Vermont Adaptive’s Annual Ski Challenge Mar. 12

Killington, VT – Vermont Adaptive Ski and Sports, the largest year-round disabled sports non-profit organization in Vermont, will host its annual Ski Challenge fundraising event on Saturday, Mar. 12 at Pico Mountain ski area in Killington. A Mardi Gras celebration is this year’s theme.nKillington Resort and Pico Mountain are providing lift ticket and season pass […]

Skier Dies in Avalanche Near Snowmass

Snowmass, CO – An unidentified 25-year-old man died Tuesday in an avalanche in the sidecountry adjacent to Snowmass Ski Area, the Pitkin County, Colo. sheriff’s department has confirmed.nThe victim, an Aspen, Colo. area seasonal resident, was skiing with two companions in Sands Chute behind the Sneaky’s portion of Snowmass when the avalanche occurred. The skiers […]

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 […]

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