Category Archives: Features

Sunlight Launches Winter Stoke Film Fest

Glenwood Springs, CO – Colorado’s Sunlight Mountain Resort is reaching out to local filmmakers to submit their best edits to be featured as part of its first annual Winter Stoke Film Fest. Produced in conjunction with the True Media Foundation of Carbondale, the film festival will be held Dec. 1 at the Vaudeville Theatre in Glenwood … Continue reading Sunlight Launches Winter Stoke Film Fest

Colorado Gets Ready for Winter with Ski and Snowboard Expo

Denver, CO – It’s practically a rite of passage. The siren’s song of deals on outdoor winter equipment, clothing, and accessories lures avid skiers and snowboarders annually to the Colorado Ski and Snowboard Expo. Celebrating its 25th anniversary this year from November 4-6 in Hall B of the Colorado Convention Center in downtown Denver, shoppers will find discounts … Continue reading Colorado Gets Ready for Winter with Ski and Snowboard Expo

So, When’s It Going to Snow?

Washington, DC – Leaves are changing, and temperatures are dropping…but when’s it going to snow? Snowfall has already graced some higher elevations in the western U.S. this year, but we know that you’re anxiously awaiting the first flakes in your own neck of the woods. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has released an … Continue reading So, When’s It Going to Snow?

Accuweather Predicts Cold, Snowy Winter in the Northeast

State College, PA – Skiers and snowboarders frustrated by last winter’s record-setting warm and dry conditions in the Northeast and Midwest will likely rejoice, after hearing Accuweather’s forecast for the winter ahead. Meanwhile, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has downgraded the strength of the La Niña event predicted for this winter. In an outlook … Continue reading Accuweather Predicts Cold, Snowy Winter in the Northeast

Quebec City’s Winter Carnival Offers More Than Skiing

Québec (QC), Canada – Québec City’s renowned annual Winter Carnival continues through February 14, and for cold weather lovers this is the place to be. It’s is also an excellent vacation choice for families with young children. While many First Tracks!! Online readers love winter for the skiing and snowboarding, Carnival visitors know that there is more … Continue reading Quebec City’s Winter Carnival Offers More Than Skiing

How to Plan a Heli-ski Trip

Salt Lake City, UT – Heli-skiing is the ultimate dream for any powder-focused skier or snowboarder, but when you look at the costs, it often becomes apparent why the “once in a lifetime” tag is so appropriate. In this article we’ll guide you through how to choose and plan the perfect heli-ski trip for the best return for your investment. … Continue reading How to Plan a Heli-ski Trip

My Tremblant: An American Skier in Quebec

Mont-Tremblant (QC), Canada – In 1938, Joseph Bondurant Ryan, a wealthy American from Philadelphia, and his radio journalist friend Lowell Thomas, climbed to the summit of Mont Tremblant in Quebec’s Laurentian Mountains, using skis wrapped in seal skins. As the story goes, Ryan – who was ostensibly in the area to prospect for gold – took … Continue reading My Tremblant: An American Skier in Quebec