Weekend Pass

Escape to Canada: How to Spend a Weekend in Vancouver

The whole world is right across the border—oh, along with a brand new, unmentionable tower.

01/23/2017 By Allison Williams

New and Notable

Pacific Northwest Ski Report: What's New, What's Open

Check the opening status for seven resorts in Washington, Oregon, and British Columbia.

11/22/2016 By Jack Russillo

Weekend Pass

Backcountry Skiing in the Cascades

With a La Niña year on the horizon, experts are forecasting a winter of epic snowfall. Backcountry skiing takes you to that powder—but pristine slopes come with a price.

11/21/2016 By Allison Williams

52 Weekends

Winter Weekends

Worth the search: truffles, snowbound mountain huts, and Kurt Cobain's favorite spot in Aberdeen.

12/30/2015 By Allison Williams

Snow News

The Biggest Ski Mountain You've Never Heard Of

Does British Columbia want the Jumbo Glacier Resort, even if it's the best in the world?

10/13/2015 By Allison Williams

Road Trips

Cat Skiing the Canadian Powder Highway

Even during one of the worst snow years in recent memory, we easily found untouched powder on these British Columbia mountains.

09/26/2015 By Allison Williams

Weekend Pass

Sun Peaks: The Whistler Alternative

A Canadian ski legend left Whistler for this out-of-the-way mountain—for good reason.

02/03/2015 By Allison Williams

Habitat

A Contemporary Ski Cabin Shines in Methow Valley

Cast Architecture designs a Mazama vacation home for year-round adventure.

11/03/2014 By Angela Cabotaje

Travel

Skiing My Own Private Idaho

How to get a ski mountain all to yourself (without being Clint Eastwood).

12/01/2013 By Allison Williams

Get Out

Snowmobiling in Roslyn

An eco-minded novice gets a taste of snowmobiling in Roslyn.

03/07/2012 By Allison Williams

Weekend Getaways

The Fabulous Baker Joys

Mt. Baker holds the world record for snowfall. Weekend ski getaway, anyone?

02/18/2011 By David Laskin

Article

Big Sky’s the Limit

It’s a skiing paradise in Bozeman, Montana.

12/14/2009 By David Laskin

Article

Snow Business

Brights, cameras, action! Bring color and style outdoors this season.

12/14/2009 By Compiled by Osiris Navarro and Chelsea Randall

Get Out

This Cold House

Tents, schments. Real winter campers dig out a snow cave.

01/15/2009 By Camden Swita

Article

My Fat Big White and Silver Star Weekend

Two small BC resorts make for supersize fun.

01/07/2009 By Kimberly Brown Seeley

Article

35 Northwest Playgrounds

Great outdoor summer adventures in the water, on the ground, and high in the sky.

12/28/2008 By Courtney Nash

Article

Paradise Redone

Mount Rainier’s Paradise Inn is open again—and summer may never be the same.

12/27/2008 By Jim Gullo