Heroic Hiker Reaches the Halfway Point of the 2,655-mile Pacific Crest Trail.

Josh Garrett has successfully hiked over 1,300 miles of the Pacific Crest Trail, marking the halfway point of his inspirational journey and putting him on pace to breaking the 64 day World Record. Josh set off on his heroic hike on June 10th with the hopes of promoting the benefits of a plant-based diet and spread …

High Fives Foundation Awards over $11,000 to Three athletes

The High Fives Foundation has announced more than $11,000 in grants have been awarded to three Winter Empowerment athletes for recovery from life altering injury, during the month of May. The foundation’s Winter Empowerment Program service aids board approved grants to disabled winter action sports athletes taking part in winter adaptive sports or athletes recovering from a life-altering injury.  As of now, Winter …

Sugarloaf Underway with $2.9 million Improvements

Sugarloaf Mountain Resort had a prosperous 2012-2013 winter season where the resort set all-time records for skier-visits and revenue. The resort was stoked to announce earlier this summer that it would put $3 million towards investments and renovations as part of the resort’s ten year plan. This lengthy plan includes, continued terrain expansion for more …

Whitefish Mountain Resort Summer Adventures

Whitefish Mountain Resort is enjoying their summer season on Big Mountain with their summer season kicking off last month. The mountain is open daily for action through Labor Day, and Friday-Sunday through September 29 with activity and lodging rates starting at $65 per person. Since 1947, Whitefish Mountain Resort has welcomed skiers and snowboarders alike, who …

Ski Vermont wins SMITTY award

Social Media has become a key factor and heavy means of inspiration today for travel, whether it is looking for inspiration, finding means of transportation, searching for a hotel, or a way to vent about services. Of the 28 winners in this year’s SMITTY awards, Ski Vermont won an award for best overall use in …

Squaw Valley Opens with New Base Area Activities

Squaw Valley Resort is excited to kick off the summer season with new activities and fun for the whole family in mind. The activities include, a new Wanderlust yoga studio, an outdoor climbing wall, croquet, bean bag toss, and slacklines to the resort’s base area. Squaw Valley also has a lineup of events prepared for …

VIDEO: Nine Queens 2013

The Nine Queens freeski event held in Serfaus Austria is an exclusive all girls event that brings unreal competitive female skiers from around the world to compete in the gigantic pipeline. The event aims to crown the best freeski queens of the year with contestants venturing over from countries such as France, Germany, Italy, and U.S. to name …

Over 5000 Pounds of Winter Apparel Donated to Hurricane Sandy Victims

Earlier this month SnowSports Industries America (SIA) teamed with New York based charity Kids in Distressed Situations (K.I.D.S.) in efforts to distribute winter apparel to hundreds of families and children in the Rockaways in Queens who are still struggling after Hurricane Sandy in  October 2012. K.I.D.S. is an organization aimed to help the snow sports …

Matt Reardon Insider Tips: Jackson Hole

Matt Reardon is a professional skier turned rockstar. Between skiing backcountry powder and performances Matt knows resort towns inside and out. Best Cliff Drop – Fat Bastard Best Apres Ski – Village Cafe Best Live Music – Mangy Moose Best Ski-In-Ski-Out Accommodations – Teton Mnt Lodge, contact Rob Deslauriers Best in Bounds – Hobacks, Everyday around …

Avalanche Outside of Canyons Ski Resort Claims the Life of a Snowboarder

Tragedy has struck again this week as another young snow sports enthusiast has lost their life at the hands of an avalanche. Timothy Robert Baker, a 24 year old Park City native was riding in an out-of-bounds area near Canyons Ski Resort when a 15-foot wide avalanche was triggered around 3pm on Thursday. Baker was …

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