Sugarloaf Announces Plans to Replace Chairlift That Derailed

Carrabassett Valley, ME – Mere days after officials at Maine’s Sugarloaf ski and snowboard resort reopened its Spillway East chairlift that derailed from a lift tower in December, sending several passengers to the hospital, an announcement made today confirms that Sugarloaf will replace both Spillway chairlifts this summer.nThe new lift represents the next step in […]

Caucasus Envoy Urges Ski Area Closure in Wake of Terrorist Attacks

Baskan, Russia – A Russian envoy to the Caucasus region is urging a halt to ski and snowboard tourism in the area following last Friday’s terrorist attacks that left three Russian visitors dead and damaged a ski lift on Mt. Elbrus.nNorth-Caucasus Federal District (SKFO) presidential envoy Alexander Khloponin is urging a closure of the region […]

Snowbird Overnight Ski Fundraiser Generates $25K for Utah Avalanche Center

Snowbird, UT – Utah’s Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort held the first-ever 12 Hours of Snowbird overnight full moon skiing event over the weekend with 77 participants logging a total of 6.9 million vertical feet and raising more than $25,000 for the Friends of the Utah Avalanche Center.nSkiers and riders competed from 7 p.m. Friday […]

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