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March 18, 2018 - It may be March 18, but many Mid-Atlantic ski areas are still hanging onto the ski season by a thread. Whitetail has taken advantage of recent cold nights to make snow, allowing it to keep some slopes open with springlike conditions. DCSki’s Editor swung by Whitetail on a sunny Sunday afternoon to check out the conditions.
March 17, 2018 - DCSki Columnist Robbie Allen continues his quest for off the beaten track ski areas, and he recently found another to add to his list: the locally-run Magic Mountain in Vermont. He provides this account of the independent ski area.
March 11, 2018 - For his final ski day during Snow Trip 2018, DCSki’s Editor headed to the slopes of Deer Valley, a Utah resort known for its service and frequent top ranking in the U.S. Unfortunately, the flu caught up with him and kept him from exploring all of the resort.
March 10, 2018 - DCSki’s Editor is in the midst of a road trip through western states, in search of snow and adventure. After skiing in Idaho, Wyoming, and Colorado, he arrived in Utah, just after 30” of fresh snow arrived. He heads to Snowbasin Resort, a favorite among locals and DCSki readers.
March 7, 2018 - During one summer, DCSki’s Editor discovered his all-time favorite hiking trail in a remote part of Canyonlands National Park, but in the 105-degree heat he ran out of water before exploring the whole trail. Driving between Colorado and Utah, he made an excursion to Canyonlands to re-tackle this trail, but his plans were almost scuttled by snow.
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March 5, 2018 - After spending a day at Vail, DCSki’s Editor continued his Snow Trip by visiting Beaver Creek Resort, known for low crowds and luxury. He discovered a surprisingly diverse amount of terrain, enough to keep beginners and experts equally satisfied.
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March 4, 2018 - DCSki’s Editor continues his road trip, stopping by Colorado’s Vail Resort. Vail is a world-class resort, checking off an awful lot of boxes: expansive terrain, modern lift infrastructure, and a vibrant town. He tried to experience as much of Vail as possible in one day and provides this report.
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February 27, 2018 - Sometimes on an extended ski trip, you just don’t feel like skiing. The daily grind of transporting yourself to the slopes and inventing new forms of physics to try and get your feet into your ski boots can start to wear you down. In the midst of his road trip, DCSki’s Editor took a day off from skiing the slopes of Colorado to explore the Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park (where he was stranded for awhile on top of a mountain in a snowstorm) and the Glenwood Hot Springs Resort.
February 25, 2018 - DCSki Columnist Robbie Allen visits New Hampshire’s Cannon Mountain and describes the classic ski area, likening it to a bigger version of West Virginia’s Canaan Valley Resort.
February 24, 2018 - DCSki’s Editor continues his road trip with a stop at Colorado’s Snowmass Resort. His first day there was less than ideal: Presidents’ Day Weekend crowds mobbed the resort while strong winds shut down many of the lifts. But he tried again later in the week, and discovered why Snowmass is a favorite of many skiers and boarders.

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