Colorado Ski Resort Blames Chairlift Manufacturer for Fatal Accident

Granby, CO – In response to a directive from the Colorado Passenger Tramway Safety Board (CPTSB), Granby Ranch took its Quick Draw Expess chairlift back offline again on Friday to conduct more testing “out of an abundance of caution” in the wake of a fatal ski lift accident at the resort last month that left a … Continue reading Colorado Ski Resort Blames Chairlift Manufacturer for Fatal Accident

Vonn Grabs 77th World Cup Win

Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany – Lindsey Vonn is back on top. In only her second race since returning from a pair of injuries that sidelined her for almost a year, Vonn won Saturday’s Audi FIS Ski World Cup downhill on the Kandahar course for the third time in her career. Saturday’s win marked her 77th career World Cup victory, … Continue reading Vonn Grabs 77th World Cup Win

Mayer Wins Hahnenkamm Super G

Kitzbuehel, Austria – The 77th edition of the Hahnenkamm race weekend — the Super Bowl of ski racing — officially kicked off in Kitzbuehel on Friday with a super G held on the legendary Streif course. Austrian Matthias Maier clocked the fastest time and whipped the home-country crowd into a celebratory frenzy, followed by Italy’s Christof Innerhorfer in … Continue reading Mayer Wins Hahnenkamm Super G

McKinnon and Bohonnon Crowned National Aerials Champs

Lake Placid, NY – After hosting the Putnam Investment Freestyle Cup last weekend, aerials action continued at the Olympic Jumping Complex in Lake Placid on Thursday with the aerials U.S. Freestyle Aerials National Championships. Kiley McKinnon and Mac Bohonnon, both of Madison, Conn., led the U.S. team, both winning the national titles. The U.S. team was joined … Continue reading McKinnon and Bohonnon Crowned National Aerials Champs

American Mogul Skiers Carry Momentum into Val Saint-Côme

Val Saint-Côme (QC), Canada – After a successful showing on home snow in Lake Placid, N.Y., the U.S. Ski Team moguls athletes are moving on to the second of four North American FIS Freestyle World Cups at Val Saint-Côme, an hour’s drive north of Montreal. Men’s and women’s competitions will take place on Saturday. The U.S. … Continue reading American Mogul Skiers Carry Momentum into Val Saint-Côme

Colorado Ski Country USA Reports Decline in Early Season Visits

Denver, CO – Colorado Ski Country USA (CSCUSA) announced on Thursday that while total skier visits at its 22 member ski resorts were down eight compared to last year’s first period visit numbers. The first period skier visits cover Opening Day October 21, 2016 through December 31, 2016. CSCUSA’s announcement comes just days after Vail Resorts announced a … Continue reading Colorado Ski Country USA Reports Decline in Early Season Visits

Mechanical Problems Silence Two Loveland Ski Lifts

Georgetown, CO – Colorado’s Loveland Ski Area has reduced its lift ticket price after shutting down two of its primary chairlifts due to mechanical problems. Lift 1 — one of Loveland’s most popular and the first lift to open at Loveland each season —  will be closed at least through Friday. Lift 6 has also been … Continue reading Mechanical Problems Silence Two Loveland Ski Lifts

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