Feeling comfortable on intermediate runs opens up whole new areas of the mountain. © Vail Resorts

The Value of an Intermediate Ski Lesson

There is no question that you are a decent skier. You can carve groomed runs like a boss and make consistent turns from top to bottom. But your finesse takes a clear plunge (along with you, sometimes) once you venture onto steeper, ungroomed slopes. You’re not sure how to cross […]

Vermont’s Stowe Mountain is where downhill skiing began in the state—and it is still one of the East Coast’s top destinations. - © Vail Resorts

An Insider’s Guide to Stowe

The town of Stowe, Vermont, is a natural charmer. On Main Street in the 19th-century village, the Vermont Ski and Snowboard Museum takes history buffs back to the days of wooden skis and single chairlifts. Red barns, Swiss-style chalets, and old-school après ski bars dot fields blanketed with snow along […]