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Aspen Announces 2017 Audi FIS Ski World Cup Finals Program

Aspen, CO – Aspen is scheduled to host the 2017 Audi FIS Ski World Cup Finals Mar. 15-19, which marks the first time in 20 years that the event will been held in the U.S.. Both men’s and women’s competitors will take to the slopes of Aspen Mountain in the disciplines of downhill, super G, giant slalom, slalom … Continue reading Aspen Announces 2017 Audi FIS Ski World Cup Finals Program

Burke Mountain Tax Payment Overdue

East Burke, VT – Still embroiled in the financial chaos surrounding accusations of investor fraud against its owner and President, Burke Mountain officials missed a Friday deadline to pay $409,000 in property taxes to the town of East Burke. The St. Johnsbury (Vt.) Caledonian Record reports that an eight-percent penalty will now be applied to the Vermont ski … Continue reading Burke Mountain Tax Payment Overdue

Loveland Will Open Thursday

Georgetown, CO – Front Range skiers and riders will gain a second early season option when Loveland Ski Area opens for the season this Thursday, joining its neighbor Arapahoe Basin that opened to the public on Oct. 21. “The waiting game is finally over,” said Rob Goodell, director of business operations at Loveland. “The persistent warm … Continue reading Loveland Will Open Thursday

Winter Dew Tour Announces Concert Lineup for Breckenridge

Breckenridge, CO – Mountain Dew and TEN have announced that rapper Joey Bada$$ will headline this year’s Winter Dew Tour concert, along with DJ A-Trak and rapper D.R.A.M. The concert will be held on Saturday, December 10 at the Riverwalk Center in downtown Breckenridge as part of the Dew Tour winter ski and snowboard competition and festival taking … Continue reading Winter Dew Tour Announces Concert Lineup for Breckenridge

Perisher Staff Dive Into Community Service

Perisher Valley (NSW), Australia – EpicPromise was launched for implementation at Perisher by Vail Resorts CEO Rob Katz prior to the 2016 ski and ride season. The EpicPromise initiative is designed to support youth and environmental initiatives in the local areas that Vail Resorts operates in. An important aspect to the program is the EpicPromise Day, a … Continue reading Perisher Staff Dive Into Community Service

Despite Warmth, U.S. Ski Team Trains at Colorado’s Copper Mountain

Copper Mountain, CO – Battling unseasonably warm weather that continues to blanket much of the central Rocky Mountains, the Copper Mountain Resort snowmaking team has nevertheless been working around the clock preparing the only full-length downhill training facility open anywhere in the world this time of year. After firing up the HKD guns on Oct. 3, … Continue reading Despite Warmth, U.S. Ski Team Trains at Colorado’s Copper Mountain

Child’s Mother Sues Buck Hill Over Rope Tow Incident

Burnsville, MN – The mother of an 8-year-old girl has sued Buck Hill ski area in Minnesota over serious injuries sustained in an incident involving one of the resort’s rope tows. Tina Graham, of Minneapolis, filed the lawsuit in Hennepin County District Court on Wednesday on behalf of her daughter, Elisa Onica Graham. Even though … Continue reading Child’s Mother Sues Buck Hill Over Rope Tow Incident