Nordic Combined Lillehammer preview

The 2010/11 DKB FIS Nordic Combined World Cup will continue in Lillehammer, Norway, this weekend – and the big question mark awaiting to be answered is: Will Felix Gottwald (AUT) be the main rival of Jason Lamy Chappuis (FRA) in this season, or do the results from Kuusamo not reflect the real strengths of the field? Anyhow, at the moment, Jason Lamy …

Mount Snow film festival Dec. 3-4

Mount Snow Film Festival is coming in two 2 days. 10 ski and snowboard films will be offered to all you powder hungry riders out there. Mount Snow will host its first Film Festival December 3rd and 4th. Overall ten films will be shown at three different locations in the Deerfield Valley. It kicks off …

Beaver Creek Resort announced ‘the weekend sneak’ with Chris Anthony

Skiers looking for an early season warm up are invited to Park Hyatt Beaver Creek Resort and Spa December 10-12 for the “Weekend Sneak” with Chris Anthony. Participants will have the opportunity to meet Warren Miller Films’ ski star and Park Hyatt Beaver Creek Ski Ambassador, Chris Anthony, as well as demo the latest ski …

$30 lift tickets at Deer Valley

                                                  Deer Valley Resort is celebrating it’s 30th anniversary this year and to kick the season off with a bang they are offering $30 lift tix December 6 – 8, 2010 COST: Full-day lift …

Spyder designs custom mountie inspired suits for Alpine racers

As some of the world’s best skiers descended on the majestic Canadian Rocky Mountains last weekend for the Lake Louise World Cup, the Canadian Alpine Ski Team were stand-out supporters of their country in Mountie-styled custom race suits designed by iconic ski apparel brand, Spyder Active Sports. The custom-graphic suits mimic the appearance of the …

They’re even skiing freshies in Arizona

Arizona’s ski resorts need only one thing to open. Snow. With this latest cold snap gripping Arizona, skiers and snowboards are ready to hit the slopes so the waiting game has begun. Tucson broke a record Tuesday morning when the airport registered 23 degrees breaking the old record of 24 degrees set in 1934. The …

$75 flight from this big city to Sun Valley

Skiing just got a little easier.  Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air have just launched a “Hot Deals on Ice” winter fare sale which features a discounted $75 one-way fare between Seattle and Sun Valley on select days from January – March, the perfect compliment to Sun Valley Resort’s 75th winter season.  Seats are limited and …

Ashland opening on Friday is earliest in 8 years

Shakespeare in the summer and skiing in the winter, Mt. Ashland Ski Resort is gearing up for an early ski season Tuesday. This Friday will be the earliest opening date the resort has had in the last eight years. There is currently 40 inches of snow and they expect another 8-16 inches by Wednesday. Employees …

Peak chair at Whistler opens Dec. 3rd – Blackcomb opens Dec 4th

And, this just in… PEAK CHAIR on Whistler will open Friday Dec 3 with Harmony Chair on Whistler and Crystal Chair on Blackcomb scheduled to open Saturday Dec 4, 2010.  *Weather permitting.

37cm in the past 24 hours at Whistler Blackcomb, That’s 14.6 inches to you

With the current weather system hitting Whistler,  the conditions for skiing and riding are getting better and better every day.  Whistler Blackcomb has a current snow base of 137cms with total of 266cms(8.7feet) snow so far this season. The forecast is calling for more snow to hit Whistler Blackcomb tonight and into tomorrow followed by sunny skies ; …

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