Going Further Afield: Powderhorn Mountain Resort (Yes, You Can Drive to Colorado)

After endless canceled flights during the recent holiday period, Robbie Allen decided to do what any sensible person would do: he tossed family members in his car and headed west, driving to Colorado. While there, he sampled the off-the-beaten-path Powderhorn Resort, located in far west Colorado. Learn more in his Firsthand Report.

By Robbie Allen | January 10, 2023 5 Further Afield

The January Blues

Temperatures have been on a wild roller coaster so far this winter, frustrating Mid-Atlantic skiers. But after a warm spell in early January, nighttime temperatures are finally about to dip back into snowmaking range.

By M. Scott Smith | January 5, 2023 3 News

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Mid-Atlantic Ski Season Begins

Below average temperatures in November have enabled a variety of ski areas across the entire Mid-Atlantic region to open for the season, giving skiers one extra thing to be thankful for this Thanksgiving.

By M. Scott Smith | November 27, 2022 4 News

What's New for 2022: Blue Mountain Resort

Pennsylvania's Blue Mountain Resort has made significant investments this past summer to enhance skiing this winter. A new lift, a re-imagined snow tubing experience, and enhanced snowmaking highlight some of the capital improvements visitors will notice.

By M. Scott Smith | November 16, 2022 News

What's New for 2022: Camelback Resort

Guests to Pennsylvania's Camelback Resort will notice a wide range of improvements this winter. Chief among them: the Black Bear 6, a brand new 6-person high-speed lift

By M. Scott Smith | November 15, 2022 News

An Annual Conundrum: When to Begin Snowmaking

This time of year is a tricky one for ski area managers in the Mid-Atlantic region. To make snow, or not to make snow? A large number of variables factor into each resort's decision.

By M. Scott Smith | November 14, 2022 3 Feature Story

The Snowbound Snowbird

Some retirees head to warmer climes for the winter. DCSki Columnist Jim Kenney is not one of those retirees. In this story, he reflects on his experiences spending summers in the Mid-Atlantic and winters skiing in the Rockies.

By Jim Kenney | October 5, 2022 1 Feature Story

Snow Sports Museum of West Virginia Charts Out Summer Events

Dedicated to capturing and preserving the history of snowsports in WV, the Museum recently announced upcoming events.

By M. Scott Smith | May 6, 2022 3 News

An Ikonic, Epic Battle: For 2022, Season Pass Options Abound

It is once again Spring, which means it's time to consider purchasing a season pass for the 2022-2023 winter season before prices begin to inch up. DCSki breaks down the choices and factors Mid-Atlantic skiers should consider as they explore available pass options.

By M. Scott Smith | April 25, 2022 9 Feature Story

Firsthand Report: Epic Pass Experience Part 2: Stowe

In the second of a two-part series, DCSki Columnist John Sherwood reviews his experience as an Epic pass holder this season, describing an early March trip to Vermont's Stowe Resort.

By John Sherwood | April 18, 2022 14 Firsthand Report

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