Logging Underway for New Ski Lift, Trails at Arizona Snowbowl

Flagstaff, AZ – Logging has begun in Arizona’s San Francisco Peaks to clear the way for a new ski lift and new runs at Arizona Snowbowl. In accordance with plans approved by the U.S. Forest Service, the logging of the spruce and fir trees began in late June, primarily on Humphreys Peak and in the … Continue reading Logging Underway for New Ski Lift, Trails at Arizona Snowbowl

2018 Winter Olympics Go to Korea

Durban, South Africa – The city of PyeongChang on Wednesday was selected as the host city of 2018 Olympic Winter Games. Pyeongchang received 63 votes in the first round of voting held at the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) 123rd Session held in Durban, South Africa, with Munich, Germany receiving 25 votes and Annecy, France receiving … Continue reading 2018 Winter Olympics Go to Korea

TGR Offsets Ski Film Carbon Footprint and Supports Protect Our Winters

Jackson, WY – Teton Gravity Research (TGR) is taking a lead role in protecting the winter season that is the foundation for their business.  The ski and snowboard film producer has taken a top-down approach to sustainability, which includes a multi-year partnership with Protect Our Winters (POW), the global environmental snow sports nonprofit and by … Continue reading TGR Offsets Ski Film Carbon Footprint and Supports Protect Our Winters

Winter Games New Zealand Slopestyle Takes On New Dimension

Lake Wanaka, New Zealand – All eyes will be on 100% Pure New Zealand Winter Games for the first FIS freeski and snowboard slopestyle events since the International Olympic Committe’s (IOC) announcement last week that the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics will include slopestyle for both skiing and snowboarding. 100% Pure New Zealand Winter Games will … Continue reading Winter Games New Zealand Slopestyle Takes On New Dimension

2011-12 Ski Season Improvements Underway at Killington

Killington, VT – Vermont’s Killington Resort is working on a number of summer capital projects scheduled for completion in time for the 2011-12 ski and snowboard season. The removal of the Peak Lodge from Killington Peak, the largest project undertaken this summer, is under way and the tear down process is scheduled to begin in … Continue reading 2011-12 Ski Season Improvements Underway at Killington

Visiting the U.S. National Ski & Snowboard Hall of Fame

Ishpeming, MI – Located on Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, the U.S. National Ski & Snowboard Hall of fame is pretty far from just about anywhere. With parameters set on my recent trip to the region that included holidays and family reunions, the prospects of visiting the Museum and Hall of Fame looked rather bleak. But then … Continue reading Visiting the U.S. National Ski & Snowboard Hall of Fame

Denver Ski Train Dispute Ends with $1.1M Jury Award

Denver, CO – A federal jury on Thursday awarded $1.1 million to a company that says Amtrak derailed its plans to revive the ski train running from Denver to Winter Park ski resort. The former Denver-Winter Park ski train began operation in 1940 and continued until 2009, when former operator Anschutz Co. announced the train’s … Continue reading Denver Ski Train Dispute Ends with $1.1M Jury Award

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