Tragic Mishap Takes Life Of Camden Snow Bowl General Manager Jeff Kuller

Camden Ski Bowl Jeff Kuller

“Come up and ski.” Unfortunately, those words that Jeff Kuller used to end many interviews will no longer be heard.

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Eastern Manufacturer’s Reps Launch Fundraiser For Sandy-Affected Colleagues

Seaside Heights, NJ after Sandy

Participating in a fund called Waves For Winter will allow the Eastern Winter Sports Reps Association(EWSRA) to benefit colleagues who were severely affected by the recent Super Storm Sandy in the Mid Atlantic.

 

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Western Winter Bookings Down Slightly Says MTRiP Report

Catamount Lodge Lake Tahoe

On-the-books occupancy for November 202 through April 2013 is down 3.9 percent compared to last winter, according to the monthly report just released by the Mountain Travel Research Program (MTRiP).

 

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Mount Bohemia Loses Triple Chair For Two Months; Majority To Still Buy Passes

Mt. Bohemia cliffs

 

Midwest extreme skiing and riding cult favorite Mt. Bohemia has lost its triple chairlift until about the end of January, and it couldn’t have come at a worse time, just a couple of weeks before its annual $99 season pass sale.

 

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48 Named To U.S. Alpine Team; Vonn, Ligety, Mancuso, Miller Lead The Way

U.S. Alpine Ski Team 12-13

The U.S. Alpine Ski Team was named following the Nature Valley First Tracks training event last week at Vail. The headliners: Lindsey Vonn, Ted Ligety, Julia Mancuso, and Bode Miller.

 

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Sonnenalp Resort To Celebrate Vail’s 50 Years

Sonnenalp Resort, Vail, Colo.

Fifty years is a memorable milestone and, to celebrate the Golden Anniversary of Vail’s founding, the Sonnenalp Resort in Vail is giving you a present.

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Ah, The Amenities: Buy This Chalet At Courcheval

Mansion in French alps

Well, if your tastes run to all – we mean all – of the amenities awaiting your visit, consider buying this 20,000-square-foot chalet at Courcheval in the French Alps. As, the French say, “ooh-la-la.”

 

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Sandy Delivers Early Opening To Snowshoe Mountain, Nov. 21

Snowshoe

With a bounty of snow left behind by Superstorm Sandy, West Virginia’s Snowshoe Mountain Resort will kick off the 2012-13 season on Wednesday, Nov. 21.

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Why Whistler/Blackcomb is a Family Favorite

Photo courtesy Whistler Blackcomb. Paul Morrison Photographer.
Brave Ski Mom interview with Ralph Forsyth, the father of two, a 25-year ski instructor at Whistler and the owner of the new website, Ski Tip du Jour (A great site that, just as it says in French, offers a daily ski tip). 

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Vonn Released From Vail Hospital

Vonn

Women’s World Cup champion Lindsey Vonn has gone home after two days in a hospital for intestinal pain.

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Cold Temperatures, Snowmaking Return To NE Just In Time For Thanksgiving

Bromley

Cold temperatures have settled in as thousands of snowguns are processing millions of gallons of water across resorts in the Northeast in preparation for the Thanksgiving Holiday Weekend.

 

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Powder-Heaven Alta Celebrates Its 75th Anniversary

Alta ready to open

No other American ski area can stake a better claim to the term “old school” than the Alta Ski Area. The venerable Utah ski mountain will be 75 years old this year and, as the thousands of Alta loyalists know and love, some things just never change at the top of Little Cottonwood Canyon.

 

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Lift Ticket Deals Still Available At Many Montana Ski Areas

Whitefish

Most season pass sales have ended for Montana ski areas, but a number of lift ticket deals are still available. Some of the deals include transferable lift tickets or coupons and would make Christmas stocking stuffers. Check them out.

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Racing Star Lindsey Vonn Hospitalized In Vail; ‘Severe Pain’

Lindsey Vonn (AP_

Lindsey Vonn remained hospitalized in Vail, Colo. Tuesday suffering from what is described as “severe intestinal pain” that has been affecting her for the past two weeks. 

 

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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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Sierra-at-Tahoe Added To Tahoe Super Pass With Squaw, Alpine

Sierra-at-Tahoe

A partnership with Sierra-at-Tahoe on the south shore means the Tahoe Super Pass offered by Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows on the north shore has taken on added value. 

 

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PCSkiGal: Ski Helmets and Kids. Just Say Yes

Kids and helmets

I didn’t start wearing a ski helmet until the 90s. By then I had spent more than 20 years lid-free. I wore a bike helmet, but my parents wore cute ski hats and so did we on the hill. 

 

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Give Thanks For Holiday Meals, Fun Family Events And Snow

Red River, N.M.

Get ready to celebrate the beginning of the 2012 holiday season at many of your favorite ski resorts and towns. Thanksgiving day, Nov. 22, starts it all.  

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Brutus Delivers Solid Base To Western Resorts

Alta
Last season’s sparse snow year is all but a distant memory after Brutus rampaged through the Sierra, Wasatch and Central Rocky Mountain Regions over the weekend.

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U.S. Racer Michaela Shifrin On Podium In Arctic Circle World Cup

Michaela Shifrin

She doesn’t yet have a driver’s license or her high school diploma from Vermont's Burke Academy, but top American prospect Michaela Shiftrin finished the slalom third in the second Audi FIS Alpine World Cup in Levi, Finland Saturday. 

 

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