A seven-mile course across the mountain terrain at Seven Springs Resort in Pennsylvania gives a new meaning to the holiday we celebrate the next day. It’s “Mudders Day” May 12 as the resort debuts “Mud On The Mountain.”
Maybe it was the record snowfall at Alyeska Resort in Girdwood, Alaska that got them excited. But, whatever the reason, a new high-speed detachable replacement for Chair 4 will greatly increase uphill capacity and shorten the ride.
The adventure season extends year-round starting this summer at Mt. Sunapee Resort in Newbury, N.H., a 1.5-hour drive from Boston. It all starts in the treetops.
The endless ski season takes its annual Down Under turn while we settle in on mountain bikes and golf courses. But, you can keep the ski/ride itch scratched this summer at improved resorts. The photo was taken at Valle Nevado April 27, 2012. All bodes well.
The most intriguing piece of the “greenlighted” Ragged Mountain expansion will be access to Pinnacle Peak, the ski area’s third mountain. That means adding more than 30 percent to the skiable terrain.
Wolf Creek, Colorado’s oldest ski area at 73 years old, and Davey Pitcher, whose family has owned the snow magnet slopes since he was a boy, plans to ensure its future.
Skiers and snowboarders are dusting off their golf clubs in parts of the nation. The early demise of winter has made for a number of early course openings. Here’s a sampling, including some early season deals.
Alpine ski racers Ryan Cochran-Siegle and Mikaela Shiffrin received the Don A. Metivier Golden Ski Award from the Eastern Ski Writers Association (ESWA) for the second consecutive year.
Nearly 600 friends and snow sports industry leaders joined eight new members of the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame Saturday night (April 14, 2012) in Seattle for a formal induction ceremony.
World-renowned Snowbird Resort in Utah is getting in the game. The Bird will yank out the Little Cloud chair and replace it with a high-speed quad starting this summer.
Somewhere around 900 sales and marketing executives from tour and travel agencies, resort lodging properties and associations, airlines, ski clubs and councils, and mountain resorts from across the alpine world get down to hard knuckle negotiations April 15-22 at the Resort at Squaw Creek at Squaw Valley, Calif.
The National Ski Areas Association (NSAA) will honor 13 ski resorts with National Safety Awards next month at their national convention in San Antonio, Texas. Others will be recognized for their work in converting skiers and riders to lifelong enthusiasts.
There’s never been a better argument for getting Americans off the couch and onto skis or snowboards. A new study shows 68.2 million people are inactive, up from 67.2 last year. Wrong direction.
Are you a member of an acceptable nonprofit organization in Idaho? Then, your group might just be eligible to take over the ownership of Soldier Mountain, Idaho. Actor Bruce Willis has owned the resort since 1996.
The last time the Winter Olympics set down around Lake Tahoe it was 1960 at Squaw Valley. You can see plenty of photos and memorabilia from those first-ever televised games at the resort’s High Camp area.
We’ve got an official gun, an official dessert, an official grass, an official cooking vessel, an official vegetable, so why not an official winter sport? Can another Winter Olympics be next?
With eight U.S. athletes taking 12 season long titles, the 2012 season was one for the record books. And signs for the future look promising as last week the USA wrapped up a month of Junior World Championships in each sport tallying a record dozen medals including six gold.