A deadly avalanche near Loveland Pass in Colorado claimed the lives of one skier and four snowboarders Saturday (April 20). It was the deadliest such event since 1950, the year documentation of avalanches began.
The Aspen Skiing Co. announced that Aspen Highlands will reopen for the weekend of April 27 and April 28. Aspen Highlands was originally scheduled to shut down for the season on April 21 but SkiCo brass said they are going to reopen the mountain the following weekend "in appreciation of skiers and riders for a great season."
Ever wanted to ski into a Michigan May? Now’s your chance with the Boyne Mountain Hemlock Open coming Saturday, May 4.
The curtain drops on the 2012-2013 season April 20-21 at Sunday River in Newry, Maine, but not before announcing $5.7 million in capital improvements for next season.
As President Barack Obama unveils his budget for the coming year, 33 major U.S. companies, including the Aspen Skiing Company, signed a “climate declaration,” urging federal policymakers to take action on climate change.
Vail Resorts has submitted a second proposal to the U.S. Forest Service for Epic Discovery, a comprehensive summer activities plan, this time at Breckenridge Ski Resort.
The tenuous future of Sno Mountain just south of Scranton, Pa., appears to have solidified. The ski and ride area that filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection last year is to be purchased by a group that has no experience in snowsports.
The popular ski area between Madison and Milwaukee, Sunburst, where thousands of Badger-staters learned to ski and ride over the years, has been sold. The area was founded in 1961.
The 38th Mountain Travel Symposium returns to Snowmass, Colo. April 6-13, where industry leaders will examine how social media has impacted travel in recent years and will look ahead at what they believe to be the “next big thing.”
Skiers and riders are enjoying some of the best conditions of the season this week as warm daily temperatures are tempered by clouds that keep the snowpack from dwindling away too quickly, according to the AspenBusinessJournal.com
Olympic champion skier and EpicMix Race pacesetter Lindsey Vonn announced she is awarding six youth ski racers scholarships to local race programs at Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, Keystone, Heavenly and Northstar.
Three of the nearly 175 Bring a Friend Challenge (BAF) participants won Grand Prize trips to resorts around the country to be redeemed in the 2013-14 season.
It’s difficult to imagine two more opposite springs than 2012 and 2013. With little natural snow all winter and an early burst of summer a year ago, most everyone in the east had packed it in by mid-March. Fast forward to 2013.
It’s hard to believe the season will be ending in a couple of weeks at many Montana ski areas. The snow is still falling. Enjoy some good late season skiing, riding and affordable lift and lodging packages.
The Colorado ski and ride season lasts well into spring with ample events and activities. This spring is no exception as resorts are offering a jam-packed lineup of celebrations, concerts, and contests with various types of on-snow and slope-side activities.
Eastern ski resorts are preparing for the very small percentage of skiers and boarders who may feel the necessity to duck under the ropes and plunge through the pow that no one else has seen. The trouble with that, however, is that in some cases no one will see them.