The rain has been slanting down here in the Northwest for the last three days. Last night when it blew 63 miles an hour it doesn’t take much intelligence to know that in a very short time the chairlifts will be starting up once again.
Last year, a snowy winter in the Colorado mountains dumped nearly three times the normal snowfall on the Interstate 70 corridor out of Denver – and created some of the worst weekend traffic jams on record.
Powdr Enterprises, the sports marketing and entertainment division of Powdr, has announced a strategic brand partnership with Boyne Resorts. This alliance brings together the corporate partnership rights of the two largest privately-owned and operated companies in the mountain sports industry.
Squaw Valley/Alpine Meadows once again hosts a traditional Thanksgiving dinner at High Camp Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 27. Guests can ride the resort’s Aerial Tram up 2,000 vertical feet to The Terrace, one of High Camp’s mountaintop restaurants, while taking in panoramic views of Lake Tahoe and the Sierra Nevada mountains.
New York and Vermont skiers looking to discover the latest in ski and board gear innovations, resort news, lift ticket deals and vacation planning will find all that and more at New York's largest and longest-running winter sports show, the 53rd annual Albany Ski & Snowboard Expo.
San Francisco, San Jose, and Sacramento are the sites for the 2014 SnowBomb Ski & Board Festivals. More than 25 resorts and representatives from skiing and boarding manufacturers will be on hand to answer your questions.
The Heartland’s tallest ski area, Terry Peak in the Black Hills of South Dakota, continues to slowly move ahead with the Wharf Expansion Project, a partnership with Gold Corp the owner of Wharf Gold Mine that sits just below Inferno.
Olympic slalom champion Michaela Shiffrin (Eagle-Vail) won her first-ever giant slalom Saturday at Soelden, Austria. She had a very narrow .09 second margin over Austrian Anna Fenniger, then came from behind. She literally scorched the bottom flats of the course in her second run to tie Fenninger for the podium's top step.
Mr. Plant, a Veeco Film production based on the travels of snowboarder and New Hampshire backwoodsman Pat Moore, follows Pat as he spends a season traveling around the world with the rest of the Volcom Snow family, friends and icons.
Near Stevens Point, Wisconsin, Standing Rocks Park needed help in purchasing snowguns for their downhill ski area. Detroit Mountain, along the North Dakota/Minnesota border near Fargo, had been closed since 2004. In both cases community groups stepped up.