Skiing six ski resorts in one day might seem like an overambitious fantasy. But it was always on DCSki Columnist Robbie Allen's bucket list. In mid-March, 2023, he checked that off his bucket list as he took advantage of the Ski Utah Interconnect Tour to hit six ski areas in one day: Deer Valley, Park City, Solitude, Brighton, Alta, and Snowbird. He describes his experience in this feature story.
By Robbie Allen | April 16, 2023 3 Further Afield
John Sherwood returned to Utah's Snowbasin Resort in late February, 2023. While he found a decline in some aspects of Snowbasin such as food quality and crowding, he found that the quality of snow and terrain still made the ski area well worth a visit. He filed this Firsthand Report.
By John Sherwood | March 26, 2023 3 Firsthand Report
DCSki Columnist Lou Botta headed North from the Mid-Atlantic when he retired, landing in scenic New Hampshire. His goal is to visit every ski area in the Granite State. In this first profile of his series, Lou details Mount Sunapee, his new "home" ski hill.
Robbie Allen is always on the search for smaller and lesser-known ski areas, and this search recently took him to Howelsen Ski Area, the oldest continuously-operating ski area in Colorado. Howelsen shares some of the same champagne powder as its more popular neighbor, Steam Springs, but at a fraction of the lift ticket price.
By Robbie Allen | March 10, 2023 1 Further Afield
DCSki Columnist John Sherwood recently returned to New Hampshire's Waterville Valley Resort, the first "big" mountain he skied as a child. He filed this Firsthand Report.
By John Sherwood | February 18, 2023 2 Feature Story
After receiving a new hip, DCSki Columnist Matthew Graham was worried about how it would affect his ability to ski. He answered this question in a January, 2023 trip to West Virginia's Snowshoe Mountain Resort. Matthew describes his experience in this Firsthand Report.
By Matthew Graham | February 18, 2023 2 Feature Story
In DCSki's Interview Series, we take a look at interesting people who have a connection to the mountains. In early February, 2022, a new snow tubing park opened in scenic Harpers Ferry, West Virginia, providing day and evening tubing sessions throughout the week. We chatted with Matt Knott, President and Owner of River/Snow Riders, to learn more about this exciting new addition to the Mid-Atlantic winter sports scene.
By M. Scott Smith | February 9, 2023 Interview Series
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
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
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