Okemo Mountain Resort’s Operation Snowburst returns for a second season of snowmaking improvements to include the addition of 100 new, energy-efficient tower guns.
The New Hampshire Superior Court has ruled in favor of Mount Sunapee Resort’s long standing claim that the leasehold boundary for operating the ski area is the same as the state park’s north and west boundaries. That opens up the opportunity to expand skiing and riding into the West Bowl as a consideration by the owners.
Jamie Anderson of South Lake Tahoe was named Best Female Action Sports Athlete and Best Female Olympian at the 2014 ESPY Awards. The USSA was the most represented sports organization at the annual ESPN-sponsored ceremony.
The Sunbowl Quad chairlift at Mount Sunapee Resort is being replaced with a High-speed Express Quad chairlift for the 2014-2015 winter season.
New gondola cabins, additional ski terrain, improved snowmaking and two new snowcats highlight $7 million in capital improvements at Vermont’s Stratton Mountain Resort this summer.
Skiers and snowboarders at Okemo Mountain Resort this winter will view their ride up the mountain through the bright orange tint of a retractable, transparent dome. A new, high-speed, six-pack bubble chairlift with heated seats – the first of its kind in North America - is under construction at the Ludlow, Vt. resort.
The snow melts and not only does nature spring from the barren trails but shorts-wearing, dog-toting, cycled-attached bodies sprout up as fast as wildflowers in July.
One of Wilmot Mountain’s most popular chairlifts, aka Chair 5, was down for much of last season much to the chagrin of its many patrons, but there’s some good news.
The Idaho mountains resorts are well into the summer season, with vista-viewing chairlift rides, gnarly mountain bike trails and mellow disc golf and water sports.
Across North America, a bunch of ski and snowboard resorts convert their vertical feet, trail terrain and uphill lifts into summertime playgrounds for mountain bikers.