The World Cup alpine women raced under the lights in Flachau, Austria for the last Audi FIS Ski World Cup slalom before the World Championships in Vail/Beaver Creek next month. Mikaela Shiffrin (Eagle-Vail, Colo.) had a speedy second run, skiing from eighth place to grab third place overall. Frida Hansdotter from Sweden took the win and Slovenian Tina Maze finished second.
Big things are happening in Michigan’s UP, a.k.a. Big Snow Country where they receive on average close to 20 feet of snow per winter. They’ve already received close to 13 feet this season.
New Hampshire state and local officials, Mount Sunapee staff and skiers and snowboarders were on hand Saturday morning, Jan. 10 for the dedication and ribbon cutting for the new Sunbowl Express High-Speed Quad chairlift.
You have to fill your gas tank to go skiing and riding. Michigan Shell stations are offering free lift tickets for every 10 gallons of gas you purchase. The offer is good through the middle of April.
Halley O'Brien and the SnapShot Team enjoy a perfect blue sky day, and bring you the latest conditions, events and happenings from resorts across the country.
Ski Utah has named Paul Marshall to the team as the new director of communications. Paul will focus on sharing the message of Utah’sskiresorts with local, national and international media.
The U.S. Ski Team is mourning the loss of two promising development-level ski racers killed Monday in an avalanche in Soelden. The two were among a group of six athletes freeskiing near the Rettenbach Glacier at the Austrian resort. The other four skied out of the slide.
It’s not often an attractive offer for Midwest skiers and riders comes along including airfare, but Chicago skiers and riders including those in northern Illinois and southeastern Wisconsin should check out the latest offer from Michigan’s Homestead Resort and Bay Mountain.
Mikaela Shiffrin from Eagle-Vail, Colo. celebrated the New Year in style, winning her second straight Audi FIS Ski World Cup slalom in Zagreb, Croatia and laying claim for the second time to the Snow Queen Trophy.
Deer Valley, Utah will host the FIS Freestyle World Cup Jan. 7-10, 2015 under the lights kicking off with men’s and women’s aerials on White Owl run Thursday.
Early winter has been good to Montana skiers and riders, and four of the Treasure State’s top resorts are offering some attractive January lift and lodging packages. It’s an easy drive for many Heartlanders on the western side of the Midwest. Take advantage and enjoy the snow conditions.
What is your New Year's Resolution? How about skiing and riding more!
Aspen Skiing Company (ASC) has closed on a property in Ketchum, Idaho, purchased from Bald Mountain LLC to be developed as a new Limelight Hotel, modeled after the company’s existing property in Aspen, Colo. The property is in close proximity to Sun Valley’s River Run base of Bald Mountain.
Owners of Minnesota's Lutsen Mountains have announced a plan to add a new gondola, replacing the 45-year-old existing four-seat gondola with a $7 million dollar, eight passenger unit that will be ready for the 2015/16 ski season. They’re also asking the National Forest Service for permission to expand onto 400 acres of the adjacent Superior National Forest.
Travis Ganong from Squaw Valley, Calif. took advantage of a new course for the men's Audi FIS Ski World Cup tour and punched through for his career first victory, winning the Santa Caterina downhill high above Bormio in Italy.
The first time I visited Boyne Mountain on a ski trip with the Dayton Ski Club it was the mid-1970s, and you either skied or sat in the lounge watching skiers coming down the slopes. Today there is so much more to choose from on a winter visit.
Halley O'Brien brings us this week's SnoCountry Snapshot from Sugarloaf Mountain, home to Olympic Champion Seth Wescott. Plus, the latest snow conditions from across the U.S.
Gadd Brook Slopeside, Sugarbush Resort’s next development project at Lincoln Peak, is moving forward. Resort officials expect to submit an ACT 250 permit by the end of December, and anticipate presenting the plan before the ACT 250 Board and the Warren Development Review Board in January, 2015.