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.
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.
Saying an offer of $20.5 million by Entertainment Properties Trust, a Kansas City-based real estate investment firm, “will bring the highest and best return to creditors and parties in interest,” DC Development LLC, Wisp Resort owners, asked a bankruptcy judge for approval.
Betsy Brauer, an Appleton, Wisc. businesswoman and Gary Mayer, a ski resort entrepreneur in Killington, Vt. received the 27th annual BEWI Award for “their many contributions to the success of BEWI-produced Boston Ski & Snowboard Expo."
Joe Sargent, a co-founder of Killington in Vermont has died some 56 years after he jump-started the process that led to the opening of the famed “Beast of the East.” He died Nov. 9 in West Hartford, Ct. at age 83. Cause of death has not been released.
Ski Dazzle 2012 is about to kick off the nation’s largest consumer ski and snowboard show and sale, featuring over 325 exhibitor and sponsor booths.
Alas, there is no "perfect" ski, although skis in general are vastly superior to those available only a few years ago. Nevertheless, each year we publish a list of skis we consider to be the best available, a list we call Realskiers' Skis of the Year.
Freestyle legend Wayne Wong; moguls champ Jeremy Bloom, World Champion Kirsten Clark; snowboarding pioneer Craig Kelly, ski instructor Horst Abraham; and resort developer Hans Geier make up the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame Class of 2012.
With the early snowfall in the California mountains, SoCal shredders and plankers alike are itching to head to the hills for those precious first turns.
Two professional instructors from the Lake Tahoe, Calif. region have been named ambassadors for the Learn to Ski and Snowboard/Bring A Friend snow sports initiative.
A special offer from some 100 hotel properties in Engadin St. Moritz, Switzerland means you can ski or ride on 350 kilometers of pistes for just $27 (CHF 25) per person per day.
Seattle Business magazine named Stevens Pass the winner in its Recreation Category and a member of its exclusive Green 50 List of “outstanding, sustainable organizations.”
With so much to see and absorb, skiers and riders will have a difficult time knowing where to start and when to stop.