The backcountry, once considered a wild terrain suitable for only the most rugged and experienced adventurers, has gotten crowded. It didn’t happen suddenly, though it may feel like that to those who have taken pride in “earning their turns.” Improv ...

They have endured the indignity of being addressed in their uniforms as “he” or “sir’’ and at times faced sexism, too, from injured skiers balking at a woman getting them down the mountain on a rescue toboggan. But as the number of women in ski pa ...

A new private mountain resort development in Utah aims to open to members for skiing and riding next winter. Called Wasatch Peaks Ranch, it's located 35 minutes north from Salt Lake City, 10 miles south of Snowbasin Resort. A new private mountain ...

Skiers are hitting the slopes in Southwest Colorado, looking for some exercise and a short escape from the whirlwind of the COVID-19 pandemic and polarized politics, but even so, a sense of normalcy is hard to come by these days. “It’s very differ ...

A Magellan Strategies survey of Colorado skiers reveals apprehension over pandemic protocols, reservations and visitors. “I can go a year without skiing downhill,” one woman said.   Since 2006, Magellan Strategies has polled voters, helping ...

Vail Resorts Inc., one of the largest financial contributors to Colorado’s cloud seeding program, has dropped out this year, leaving a major hole in the program’s budget. Cloud seeding is a practice in which silver iodide pellets are sprayed into ...

Snow Ridge Ski Resort in upstate New York and Antelope Butte in Northern Wyoming has joined the Indy Pass for the 2020-21 season. With these additions New York now has four and Wyoming three Indy resorts giving skiers in those regions a great selecti ...

Thanks to two feet of new snow from last weekend's storm, Colorado's Wolf Creek Ski Area is the first area to open in Colorado, albeit, under strict COVID-19 protocol. Wolf Creek announced Wednesday's opening hortly after receiving approval from t ...

SnoCountry.com to provide the mountain resort industry’s most comprehensive COVID-19 resort information as a tool for skiers to plan their on-snow adventures for the 2020-21 season.  SnoCountry.com will provide skiers and snowboarders on ...

Czech freeskier Daniel Hanka has made a name for himself as a creative park skier, able to grease mind-bending rail tricks and ridiculous grabs. Like most of us, his ski season was cut short by COVID, which is particularly lame for park skiers who l ...

For the first time since 2014, Saddleback ski area is getting ready to welcome skiers this winter. With new owners at the helm, work is well underway for the season. "After being closed for the last few years, this is a pretty happy undertaking w ...

For the first time since 2014, Saddleback ski area is getting ready to welcome skiers this winter. For the first time since 2014, Saddleback ski area is getting ready to welcome skiers this winter. With new owners at the helm, work is well underw ...

UPDATED Sunday, March 15, 2020 - All North American ski mountains operated by Vail Resorts and Alterra Mountain Company will close Sunday for at least a week as the coronavirus spreads through North America. “We have made the difficult decision to ...

UPDATED Sunday, March 15, 2020 - All North American ski mountains operated by Vail Resorts and Alterra Mountain Company will close Sunday for at least a week as the coronavirus spreads through North America. “We have made the difficult decision to ...

All North American ski mountains operated by Vail Resorts and Alterra Mountain Company will close Sunday for at least a week as the coronavirus spreads through North America. “We have made the difficult decision to suspend the operations of all ou ...