Category Archives: Resorts

Mountain Collective Adds New Zealand Ski Resorts

Aspen, CO – The Mountain Collective pass is again available for sale, this time with two new Southern Hemisphere ski resorts added to the mix. Coronet Peak and The Remarkables in Queenstown, New Zealand have joined The Mountain Collective as a full partner for the 2016-2017 season. This addition expands the breadth of the Collective with full … Continue reading Mountain Collective Adds New Zealand Ski Resorts

Skier Dies at Breckenridge

Breckenridge, CO – The Summit County Sheriff’s Office and Coroner are investigating the death of a skier at Breckenridge on Tuesday. Police indicate that an unidentified 26-year-old Colorado man was pronounced dead at St. Anthony Breckenridge Community Clinic Emergency Center following a “ski incident on an intermediate trail” at around 11:15 Tuesday. They did not elaborate on the circumstances … Continue reading Skier Dies at Breckenridge

Tahoe Woman Dies Skiing at Squaw

Squaw Valley, CA – A 62-year-old local died in an accident while skiing Squaw Valley in California on Saturday. The Placer County Coroner’s Office has identified the victim as Elizabeth S. Danel, of Olympic Valley. According to a statement issued by the resort, Danel was skiing in Squaw Valley’s Headwall area when she fell and slid … Continue reading Tahoe Woman Dies Skiing at Squaw

N.C.’s Beech Mountain Prepares to Last Through Late March

Beech Mountain, NC – Beech Mountain Resort will offer skiing deep into March thanks to a late-arriving winter that provided ample amounts of snow and snowmaking temperatures in February, officials at the North Carolina ski area said on Monday. “We enter March with peak-season conditions and 100% of our terrain open,” said resort general manager Ryan Costin. … Continue reading N.C.’s Beech Mountain Prepares to Last Through Late March

Body of Missing Sugar Bowl Ski Instructor Found

Norden, CA – Tahoe Nordic Search and Rescue team, along with El Dorado County Search and Rescue dog teams were training at Sugar Bowl Resort this afternoon when they found the body of missing skier Carson May. May, 23, was a ski instructor at the California resort and went missing Jan. 15. He was not found despite … Continue reading Body of Missing Sugar Bowl Ski Instructor Found

Skier Dies in Michigan During Race

Thompsonville, MI – A 58-year-old Traverse City, Mich. man is dead after colliding with a snowmaking gun at Crystal Mountain in Thompsonville on Friday. The victim, who has not yet been identified, was participating in a race on the resort’s blue-square Cheers trail when he lost control and crashed into the tower-mounted snow gun, police indicate. He … Continue reading Skier Dies in Michigan During Race

Mountain High Shutters Lifts While Awaiting More Snow

Wrightwood, CA – Southern California’s Mountain High Resort is closing while resort officials await more snowfall. The popular resort, located about 80 miles northwest of Los Angeles, is expecting more snowfall about 10-12 days out and is pinning its hopes to El Niño, which thus far this season has largely bypassed Southern California. Until then, … Continue reading Mountain High Shutters Lifts While Awaiting More Snow