Beer Fest Returns to Snowbasin This Weekend

Huntsville, UT – While skiers wait for the flakes to fall, the last few weekends for summer operations at Utah’s Snowbasin Resort are full of fun activities to say goodbye to summer and get excited for the upcoming 2016-17 ski season. Snowbasin Resort hosts its fourth annual Basin Beer Fest on from noon to 6 p.m. this Saturday, and … Continue reading Beer Fest Returns to Snowbasin This Weekend

Analyst: Global Ski Equipment Market to Grow Through 2020

London, UK – Analysts with global technology research and advisory company Technavio forecast the global ski equipment market to exceed US $5.7 billion by 2020, according to their latest report. The research study covers the present scenario and growth prospects of the global ski equipment market for 2016-2020. In order to calculate the market size, the report has … Continue reading Analyst: Global Ski Equipment Market to Grow Through 2020

Skiing’s Freedom Pass is Now Free

Bolton, VT – Now in its third year, big changes are in store for the Freedom Pass this winter. Expanded to 13 small- to medium-sized resorts from Alaska to Maine, the Freedom Pass is now free for all season pass holders at partner mountains. The Freedom Pass was created with the goal of offering flexibility and added … Continue reading Skiing’s Freedom Pass is Now Free

Skier Dies in September Avalanche Near Lake Louise

Lake Louise (AB), Canada – It’s the first avalanche fatality we’ve heard of thus far this season in North America. Officials with Parks Canada have confirmed that the body of a man in his 20s from Golden, B.C., has been recovered at the scene of an avalanche on Sunday on Mount Victoria, within Banff National … Continue reading Skier Dies in September Avalanche Near Lake Louise

Whakapapa Ski Field to Get New Gondola

Mt. Ruapehu, New Zealand – With the renewal of its operating permit in hand, Ruapehu Alpine Lifts (RAL) is moving forward with a NZ$100 million upgrade plan at its Whakapapa Ski Field that will include a new gondola for winter 2018. RAL’s previous permit to operate Whakapapa lasted through 2019. However, last December it was … Continue reading Whakapapa Ski Field to Get New Gondola

Competitor Dies at Freeride World Qualifier in Argentina

La Hoya, Argentina – An 18-year-old competitor died on Saturday while competing in a Freeride World Qualifier (FWQ) at La Hoya ski area in Argentina. Elwyn Roy Freeman, of Trevelin, Argentina near La Hoya, crashed into rocks at the 2* event venue and sustained fatal chest injuries. He was part of the Ski Club Andino di … Continue reading Competitor Dies at Freeride World Qualifier in Argentina

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