Lift Rate Roundup 2018: Tri-State / Mid-Atlantic

Check lift ticket rates for alpine skiing and snowboarding areas just a drive from anywhere in Western Pennsylvania, listed in PA, WV, MD and NY.

Snowbird’s Genius ★☆☆☆☆ Campaign

Oh, the dreaded one star review. Anyone who works with a product or service that receives online reviews can relate – some of those low-ball reviews are just petty. Snowbird decided to take advantage of that concept and introduced the world to their ★☆☆☆☆ campaign.  Why did they do it? In an effort to “embrace theContinue reading “Snowbird’s Genius ★☆☆☆☆ Campaign”

Hidden Valley Review: F.A.M.I.L.Y.

Hidden Valley. Those familiar with this area and involved in winter sports will hear that this is the place for families and kids to go. And that word is right. My mom told stories of me starting here, hanging on to my moms hands at three, throwing the biggest pizza I could. And I rememberContinue reading “Hidden Valley Review: F.A.M.I.L.Y.”

Wisp Review: The Start of Something Good

First day out on the slopes and it was oh so good! I am starting to love Wisp. It has a decent amount of terrain and little “hideaways” which are just sections of the mountain that people don’t usually go. Sunday, January 7, 2018 Stuck between holiday weekends and following an absolutely freezing Saturday, thisContinue reading “Wisp Review: The Start of Something Good”

2017-2018 Lift Rate Roundup

My annual Lift Rate Roundup is back with all the info on mountain resorts in the tristate area. Here’s to the the non-season passers; the forgetful, the lazy and the last-minute (aka me), or the beginners that aren’t quite sure they love it (you will). Below is an outline of ski areas in Pennsylvania, MarylandContinue reading “2017-2018 Lift Rate Roundup”

Skiers Holiday Gift Guide – For Dudes

Here’s to the men. Even though we feel like we don’t really know what to get them as a gift, it’s really just more stuff that we want. Here’s a few ideas to put you on a roll… and remember to order your gifts this week before cut-off dates for USPS or UPS won’t deliverContinue reading “Skiers Holiday Gift Guide – For Dudes”

2016-17 Lift Rates Roundup

Even though it’s raining I figure I’d better start posting some ski content on here. It’s time to switch my mindset into full gear with or without snow on the ground. Last year’s Rate Roundup was updated on Dec 14, 2015 with no flakes in sight. There’s hope still. See below for my comprehensive listContinue reading “2016-17 Lift Rates Roundup”

An Early Ski Season Is Here!

Ski on Thanksgiving, anyone? When was the last time that happened? The bit of snow that hit the area over the weekend has skiers and riders ready to go, and resorts blowing snow. Snow making has been in process at a few larger areas and it looks like the consensus is Friday as opening day.Continue reading “An Early Ski Season Is Here!”