Washington’s Crystal Mountain is open for ski action

Crystal Mountain, say the name in hushed tones because the terrain there is all time, opened up today, Friday.  The Washington ski resort opened the gates on the 2010-11 season with two lifts running.  This will change and change fast with a huge storm pounding the pacific this weekend. It’s official, Friday, November 19th was …

One of The Ski Channel’s own featured in German magazine

The Ski Channel’s very own Sinah Hoenig was recently featured in an article about German athletes and their ifluence in American sport.  She talks about her clothing line, Skihoe and how her time at The Ski Channel has influenced her. click here for full article. Sinah’s idea of starting a ski apparel brand came along …

Monster storm brings happiness for Squaw Valley’s opening day tomorrow, Saturday

[Squaw Valley USA] – Squaw Valley USA is slated to open for skiing and riding on Saturday, November 20 with fresh snow from a potentially historic storm system approaching Lake Tahoe (white-out on the webcam, left). The storm, predicted to deliver up to 6 feet to the Sierras, has everyone excited for La Niña’s impact …

Canyons Resort sets opening date for December 10th

Yet another resort is ready to open it doors and terrain.  This time, Canyons Resort, under parent company Talisker’s ownership, is pleased to announce the opening date of December 10th as the first chance for the general public to get a glimpse of phase one of a multi-year improvement plan designed to enhance every aspect …

Audi Birds of Prey downhill gets the green light

FIS inspector Bob Dart along with Chief of Course Greg Johnson from Beaver Creek (Vail Valley Foundation) The World Cup returns to Beaver Creek!  The  birds of prey course is fast, technical and daunting.  Last years winner, Aksel Lund Svindal claimed the title one short year after having a serious crash in the event.  (see …

A-basin Pali chair to open at noon tomorrow

 Photos taken on Slalom Slope 11/17/10.  This run will be accessible by the Pali chair starting tomorrow at noon.   Photos taken by Casey Day.    

Slide show: Skiing in the Wasatch and Jackson

The Slide show is a compilation of pics i took at Snowbird in a past season.  The majority of the pictures are of my bud Tyler Sterling.  He’s doing a ton of  kite skiing these days so i’m sure you’ll see a few stories about him flying around the Uintas this winter.  There are a …

Smugglers’ Notch Resort combines expanded winter vacation packages with special deals

Smugglers’ Notch Resort in northern Vermont has expanded its winter vacation package options so that families have more flexibility to match packages to their winter vacation interests and budgetary requirements. Additional specials increase the savings throughout the season. Each of Smugglers’ three winter vacation packages feature the following popular inclusions: mountainside condominium lodging; daily lift …

Winter Storm Alert: Joel Gratz labels imminent Colorado storm HUGE

The man who prophesies the snow strings of Colorado weather, Joel Gratz, has posted the Snow Gods intent to slam Colorado with massive whiteness this weekend.  You can check his full update here, a Big Lebowski themed report given to Joel straight from the supernatural. The storm over the last week favored the northern half …

Winter storm alert: Mammoth Mountain to get a jockey-height’s worth of snow

A tsunami snow alert has been issued for Khagendra Thapa Magar.  Who’s Khagendra Thapa Magar, you ask?  The 18-year-old is the smallest man in the world, standing 26 1/2″.  And he is quite fearful of the massive storm on track for Mammoth Mountain this weekend.  Howard Sheckter, guru of all things Mammoth weather, is calling …

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