Category Archives: Resorts

Hesperus Ski Area Joins Colorado Ski Country USA

Denver, CO – The trade group Colorado Ski Country USA (CSCUSA) now has a new resort member. CSCUSA officials announced yesterday that Hesperus Ski Area will join the association effective immediately to become the group’s 22nd resort member. Hesperus, which was recently purchased by James Coleman, is located near Durango, Colo.  in the southwestern part of the … Continue reading Hesperus Ski Area Joins Colorado Ski Country USA

Jackson Hole to Open Thursday

Teton Village, WY – Better late than never, they always say. After receiving 18 inches of snow overnight, Wyoming’s Jackson Hole Mountain Resort (JHMR) will kick off its delayed winter season this Thursday, Dec. 1. JHMR will open its Teewinot and Après Vous lifts at 9 a.m. on Thursday with additional lifts and terrain scheduled … Continue reading Jackson Hole to Open Thursday

PHOTOS: Storm Dumps Nearly Three Feet at Mammoth

Mammoth Mountain, CA – Sunday was a legitimate powder day at Mammoth Mountain. A powerful Sierra storm pasted the California ski resort with 15-34 inches of new snow, and left behind bluebird skies in its wake. Base depths at Mammoth Mountain are now 18-38 inches. Today the resort is operating seven lifts, serving 23 trails … Continue reading PHOTOS: Storm Dumps Nearly Three Feet at Mammoth

Lack of Early Snow Forces Changes to Rev Tour

Copper Mountain, CO – The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA) and Copper Mountain Resort have announced that, due to unseasonably warm temperatures and delays in halfpipe construction, the Revolution Tour events scheduled to begin on Dec. 5 at Copper Mountain will now begin on Dec. 7. The event schedule will also be condensed to include one … Continue reading Lack of Early Snow Forces Changes to Rev Tour

New Owner Needs More Time, Money to Renovate Vail Landmark

Vail, CO – Guests wanting to stay at the Vail Cascade Resort & Spa during their ski vacation will need to wait until spring. When the Laurus Corporation bought the Vail Cascade Resort & Spa last December, they promised a $35 million renovation to the 292-room ski-in/ski-out property, one of Vail’s largest, and a reopening this week in time for the … Continue reading New Owner Needs More Time, Money to Renovate Vail Landmark

Snowboarder Dies at Whistler Blackcomb

Whistler (BC), Canada – The BC Coroners Service has confirmed the death of a 27-year-old snowboarder on Blackcomb Mountain on Saturday, just the fourth day of the Canadian resort’s new winter season. The unidentified man was found unresponsive in the gladed Arthur’s Choice run on Blackcomb shortly after noon on Saturday. Officials with the Coroners Service … Continue reading Snowboarder Dies at Whistler Blackcomb

Deer Valley to Again Open with Celebrity Skifest

Deer Valley, UT – The 25th annual Deer Valley Celebrity Skifest will once again serve as the Utah resort’s launch of ski season. Held Saturday and Sunday, December 3-4, the invitational ski event pairs former Olympic ski legends with television and film celebrities for a weekend of skiing, live music and fundraising for Waterkeeper Alliance, the … Continue reading Deer Valley to Again Open with Celebrity Skifest