Category Archives: Resorts

(file photo: Breckenridge Ski Resort)

Snowboarder Found Guilty for Breckenridge Crash

Breckenridge, CO – A Colorado man has been found guilty of reckless endangerment and third-degree assault, both misdemeanors, over a snowboard collision with a child at Breckenridge Resort last April. Snowboarder Matt Grannell was riding on Breckenridge’s intermediate Pioneer trail on Peak 7 when he collided with the six-year-old female victim. A caution sign in […]

(file photo: Mt. Seymour)

Mt. Washington Bails Out Mt. Seymour Season Passholders Stranded by Lack of Snow

N. Vancouver (BC), Canada – Mt. Washington Alpine Resort on Vancouver Island has extended complimentary skiing and snowboarding to Mt. Seymour season pass holders as officials at Mt. Seymour, located outside of Vancouver, await more snowfall. The offer is effective immediately and is based on the operational status of Mt. Seymour’s Mystery Peak Express quad chair, which first opened […]

One of Mt. Bachelor's terrain parks. (FTO file photo: Marc Guido)

Oregon Supreme Court Finds Ski Area Liability Release Unenforceable

Bend, OR – Myles Bagley was an 18-year-old Bend resident and snowboarder with a season pass to nearby Mt. Bachelor in 2006. On February 16 of that year, Bagley crashed on a jump in the resort’s terrain park, fracturing two vertebrae that left him permanently paralyzed. Fast forward nearly nine years. In that period, Bagley’s $21.5 […]