Zipline tours are popular pursuits at ski resorts along the east coast and in the western mountains, but around the Great Lakes not so much. You need to head to Michigan’s Boyne Country to find the Heartland’s only multiple zipline tours.
One of the widest reaching of the relatively new multi-resort passes — the Powder Alliance — has jumped the border into Canada, adding British Columbia's Silver Star to its list of western U.S. participants.
Summer is a great time to visit America’s national parks, and two of the most popular are easily accessed from a pair of trendy Montana resorts.
Colorado Ski Country USA (CSCUSA) announced that statewide skier visits totaled an estimated 12.6 million for the 2013/14 ski season, the best season on record in the state. Colorado was up more than 10 percent compared to last season and more than 8 percent compared to the five-year-average. This report is courtesy of our partners, Mountain i Journals and was written by Allen Harvey.
Considered one of the Heartland’s top family resorts, Michigan’s Crystal Mountain is adding several new outdoor adventures this summer that will appeal to all family members.
Vermont’s resorts celebrated a stellar season at the Vermont Ski Areas Association annual meeting at Killington Resort. There were 4,503,269 skier and rider visits, nearly identical to last year’s near-record numbers.
Summer has barely started in the Heartland, but a trio of ski resorts already has projects underway to enhance skiing and riding conditions next winter. There are also some new summer offerings.
Not ready to pack it in yet? No need. Arapahoe Basin, Colo. will once again extend skiing and riding – this time for three weekends in June – into the “summer season.’
Thanks to a number of spring storms and a deep snow pack on Ajax Mountain, Aspen is spinning the lifts for skiing and snowboarding Memorial Day Weekend.
Pats Peak Ski Area in Henniker, N.H., is the site of the 13th annual Mountain Bike Festival June 14-15, 2014. Riders from all over New England will be participating.
New Hampshire’s Mount Sunapee Resort is set for a full summer and fall activity and event schedule.
Summer begins for Loon Mt. in Lincoln, N.H. Memorial Day Weekend, and continues weekends through June 15 when daily operations begin.
After receiving two feet of snow out of the latest spring storm to hit the Rockies, Arapahoe Basin Ski Area will extend Colorado’s 2013-14 ski and ride season through at least the first week of June.
News reports out of Lake Tahoe, Calif. tell of a year-old black bear who can’t seem to keep himself away from life at Heavenly Ski Resort. Now he’s headed to an animal sanctuary or zoo.
2014 marks the 11th year the Utah Symphony has made Deer Valley Resort their summer home at the Deer Valley Music Festival. Concerts begin July 4 featuring the Texas Tenors and end Aug. 9 with the Ben Folds Orchestral Experience.
Landon Fake, general manager of the Camden Snow Bowl in Maine, told SnoCountry.com that skier terrain will increase from 45 to 60 acres, and a new triple chair will increase uphill capacity 20 percent.