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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:

The Epic Pass now includes skiing at Perisher, Australia

 

The recent purchase of Perisher ski resort in Australia by Vail Resorts means that it’s now possible to buy one lift pass that includes unlimited skiing in more than a dozen resorts, including Vail, Breckenridge and Park City.

Check your lift queuing time in Vail Resorts with Epic Mix

 

Vail Resorts’ innovative work on their EpicMix app has improved again as skiers and snowboarders in Breckenridge, Keystone, Vail and Beaver Creek will be able to check lift queue wait times from their phones this winter.

Park City joins the Epic Pass Line Up

Following on from Vail Resorts recent purchase of Park City Mountain in Utah, the Epic Pass from Vail Resorts now includes Park City as well.

That makes 22 different resorts covered by the pass now, giving access to some of the best skiing and riding in the world. 

Colorado Ski Safari - 7 Ski Resorts in 7 Days

Colorado Ski Safari - 7 Ski Resorts in 7 Days

 

Ski resorts in Colorado are pretty tightly nit together meaning it’s totally possible to comfortably do several in a week’s holiday. However, never one to shy away from challenges, we believe it’s actually possible to visit and stay at 7 out of the 11 Colorado resorts we feature in one week’s vacation. With a day’s travel either end to and from Denver airport that leaves 5 ski days to do damage with. So here goes!

Which Epic Pass should I buy? - 2014/15 Epic Passes now on sale

epic passes 2014/15

‘Which Epic Pass should I buy?’ - 2014/15 Epic Passes are now on sale.

The Epic Pass is an unbelievable single lift ticket that gives you more than any other in North America. There are a number of versions of the Epic Pass available, all of them great value for money. So which Epic Pass should you buy in 2014/15?


Breckenridge extend season to 27 April 2014

Breckenridge season extension

Breckenridge Ski Resort has announced that they will extend the resort’s ski season by one additional week.

The week will be from Monday 21 April through Sunday 27 April and is due to excellent snow depths and great conditions that are expected to continue into the spring.

In January, Breckenridge was the snowiest resort in the States and had received more than 28ft (8.5m) of snow already this season.

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.

An Epic Deal in Colorado and Beyond

Photo: Vail Resorts/ Lake Tahoe

With world famous champagne powder and an abundance of resorts, the Colorado Rocky Mountains are one of the most popular winter destinations for snowboard and ski holidays. Snow conditions are consistently good for the majority of Colorado resorts, as well as long ski seasons.

Olympic Snowboard Star Shaun White Partners With Vail Resorts

Shaun White, two-time Olympic gold medalist, has signed a deal to represent all six of Vail Resorts in Colorado and California. He will be based and train at Northstar-at-Tahoe in California and will design a signature 22-foot halfpipe there. The company will donate $5 for each Epic season pass sold to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, White's chosen charity. Epic passes range from $499 to $699.

Ullr Fest in Breckenridge

January 10, 2010 - January 16, 2010

Location: Breckenridge

Vail 'Adventure Sessions' Ski School Program

Vail Resorts announces a new product to their Ski School Program for 2009-10 - The 'Adventure Sessions'.

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