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Top Tips for Booking a Ski Holiday to the USA & Canada

Skiing powder in Game Creek Bowl

Deciding whether to book a North American skiing holiday this winter or next? Here are some tips on when and where to book for both the USA and Canada.

When deciding on a skiing holiday to North America, this usually means a special trip or a longer trip, compared to somewhere closer to home, where even weekend skiing is possible. Here are some tips to consider when thinking about booking a skiing holiday to the USA or Canada:

Record Snowfall in Telluride - January 2016


This season is turning into an epic for Telluride in Colorado. So far the snowfall has topped 20 feet and if it keeps on at this rate then this will be a record season for snowfall in the resort.

Most snowfall for at least 10 years 

Telluride - Raw Mountain Meets Sophisticated Resort

Telluride - Raw Mountain Meets Sophisticated Resort

Telluride is a renovated mining town situated in a picturesque valley in the southeastern corner of Colorado. Originally colonised by bohemians in the 1960s, Telluride developed as a ski area in the 1970s which has resulted in a high end winter playground with one of the most challenging mountains in the whole of North America. The resort has incredible views of the San Juan Mountains in all directions which gives it an expansive feel however it is fairly compact to get around.

The Five Best Hotels & Lodging In Telluride

Telluride is a former mining town that has been reborn as a ski resort with great skiing in a remarkable setting.  

Surrounded by 14,000 foot summits, the ambiance and of the old town and views from Main Street will charm you from the start.

And there’s no need to use a car – the town’s automated transport system means that downtown is linked to the Mountain Village via a gondola that’s free and open from dawn to midnight.

North American Ski Resorts Reviews: Colorado


Colorado snow is amongst the best, anywhere. The locals call it champagne powder: deep, luxuriant and effervescent stuff that has been dried as it travelled across North America, high in the jet stream, before being dropped by the ton on this mountainous arena.

The Ten Best Family Ski Resorts in the USA

Whistler Blackcomb Photo, Kid's Ski School

Family ski holidays can be fun-filled adventures and can create strong family memories for years to come. Experiencing the excitement of skiing or snowboarding in the snowy mountains of North America with your family can be a fantastic experience. However, some resorts are more suited to family ski holidays than others - the key to making your vacation a success is to choose a North American ski resort that is fun for the entire family on and off the mountain.

Snowboardcross Cup 2011 Telluride Colorado

Snowboardcross Cup 2011 Telluride Colorado

From Dec 14 till 17, it's time for a long snowboard weekend in the US-American winter sport resort of Telluride, CO, where a total of three events of the running 2012 LG Snowboard FIS World Cup season are scheduled. After the season's first parallel giant slalom on Dec 15, the world's best snowboard cross riders are entering their race for the World Cup Globe on Dec 16 (qualifiers on Dec 14). The sole stop of the international competition series in the US concludes with the sole sbx team event of this winter, which will also take place on the long course (Dec 17) built by Jeff Ihaksi.

Inaugural Telluride Visa Snowboardcross Cup

Inaugural Telluride Visa Snowboardcross Cup

Dec 17-20, 2009

The Telluride Ski Resort is the new U.S. home for World Cup snowboarding with the Visa U.S. Snowboardcross

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