Wild Winter

Snow? Let’s go! 7 queertastic ski destinations

If having a White Christmas just wasn’t enough, dream of a White Spring and book a getaway to one of these chilly destinations. From California to Vermont, these posh ski resorts are hosting LGBTQs at their renowned Ski Weeks.

An honorable mention is New England’s White Out Weekend (WOW!), the boutique of snow bunny chic. Tucked away in Bethel, Maine, WOW is February 9 – 11, 2018. That’s just three days.

Aspen’s Ski Week has seven (days). That’s right: 7.

Check out the complete list.

Aspen Gay Ski Week  January 14 – 21, 2018

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Aspen, Colorado – Ski and drink for a cause. Not only is Aspen Gay Ski Week the longest running gay ski week, it also benefits AspenOUT, a local non-profit focused on anti-bullying and tolerance.

Elevation Mammoth March 14 – 18, 2018

Mammoth, CA – Make new friends and great memories as one of over 2500 “riders” who attend the gay invasion of Mammoth Lakes’ Elevation.

Winter Rendezvous Gay Ski Week  January 17-21, 2018

Stowe, VT  – Dash through the snow with hundreds of adventurous skiers at the East Coast’s biggest LGBT ski event, Winter Rendezvous, with dog sledding, ice skating, and snow shoeing.

Utah Gay Ski Week February 22-25, 2018

Park City, UT  – Warm up with the hotties. A half-hour outside of Salt Lake City, Elevation: Utah is hosted at a world-class resort. Ski down from the top, make some new friends at the bottom.

Telluride Gay Ski Week February 24 – March 3, 2018

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Telluride, CO  – Unwrap those warm, heavy layers and dive into Telluride’s gay ski meet-ups, daily après ski parties and nightly dance parties at Colorado’s gay ski week.

Bonus Round: Big Gay Ski Trip January 27, 2018

Mountain Creek Resort in Vernon, New Jersey is hosting a one day snowy play date from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. full of skiing, tubing, and fun.

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