There’s a folk tale about a native Vermonter that begins with a lost tourist asking for directions and ends with the native's curt advice: You cain’t git they-ah from he-ah. Lessons like this one can only be found at RealSkiers.com.
The temperature bottomed out at 29-degrees Friday morning (Sept. 19) at Sunday River Resort in Maine, so they did what most ski areas usually do when it gets cold - turn on the snowmaking system.
Warren Miller’s ski film number 65, No Turning Back, is premiering here in Salt Lake City- first! The newest installment pays homage to the 65 years of mountain culture and adventure filmmaking that draws avid powderhounds back year after year. the orchestra section of Abravanal Hall is already sold out for the 6 p.m. show, Oct. 18.
The lift towers are in, the cables set to be strung, and the buzz around Taos Ski Valley’s new chairlift to Kachina Peak is palpable.
For less than the price of a day ticket at a larger resort, skiers and riders can now upgrade their season pass at six local New England resorts to the Freedom Pass, which will offer unlimited access to each participating resort in N.H., Vermont, and Massachusetts all season long.
Among the many ways to define the boundary between good skiers and true masters is that the former tend to be obsessed with technique (the better to breach said boundary), while the latter rarely, if ever, think about it. We think about it often here at RealSkiers.com.
The announcement of Vail Resorts’ $182.5 million deal to buy Powdr Corp’s Park City Mountain Resort and connect to its neighboring Canyons Resort gives a huge boost to Utah’s One Wasatch plan to connect seven ski areas accessed by one lift ticket.
Vail Resorts announced today (Sept. 11) it has purchased Park City Mountain Resort for a reported $182.5 million in cash. With announcement of the sale, the extended legal battle between Powdr Corp. and Vail/Talisker is over.