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48 Evacuated From Cannon Tram

Franconia Notch, NH – A mechanical failure forced the evacuation of 48 passengers from the Aerial Tramway at Cannon Mountain ski area in New Hampshire on Sunday. With temperatures outside well below zero, the two counter-balancing cars on Cannon’s jigback tram screeched to a halt at 1:50 p.m. on Sunday, an estimated 50 to 75 … Continue reading 48 Evacuated From Cannon Tram

Drone Service Expanded at Squaw Valley

Olympic Valley, CA – Cape Productions, a consumer drone video service for action sports, announced this week that it will operate five days per week (Thursdays through Mondays) at Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows effective immediately. Cape is slated to continue operating on this schedule through the remainder of the ski season. This decision marks an expansion … Continue reading Drone Service Expanded at Squaw Valley

Bromley Hosts Telemark Festival for Free Heelers

Peru, VT – Well before snowboarding hit the slopes, in fact well before downhill skiing became popular, skiers were performing graceful Telemark turns which combine elements of both alpine and Nordic skiing. Telemark skiers use alpine skis with specially designed Nordic style bindings that fix only the toe of the ski boot to the ski, thereby … Continue reading Bromley Hosts Telemark Festival for Free Heelers

Strong U.S. Dollar Drives Skiers North

Golden (BC), Canada – As the US dollar grows stronger, bookings are blooming north of the border. The lure of legendary Canadian mountain destinations, renowned hospitality, and now the “powder discount” is proving too much for American skiers and riders to resist. The US dollar saw it’s 10-year low in July of 2011 and has been climbing … Continue reading Strong U.S. Dollar Drives Skiers North

7th Annual Kid-O-Rama Returns to Squaw/Alpine

Squaw Valley, CA –  Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows is hosting the Tahoe area ski resort’s 7th annual Kid-O-Rama celebration this February 13-20. This family friendly resort tradition features popular events like: Big Truck Day, where kids can ride along in fire trucks, snowplows, and grooming machines; Light Up the Night with night tubing and mini-snowmobiling under the stars; … Continue reading 7th Annual Kid-O-Rama Returns to Squaw/Alpine

Customer Appreciation Night at Brighton This Friday

Brighton, UT – Utah’s Brighton Resort will honor its loyal customers with half-price lift tickets to ski and snowboard this Friday, along with fireworks and special events. “We love our locals and want to make sure they know it!” says Brighton Resort’s Jared Winkler. “Let’s celebrate another great season.” Brighton officials have a family friendly … Continue reading Customer Appreciation Night at Brighton This Friday