Ski and snowboard enthusiasts from around the world:

We have been proud to provide you with free access to snow reports, resort guides and more, and we are beyond grateful for your readership and contributions to our community over the years.

Unfortunately given the changing media landscape, Mountain News Corporation has experienced financial declines in recent years. With additional economic challenges from the COVID-19 pandemic now facing our business, it is not financially viable to continue operating.

Mountain News Corporation and our OnTheSnow and Skiinfo websites will be shutting down. We will explore the possibility of selling, partnering, or contributing assets to another media outlet if there is an opportunity to allow for a consistent or enhanced online experience. For inquiries about Mountain News Corporation, please email Feedback_OTS@mountainnews.com.

We want to thank our loyal employees for their tireless work over the years to bring great information to all of you. We take comfort knowing that our collective passion for the sport of skiing and snowboarding will certainly live on.

We’ll see you on the mountain.


– Mountain News Corporation

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Luxury Lodges for Family Spring Skiing

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Copyright: Don Riddle/Four Seasons Jackson Hole

Spring fever in the high country is a highly contagious disease fraught with spontaneous outbreaks of vintage neon gear and an insatiable need to ski slush and cultivate a goggle tan. From pond skims and rail jams to festivals and live music, each resort celebrates the big thaw in their own unique way. But, just because you're seeking out some fun in the sun doesn't mean you need to sacrifice on top-notch lodging options that the entire family can enjoy. We’ve paired the best family resorts to seek out spring skiing with a top-rated lodging option for each. 

1. Aspen/Snowmass: The Little Nell

The Little Nell  - © The Little Nell

The Little Nell

Copyright: The Little Nell

Stay at The Little Nell between March 20-27 and catch Aspen’s Bud Light Spring Jam, a premier festival complete with concerts, big air competitions, and downtown parties. The Little Nell is one of Colorado's only five-star, five-diamond hotels, offering luxury services and unparalleled access to America's most famous mountain town.

2. Crested Butte: Lodge at Mountaineer Square

Slopeside accommodations at the Lodge at Mountaineer Square in Crested Butte.   - © Courtesy of Crested Butte Mountain Resort.

Slopeside accommodations at the Lodge at Mountaineer Square in Crested Butte.

Copyright: Courtesy of Crested Butte Mountain Resort.

If you’ve yet to see a human-banana skim across an ice-cold pond using two snowboards for skis, perhaps it’s time you visit Crested Butte. CB’s annual end-of-the-season SkiTown Breakdown celebration typically goes down in early April, which includes a variety of events and live music. Located just steps from the ski lifts, the Lodge at Mountaineer Square features deluxe amenities, including an indoor/outdoor heated swimming pool, outdoor hot tub, and sauna.

3. Whistler Blackcomb: Nita Lake Lodge

Nita Lake Lodge

Nita Lake Lodge

Whistler hosts the World Ski & Snowboard Festival each April, offering music, art, and competitions, including the IFSA North American Junior Freeride Championships. Nita Lake Lodge is located within walking distance of Whistler Mountain and a quick five-minute shuttle ride of downtown. Accommodations include 77 studio, one- and two-bedroom suites.

4. Jackson Hole: Four Seasons

Four seasons has slopeside pools for soaking.  - © Becky Lomax

Four seasons has slopeside pools for soaking.

Copyright: Becky Lomax

March in Jackson Hole brings the Rendezvous Festival, from March 27-29. This 3-day celebration includes live music, events and of course, great skiing. Hotel amenities include... it's the Four Seasons, need we say more? 

5. Heavenly: The Landing Resort & Spa

South Lake Tahoe is a premier destination for skiers and riders looking to end the season on a high note. Restaurants, casinos, bars, and clubs complement the longer days and Heavenly’s 4,800 skiable acres. The Landing Resort & Spa, situated on the sandy beaches of Lake Tahoe, offers contemporary European design and luxurious amenities.

6. Breckenridge: Valdoro Mountain Lodge

Valdoro Mountain Lodge by Hilton Grand Vacations Suites  - © Valdoro Mountain Lodge by Hilton Grand Vacations Suites

Valdoro Mountain Lodge by Hilton Grand Vacations Suites

Copyright: Valdoro Mountain Lodge by Hilton Grand Vacations Suites

From March through May, Breckenridge hosts Breck Spring Fever. Touted as the biggest spring party in the Rocky Mountains, visitors can choose from a variety of events and concerts. Valdoro Mountain Lodge accommodations range from studio to three-bedroom suites, complete with gas fireplaces, full kitchens, and jetted tubs.

7. Mammoth: Tamarack Lodge and Resort

The Mammoth Invitational is a weekend event (April 3-5) complete with live music, races, auctions and more. Tamarack Lodge and Resort, located 2.5 miles from downtown and a short distance from the slopes, offers 35 private cabins at an elevation of 8,500 feet.

8. Park City Mountain Resort: Washington School House Hotel

Washington School House Hotel  - © Washington School House Hotel

Washington School House Hotel

Copyright: Washington School House Hotel

Get down PCMR style with Spring Grüv (March 7 - April 5) a celebration that includes free concerts in both villages and a pond-skimming contest. Washington School House Hotel is located within a few blocks of Park City Mountain Resort and downtown shopping, dining and entertainment. 

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Ski and snowboard enthusiasts from around the world:

We have been proud to provide you with free access to snow reports, resort guides and more, and we are beyond grateful for your readership and contributions to our community over the years.

Unfortunately given the changing media landscape, Mountain News Corporation has experienced financial declines in recent years. With additional economic challenges from the COVID-19 pandemic now facing our business, it is not financially viable to continue operating.

Mountain News Corporation and our OnTheSnow and Skiinfo websites will be shutting down. We will explore the possibility of selling, partnering, or contributing assets to another media outlet if there is an opportunity to allow for a consistent or enhanced online experience. For inquiries about Mountain News Corporation, please email Feedback_OTS@mountainnews.com.

We want to thank our loyal employees for their tireless work over the years to bring great information to all of you. We take comfort knowing that our collective passion for the sport of skiing and snowboarding will certainly live on.

We’ll see you on the mountain.


– Mountain News Corporation