In a unique public-private partnership, New Hampshire’s Cannon Mountain and Franconia Ski Club have begun the first phase of trail improvements and enhancements for the Mittersill Terrain Area at Cannon.
Everyone can easily remember his or her first day of skiing in the early winter with five inches of powder snow, crystal clear, and very cold. Anticipation is in the air as you feel your new skis getting extra grooves in them on the four-inch r
Skiers and riders look to the fall ski shows to discover improvements ski areas have made during the off-season, talk with equipment manufacturers’ reps, decide on their ski vacation and getaway plans, get deals on swapped or new equipment, and enjoy
Vermont’s Okemo Mountain hosts its first-ever Fall into Winter Festival, Oct. 11, 1-7 p.m. in the Jackson Gore Courtyard. Live music, food, and family activities highlight the event. Admission is free.
Now is the time to be purchasing a season pass. The obvious reason is to save money skiing or riding this coming season, but some Midwest season passes offer an extra value with connections to western and eastern winter resorts.
It’s the first time a world Cup has been staged at Squaw Valley, Calif. since 1969, but the International Ski Federation has chosen the California High Sierra resort for an Audi FIS Skicross world Cup and FIS Snowboard World Cup March 4-8, 2015.
“We are not at all dissuaded,” said Rick Alden about yesterday’s ruling in U.S. District Court. The legal war against Alta Ski Area last season for refusing to allow snowboarders on its lifts came to a head when Wasatch Equality (Alden, Drew Hicken, Bjorn Leines, Richard Varga) had their day in court.
A total of 50 acres of new expert terrain, including four glades and a double black diamond beneath the Spruce Peak Triple lift, will be added to Sunday River Resort this winter. It’s part of a $5 million capital investment program.
A more spacious and hassle-free lodge experience is the goal of a half-million dollar project at Brundage Mountain Resort in McCall, Idaho. This season's addition is the largest piece of a phased expansion project in progress since 2011.