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Junior Castlerock Extreme Hits Sugarbush’s Steeps This Weekend

Warren, VT – Vermont’s Sugarbush Resort is inviting expert skiers and riders ages 14 and under to compete in the highly challenging and technical run down Castlerock’s Lift Line this weekend. The Junior Castlerock Extreme is one of four Junior Qualifier events for the Ski the East Freeride Tour (SEFT), and the only way for someone … Continue reading Junior Castlerock Extreme Hits Sugarbush’s Steeps This Weekend

Bolton Valley Holds 24-Hour Backcountry Race This Weekend

Bolton, VT – Bolton Valley Resort has partnered with outdoor adventure company Native Endurance to host New England’s first 24-hour backcountry ski and splitboard race this weekend to benefit Vermont Adaptive Ski and Sports.  Competitors will test their stamina as they try to log as many vertical feet as possible in a 24-hour period on two challenging … Continue reading Bolton Valley Holds 24-Hour Backcountry Race This Weekend

Third for Bohonnon at Olympic Test Event

PyeongChang, South Korea – The world’s best aerials athletes put the 2018 Olympic site to the test on Friday, working through windy conditions to put on a show and demonstrate their sport 364 days ahead of opening ceremonies. Mac Bohonnon, of Madison, Conn., proudly led the U.S. Ski Team aerials squad, landing his second podium finish … Continue reading Third for Bohonnon at Olympic Test Event

Switzerland Wins Worlds Super Combined, but Gut Is Out for the Season

St. Moritz, Switzerland – The hometown crowd had reason to celebrate on Friday as Switzerland swept the top two positions in women’s super combined at the 2017 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships, with Wendy Holdener taking the gold, and Michelle Gisin the silver – both first time World Championship medalists. Their joy, however, was short-lived as teammate Lara … Continue reading Switzerland Wins Worlds Super Combined, but Gut Is Out for the Season

Sun Valley Closes Mountain Over Avalanche Concerns

Sun Valley, ID – For the second day in a row, Sun Valley’s Bald Mountain will remain closed due to avalanche worries. Sun Valley guests still wishing to ski have to be satisfied with skiing the much smaller Dollar Mountain complex across the Wood River Valley from Sun Valley’s main mountain. “Dollar Mountain and village operations … Continue reading Sun Valley Closes Mountain Over Avalanche Concerns

Skier Dies in Tree Well at 49 Degrees North

Chewelah, WA – A man is dead after suffocating in a tree well while skiing at 49 Degrees North in northeastern Washington State, north of Spokane. The Stevens County Sheriff has confirmed the death, which occurred at the resort on Monday. The victim was recovered by the resort’s ski patrol, and an investigation is still … Continue reading Skier Dies in Tree Well at 49 Degrees North

Find Love on the Slopes

Loveland, CO – Guys, don’t let it slip your mind that Valentine’s Day is coming up right around the corner this Tuesday. In honor of the holiday, ski resorts near and far are hosting special events to get love birds in the mood. At the appropriately named Loveland Ski Area in Colorado, LuvByrd is hosting their final round … Continue reading Find Love on the Slopes