Green Mountain Getdown Music Fest Has New Magic Aug. 17-18

Magic Mt. Summer

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.

 

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Greek Peak Files For Protection; Plans To ‘Emerge Stronger’

Greek Peak“We’ll emerge from this process a stronger and more vibrant resort,” says Greek Peak Resort President Al Kryger after filing for U.S. Bankruptcy Court protection saying it owes $26 million in debts.

 

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BC’s Silver Star Mountain Introduces ‘my1Pass’

Silver Star

British Columbia's Silver Star Mountain Resort is making sure you get your money’s worth out of their 2012/13 season pass, dubbed “my1Pass.” The pass celebrates Silver Star’s ten millionth skier visit.

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Maybe Add China To Your Skiing/Riding Bucket List?

Changbaishan Ski Resort

You just might be day dreaming these summer days about an exotic ski vacation. Here’s one for you: Changbaishan Resort in Northeast China.

 

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Colorado's Eldora Plans New Lift, More Terrain

Eldora Mountain Resort

An environmental impact statement process is underway that could pave the way for improvements at Eldora Mountain Resort, 21 miles west of Boulder, Colo.

 

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Devils Head Resort Gateway To Popular Wisconsin Dells

Tommy Bartlett

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. 

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Burton’s Iconic U.S. Open Snowboarding Event Leaves Stratton For Vail

Stratton U.S. Open

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.

 

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Telluride Offers $500 Reward For Stolen Trail Signs

Telluride Trail Sign

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.

 

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XC Ski Team Stars Tell Y Campers About Fitness, Team Spirit

XC Ski Team at YMCA

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.

 

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Jackson Expands Non-Stop Air Service; Adds Mid-Mountain Quad

Jackson Hole Flights

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. 

 

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New Zealand Plans 2013 Winter Olympic Preview; Includes Five World Cups

Winter Games NZ

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.

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Lift Rides Among Favorites For Utah Summer Visitors

Snowbasin hiking

There are plenty of new bells and whistles at Utah resorts this summer, but the old standby is still a ride up the lift.

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Michigan's Boynes Offer Full Slate Of Summer Activities

Boyne Zip Line

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. 

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SugarBrew Summer Festival Aug. 4 In North Carolina

SugarBrew

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.

 

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Utah's Eagle Point Resort To Offer Californians Free Skiing

Eagle Point

Next time you plan a ski road trip from California to Salt Lake, factor in a day at Eagle Point Resort

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Ski Michigan Gold Card Is Now On Sale

Ski Michigan Card

How would you like to ski or ride every day all over Michigan this winter for $500? That’s not just one area, but at 20 of the top ski areas scattered across the Wolverine State’s both peninsulas. 

 

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People And Pets Ride Together In Crystal Mountain Gondola

Crystal Mountain, Wash.

This summer, Crystal Mountain Resort has officially gone to the dogs.

 

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Season Pass Deals Still Available

Snowshoe Mountain Resort, W.Va.

Season pass deals at many resorts are still out there, but dates for discounted deals vary. Here are a few areas where you still can grab those special rates. 

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Greek Peak Needs Fast FDIC Action To Survive; Sen. Schumer Makes Appeal

Greek Peak

Sen. Charles Schumer, D-NY, visited Greek Peak, the Cortland, NY resort last week, appealing for fast approval of a $1.4 million loan from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. 

 

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United Airlines Begins Direct Service To Sun Peaks in BC

Sun Peaks

United Airlines will begin daily non-stop service between Los Angeles (LAX) and BC’s Kelowna International Airport, the largest airport in the region in time for the new ski season. Service starts Dec. 19, 2012. 

 

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