Freeride World Tour Skiers to Battle It Out in Snow-Covered Kirkwood

Kirkwood, CA – The top Freeride World Tour 2011 skiers, men and women, are in the Lake Tahoe area preparing for all-time conditions at this weekend’s North American Freeskiing Championships Kirkwood 2011.nThe Freeride World Tour is collaborating with the North American Freeskiing Championships, an exciting event featuring many top riders from North America as well … Continue reading Freeride World Tour Skiers to Battle It Out in Snow-Covered Kirkwood

Snowboard World Cup Moves to Calgary

Calgary (AB), Canada – The sole double event of the 2011 LG Snowboard FIS World Cup season takes place this Saturday at Canada Olympic Park, just a view minutes outside of downtown Calgary, when the season’s first slopestyle and fourth halfpipe contests are to be staged.nThis is the second time that the main venue of … Continue reading Snowboard World Cup Moves to Calgary

Scottish Ski Resort Seeks to Again Break Record for Skiing in Kilts

Aviemore (Scotland), UK – Scotland’s CairnGorm Mountain hopes to for a second time break the world record for the number of people skiing and riding together in kilts.nIn March 2010, 235 skiers and snowboarders took part in the record breaking attempt and this year CairnGorm officials aim to get over 400 kilts sliding down the … Continue reading Scottish Ski Resort Seeks to Again Break Record for Skiing in Kilts

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 … Continue reading Vermont Adaptive’s Annual Ski Challenge Mar. 12

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 … Continue reading Skier Dies in Avalanche Near Snowmass

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 … Continue reading Sugarloaf Announces Plans to Replace Chairlift That Derailed

Employee Dies While Skiing at Yellowstone Club

Big Sky, MT – A lift attendant at Montana’s private Yellowstone Club died while skiing on Thursday.nThe resort issued a press release indicating that David Mueller, 45, died while skiing on Pioneer Mountain. Mueller was transported to Bozeman Deaconess Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. Neither the cause of the accident nor the cause of … Continue reading Employee Dies While Skiing at Yellowstone Club

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