more about: skiing

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.

Mammoth Mountain Ski Resort’s founder turns 100, and he only stopped skiing a few years ago

Mammoth Mountain Ski Resort founder Dave McCoy turns 100 today, and to celebrate, he’s launching a $100 for 100 campaign through his Mammoth Lakes Foundation, the non-profit he founded to support higher education in the Eastern Sierra.

Our favorite new Rocky Mountain stays

Our 5 favorite travel finds of the week

  Happy Friday, readers! Here again are our 5 favorite travel discoveries of the week. Escape “The most beautiful sound in the Canadian Rockies is silence,” notes Edward Hunter, 88, a lifelong skier and the narrator of this gorgeous video from Sherpas Cinema of Banff National Park. Eat Fun fact: May is National Burger Month. To celebrate, Cassell’s Hamburgers in L.A.‘s Koreatown will be selling burgers for 99 […]