Ski Report: How to Score the Fluffy Stuff
For skiers and snowboarders, blazing through fresh powder is like winning the jackpot, even if the winds of fortune seem impossible to predict (this is weather we're talking about, after all). Ideally, you could wait and visit a comprehensive site like OnTheSnow.com, have a look at a resort's conditions, then book a trip accordingly. But most of us need more time to plan vacations and get great airfares.
Here are five smart ways to play the powder odds: