Call it what you want – but, Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows in the California High Sierra are calling a one-day preview a “Welcome Winter Fundraiser.” The preview comes just a few days after a three-foot snow dump with more snow coming.
Anyone who has made the drive up Little or Big Cottonwood Canyon on a winter weekend knows there’s just too much traffic.
Whistler Blackcomb has been named one of Canada’s best employers for young people as chosen by the editors of Canada’s Top 100 Employers and also picked up several conservationist awards.
There are 100 jokes in this headline, for sure. But for sustainability and creativity, it’s no laughing matter. The "Beast of the East" is bringing cow technology to its beacon, the K-1 Express Gondola.
So many adventure-seekers took part in the inaugural Mud On The Mountain Adventure Race at Pennsylvania’s Seven Springs that the resort is going to do it all over again Nov. 3.
Ohio’s Mad River Mountain, home hill to Olympian Louie Vito, will be hosting the Heartland’s first rail jam Nov. 4. Last year’s event was a huge hit, and over 400 people have already confirmed on MRM’s Facebook page they will be there for the “throw down.” The ski area’s annual Ski Patrol Ski Swap will be taking place inside the lodge.
The booking pace for winter reservations is down 3.9 percent for the next six months year-over-year, says the Mountain Travel Research Program. MTRiP tracks reservations at 260 property management companies in the west.
One of skiing’s original savants died Wednesday night (Oct. 17) in the French Alps. Emile Allais, who espoused the technique of parallel skiing when Austrian instructors were teaching the Arlberg (wedge) movement, succumbed after a brief illness.
The newly renovated Homestead Resort in Hot Springs, Va., is gearing up to greet winter with a variety of activities.
After a couple quick tastes of skiing and snowboarding in the Midwest and Northeast, the 2012-13 ski and snowboard season finally kicked off for good in the Colorado Rockies Wednesday at Arapahoe Basin.
Our Gear Guide takes a different approach than most. Rather than list and praise a selection of shiny new ski models and boots “suggested” by various manufacturers, we focus on evergreen fundamentals that should help you sort through the equipment jungle.
Vermont’s Jay Peak Resort is dropping lift ticket prices for the 2012-13 season, some by as much as $50 for guests who utilize the resort’s Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) ticket system.
Ask a meteorologist about a long-range winter forecast and their eyes will roll. Will the snow pile up in the East, as some sources predict? Will the East hold its own? What will La Niña do to us this time?
Skiers and riders look to the fall ski shows to discover improvements ski areas have made during the off-season, talk with manufacturers’ reps, decide on their ski vacation and getaway plans, get deals on swapped or new equipment, and enjoy live entertainment.
With the countdown underway to the start of the new ski and ride season, at least several New Hampshire resorts are still in fall mode around the Northeast.