Ski industry veterans speak at The Assembly in Denver on Wednesday. (photo: DestiMetrics)

Ski Industry Veterans Remain Bullish on the Future

Denver, CO – Mountain lodging activity and snow sports retail equipment sales are up, while skier and snowboarder visits for the 2014-15 ski season are on pace to match last season’s tally of 56. 2 million, according to industry executives who convened as part of The Assembly 2015 presented on Wednesday at Snowsports Industries America’s (SIA) […]

Sugarbush and Mad River Glen, the ski resorts of Vermont's Mad River Valley.

Sugarbush and Mad River Glen to Co-host Ski Mountaineering Race

Waitsfield, VT – Vermont’s Sugarbush and Mad River Glen will be co-hosting the Mad River Valley Ski Mountaineering Race this Sunday. The race starts at the base of Mad River Glen with participants climbing the mountain via the Lower Antelope and Upper Antelope trails before turning onto the Long Trail. The Long Trail traverses across the […]

(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 […]

Ryan Stassel, of Anchorage, Alaska, shreds to first place in the World Championships slopestyle in Kreischberg, Austria on Wednesday. (photo: Getty Images-AFP/Michal Cizek/courtesy US Snowboarding)

Alaska’s Ryan Stassel Wins World Championships Slopestyle Title

Kreischberg, Austria – Olympian Ryan Stassel of Anchorage dominated the slopestyle field to take home his first ever FIS World Championship title in Kreischberg on Wednesday, while teammate Kyle Mack, of West Bloomfield, Mich., earned bronze. The two were separated by 2013 World Champion Roppe Tonterri of Finland, who took the silver. In a three run best-of format, […]

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