LG FIS WORLD CUP RETURNS TO TELLURIDE

LG FIS WORLD CUP RETURNS TO TELLURIDETelluride Sole U.S. Stop of SBX and PGS World Cup, Dec. 15-18 TELLURIDE, CO (November 3, 2010) – The Visa U.S. Snowboardcross Cup returns to Telluride this December 15-18 as the sole U.S. stop of the LG FIS Snowboard World Cup. The event will feature Snowboard Cross (SBX) and Parallel …

Sun Valley creates fine dining experience for it’s 75th season

  A NEW SUN VALLEY TRADITION! EVENING DINING AT THE HISTORIC ROUNDHOUSE Reservations Now BeingTaken Sun Valley, ID, November 8, 2010:           Evening dining at the historic Roundhouse will make its debut  for Sun Valley’s 75th winter season.  This new Sun Valley tradition will begin December 10 offering an upscale, casual dining experience, Thursday through Saturdays, …

Whistler Mountain on track for Nov. 25 opening

Fresh off of the Olympics, It’s starting to look a lot like winter for Whistler Blackcomb. With official opening day, November 25th, quickly approaching Mother Nature has been hard at work.   With over 60cm at the Pig Alley weather station on Whistler Mountain (1650metres elevation) clearly Mother Nature can’t wait for the season to start and is doing all she can to help Whistler Blackcomb potentially …

1st Major snowfall blankets Squaw Valley top to bottom

SNOW ALERT: Squaw Valley USA Covered Top to Bottom with 10-12″ of Snow *Click here for video footage of new snow at Squaw Valley USA. *Click here for photo of new snow at Squaw Valley USA. [Squaw Valley USA] November 8, 2010 – On Sunday, November 7, Squaw Valley USA received nearly a foot of fresh snow, leaving …

Rails to Riches returns to Killington

One of the most anticipated rail jams every year returns to Killington this December 11th with a prize purse of $15,000.  Competitors from around the country will be attending, and you can too.  This year Killington is adding a refreshing twist in the form of rider-judged finals.  The athletes will be picking the winners this …

FIS adds ski slopestyle to 2011 World Championships at Deer Valley

Winter XGames Europe 2010, Tignes France photo by AndyCunningham Let them play! The International Ski Federation (FIS) Council will add skiing and snowboarding slopestyle to the 2011 Freestyle and Snowboard World Championships.  Snowboarding slopestyle had been considered a given, but the inclusion of ski slopestyle was a bit of a surprise, albeit the deserved and …

Helmet hair to good hair: Paul Mitchell extends sponsorship of US Ski Team

John Paul Mitchell Systems chose a unique platform to announce the extension of its eight year partnership with the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA) last week. Paul Mitchell treated the Team’s ski and snowboarding medalists to an afternoon styling session at New York’s trendy Raika Salon. Amidst the cuts, color and styling of the …

Ski Royal Wedding: Cody Townsend to Wed Elyse Saugstad

Not since Lindsey Vonn said “I do” to her giant slalom beau, Thomas Vonn, has there been a ski royalty wedding of this magnitude.  Cody Townsend, he of Flashing Hallways and ski-surfing fame, proposed to his extreme-skiing girlfriend, Elyse Saugstad. The royal skiing prince, Cody, proposed to his princess at Yellowstone.  Mr. Townsend fills in …

SNOW ALERT: Early November ski resort snow for Idaho, Utah, and Colorado

No one’s slagging the white-ribbon-of-death.  Early season turns appease, however slightly, the incredible ski jones that if left untreated, sometimes leads to involuntary stabbing of nearby folk with your ski pole.  Yep, skiers must ski or somebody’s gonna have to die.  Better man-made snow than no snow at all.  Better riding a chairlift than staring …

Rock stars or ski stars? Vail Plaza packed for naming of 2011 U.S. Ski Team

Olympic gold medalists Lindsey Vonn (Vail, CO), Bode Miller (Franconia, NH), Julia Mancuso (Squaw Valley, CA) and Ted Ligety (Park City, UT) along with Olympic bronze medalist Andrew Weibrecht (Lake Placid, NY) headline the 2011 U.S. Alpine Ski Team named Saturday in Vail. A huge crowd of over 1,000 packed the streets for the announcement …

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