Kitz Summer Nights Mean Music, Art, Fun In The Alps

Kitz summer

Visitors to the Alps during the summer inevitably make their way to Kitzbühel with its popular Kitz Summer Nights series running throughout July and August 2012.

 

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Montana Ski Resorts Also Gateways To Popular National Parks

Whitefish Glacier Chaser

Summer is a great time to visit America’s national parks, and two of the most popular are easily accessed from a couple of Montana’s more popular resorts.

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PCSkiGal: Park City Summer Underway

PC summer music

The snow has long melted but, finally, the Park City resorts are open for summer play. If you can't wait for Deer Valley's June 15 opening for lift-served mountain biking and hiking you can always park up at Silver Lake and ride around on your own. 

 

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Colorado Resorts Kick Into Full Family Summer Mode

The respite from winter is over at most Colorado mountain resorts, and it’s time to fire up the zip-lines, mountain bikes, and barbecues.

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Heavy Early Snows Set Up Down Under Season At Perisher Blue

Perisher Blue

The Australian resort of Perisher Blue, in the Kosciuszko National Park, opens its 2012 season Saturday, June 2. Heavy early snowfall, low temperatures, and continued snowmaking have enabled the ski resort to open a week early. 

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Gas Prices Dip Making Summer Escapes To The Mountains A Great Choice

Canopy Tour Seven Springs

Gas prices have dipped significantly in most of the country as Memorial Weekend came to a close. That means, for many people, an escape to a favorite mountain resort is literally a “staycation” – a tank of gas away. 

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Jay Peak Owners Acquire Burke Mountain In Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom

Burke Mountain

Ariel Quiros, a significant landowner in Vermont’s quiet, scenic Northeast Kingdom, and Bill Stenger, Jay Peak Resort President and co-owner, have acquired Burke Mountain Resort. Jay is about an hour’s drive from East Burke.

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Vermont’s Hills Are Alive With Festival Sounds

Fireworks At Stowe

The Friday night Jackson Gore Outdoor Music Series at Okemo kicks off the concert season with The Adam Ezra Group June 15. The series runs through Aug. 31. 

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Memorial Weekend Brings Summer Kick-Off With Concerts, Events

Hunter Mt. Jam

It’s the true start to the summer season at mountain resorts across the nation. Memorial Day Weekend brings music festivals, mountain bike races, special events, and golf. Here’s a selection of things to do.

 

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Minnesota’s Arrowhead Is An Outdoor Summer Paradise

Lutsen Resort

Minnesota’s Arrowhead with Lake Superior and the Sawtooth Mountains rising 1,000 feet above the coast offers a variety of outdoor activities not often found in the Heartland.

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New Utah Ski, Snowboard Resort Cleared For Construction

Cherry Peak location map

In 2007, Echo Mountain Park in Idaho Springs, Colo., became the last brand-new ski and snowboard mountain to open in the United State -- until now. Enter Cherry Peak.

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Jump In Summer Bookings Reported; August Up 19 Percent

Taos Ski Valley summer

Thinking about a summer getaway to your favorite mountain resorts? MTRiP, a company that tracks year-round lodging, says the summer season is looking strong. Better book your reservations.

 

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Southeast Resorts Have Plenty Of Summer Amenities

Timberline mountain biking

Summer at Southeastern U.S. mountain resorts means everything from spa treatments to lake swimming, mountain biking, and much more. Here are some samples of what’s in store this summer.

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Vonn, Garnsey, White Top Winners In 2012 USSA Honors

Lindsey Vonn

Racing superstar Lindsey Vonn, top volunteer John Garnsey, and Women’s Head Speed Coach Chip White took top individual honors as the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association held its Congress at the Park City, Utah Marriott. 

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Michigan’s Gaylord Golf Mecca Celebrates 25 Years

Gaylord, Mich., just off busy I-75, has long been a popular snow sports destination with Treetops Resort and Otsego Club & Resort leading the way.   

Gaylord Golf Mecca

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PCSkiGal: Rocking The Outdoors At Summer Music Festivals

 

Mountain Festivals

The time draws near. The sun radiates, the crowd swells and sounds move outdoors. The summer concert season is nigh. If you've never planned, geared up and marched onto a field like an army to battle, you have yet to experience the beast known as the Outdoor Music Festival.

 

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Post-Grad Alpine Program Set At Killington Mountain School

Pavel Stastny

 

A new post-graduate alpine program  at Killington Mountain School for racers competing in FIS-sanctioned events is designed to bridge the gap between high school and NCAA Division 1 competition.

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Eat Your Heart Out – Scots To Ski, Ride Through June

Cairngorms, Scotland

Aye, lads and lassies. There’s still plenty of time for skiing and riding if you can get yourself across the pond to Scotland. They plan on enjoying our sport through June.

 

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Woodward Sets Up Camp At Boreal; 'Perfect Marriage'

Woodward Tahoe construction

In what has been called a “perfect marriage,” Boreal Mountain Resort and Camp Woodward have joined together to bring a Woodward action sport training facility to the mountain resort on Donner Pass in California.

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Summer Ready To Shine With New Hampshire Activities

Gunstock, NH

 

Summer is about to bloom with boating, skate parks, horseback riding, golf, and much more at New Hampshire's mountain resorts. Here’s a sampling of what’s in store in the Granite State.

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