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POWDER Magazine Editor John Stifter opens the show for the 2013 film awards in Salt Lake City. (photo: POWDER Awards)

Nominees Announced for the 15th Annual Powder Awards

Salt Lake City, UT – POWDER Magazine has announced its list of nominees for the 15th Annual Powder Awards, celebrating the best in winter sports cinematography, photography, and athletic achievement. A judging panel that included the POWDER staff, ski industry veterans, photographers, filmmakers, and ski film savants reviewed 30-plus entries to determine who will be the winners […]

(file photo: Aspen Skiing Co./Doug Child)

Advance Ski Resort Bookings Remain Up Despite Warm October

Denver, CO – Despite mild fall temperatures until the past week and considerable economic volatility, “on-the-books” occupancy for the upcoming six-month winter season (November through April) is currently running ahead of the same time last season. From the most updated data released on Friday by Denver-based DestiMetrics, an organization that tracks mountain lodging bookings in 19 […]

Henrik Kristoffersen of Norway skis to victory in Sunday's World Cup slalom in Levi, Finland. (photo: Alpinlandslaget)

Norway’s Kristoffersen Wins Levi Slalom

Levi, Finland – Sunday’s racing in Finland wrapped up a tough World Cup weekend for the U.S. Ski Team, which could only muster an 18th place finish by Ted Ligety in a men’s slalom narrowly won by 20-year-old Norwegian Henrik Kristoffersen. A mere .12 seconds separated Kristoffersen from Austria’s Marcel Hirscher as the young Norwegian notched his second […]