(Erik Seo / Erik Seo)

From ski bunny to snowboardin’ babe

A longtime skier learns to snowboard during her five-day ad­ven­ture in Park City, Utah.

    With Lake Tahoe as a backdrop, a skier kicks up some powder at Heavenly Ski Resort, Wednesday, April 14, 2010 in South Lake Tahoe, Calif.  New snow and favorable temperatures have enabled mid-winter snow conditions into mid-April on several Sierra ski mountains.  Great conditions notwithstanding, some resorts will close this week although Heavenly has extended their season until April 25.  (AP Photo/Dino Vournas)

    A spring skiing odyssey in Lake Tahoe

    The five ski resorts around Lake Tahoe offer experiences for every kind of skier.

    GASPESIE NATIONAL PARK, CANADA - JANUARY 10: The forest during winter in the Gaspesie National Park, Canada on January 10, 2010. (Photo by Philippe Henry) **MANDATORY CREDIT, NO TRADE, NO SALE, NO DISTRIBUTION, ONE TIME USAGE ONLY**

    An old buddies’ ski trip across Quebec’s Gaspe Peninsula

    Five friends of a certain age tackle the Canadian wilderness on a hut-to-hut skiing trip.

    Regional Resorts


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    Snow statistics come from www.onthesnow.com and from the individual resorts; distance and drive time estimates are from Google Maps; lift ticket prices are per day.

    (Hubert Schriebl / Stratton Mountain Resort)

    The many delights of Vermont’s Stratton Mountain

    This spiffy resort with well-groomed trails has something for just about every type of skier.