Warm Autumn Frustrates Western Skiers

Alta, UT – On what should have been Alta Ski Area’s opening weekend on Saturday, a handful of skiers burned wooden skis in a sacrificial offering to the Norse god of winter, while skiers and riders hit a homemade kicker built on a strip of man-made snow above the resort’s Wildcat base. They were all celebrating Ullr’s overdue return … Continue reading Warm Autumn Frustrates Western Skiers

Copper Mountain Delays Opening

Copper Mountain, CO – The latest casualty falling victim to the persistent warm, dry weather blanketing the central Rockies is Copper Mountain. The Colorado ski resort announced today that it was delaying its planned season opening by a week, to November 18. Copper Mountain has been open since November 4, but only for ski team training. … Continue reading Copper Mountain Delays Opening

Boyne Upgrades Michigan Resorts

Boyne Falls, MI – Skiers and riders visiting Boyne’s two Michigan resorts will find new night skiing, expanded glades, new ways to unwind, and more this winter season. Nighttime skiers and riders can enjoy an additional 30 acres of terrain this winter with the addition of lights in the popular Meadows area at Boyne Mountain. … Continue reading Boyne Upgrades Michigan Resorts

Aspen Announces 2017 Audi FIS Ski World Cup Finals Program

Aspen, CO – Aspen is scheduled to host the 2017 Audi FIS Ski World Cup Finals Mar. 15-19, which marks the first time in 20 years that the event will been held in the U.S.. Both men’s and women’s competitors will take to the slopes of Aspen Mountain in the disciplines of downhill, super G, giant slalom, slalom … Continue reading Aspen Announces 2017 Audi FIS Ski World Cup Finals Program

Burke Mountain Tax Payment Overdue

East Burke, VT – Still embroiled in the financial chaos surrounding accusations of investor fraud against its owner and President, Burke Mountain officials missed a Friday deadline to pay $409,000 in property taxes to the town of East Burke. The St. Johnsbury (Vt.) Caledonian Record reports that an eight-percent penalty will now be applied to the Vermont ski … Continue reading Burke Mountain Tax Payment Overdue

Loveland Will Open Thursday

Georgetown, CO – Front Range skiers and riders will gain a second early season option when Loveland Ski Area opens for the season this Thursday, joining its neighbor Arapahoe Basin that opened to the public on Oct. 21. “The waiting game is finally over,” said Rob Goodell, director of business operations at Loveland. “The persistent warm … Continue reading Loveland Will Open Thursday

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