Robbie Allen is always on the search for smaller and lesser-known ski areas, and this search recently took him to Howelsen Ski Area, the oldest continuously-operating ski area in Colorado. Howelsen shares some of the same champagne powder as its more popular neighbor, Steam Springs, but at a fraction of the lift ticket price.
By Robbie Allen | March 10, 2023 1 Further Afield
DCSki Columnist Lou Botta headed North from the Mid-Atlantic when he retired, landing in scenic New Hampshire. His goal is to visit every ski area in the Granite State. In this first profile of his series, Lou details Mount Sunapee, his new "home" ski hill.
DCSki Columnist John Sherwood recently returned to New Hampshire's Waterville Valley Resort, the first "big" mountain he skied as a child. He filed this Firsthand Report.
By John Sherwood | February 18, 2023 2 Feature Story
After receiving a new hip, DCSki Columnist Matthew Graham was worried about how it would affect his ability to ski. He answered this question in a January, 2023 trip to West Virginia's Snowshoe Mountain Resort. Matthew describes his experience in this Firsthand Report.
By Matthew Graham | February 18, 2023 2 Feature Story
Dedicated to capturing and preserving the history of snowsports in WV, the Museum recently announced upcoming events.
By M. Scott Smith | May 6, 2022 3 News
After endless canceled flights during the recent holiday period, Robbie Allen decided to do what any sensible person would do: he tossed family members in his car and headed west, driving to Colorado. While there, he sampled the off-the-beaten-path Powderhorn Resort, located in far west Colorado. Learn more in his Firsthand Report.
By Robbie Allen | January 10, 2023 5 Further Afield
Temperatures have been on a wild roller coaster so far this winter, frustrating Mid-Atlantic skiers. But after a warm spell in early January, nighttime temperatures are finally about to dip back into snowmaking range.
By M. Scott Smith | January 5, 2023 3 News
Known as "Crush" on the DCSki Forums, Eric has been posting to DCSki for over 20 years -- even as he's changed locations from D.C. to Park City to North Lake Tahoe. Learn more about Eric in this interview.
By M. Scott Smith | March 6, 2022 9 Interview Series
After four seasons in a row of skiing at Colorado's Streamboat Springs, DCSki Columnist Matthew Graham has cracked the code for avoiding lines. He shares his tips in this report.
By Matthew Graham | February 15, 2022 5 Feature Story
Below average temperatures in November have enabled a variety of ski areas across the entire Mid-Atlantic region to open for the season, giving skiers one extra thing to be thankful for this Thanksgiving.
By M. Scott Smith | November 27, 2022 4 News
This time of year is a tricky one for ski area managers in the Mid-Atlantic region. To make snow, or not to make snow? A large number of variables factor into each resort's decision.
By M. Scott Smith | November 14, 2022 3 Feature Story
Some retirees head to warmer climes for the winter. DCSki Columnist Jim Kenney is not one of those retirees. In this story, he reflects on his experiences spending summers in the Mid-Atlantic and winters skiing in the Rockies.
By Jim Kenney | October 5, 2022 1 Feature Story