Martin Luther King weekend (Jan. 18-20) in Vermont will entice skiers and riders with diverse options. Then, on to the Super Bowl.
The relentless lineup of eastern storms, that attacked the region in alphabetical order, will provide skiers and riders with conditions and length of season that could rival last winter. In a number of resorts, the additional snow cover will act as insurance for some key events that are on the January schedule.
Winter Storm Hercules hit the east coast with all the strength of the mythological Greek figure, and eastern resorts are enjoying the wallop.
One of the Heartland’s most popular family ski resorts, Crystal Mountain, Mich. is hosting Kid’s Free Weekend, Jan. 10-12, and a Women’s Ski Clinic with highly touted instructor and former pro ski racer Lisa Densmore, Jan. 11-12.
Eastern skiers and riders, who are just a day’s drive from scores of resorts, will have lots to choose from this holiday season.
Resorts across the eastern seaboard settle in for the season with a variety of learning programs to entice newcomers to the sport. With aggressive packages that include equipment, lessons and, in some cases, lodging, this is the time to get off the fence and dive into the snow: It's National Learn To Ski/Snowboard Month.
The Olympic Museum in Lausanne, Switzerland reopened its doors Dec. 21 after an extensive 23-month renovation.
Olympian Louie Vito is heading to Ohio’s Mad River Mountain, Saturday, Dec. 28, for his annual rail jam, and Nick Goepper, who just made the first U. S. Olympic slopestyle skiing team, will be at Indiana’s Perfect North Slopes for a rail jam Thursday, Dec. 26.
January is National Ski and Snowboard Month, but the movement actually started years ago in the Heartland through the Midwest Ski Areas Association. Choose from many offers next month.
It’s been said that if you are standing still, you are actually losing ground. It is against that backdrop that Cranmore in New Hampshire and Camelback in Pennsylvania, will embark on significant capital projects that both can be termed transformational in nature.
Montana’s two largest snowsports resorts have lift and lodging packages through the holidays and beyond, but some future bookings need to be made before Christmas. Check out holiday activities at Big Sky and Whitefish Mountain.
For resorts like Pats Peak in N.H., the hits keep coming in the form of a lineup producing one productive weather system after another.
Unlike four years ago when hundreds of thousands of North American spectators could easily attend the Vancouver Olympic Winter Games, the 2014 spectacle in Sochi, Russia represents a veritable trek.