Shred all night long at New Hampshire’s newly opened Crotched Mountain, which debuts 24-hour skiing on weekends (603-588-3668, www.crotchedmountain.com).
The log-frame Vagabond Lodge opens on Kicking Horse Mountain Resort, housing the first slope-side rooms at the new British Columbia resort (866-754-5425, www.kicking
Sugarloaf in Maine (pictured) boosts its gladed terrain by 15 percent, opening two new tree-skiing runs — one advanced, the other introductory (800-843-5623, www.sugarloaf.com).
Marmot Basin in Canada’s Jasper National Park cuts the ribbon on two newly opened bowls on Eagle Ridge (780-852-3816, www.skimarmot.com).
Take a lesson, keep the gear at Angel Fire in New Mexico, where $349 gets you lifts, two half-day snowboarding lessons, a board, boots, and bindings (800-633-7463, www.angelfireresort.com).
A boarding pass, an I.D., and a coupon downloaded from www.parkcityinfo.com gets you in free to one of three Park City ski areas — Deer Valley, Park City, or The Canyons — on the same day as your Salt Lake City flight arrival.
The classy Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe just spent $60 million spiffing up and adding a new spa for après-ski pampering (775-832-1234, www.laketahoe.hyatt.com).
Cross-train at the new Aspen Recreation Center, which is open to the public for swimming, ice skating, and wall climbing (970-544-4100, www.aspenrecreation.com).