Save the drama for the slopes. Let’s face it: planning a ski trip is kind of dramatic. It requires evaluating a billion different websites to find that perfect destination, making phone calls to book lessons, finding deals on lift tickets, choosing the right hotel, and ensuring you eat well and après in style. Wouldn’t it be nice if everything you needed was in one place?
Welcome to Avant Ski. Whether you’re just starting out or a seasoned pro, we're here for you with insider tips, exclusive stories and interviews, gear suggestions, trail guides, daily itineraries, season pass recommendations, best après ideas and honest in-depth resort reviews. Think of us as a credible friend who has been there before. We make it easy to have your best winter yet!
MEET THE CAPTAIN OF THE DARTMOUTH COLLEGE SKI TEAM
Claire Thomas ('21) shares her experience as captain of the female alpine skiing team at Dartmouth College. Find out how she came East from Utah, her best technical tips, workout routine, favorite gear and goals for this season.
THE GUIDE TO BUYING A SNOWBOARD
Recreational riders, we have you covered. Understand board shape, camber profile, length, flex and price points so you can take advantage of the best sales ahead of the season.
GUIDE TO COMMON SKI & SNOWBOARD TERMS
Skiing and snowboarding are hard enough, but learning their lingo is a challenge on its own. Our guide will make it easier by familiarizing you with all of this jargon.