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.
After 20 years of operating Thunder Ridge Ski Area, a family run ski area in Patterson, N.Y., 20 minutes from Danbury, Ct.. and 30 minutes from White Plains, N.Y. Mary and Bob Conklin have announced their retirement as operators of the ski area. New operators already are in place, and they are the current owners of Thunder Ridge, Dean and Wayne Ryder.
Organizers of the Learn To Ski And Snowboard/Bring A Friend initiative have updated and re-launched the initiative’s web presence. Several new features enable newcomers to more easily find learning information from ski/snowboard areas and retail shops.
Rana Dershowitz has been named as General Counsel and Vice President of Aspen Skiing Company.
BC’s Sun Peaks Resort will be the site for several challenging races Sept. 27 & 28, including the Spartan Beast, Ultra Beast, Sprint, and Junior races. This is Sun Peaks’ second year of hosting the Spartan races on terrain encircling the Alpine Village.
Earlier predictions by DestiMetrics that Western U.S. mountain resorts would have an all-time record-breaking summer have come true. DestiMetrics tracks occupancy and revenues in 19 western resort communities.
Vermont Adaptive Ski and Sports, the nonprofit that provides daily, year-round sports and recreation to people with disabilities, is seeking new volunteer ski and snowboard instructors for its winter programs at Sugarbush Resort in Warren, Bolton Valley in Bolton and Pico Mountain in Killington.
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.