Tag Archives: British Columbia

Dress Like Santa, Ski Whistler for Free

Whistler (BC), Canada – ‘Tis the season for spreading Christmas cheer! Twinkling lights, snow-covered mountains and a roaring fire are all staples of Christmas time  in Whistler. But, there is one tradition at this B.C. ski and snowboard resort that stands out from the crowd – quite literally. Whistler Blackcomb’s annual Dress Like Santa Day is taking place … Continue reading Dress Like Santa, Ski Whistler for Free

Search Underway for Missing Skier Near Whitewater

Nelson (BC), Canada – Authorities have spent today searching the area near Whitewater Ski Area in British Columbia for a missing skier. Edward Perello, 47, of Ymir went backcountry skiing near Whitewater on Monday morning and never returned home. He wasn’t reported missing until late Tuesday, when Perello’s car was found parked near the ski … Continue reading Search Underway for Missing Skier Near Whitewater

Powder Alliance Partners with Ski Nation

Durango, CO – The Powder Alliance has selected Ski Nation as the official mobile app for its coalition of 13 ski resorts in the western U.S. and Canada. Ski Nation allows users to collect a digital ski pin from any place they ever skied in North America.  Skiers and snowboarders who claim a pin from each of … Continue reading Powder Alliance Partners with Ski Nation

Intrawest Replaces CEO

Denver, CO – Ski and snowboard resort operator Intrawest Resorts Holdings, Inc. on Friday announced the hiring of Thomas F. Marano as the company’s Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. Marano will also serve on the company’s board of directors. Additionally, Intrawest has promoted Sky Foulkes, President of Stratton Mountain Resort, to the position of Chief Operating … Continue reading Intrawest Replaces CEO

Cold, Snowy Weather Prompts Early Openings

Aspen, CO – With nearly 40 percent of the continental U.S. already covered with pre-Thanksgiving snow, a number of North America’s ski resorts are firing up their lifts ahead of schedule. Among them is Aspen Mountain in Colorado. Ajax will open five days early for the season this Saturday with the most vertical feet in the … Continue reading Cold, Snowy Weather Prompts Early Openings

Alaska Airlines Offers Free Flights, Free Skiing Across Western North America

Seattle, WA – Alaska Airlines is partnering with select ski and snowboard resorts in the western U.S. and Canada to offer free flights and special rewards for travelers, including free lift tickets. Alaska Airlines’ new “Ski the West” promotion requires flights to certain destinations between now and February 23, 2015 and registration in the airline’s mileage plan. Those who fly … Continue reading Alaska Airlines Offers Free Flights, Free Skiing Across Western North America

PHOTOS: Snow Continues to Fall From Heaven and Hoses

Salt Lake City, UT – This is the time of year when we love gathering photos of pre-season and early season snow to share the stoke with all of you. If you’re favorite ski hill isn’t open yet, the wait is almost over! U.S. ski and snowboard resort openings thus far this fall include: Arapahoe … Continue reading PHOTOS: Snow Continues to Fall From Heaven and Hoses