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Anyone who has ever skied off Alta's Wildcat chairlift has developed an affinity and appreciation for the Utah ski area's trees. (photo: FTO/Marc Guido; Skier: Matthew Fatcheric)

Alta Schedules 2nd Annual Skiing and Trees Symposium

Alta, UT – Quaking Aspen trees have become iconic subjects in photographs and artwork depicting the American West, so it comes as no surprise that on March 26, 2014 it was designated as Utah’s new state tree. Combine Aspen with the “Greatest Snow on Earth” and you get Skiing & Trees. TreeUtah, a statewide 501(c)(3)non-profit since 1989, is […]

Mt. Hood Meadows (file photo: Ben pcc)

Mt. Hood Meadows Joins 2015 U.S. Revolution Tour

Mt. Hood, OR – Mt. Hood Meadows will be joining a stacked resort roster as the fourth and final stop of the 2015 U.S. Revolution Tour. A leader in the Northwest halfpipe and park scene for decades, Mt. Hood Meadows is continuing its commitment to progressive riding by joining up with the U.S. Revolution Tour. Mt. […]

(file photo: Sugarbush Resort)

Sugarbush and Mad River Glen Kick Off Winter with The Big Kicker Event

Waitsfield, VT – Arguably two of the East’s best ski areas, situated side by side above Vermont’s Mad River Valley, are joining together to kick off the 2014-15 winter season with a celebration at Waitsfield’s American Flatbread at Lareau Farm this Saturday. Five years ago, Sugarbush Resort and Mad River Glen joined together to host a community-wide celebration to kick […]

Skier David Wise, of Reno, Nev., competes in the halfpipe during the 2013 Visa U.S. Freeskiing Grand Prix in Park City, Utah. (photo: USSA/Sarah Brunson)

2014 Olympic Champions Return to Sprint Grand Prix

Park City, UT – Entering its 19th season, the Sprint U.S. Grand Prix has a long legacy of creating Olympic freeskiing and snowboarding champions. This year many of them will return to compete on the 2014-15 tour, including 2014 Olympic champions Maddie Bowman, Joss Christensen, Kaitlyn Farrington, David Wise and Sage Kotsenburg. Over $400,000 in […]