Seven Springs Mountain Resort in Pennsylvania is calling it the cutest thing to hit boarding since little bitty boards and boots. It’s the just-opened Pittsburgh Pirates Riglet Park at Seven Springs.
America’s Julia Mancuso was off by .15 in fifth place while Stacey Cook just behind her in sixth. It was close, but no U.S. medals in the Women’s Downhill at the FIS Alpine Ski World Championships. Nada for the men, too.
There’s a darkside, streetvibe around the bend for snow fashion in 2014. Some of you will love the move away from the “Look at Me” coats imprinted with wild patterns and bold blocks of color at the SIA Snow Show in Denver, Colo.
The FIS Alpine World Ski Championships roll on with Squaw Valley’s Julia Mancuso making it clear “the color of the medal I want is gold.” The women’s downhill is set for Sunday in Schladming, Austria.
It’s all about “progress” for terrain parkers at Mammoth Mountain this winter, with the opening of a new learning park and camp.
Timing is everything, and if you have considered a New Hampshire ski and ride vacation this month, your timing is corduroy perfect. Ski New Hampshire is offering substantial ticket savings that can be used during the Presidents’ Week holiday and beyond.
Though more than 80 percent of the overall infrastructure for the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics is done, Russian President Vladimir Putin slammed cost over-runs and delays – particularly at ski jumping facilities during an inspection this week.
UPDATE 2/8: Guess it wasn’t all hype this time. The widespread blizzard (dubbed Nemo) that has been top of the news all week is here. Governors of Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island have already declared state of emergency conditions.
“If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it”? Naw, that phrase has no place in the ski industry. But it’s not just about creating new products to keep the sales on fire or finding a better, stronger, faster way to ride.
For the first time in 15 years, Stevens Pass Mountain Resort is getting new chairlift.
It was last summer that Burton Snowboards announced it was taking the Burton U.S. Open Snowboarding Championship from Stratton Mt., Vt. to Vail, Colo. Now, Stratton is countering with an all-new Vermont Open Snowboard and Music Festival March 15-17.
Mountaintop dining is popular at ski resorts out west. While there aren't a lot of opportunities in the Midwest, there are a handful of ski resorts scattered around the Heartland that offer mountain top diners both great food and great views.
You just might fall in love with some of the deals awaiting you and your loved one in the mountains all across America. Here’s a sampling:
American skiing superstar Lindsey Vonn was airlifted to a local hospital after injuring her knee while landing after a jump midway down the super-G course at the World Alpine Skiing Championships in Schladming, Austria Tuesday.
A day of skiing at Big Bear Lake, Calif., ended in tragedy Sunday as at least eight people were killed and 38 injured when a bus returning to Tijuana, Mexico spun out of control, struck a car, flipped and plowed into a pick-up according to news reports.