A just-released fall forecast by AccuWeather.com says the Rockies may be the place to be for early and mid-season as temperatures are expected to average 1-2 degrees below normal this fall.
The second annual Adirondack Senior Open will return to the Whiteface Club and Resort at Lake Placid, N.Y. Aug. 27-31. It’s part of the Sunbelt Senior Golf Tour. Senior means age 45 and older in this case. Admission is free.
The "magic " used to be near Keene, N.H., but moves to the Green Mountains of Vermont – specifically Magic Mountain Aug. 17-18. It’s now the Green Mountain Getdown Music Festival.
Halley O’Brien joins SnoCountry Ski Areas Association as the new host of SnoCountry’s television program slated to broadcast in more than 30 key winter destination markets for the 2012-13 ski and snowboard season.
The new program will be titled the “SnoCountry Snapshot,” and will focus on the weekend’s weather and snow conditions, while highlighting events, activities and showcasing the mountain lifestyle for those planning their next winter adventure.
“We are very excited to work with Halley on this new program,” said Tom Cottrill, president of SnoCountry Ski Areas Association – a non-profit association that promotes the ski and snowboard industry through radio, television, online and snow report data distribution to more than 3,200 media affiliates. “Her passion for snowsports and the mountain lifestyle, combined with her knack for storytelling made her an easy choice for hosting this original new program and showcasing all that our resort partners have to offer.”
You just might be day dreaming these summer days about an exotic ski vacation. Here’s one for you: Changbaishan Resort in Northeast China.
Central Wisconsin offers mountain-like scenery at Devils Lake State Park, the popular Wisconsin Dells and the long running Tommy Bartlett Water Ski Show. Devils Head Resort, just down the road, is a great place to stay.
Notwithstanding the fact snowboarding, as we know it today, got its start at Stratton Mountain, Vt., the iconic U.S. Snowboarding Championship is moving from the southern Vermont resort to Vail, Colo.
There have been a number of thefts of ski trail signs from Telluride Resort this summer that are presumably about to hang in dorm rooms, bars or other nefarious spots. Here’s a tip: Get caught and you’ll probably do time for a felony.
Just as the summer Olympics are getting underway in London, a group of 140 day campers from the Brooklyn YMCA learned first-hand about what it takes to be world-class athletes, the importance of fitness, and the meaning of team spirit.
You’ll have more choices for a non-stop flight to Jackson Hole, Wyo. this winter and you’ll find expanded intermediate terrain and a new lift when you get there.
The Winter Games NZ 2013 will be the largest international snow sports event ever held in in the Down Under nation. The Games are set for Aug. 12-25, 2013.
There are plenty of new bells and whistles at Utah resorts this summer, but the old standby is still a ride up the lift.
These two Boyne locations, located near Lake Michigan resort towns Petoskey and Harbor Springs, offer a variety of activities that would take care of a very large family with multiple choices.
Love beer? Love wine? Love music? Put them all together at the Sugar Mountain, N.C. SugarBrew Summer Festival Aug. 4. General admission and parking are free.
Next time you plan a ski road trip from California to Salt Lake, factor in a day at Eagle Point Resort.
A new management structure has been announced by President/CEO Karl Kapuscinski for Mountain High Resort in southern California and Stevens Pass Resort in Washington’s Cascades. The two ski areas will share personnel and best practices.
The goal, Kapuscinski says, is to “develop synergies that continue to establish the individual resorts as leaders in their respective markets.
“I am excited about the management team we have assembled. They bring a lot of industry experience, passion, and leadership to their respective positions. I consider this team to be one of the most diverse and talented in the industry,” he said.
The corporate level overseeing both areas includes Michele Roy, CMA, as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Senior Vice President. She comes to the new role with 17 years experience. Paul Bauer will be COO for both resorts, overseeing operations and environmental affairs. He has held that position at Mountain High for 11 years.
John McColly is Chief Operating Officer. He’ll oversee sales, marketing, and business development for both resorts. He parlays 20 years experience to the new role after serving in that position for Mountain High.