Category Archives: Western U.S. & Canada

Castle Mountain: The Best Ski Hill You’ve Never Heard Of

Pincher Creek (AB), Canada – Pulling into the town of Pincher Creek, Alberta, one certainly doesn’t feel that they’ve arrived at a ski mountain. Situated 30 miles east of Castle Mountain Resort, though, the 600 or so beds contained in a number of motels constitute the closest lodging to the ski area. The town is … Continue reading Castle Mountain: The Best Ski Hill You’ve Never Heard Of

Wanted: Skiers and Boarders, Dead or Alive

Teton Village, WY – Excitement. Anticipation. Anxiety. Fear. These are the overwhelming sensations that best describe my first encounter with the "Terror of the Tetons." Jackson Hole is, for the most part, a hardcore skier’s mountain that makes most of America’s ski areas seem lame by comparison.  It is no coincidence that the most affluent … Continue reading Wanted: Skiers and Boarders, Dead or Alive