more about: skiing

Where to go this weekend: Sandpoint, ID

Idaho’s lakeside retreat does wintertime right with plenty of snow sports, cozy urban wineries, and a cool new music venue.

3 ways to enjoy Yosemite in winter

Half Dome sporting a snowy cap, ice-skating at Curry Village—these are just some of the pleasures of a winter visit to Yosemite National Park. One more: relative solitude. The park gets only one-fifth as many visitors in January as in July. Dan Koeppel shares the best ways to experience the park in all its winter glory.

Where to go this weekend: Olympic Valley, CA

Snow! Snow! Snow! (And music too.)

From my inbox this week, two hopeful portents for this winter. The first, which arrived yesterday, was a press release touting the imminent release of a holiday album by the San Francisco roots rock band Train: Christmas in Tahoe.