Category Archives: Western U.S. & Canada

Winter in Yellowstone: A Cross-Country Skiing Paradise

West Yellowstone, MT – At one point while cross-country skiing in Yellowstone National Park last February, I paused to consider my position — and the bison that was lumbering toward me on the ski track. Since I was on skis, I technically had the right of way. But since the buffalo had about 2,000 pounds … Continue reading Winter in Yellowstone: A Cross-Country Skiing Paradise

Mt. Bachelor: A Pacific Northwest Behemoth

Bend, OR – With over 3,000 skiable acres, 10 chairlifts (seven of which are high-speed detachable quads) and a vertical drop of 3,365 feet that follows all 360 degrees of a volcanic cone, Oregon’s Mount Bachelor is one of America’s largest ski resorts. By all rights it should be a world-class ski and snowboard destination, … Continue reading Mt. Bachelor: A Pacific Northwest Behemoth