor of heli-skiing in Western Canada, the world’s largest operator and the company that started it all, CMH Heli-Skiing, will be expanding its ski terrain in the Selkirks sub-range of the Columbia Mountains for the 2013/2014 season. They will also be making changes to their Gothics lodge which will open for the season on December 21.

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Elegant Ski Resort in Breckenridge, Colorado: Grand Lodge on Peak 7

Aug 27, 2013  |   Contributor: Chad Chisholm

Flying high above the alpine scenery, the Breckenridge Connect Gondola is by far the most elegant way of traveling to and from my accommodations at the Grand Lodge on Peak 7 in Breckenridge, Colorado. Moose graze in the wetlands below and a variety of Colorado wildlife can be seen from this airborne vantage point. Steps from the Lodge or downtown area, the gondola is one of the many luxurious appointments this property has to offer.... Read More

President of Vail Resorts Talks Expanding Into Utah: Interview with Blaise Carrig

Jun 24, 2013  |   Contributor: Susan Kime

There’s always news of some kind in Park City, Utah, even when there is no snow. But the most recent news took many by surprise. At the end of May this year, it was announced that Vail Resorts, one of the leading mountain resort operators in the United States, and publicly traded on the NYSE (NYSE:MTN) was taking over the operations of the well-run, hugely popular Canyons Ski Resort, beginning in June of this year.... Read More

Collective Ski Pass for World’s Best Independent Resorts for 2012-13 Season

Oct 19, 2012  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Alta, Aspen/Snowmass, Jackson Hole and Squaw Valley/Alpine Meadows, the premier independent mountain destinations in the West, have partnered to form the Mountain Collective™, offering a groundbreaking pass for the 2012-13 season: the Mountain Collective™ Pass. "This is a completely new concept for a ski pass and gives winter enthusiasts the freedom to access some of the best skiing and snowboarding in the world," said Christian Knapp, vice president of marketing, Aspen Skiing Company. “There's been an incredible spirit of collaboration amongst the partners to bring this historic alliance and innovative new product to life.”... Read More

Largest Ski Resort Expansion in North America Underway

Oct 12, 2012  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Red Mountain Resort has announced that it is adding nearly 1,000 acres in-bound terrain for the 2012/13 season, making it the largest ski resort expansion that North America has seen in many years. Located on the "Powder Highway" in British Columbia, Red Mountain Resort is a hidden jewel for skiers and is already quite large. Chris Cushing, Principal at Snow Engineering (SE) Group, one of the ski resort industry’s premier design and engineering firms, said: “RED Mountain’s expansion to Grey Mountain is the biggest, most exciting project in North America this year, and SE Group is proud to have worked with RED to make it happen. Not only does the expansion increase RED’s skiable terrain by about 1,000 acres, it also adds wide terrain variety—from groomed cruising runs to tree glades and al... Read More

Nightlife Venue & Luxury Suites Attract Celebrities to Aspen Sky Hotel

Aug 15, 2012  |   Contributor: Chad Chisholm

Aspen is renowned for its swanky shopping, celebrity regulars, and out-of-this-world lodging. This destination hotspot is anything but lacking in the luxury category, and with new renovations to one of the town's favorite nightlife venues, the Sky Hotel is busy as ever.... Read More

Spring Skiing at Canyons Resort in Park City, Utah

Mar 28, 2012  |   Contributor: Susan Kime  |  1 Comment

There are those who have a serious attraction, probably bordering on addiction, to Winter skiing, and never think of keeping their skis out after the first day of Spring. But then there are those who wait for a certain time, when the weather is warmer, but the snow is still dry and powdery and the slopes are less crowded.... Read More

Door County, Wisconsin Offers Cozy Winter Travel Adventure

Mar 21, 2012  |   Contributor: Ruth Mitchell

Most people think about visiting Door County Wisconsin in the summer or fall, but the winter can be a great time too. This beautiful peninsula just north of Green Bay (Packerland) is often referred to as the New England of the Midwest, but its microcosm of... Read More

Top 10 Winter Resort Pools

Dec 28, 2011  |   Contributor: Chad Chisholm

Snow-lovers are hitting the slopes during the winter months. Whether relaxing after a long day of skiing or riding, or a slopeside ski bunny just looking to soak up some rays, the Top 10 Winter Resort Pools are a perfect juxtaposition to chilly winter weather at some of the most luxurious winter wonderland resorts across the world.... Read More

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