Category Archives: Resorts

Eddie the Eagle Finally Finds Gold in Golden

Golden (BC), Canada – Famed British Olympic ski jumper, Eddie the Eagle, will be in Golden beginning tomorrow through March 4 to meet and ski with fans.  Kicking Horse Powder Tours has organized a number of events for the week, including four opportunities to ski with Eddie, a dinner and talk at the Eagle’s Eye Restaurant, and two … Continue reading Eddie the Eagle Finally Finds Gold in Golden

Women’s Discovery Camps at Sugarbush Return in Early March

Warren, VT – Sugarbush’s Women’s Discovery Camps will return Monday, March 6 to Wednesday, March 8. “Our theme this year is ‘Movements and Sensations’,” said Terry Barbour, Ski & Ride School Director at the northern Vermont resort. “Skiing is a dance with gravity, the mountain, and the snow. To dance well, we need to move. This … Continue reading Women’s Discovery Camps at Sugarbush Return in Early March

Tree Well Death at Northstar

Truckee, CA – A 43-year-old snowboarder from Connecticut died on Thursday after falling head-first into a tree well at Northstar California. The unidentified victim, who was visiting the Tahoe-area resort from the southwestern Connecticut town of New Canaan, was riding in an unspecified advanced area of the resort. Northstar Ski Patrol responded to the scene, … Continue reading Tree Well Death at Northstar

Oregon’s Mt. Hood Meadows Prepares to Turn 50

Mt. Hood, OR – Slightly over 49 years ago, Mt. Hood Meadows officially opened on January 26, 1968 with ceremonies attended by over 200 dignitaries including America’s only Olympic gold medalist Gretchen Fraser. The ski area launched with two lifts, a T-bar and a rope tow. Fraser’s inaugural run was the full 1,061 vertical drop from the … Continue reading Oregon’s Mt. Hood Meadows Prepares to Turn 50

13-Year-Old Critically Injured in New Hampshire Skiing Accident

North Conway, NH – A New Hampshire teen was critically injured in an accident on Wednesday afternoon at Cranmore Mountain Resort in North Conway. Although it remains unconfirmed, reports have surfaced that the unidentified boy, 13, has possibly died of his injuries. Conway police indicate that the victim crashed into a tree lining one of … Continue reading 13-Year-Old Critically Injured in New Hampshire Skiing Accident

Sierra-at-Tahoe Hosts Freeride World Tour Qualifier

Twin Bridges, CA – California’s Sierra-at-Tahoe Resort will host its second annual Huck Cup, a 2-Star Freeride World Tour Qualifying event on March 3-4. The Freeride World Tour is a worldwide circuit of freeride skiing and snowboarding events where athletes compete on legendary and challenging terrain at some of the most renowned resorts around the world. Sierra-at-Tahoe’s event … Continue reading Sierra-at-Tahoe Hosts Freeride World Tour Qualifier

Taos Becomes First Ski Resort B Corp

Taos Ski Valley, NM – On Wednesday, New Mexico’s Taos Ski Valley became the first ski resort in the world to become a Certified B Corporation (B Corp) by demonstrating its commitment to deliberate and thoughtful social, economic and environmental actions. Certified B Corps are required to meet the highest standards of verified economic, social and environmental performance, and public … Continue reading Taos Becomes First Ski Resort B Corp