Green practices thrive for resorts during down economic times

Ski resorts across the west improved environmental ratings for the fourth year in a row during the recession according to the 2010/2011 Ski Area Environmental Report Card, released each year by the Ski Area Citizens Coalition. The 82 ski resorts scattered throughout the West saw an average improvement of 2% in their overall scores. Rating …

Steamboat Springs is the latest resort to hit the 100 inch mark

        The latest resort to hit the 100 inch mark is now Steamboat Springs.  Enjoying incredible skiing conditions, check out the photo taken by Larry Pierce.            

Josh Bibby and webisode 1 of the Joshman files

                     Josh Bibby has a new webisode and you should check it out…                                      

Watch: Jonny Moseley moves on in skating with the stars

  I’m watching DWTS right now and Jonny is going to crush it!  I always wondered about this show and now i know…. Go Jonny go!  He moves on to skate again finishing in 3rd place with 84 points.  I had to include the 2002 Olympic run Jonny made when he revolutionized the ski world …

MUST SEE: Chris Benchetler and his amazing self edited skiing video

                                       Chis Benchetler, from The Ski Channel’s ‘The Story,’ has been very busy the last couple years.  The video below is a compilation of clips, edited and produced by the artist himself.  Sit back, relax and get your popcorn ready…. Nimbus Independent is launching another series of web edits free of charge.  The movies will …

Learn to ski for free at Okemo

First-time skiers and snowboarders visiting Okemo Mountain Resort now through Dec. 24, 2010, are invited to take part in a learn-to-ski or learn-to-snowboard program at no cost. Okemo’s Learn-to Ski/Snowboard Free Program is designed to generate excitement for snow sports and encourage trial at the start of the winter season. Okemo’s beginner package includes a …

The summit action sports film festival Dec. 8-11

        On December 8-11, 2010 “The Summit” first annual Action Sports Film Festival will take place in Breckenridge, Colorado. This film festival will showcase talented filmmakers from around the globe as well as top athletes, live music, industry Q&A’s with both athletes and filmmakers, photography exhibits, local activities and a multitude of film screenings of …

Vail’s blue sky basin and terrain park open Friday Dec. 3rd

After surpassing the 100″ mark for season-to-date snowfall this morning, nearly seven weeks earlier than last season, Vail announced today that it will open Blue Sky Basin this Friday, Dec. 3, bringing the resorts open skiable terrain to 4,308 acres this season. Beginning at 10 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 3, skiers and snowboarders will have …

Crash reel: Greatest ski wipe outs

These are a bit older videos but what gets old about watching racers flying out of control down an icy slope?                                           

Sun Valley will open new terrain Tuesday on Baldy

With more snow in the forecast and plenty already on the ground, Sun Valley will open Roundhouse Slope, Mid River Run Lane and Lower Canyon on Tuesday, Nov. 30th.                    

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