Appeals Court Keeps Alta’s Snowboarding Ban In Place

Appeals Court Keeps Alta’s Snowboarding Ban In Place

It'll be skiers only at Alta Ski Area after latest ruling from federal court. (Alta)

A final round of appeals by a group seeking to force Alta Ski Area to admit snowboarders has failed, leaving the Utah resort as one of three U.S. mountains that only skiers can enjoy.

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Alta Snowboard Ban Upheld By Federal Court

Alta skierJust three skiers-only resorts still remain, after a federal appeals court confirmed that Alta Ski Area could prohibit snowboarding on land it leases from the U.S. Forest Service.

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Ski The East Freeride Tour Rocks Out In February, March At Six Resorts

 

Ski The East Freeride Mad RiverSmugglers’ Notch has joined the six-stop flagship Ski The East Freeride Tour (STEFT) series for the 2016 season, a competition that offers freeskiers a consistent platform for showing off the best in Northeast extreme skiing.

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Lingering Snowfall Across East Assures Good Conditions For Weekend, Beyond; West Freshies By Tax Day

Mad River Glen April 2015Unseasonably cool temperatures and more precipitation in the Northeast will keep the ski and snowboard season open at least through the weekend.

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Latest Storm Delivers 'Epic' Conditions To Northeast Resorts

Sunday RiverMad River Glen is calling it "Epic!" Sunday River claims "this is unbelievable!"

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Pats Peaks Reaping Benefits Of Latest Winter Storms

Pats Peak

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.

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Michigan’s Mt. Bohemia Offers Heartland Powder; One Day Pass Sale Saturday For $99

Bohemia powder

If you like backcountry, ungroomed slopes and tons of natural snow, choices are very limited around the Heartland. Mt. Bohemia has been dubbed the Great Lakes version of Jackson Hole.

 

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The Way We Were: New England’s Changing Skiing Culture

Mad River Glen Opening Day 1949

Two diverse ski areas within 100 miles of one another amid Vermont’s mountains exemplify the dichotomy of today’s skiing culture. The one strives to preserve the natural mountain; the other uses high tech resources to weatherproof it. 

 

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Lost? Proposed Vermont Law Puts Onus On Guests, Resorts

Mad River Glen

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.

 

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Near Vermont Disaster Out-Of-Bounds; Rescues Could Be Costly

Know The Code

Skiers and riders only need to read the recent news stories from Killington and Pico to understand the impact of a wrong decision.

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Ski Area Marketers Tread Lightly Matching 'Right Message' While Helping Super Storm Victims

Ortley Beach, NJ Super Story Damage

The immediate need for New York, Long Island, New Jersey, Connecticut and Pennsylvania in the aftermath of Super Storm Sandy is to return to normalcy. The process figures to be protracted. But, what are the implications for mountain travel?

 

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Sugarbush, Mad River Glen Form Partnership Merging 3 Ski Mountains; Détente Is Here

Sugarbush

Picture the Yankees and the Red Sox burying the hatchet. Imagine NBC and Conan kissing and making up. Now you know how unlikely it is that a Sugarbush-Mad River Glen partnership would develop. 

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Mad River Glen On Register Of Historic Places; Dedication Ceremony Oct. 6

Opening Day, Mad River Glen, 1949

Dedication of the Mad River Glen Historic District will be the highlight of the Cooperative’s annual informational meeting Oct. 6 at the Basebox Lodge. A plaque placing the classic Vermont ski area on the National Register of Historic Places will be unveiled.

 

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