From a “Helmet Hair” contest in Vermont, to discounts on helmet purchases for anyone who trades in a bruised or battered one in Oregon, ski and snowboard resorts across the country will mark the 14th annual National Safety Awareness Week, Jan. 19-27.
If you like cross country skiing laced with nice amenities, downhill choices, an appealing village dressed for winter, and a touch of nearby wilderness boasting the largest elk herd east of the Mississippi, check out Gaylord, Michigan.
Proposed plans for the expansion of Homewood Mountain Resort have been put on hold by a federal court ruling.
Most everyone who hits the slopes and trails of the West this season would like to get a little bit better at some phase of skiing or snowboarding. Here's one way to do it.
Every third Monday in January is a federal holiday honoring Martin Luther King Jr. His “day” is usually part of a weekend celebration at many ski areas with special events, lodging, and ski/snowboard packages.
It’s one of the more unusual ski weekends in the Midwest. Pine Mountain Resort, near Iron Mountain in Michigan’s remote UP, offers a scenic winter getaway for skiers and snowboarders coupled with an FIS sanctioned Continental Cup jumping event that takes place Feb. 9-10.
Ski accidents are not something that’s fun to discuss. But they happen. MedjetAssist has just launched a new program for skiers and snowboarders protecting those injured on ski slopes away from home.
Ever wondered about the countdown done by elite skiers leading up to big races? Wonder no more. Olympic gold medalist Ted Ligety takes you on a 36-hour ride to the Audi FIS Alpine World Cup Giant Slalom Sunday Jan. 13 at 3:30 p.m. ET.
If you haven’t heard that January is National Learn To Ski And Snowboard Month then you obviously need to learn to ski or snowboard. Just about every resort in the country is participating on some level in this coordinated effort to get people out sliding on sticks.
It’s been 75 years since a car engine-powered rope tow pulled the first skiers up a meadow known as Hart Prairie on the slopes of the San Francisco Peaks.
There’s little doubt that there are more people skiing and riding beyond the traditional boundaries of mountain resorts.An unfortunate yet unfailing offshoot of this activity is the heightened risk of injury or fatality -- due to avalanche force.
How would you like to get a free lift ticket to your favorite ski resort every time you fill your gas tank? Well, you can. Here's how:
Mikaela Shiffrin, 17, became the first American to win two World Cup races before turning 18. The teen won the Audi FIS Alpine World Cup slalom in Zagreb, Croatia before an overflow crowd and millions watching on TV Friday (Jan.4).
What a relief to be getting in to the groove of winter! After a month of relying on our trusted snowmakers for our white fix, we got the one thing we really wanted for Christmas: a big fat snowstorm, followed by several days of the beloved Bretton Woods flurries. Now that more and more terrain was opening and the winter habits of gathering our gear and heading to the hill were becoming routine, we decided it was time to try to bust out of one habit: it was time to get Bridget into a lesson and work on getting her out of the wedge and into some parallel turns.