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Get Ski Season Ready

It’s finally the best time of year again, and no we’re not talking about the holidays, we’re talking about ski season. Yes, the magical season of fresh powder, outdoor hot tubs and snow bunnies is upon us yet again, meaning it’s now socially acceptable to talk nonstop about the snow conditions and obsessively check the weather report in hopes of a blizzard. We know that whether you’re a seasoned pro or just getting into the magical sport having all the right gear can make all the difference out on the slopes.

12/11/2014

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How To Take An Affordable Ski Vacation

Despite what many people believe, a ski vacation can be taken without breaking the bank.

12/05/2014

(L-R) Second placed Frida Hansdotter of Sweden, winner Tina Maze of Slovenia and third placed Kathrin Zettel of Austria celebrate on the podium after the Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup Women's Slalom on November 15, 2014 in Levi, Finland. (Photo by Alain Grosclaude/Agence Zoom/Getty Images)

Tina Maze Of Slovenia Wins Women’s World Cup Slalom Opener

Tina Maze of Slovenia won the women’s World Cup slalom opener Saturday with an overall time of 1 minute, 55.15 seconds while defending world champion Mikaela Shiffrin came 11th and said she had “lessons to learn.”

11/15/2014

Ted Ligety celebrates during the Alpine Skiing Men's Giant Slalom at the 2014 Winter Olympics on February 19, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

American Ted Ligety Dominates For Gold In Olympic Giant Slalom

Leading after the first run, Ligety sped down the Rosa Khutor course in a two-leg combined time of 2 minutes, 45.29 seconds, becoming the first American man to win two Olympic gold medals in Alpine skiing.

02/19/2014

Silver medalist Gus Kenworthy gold medalist Joss Christensen and bronze medalist Nicholas Goepper of the United States pose after the Men's Ski Slopestyle Finals during the Winter Olympics at Rosa Khutor Extreme Park on February 13, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Americans Continue Slopestyle Dominance With Clean Sweep In Men’s Skiing

Don’t worry, Team USA. The shredder kids have your back. Joss Christensen, Gus Kenworthy and Nick Goepper swept the podium Thursday, putting on a spectacular show to boost America’s lagging medal count.

02/13/2014

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Outdoor Valentine’s Day Date Ideas

Get creative this Valentine’s Day with a date outdoors, no matter what climate you live in.

01/19/2014

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Thrillist Snow Guide: Vail, Colorado

Vail, Colorado is one of the largest single-mountain ski resorts in the world. Here’s a snow guide to a winter day in the ski town.

12/12/2013

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Supper On The Slopes: 8 New Ski Resort Restaurants

Ski or snowboard into one of these ski resort restaurants and fill up with lamb chops, bison burgers and beef tenderloins before carving up the rest of the mountain.

12/06/2013

Lindsey Vonn attends the 2013 CFDA Fashion Awards on June 3, 2013. (Photo by Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images)

Lindsey Vonn Reportedly Drug Tested At Glitzy Lincoln Center Event

Apparently nothing gets in the way of the International Olympic Committee and its drug-testing policy.

06/05/2013

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Skier Lindsey Vonn Airlifted To Hospital After Crash At Worlds

Lindsey Vonn crashed during the super-G Tuesday and was taken to a hospital by helicopter after apparently hurting her right knee at the world championships.

02/05/2013

1.28.13 Slope Styles

Fashion For The Ski Slopes

Time to start planning those ski trips, which means it’s also time to update your ski style – and we’ve got the hottest styles to help you look cool on the slopes.

01/28/2013

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Snow Sport Lovers Turn Out For Winter Jam

The weather may not be so nice if you’re trying to walk from Wall Street to Times Square in a windbreaker, but it was perfect Saturday for the annual Winter Jam in Central Park.

01/26/2013

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Winter Jam Coming To Central Park This Weekend

While walking around outside may be harrowing, Winter Jam will be on this weekend.

01/23/2013

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Best Places For Outdoor Winter Activities In Chicago

Once you’ve pushed yourself to brave the lower temperatures, you’ll find that Chicago does have some fun winter activities to offer.

01/18/2013

Snowblower at Campgaw Mountain in Mahwah, NJ Jan. 3, 2013 (credit: CBS 2)

Bitter Cold Grips Tri-State, But Warmer Temperatures On The Way

Temperatures are expected to hit a low of 27 Thursday night. Friday will be mostly sunny with a cold wind and a high of 36 degrees.

01/03/2013

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