Ross Powers’ Boardercross Camp at Stratton Mountain December 22-23

STRATTON MOUNTAIN, Vermont — With few boardercross courses on the East Coast, gaining the confidence to get the hole shot and lead the pack into the first turn can be a long process. This December, Stratton Mountain Resort is hosting the first annual Ross Powers Boardercoss Camp, a chance to learn to ride with the …

Moonlight Basin announces early start

Moonlight Basin Resort in Montana announced Wednesday that record snowfall has prompted an early partial opening Dec. 3, 2010, through Dec. 9, 2010. The resort received more than seven inches of new snow in the last 48 hours to bring the base depth to 35 inches. The Dec. 3 opening date will mark the start …

All six Vail Resorts from California to Colorado are witnessing all time early season conditions

Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, Keystone, Heavenly and Northstar-at-Tahoe are all now Open with Great Conditions and Epic Early Season Terrain VAIL, Colo. – Skiers and snowboarders can thank Mother Nature for a feast of powder and record-setting terrain openings in both Colorado and California this Thanksgiving. Vail Resorts six world-class resorts including Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, …

10 inches of fresh powder greet riders on Crested Butte’s opening day

  “This is the best opening we’ve seen in at least six years,” said Ken Stone, CBMR’s COO. “We have much to be thankful for today and with Mother Nature’s help our operations crews will have more terrain ready for holiday skiers and riders.” CBMR opened today at 9 a.m. with the Red Lady Express …

REI pitches in and donates to the Utah Avalanche Center

The Friends of the Utah Avalanche Center announced today that it has received a $5,000 grant from REI (Recreational Equipment, Inc.), a national outdoor retail co-op committed to connecting people with nature, to support the Know Before You Go (KBYG) avalanche awareness program.  The KBYG program, designed especially for young adults and presented most frequently at middle and high …

Visa Aspen Winternational starters named: Lindsey Vonn, Julia Mancuso, Sarah Schleper, Megan McJames

ASPEN, CO – Seven U.S. Olympians, including 2010 medalists Lindsey Vonn (Vail, CO) and Julia Mancuso (Squaw Valley, CA) will be in the start house this weekend when the Visa Aspen Winternational opens the North American swing of the women’s Audi FIS Alpine World Cup on Saturday. Vonn and Mancuso will start both Saturday’s giant …

Stowe Mountain Resort opens. Honors 10th Mountain Division

            This Saturday, November 27, Stowe Mountain Resort will dedicate one of only two U.S. Army 10th Mountain Division Soldier statues in the center of their new Spruce Peak Plaza. Several original 10th Mountain Veteran’s and historians will speak during the ceremony and recollect the unique significance the alpine fighting forces had in U.S. history. …

Snow totals in Tahoe storm up to 8 feet

It already seems like the middle of winter with the  kind of storm systems that arrive after Christmas.   Well, it’s before thanksgiving and resorts are reaching the 100 inch mark already.  This past week, storm snowfall totals top Eight feet, creating mid-winter conditions for Lake Tahoe ski resort openings.  It is quite simply the …

Chris Davenport’s Australis DVD available for online order

On November 23, 2009, ten skiers, filmmakers, writers, photographers, and sailors set off from Ushuaia, Argentina on a journey to ski the Antarctic Peninsula. Filmmaker Jim Surette captured footage of Chris Davenport, Stian Hagen, and Andrea Binning hiking and skiing new peaks in one of the world’s last, largely unexplored regions. The resulting footage came …

University of Utah offers Snow Day, classes closed

                       

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