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(file photo: Wolf Creek Ski Area)

Wolf Creek Ski Area Owner Given Probation, Fine Over Events Leading to Fatal Avalanche

Pagosa Springs, CO – Randall “Davey” Pitcher, owner of Colorado’s Wolf Creek ski area, has been sentenced to five years of supervised probation, 500 hours of community service involving search and rescue, and a $5,000 fine for conducting avalanche and ski patrol training last winter in an unauthorized section of San Juan National Forest. While the fine was the […]

(file photo: Mt. Hood Meadows)

Jake Bolland Named COO at Mt. Hood Meadows

Mt. Hood, OR – Oregon’s Mt. Hood Meadows Ski Resort has named Charles Jake Bolland as the company’s Chief Operating Officer. Meadows Chairman and CEO Matthew Drake made the announcement, saying “It gives me great pleasure to promote Jake to this position. Jake has an exceptional understanding of our operations and financial structure.  He also possesses […]

Newly minted U.S. Snowboarding team member Taylor Gold, of Steamboat Springs, Colo., trains in the halfpipe this week at Copper Mountain. (photo: Sarah Brunson/U.S. Snowboarding)

2015 U.S. Snowboarding Team Announced

Copper Mountain, CO – The 2015 U.S. Snowboarding halfpipe and slopestyle teams, led by Olympians Sage Kotsenburg (Park City, Utah), Kelly Clark (West Dover, Vt.), Hannah Teter (Belmont, Vt.), Greg Bretz (Mammoth Lakes, Calif.) and Chas Guldemond (Truckee, Calif.), were announced on Thursday during the Sprint Grand Prix season opener at Copper Mountain in Colorado. “I […]

Newly named U.S. Freeskiing team member Devin Logan, of W. Dover, Vt., trains this week at the Sprint Grand Prix at Copper Mountain ski resort in Colorado. (photo: Sarah Brunson/U.S. Freeskiing)

2015 U.S. Freeskiing Team Named

Copper Mountain, CO – The 2015 U.S. Freeskiing halfpipe and slopestyle teams were named yesterday at the season opening Sprint Grand Prix at Copper Mountain. Led by Olympic champions David Wise (Reno, Nev.), Maddie Bowman (S. Lake Tahoe, Calif.) and Joss Christensen (Park City, Utah), this year’s team of 36 skiers features three other decorated Olympic medalists, […]