It’s all about the springtime vibes at Northeast mountain resorts right now, with parties galore to celebrate bluebird skies, long afternoons, soft corn snow, pond skims and beers on the deck.
Kid’s terrain parks offer a gentle and unintimidating environment for beginners to feel comfortable and to build a solid freestyle foundation. Kids can see if freestyle skiing and riding is for them, and it’s a great place for anyone, not just the little ones, to build confidence.
Friday January 11, 2019 was the snow sports industry’s first National Learn to Ski or Snowboard Day at resorts throughout the U.S. Many resorts offered special deals for newcomers to take beginner lessons from professional instructors as a way to celebrate the sports.
A family trip to the mountains is an investment in time together, where many of us treasure memories of racing each other down the hill, hot chocolate breaks, and taking a dip in the pool at the end off the day. SnoCountry found some of the best destinations for the whole gang to rest their heads after a fun day on the slopes.
Hitting the rails at Mountain Creek. (Mountain Creek)
Mountain Creek has entered a long-term partnership with SNOW Operating in the resort’s winter ski, snowboard and snow tubing businesses as well as the mountain biking operation.
The resort plans to remain fully operational during the bankruptcy process. (Mountain Creek)
New Jersey’s Mountain Creek last week filed a voluntary petition under Chapter 11 that will allow the company to restructure its debt and attract new outside investment.
Sunday River is still loving the season with sweet corduroy turns and bluebird skies as of late. Sunday River has over 450 acres of open terrain to enjoy. (Sunday River/Facebook)
Each week, you have been (hopefully) enjoying our weekly "snow finding" weather blog, SnoCast with me, Kerrin Jeromin. But, this week, I'm going to let a few other folks take the forecasting reigns to find out where the best ski and ride conditions will be for the week of March 8-13.
Whistler is open daily for spring skiing and riding (Cover Photo: Whistler-Backcomb)
The golf clubs, kayaks and mountain bikes may be coming out from their winter hibernation, but the skis and snowboards remain in the quiver through the end of May and into June at numerous resorts across North America.
Don't let the location fool you. Crystal Springs Resort, an extensive four-season resort destination in New Jersey, is home to Mountain Creek, one of the Mid-Atlantic's most popular ski areas.
It will literally be the coolest Super Bowl ever. Set in the N.J. Meadowlands, Denver and Seattle will battle for football supremacy on Feb. 2 in a championship game that the NY/NJ Super Bowl Host Committee is calling “the first outdoor, cold weather Super Bowl”. The NFL’s feature event has never been played outdoors this far north.
Winter Storm Hercules hit the east coast with all the strength of the mythological Greek figure, and eastern resorts are enjoying the wallop.
The name of the game today for resorts is to do everything they can to create lifelong skiers and riders. Mountain Creek, in New Jersey, has been declared winner of the 2013 NSAA Conversion Cup for doing just that.
The announcement was made during NSAA’s National Convention and Trade Show currently underway in Palm Springs, Calif. Finalists were Mt. Bachelor, Ore., last year’s winner, and Camelback in Pa.
The Challenge was created as an innovative way to pique competition among ski areas and recognize those who make significant efforts to boost skier and snowboarder conversion rates.
January is the time for Eastern resorts to join the national push to “grow the games.” In this case, the games are skiing and snowboarding, with the goal of bringing new audiences to the hill. You, your friends and families are the beneficiaries.