Following Tragic Accident, Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows Devotes $4 Million to Snow Safety

Squaw Valley, CA – Following the tragic death of a ski patroller last winter while conducting avalanche mitigation, Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows has invested $4 million in its snow safety program for the coming winter season. New to the resort, an Astar 350 B3 helicopter will be on site for a portion of the season … Continue reading Following Tragic Accident, Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows Devotes $4 Million to Snow Safety

Corralco Ski Resort: An Origin Story

Corralco, Chile – Imagine a land that stretches 2,670 miles north to south, but only 217 miles at its widest point from west to east—a magical land where you can reach both the vast mountains and epic surf within just a few hours. That’s Chile, where the Andes offer the goods for top-condition preseason training camps … Continue reading Corralco Ski Resort: An Origin Story

World’s Elite Cross-Country Skiers to Return to Quebec City

Quebec (QC), Canada – At its Technical and Cross-Country Committee meetings held in Zurich, Switzerland last week, the International Ski Federation (FIS) confirmed that the FIS Cross-Country World Cup Finals will return to Canada in March 2019 and 2020. “It’s a huge step forward for Quebec City to cement its place on the calendar for two years … Continue reading World’s Elite Cross-Country Skiers to Return to Quebec City

What’s New at Utah’s 14 Ski Resorts

Salt Lake City, UT – Last winter Utah earned its second consecutive record-breaking ski and ride season of 4.58 million skier visits, outdoing its previous record earned just one year earlier by three percent. With winter less just around the corner, the state’s 14 ski and snowboard resorts have a whole slew of new offerings. WHAT’S … Continue reading What’s New at Utah’s 14 Ski Resorts

10 Tips to Get In Shape for Ski Season

Lakewood, CO – Plan now to set your personal record for the number of days you’ll ski and snowboard this winter by building strength, balance, and endurance into your fall fitness routine. Get in shape by following these tips from the experts at the Professional Ski Instructors of America and American Association of Snowboard Instructors (PSIA-AASI). “Pre-season training … Continue reading 10 Tips to Get In Shape for Ski Season

What’s New in Vermont This Ski Season

Montpelier, VT – Winter will be here before we know it, and to prepare for another ski and snowboard season, Vermont’s resorts have been hard at work improving and expanding upon their resort offerings like season passes, base lodges, off slope activities and of course, trails, lifts and snowmaking. So, what’s new for the 2017-18 season … Continue reading What’s New in Vermont This Ski Season

Skier Takes His Own Life After Girlfriend Dies in Avalanche

Bozeman, MT – Well-known mountaineer Hayden Kennedy, 27, took his own life in Bozeman on Sunday after his girlfriend Inge Perkins, 23, died on Saturday when the pair triggered an avalanche while backcountry skiing. Kennedy, best known for removing bolts from a classic route on Patagonia’s Cerro Torre in 2012, was found dead in his home … Continue reading Skier Takes His Own Life After Girlfriend Dies in Avalanche

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