Teen Sued Over Fatal Breckenridge Skier Collision

Denver, CO – The widow of a 43-year-old New Jersey man killed in a skier collision at Breckenridge Ski Resort in Colorado last April has sued a teen freeskierand his mother, ski team, academy and coach. The lawsuit filed by Tracey Sherwood of Randolph, N.J. in Morris County, names as defendants: Max Switzer, 16, of Waterville Valley, … Continue reading Teen Sued Over Fatal Breckenridge Skier Collision

Vail Spends $13 Million on New Wisconsin Acquisition

Wilmot, WI – When chairlifts begin to turn at Wisconsin’s Wilmot Mountain this winter, skiers and snowboarders will find $13 million worth of improvements made this summer by new owner Vail Resorts, the most significant one-time influx of capital improvements in the suburban ski area’s 79-year history. “Chicago and Milwaukee area skiers and snowboarders are the big winners … Continue reading Vail Spends $13 Million on New Wisconsin Acquisition

Okemo Sets Oct. 8 for Annual Fall Into Winter Festival

Ludlow, VT – Vermont’s Okemo Mountain Resort celebrates the changing of the seasons with its annual Fall into Winter Festival presented by Lipton Tea on Saturday, October 8. The resort’s Jackson Gore area, in all of its fall-foliage glory, will be the setting for live music, food and family activities. Okemo’s culinary team will be serving favorites … Continue reading Okemo Sets Oct. 8 for Annual Fall Into Winter Festival

Winter Starts This Friday in SoCal

Big Bear Lake, CA – Bear Mountain’s annual Hot Dawgz and Handrails snowboarding competition is set to go off this Friday and Saturday. The unofficial kickoff to California’s winter season, the event features some the world’s best snowboarders and new this year, a full musical lineup spread over two days with live musical performances by Wale, Atlas Genius, Dilated … Continue reading Winter Starts This Friday in SoCal

Vail Replaces Sun Up Chairlift

Vail, CO – Work began following the elk-calving season in early July to replace Vail Mountain’s Sun Up Lift (#17) with a new high-speed quad chairlift. The new Sun Up Express, which will be designated lift #9 in its new incarnation, will reduce wait times and improve skier and snowboarder circulation, resort officials indicate. The construction marks the … Continue reading Vail Replaces Sun Up Chairlift

Non-Profit Restoring Lost Wyoming Ski Area

Sheridan, WY – Work is presently underway clearing slopes and trails at Antelope Butte of brush accumulated over more than a decade of neglect, in preparation to reopen one of Wyoming’s lost ski areas. The Antelope Butte Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit non-profit formed in 2011, purchased the shuttered 45-year old ski area northwest of Sheridan, along U.S. Highway … Continue reading Non-Profit Restoring Lost Wyoming Ski Area

The Remarkables Extends Spring Skiing

Queenstown, New Zealand – Queenstown skiers and riders will get an extra week on the slopes of The Remarkables. Originally scheduled to close this Sunday, September 25, ski area officials today announced that they’ll now remain open through October 2 thanks to a 1.2-meter snow base at the summit and 80cm at the base. “Traditionally … Continue reading The Remarkables Extends Spring Skiing

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