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Montana Ski Area for Sale

Lakeside, MT –  A commercial real estate company in Kalispell has listed Montana’s Blacktail Mountain ski area for sale for $3.5 million. Although Landstar Commercial indicates that Blacktail has been on the market for nearly six months, the listing was included in the Kalispell edition of Craigslist only one week ago.  While they indicate that … Continue reading Montana Ski Area for Sale

Glen Plake Revives Down Home Ski Tour

Lake Tahoe, CA – Longtime Elan Skis athlete and ski industry legend, Glen Plake, is officially bringing the Down Home Tour back to small ski areas across the U.S. this 2018-19 winter season. Unlike other tours, the Glen Plake Down Home Tour is intentionally unplanned. There is no set schedule or official way to sign up. … Continue reading Glen Plake Revives Down Home Ski Tour

Hirscher Wins Levi Slalom

Levi, Finland – Overall World Cup champion Marcel Hirscher of Austria emerged victorious in Sunday night’s first slalom of the World Cup season in Levi, ahead of Henrik Kristoffersen of Norway, and Sweden’s André Myhrer. Hirscher’s win was his 59th on the World Cup circuit, and 28th in slalom.  The Austrian superstar, who became a father … Continue reading Hirscher Wins Levi Slalom

Wildcat Opens Most Terrain on East Coast

Pinkham Notch, NH – As of today, New Hampshire’s Wildcat Mountain has opened 43 of its 48 trails, which constitutes 212 acres of terrain or 90% of its mountain. According to Wildcat officials, this is the most skiable terrain available today on the East Coast. To date, Wildcat Mountain has received 35 inches of natural … Continue reading Wildcat Opens Most Terrain on East Coast

Shiffrin Wins Opening World Cup Slalom

Levi, Finland – Colorado’s Mikaela Shiffrin opened her quest for her sixth career FIS Ski World Cup slalom crystal globe with another dominating victory in the season-opening slalom under the lights in Levi, Finland on Saturday. “I felt good, I was even surprised at how good the course felt with the warm conditions,” said Shiffrin, who … Continue reading Shiffrin Wins Opening World Cup Slalom

Ikon Pass Partners with New Zealand Ski Resorts

Denver, CO – The multi-resort Ikon Pass has added Coronet Peak, The Remarkables, and Mt Hutt on New Zealand’s South Island as its newest partners, now offering access to nearly 82,000 acres at 38 mountain destinations across the planet. Coronet Peak, The Remarkables and Mt Hutt join Southern Hemisphere Ikon Pass partners Thredbo in Australia and Valle Nevado in … Continue reading Ikon Pass Partners with New Zealand Ski Resorts

Opening Day Comes Early To Snowbasin

Huntsville, UT – For the first time in recent history, Utah’s Snowbasin Resort is opening its ski and snowboard season ahead of schedule. Snowbasin will open with top-to-bottom skiing and snowboarding beginning at 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, November 20. With Snowbasin’s investment in snowmaking and the recent cold temperatures, the resort’s snowmaking and grooming team have … Continue reading Opening Day Comes Early To Snowbasin