Famous Squaw Ski Resort gets sold

Squaw Valley, one of the most renowned ski resorts in the world, the resort famous for being tattooed daily by the sports’ elite…Shane McConkey, JT Holmes, (insert 60 famous skiers names) has been sold to KSL Capital Partners for an undisclosed amount of money.  KSL, a private equity firm in the resort sector owns some …

FUNNY: 3-year-old Oscar trampolines slow sign at Solitude Mountain Resort

You have to admire the fearlessness of Oscar, a 3-year-old future freeski champ on only his second day of skiing.  The scene is Solitude Mountain Resort and our hero is skiing straight down the mountain… no turns for Oscar.

Telluride ski season begins wednesday Nov. 24

Telluride Ski Resort opens the 2010-2011 ski season with Donation Day on Wednesday, Nov. 24. All skiers and riders will pay $25 to hit the slopes with all proceeds going to the Telluride Ski & Snowboard Club. Children under the age of five will ski for free. “We’re thrilled that TSG has brought back this …

WATCH: Jonny Moseley battles Vince Neil of Motley Crue on ABC’s Skating with the Stars

Jonny Moseley will be taking some time off from his position as Chief Mountain Host at Squaw Valley.  Moseley is one of the contestants on Skating with the Stars.  Dancing is one thing, but skating?  Somebody is going to get a neck slice right across the adam’s apple.  Vegas odds have Motley Crue’s Vince Neil …

The North Face Masters of snowboarding tour announced

The comp season is coming together.  The Masters of snowboarding just announced it’s lineup for the coming season.  Come out and see athletes like Jeremy Jones, Travis Rice and many more.  Mountain Sports International, Inc. and The North Face announce the 2011 competition stops for The North Face Masters of Snowboarding presented by PrimaLoft kicking …

Deer Valley Resort’s summit meadows snowmobiling opens

Deer Valley owned and operated Summit Meadows Adventures guided snowmobile tours take place on the Garff Ranch, a five-mile, ten-minute drive from Park City’s Main Street, located on Brown’s Canyon Road off Highway 248. Summit Meadows Adventures has access to 7,000 acres of pristine open lands on which to snowmobile. Beautiful scenic views of the …

Deer Valley holds off on opening to offer its guests a better product.

  Deer Valley is tempted.  After almost record snowfall this November for a variety of resorts, most ski areas would open their  doors as soon as possible.  But not Deer Valley.  It just wouldn’t be right.  After all, they are rated the #1 ski resort in North America an unprecedented four years in a row in …

Mount Snow will open on Thanksgiving day

Put down the turkey drumsticks and cranberry.  Put your mashed taters in some portable device and get ready to ski Mount Snow! Mount Snow  plans to open for skiing and riding on Thanksgiving Day. It will have lift serviced terrain for all ability levels including a full terrain park at Carinthia. In all four lifts …

Wolf Creek employee dies in avalanche

So many resorts have seen unprecedented amounts of snow to start the year off.  Sadly, this morning an avalanche claimed the life of a skier at Wolf Creek.   “On Monday, November 22, 2010 at 7:45 a.m. our Wolf Creek Ski Patrol Director, while working to protect others, was caught in an avalanche which, to …

WATCH: Tanner Hall kindly deals clues on Fox Business channel

Watch the latest video at <a href=”http://video.foxbusiness.com” mce_href=”http://video.foxbusiness.com”>video.foxbusiness.com</a> Massive props to Tanner Hall for deftly handling an enthusiastic, albeit clueless Fox Business TV host.  X Box Games?  Yep, it’s right after the Nintendo Bowl… Tanner is in prime form in the video above.  Comedy that conservative types always get amped on “hard work” and “determination” …

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