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NCAA Alpine Skiing Championships at Cannon This Week

Franconia, NH – The top college athletes from 17 schools across the country have arrived at Cannon Mountain in New Hampshire for the NCAA Alpine Skiing Championships taking place today through Friday. A total of 32 of the best men and women skiers from eastern colleges and 36 of the best men and women from western colleges … Continue reading NCAA Alpine Skiing Championships at Cannon This Week

Eldora Gets New Chairlift

Nederland, CO – Colorado’s Eldora Mountain Resort will install a new high-speed detachable six-passenger chairlift in time for the 2017-18 ski season. The new lift will replace the resort’s existing Cannonball and Challenge fixed-grip double and triple chairlifts at the base of the mountain that have been in place since 1973 and 1977, respectively. “This new … Continue reading Eldora Gets New Chairlift

Sugarbush and Snowbasin Join The Mountain Collective

Aspen, CO – Sugarbush, Vermont and Snowbasin, Utah have joined The Mountain Collective as full partners for the 2017-2018 ski and snowboard season. These two classic North American ski mountains offer challenging terrain and plenty of variety for every level of skier or rider. Also new for the 2017-18 season, Mountain Collective passholders will receive twice … Continue reading Sugarbush and Snowbasin Join The Mountain Collective

2017 FIS Freestyle Ski and Snowboard World Championship Starts Today

Sierra Nevada, Spain – The 2017 FIS Freestyle Ski and Snowboard World Championships got underway today in Sierra Nevada, Spain, with the Opening Ceremony at the Granada Convention Centre.  It will be a World Championship of huge proportions with 25 Freestyle Skiing and Snowboard medal events planned during the 13 days of competition.    “Sierra Nevada and … Continue reading 2017 FIS Freestyle Ski and Snowboard World Championship Starts Today

Vail Resorts Launches the 2017-2018 Epic Pass

Broomfield, CO – Skiers and snowboarders who are already dreaming of the 2017-2018 winter season can now purchase the Vail Resorts Epic Pass, which covers resorts across the U.S. and in Canada, Australia and Europe. Purchasing the 2017-2018 Epic Pass this spring ensures that skiers and snowboarders will lock in the lowest price, combined with the … Continue reading Vail Resorts Launches the 2017-2018 Epic Pass

WATCH: Avalanche Kills 7 at Russian Ski Resort

Kabardino-Balkaria, Russia – An avalanche that authorities are blaming on snowboarders riding in a closed off-piste area killed seven in the North Caucasus ski resort of Cheget on Friday, with the massive slide caught on video. The victims are said to include newlyweds Yana Shanina, 25, and Vladimir Shanin, 29, as well as Nina Sobol, 27, Alexander Ivanov, … Continue reading WATCH: Avalanche Kills 7 at Russian Ski Resort