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Snowmass Man Sued for Negligent Skiing

Snowmass, CO – A disabled skiing volunteer has sued a Snowmass man for colliding with him on the ski slopes last April. Stuart Pendleton, of Santa Fe, N.M., was volunteering at the National Disabled Veterans Winter Sports Clinic on April 7, assisting a paraplegic U.S. veteran on a bi-ski when Michael Sura collided with him on Mick’s … Continue reading Snowmass Man Sued for Negligent Skiing

Hesperus Ski Area Joins Colorado Ski Country USA

Denver, CO – The trade group Colorado Ski Country USA (CSCUSA) now has a new resort member. CSCUSA officials announced yesterday that Hesperus Ski Area will join the association effective immediately to become the group’s 22nd resort member. Hesperus, which was recently purchased by James Coleman, is located near Durango, Colo.  in the southwestern part of the … Continue reading Hesperus Ski Area Joins Colorado Ski Country USA

Jackson Hole to Open Thursday

Teton Village, WY – Better late than never, they always say. After receiving 18 inches of snow overnight, Wyoming’s Jackson Hole Mountain Resort (JHMR) will kick off its delayed winter season this Thursday, Dec. 1. JHMR will open its Teewinot and Après Vous lifts at 9 a.m. on Thursday with additional lifts and terrain scheduled … Continue reading Jackson Hole to Open Thursday

PHOTOS: Storm Dumps Nearly Three Feet at Mammoth

Mammoth Mountain, CA – Sunday was a legitimate powder day at Mammoth Mountain. A powerful Sierra storm pasted the California ski resort with 15-34 inches of new snow, and left behind bluebird skies in its wake. Base depths at Mammoth Mountain are now 18-38 inches. Today the resort is operating seven lifts, serving 23 trails … Continue reading PHOTOS: Storm Dumps Nearly Three Feet at Mammoth

Lack of Early Snow Forces Changes to Rev Tour

Copper Mountain, CO – The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA) and Copper Mountain Resort have announced that, due to unseasonably warm temperatures and delays in halfpipe construction, the Revolution Tour events scheduled to begin on Dec. 5 at Copper Mountain will now begin on Dec. 7. The event schedule will also be condensed to include one … Continue reading Lack of Early Snow Forces Changes to Rev Tour

Gasser and McMorris Win Olympic Big Air Test Event

PyeongChang, South Korea – Austrian snowboarder Anna Gasser and Canada’s Mark McMorris celebrated impressive wins on Saturday at this season’s second big air World Cup competition, staged at Alpensia Ski Stadium as an Olympic Test Event for PyeongChang 2018. On a huge scaffolding ramp constructed right across from the Olympic ski jumping hills, Gasser was able to maintain her momentum from her triumph at Milan, Italy … Continue reading Gasser and McMorris Win Olympic Big Air Test Event