Ski Patroller Seriously Injured in Fall from Lift

Lead, SD – A ski patroller has been hospitalized with spinal cord injuries following a fall from a chairlift at Terry Peak in South Dakota. Drew Stephens, 24, was reportedly riding the chairlift to prepare to sweep the mountain on Friday when the incident occurred. No other details regarding the fall were immediately available, but … Continue reading Ski Patroller Seriously Injured in Fall from Lift

U.S. Ski Team Partners with Green Mountain Valley School

Waitsfield, VT – Green Mountain Valley School (GMVS) in Vermont’s Mad River Valley has announced a comprehensive training partnership with the United States Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA) that designates GMVS as both a U.S. Ski Team Development Site, and as a U.S. Ski Team High Performance Center. The U.S. Ski Team designations are the result of an … Continue reading U.S. Ski Team Partners with Green Mountain Valley School

Caldwell and Bohonnon Land On Lake Placid Podium

Lake Placid, NY – The U.S. Ski Team aerials athletes put on a show at the Olympic Jumping Complex in Lake Placid on Saturday night to close out the Putnam Investments Freestyle Cup weekend. Ashley Caldwell (Ashburn, Va.) and Mac Bohonnon (Madison, Conn.) both landed on the podium, with Caldwell taking the win for the women … Continue reading Caldwell and Bohonnon Land On Lake Placid Podium

U.S Grand Prix Finds Solitude

Big Cottonwood Canyon, UT – Utah’s Solitude Mountain Resort is set to host the 2017 Toyota U.S. Grand Prix/FIS Snowboard World Cup and FIS Skicross NorAm Cup this coming week, as part of a test event for the 2019 FIS Freestyle, Snowboard and Freeski World Championships. The event, which will run from Thursday through Saturday, will … Continue reading U.S Grand Prix Finds Solitude

Breckenridge, Keystone Announce Resort Upgrades

Breckenridge, CO – Keystone and Breckenridge Ski Resorts in Colorado have announced plans for capital improvements due for next winter, including upgrades to both the Montezuma Express Lift at Keystone and the Falcon SuperChair at Breckenridge to six-passenger chairlifts, and plans to renovate and expand Keystone’s Labonte’s Smokehouse BBQ restaurant. These plans are all subject to U.S. … Continue reading Breckenridge, Keystone Announce Resort Upgrades

Woman Awarded $750,000 for Six Hours in Killington Gondola

Rutland, VT – We’d take three-quarters of a million dollars for six hours spent stuck in a gondola cabin, thank you very much — and we suspect that you probably would, too. A jury in Vermont last month awarded a Pittsfield, Vt. real estate attorney $750,000 for her ordeal in October 2011, a quarter of a million … Continue reading Woman Awarded $750,000 for Six Hours in Killington Gondola

Whitefish to Move Chairlift

Whitefish, MT – Whitefish Mountain Resort on Friday announced a plan to relocate its Chair 5 from Ptarmigan Bowl to the East Rim for winter 2017-18, the Montana ski resort’s 70th Anniversary Season. Moving the chairlift will improve skier access to intermediate and advanced terrain and offer skiers an alternative way to access north side terrain while … Continue reading Whitefish to Move Chairlift

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