Subsidiary of Vail Resorts Buys O2GearShop.com

Broomfield, CO – Specialty Sports Venture (SSV), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Vail Resorts, Inc. today announced that it has acquired the assets of Outdoor Outlet, LLC, a Wisconsin-based company that owns and operates O2GearShop.com, an online retailer of outdoor and snowsports goods and equipment with more than 2 million total visits last year. “The addition … Continue reading Subsidiary of Vail Resorts Buys O2GearShop.com

Snow Show Sells Out

Denver, CO – While mountain resorts and retail shops across the country have transitioned into summer, SnowSports Industries America (SIA) is looking ahead to next year’s Snow Show in Denver where retailers peruse and purchase the latest gear and apparel.  Last week, the industry-only trade show officially reached “sold out” status for exhibitor booth space, … Continue reading Snow Show Sells Out

Troubles Continue for New York’s Cockaigne Ski Area

  Cherry Creek, NY – As if the burning of its historic base lodge in February wasn’t enough, vandals struck Cockaigne ski area in western New York State over the weekend, damaging ski lifts and other facilities. A resort spokesperson indicates that none of Cockaigne’s lifts was spared damage that included broken control knobs and … Continue reading Troubles Continue for New York’s Cockaigne Ski Area

Firefighters Continue to Battle Las Conchas Fire from Pajarito Mountain Ski Area

Los Alamos, NM – The Las Conchas wildfire in New Mexico’s Jemez Mountains above Los Alamos, now the state’s largest in history at 130,691 acres, has been 30 percent contained by firefighters as of Wednesday afternoon but still threatens further damage to Pajarito Mountain ski area. The fire, which began June 26, first made a … Continue reading Firefighters Continue to Battle Las Conchas Fire from Pajarito Mountain Ski Area

Skier in Critical Condition After Fall on Middle Teton

Grand Teton National Park, WY – A 33-year-old Wisconsin man is in critical condition in an Idaho hospital following an 800-foot fall while telemark skiing a couloir on Middle Teton in Wyoming. Ryan Redmond, of Delafield, Wisc., was descending the Ellingwood Couloir on the 12,804-foot mountain’s south side on Saturday when he took a tumbling … Continue reading Skier in Critical Condition After Fall on Middle Teton

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