Going Further Afield: Hokkaido - the Alaska of Japan

Robbie Allen's ski ventures took him to a very snowy region of Japan, Niseko United. He provides this Firsthand Account.

By Robbie Allen | January 17, 2022 7 News

Interview Series: Massanutten's Kenny Hess

Kenny Hess began his career at Massanutten Resort as a lift operator in 1980. Today, he oversees many activities at the resort. In this in-depth interview, Kenny reflects on Massanutten's history, describes some of the key changes that have occurred in the industry, and previews exciting enhancements coming to Massanutten as the Virginia ski area celebrates its 50th year.

By M. Scott Smith | January 14, 2022 Interview Series

2022: DYSS (Different Year, Same Stuff)

DCSki Columnist Charles Sneiderman checks in with his latest XC (mis)adventure.

By Charles Sneiderman | January 10, 2022 5 News

From a Drizzly December to a Snowy New Year

The second half of December wasn't ideal for Mid-Atlantic ski areas: cold temperatures from early in the season yielded to unseasonably (and, to skiers, unreasonably) mild days. As the calendar advanced from December to January, that's all changed. DCSki provides a roundup of the latest conditions at local ski resorts.

By M. Scott Smith | January 7, 2022 1 News

Vail Resorts to Purchase Seven Springs, Hidden Valley, Laurel Mountain

In news that is likely to reshape Mid-Atlantic snowsports for years to come, Vail Resorts announced on December 8, 2021 that it has entered into an agreement to purchase Seven Springs Mountain Resort, Hidden Valley Resort, and the operations of Laurel Mountain Ski Area.

By M. Scott Smith | December 8, 2021 2 News

More Mid-Atlantic Ski Resorts on Tap to Open December 4

The Mid-Atlantic ski season is already underway, and additional ski areas are scheduled to come on-line the weekend of December 4-5. DCSki presents a complete roundup of open -- and soon-to-open -- ski areas in this December 1, 2021 update. Above, Pennsylvania's Seven Springs Resort has been laying down snow in preparation for a December 4 opening.

By M. Scott Smith | December 1, 2021 1 News

Firsthand Report: Preview Weekend at Timberline Mountain, WV

Jim Kenney had a chance to swing by West Virginia's Timberline Mountain for its preview weekend on November 28, 2021.

By Jim Kenney | November 30, 2021 3 News

Vail Resorts Announces Operational Enhancements

Leveraging data science, the company aims to reduce crowding and lift line wait times.

By M. Scott Smith | November 28, 2021 2 News

Jim Kenney's Top 20 Ski Areas

There are many lists of "top ski areas,", but there is only one "Jim Kenney's top ski areas" list. Reflecting on 50+ years of skiing, Jim picks his favorite ski areas that resonated personally with him.

By Jim Kenney | November 27, 2021 Feature Story

What's New for 2021: Beech Mountain

The base village has transformed into a park-like plaza.

By M. Scott Smith | November 26, 2021 News

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