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VIDEO: Combining RV Camping and Skiing at Deer Valley

Park City, UT – With the advent of multi-resort season passes like Epic and Ikon, a whole host of skiers have hit the road in 2018-19, embarking upon life-changing road trips across North America to visit ski resorts that have held a place on their bucket lists for many, many years. For those skiers who … Continue reading VIDEO: Combining RV Camping and Skiing at Deer Valley

U.S. Ski Season Forecast: Return of La Nina?

Washington, DC – Forecasters at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Climate Prediction Center released the U.S. Winter Outlook today, with La Nina potentially emerging for the second year in a row as the biggest wildcard in how this year’s winter will shape up. Private weather forecaster Accuweather agrees. La Nina has a 55- … Continue reading U.S. Ski Season Forecast: Return of La Nina?

10 Tips to Get In Shape for Ski Season

Lakewood, CO – Plan now to set your personal record for the number of days you’ll ski and snowboard this winter by building strength, balance, and endurance into your fall fitness routine. Get in shape by following these tips from the experts at the Professional Ski Instructors of America and American Association of Snowboard Instructors (PSIA-AASI). “Pre-season training … Continue reading 10 Tips to Get In Shape for Ski Season

U.S. Had 2nd Warmest February and 6th Warmest Winter On Record

Washington, DC – In early February, Punxsutawney Phil, the nation’s most famous groundhog, saw his shadow and “predicted” six more weeks of winter for the U.S. He couldn’t have been more wrong. In fact, an unseasonably warm February helped to boost winter temperatures for most areas east of the Rocky Mountains. And while parts of the … Continue reading U.S. Had 2nd Warmest February and 6th Warmest Winter On Record

Upgraded Facilities and a New Highway Put WV’s Canaan Valley On the Map

Davis, WV – It’s named for the Biblical region in the ancient Near East but a revamped conference center, increased snowmaking, a new tubing park and the completion of a highway have put the Canaan Valley Resort and Conference Center, in the town of Davis, at the top of West Virginia’s map of winter fun. About … Continue reading Upgraded Facilities and a New Highway Put WV’s Canaan Valley On the Map

January 2017 Was the Globe’s 3rd Warmest Ever

Washington, DC – If the climate records of late 2016 were any indication, January 2017’s balmy global temperatures — and record-small polar ice extents — will come as no surprise. January’s average global temperature was 1.58ºF above the 20th Century average of 53.6 degrees, according to the analysis by scientists from NOAA’s National Centers for Environmental Information. … Continue reading January 2017 Was the Globe’s 3rd Warmest Ever

How to Avoid Ski and Snowboard Injuries

New York, NY – Winter is the time that skiers and snowboarders look forward to. However, winter is also the time when medical providers see many injuries related to those very sports. According to Dr. Angelo Ciminiello, a Sports Medicine Specialist at Danbury Orthopedics in Connecticut, the most common injuries he sees this time of year are … Continue reading How to Avoid Ski and Snowboard Injuries