Tag Archives: Colorado

Vail Resorts Launches the 2017-2018 Epic Pass

Broomfield, CO – Skiers and snowboarders who are already dreaming of the 2017-2018 winter season can now purchase the Vail Resorts Epic Pass, which covers resorts across the U.S. and in Canada, Australia and Europe. Purchasing the 2017-2018 Epic Pass this spring ensures that skiers and snowboarders will lock in the lowest price, combined with the … Continue reading Vail Resorts Launches the 2017-2018 Epic Pass

Kansas Teen Dies Following Breckenridge Ski Accident

Wichita, KS – Accompanying a friend on their family vacation to Colorado’s Breckenridge Ski Resort has turned tragic for a Kansas teen. Tess Smith, 15, and a , a sophomore at Wichita Northwest High School, is being kept on life support at Children’s Hospital in Aurora, Colo. pending donation of her organs. Smith was being tended to by ski patrollers … Continue reading Kansas Teen Dies Following Breckenridge Ski Accident

Americans Dominate US Open Halfpipe

Vail, CO – American snowboarders dominated the Burton US Open halfpipe event in Vail on Saturday, scoring five of six podium spots. Shaun White and Chloe Kim each took their second-consecutive US Open titles, while Elena Hight was second for the women and Maddie Mastro and Chase Josey were third for the women and men, respectively. Scotty James … Continue reading Americans Dominate US Open Halfpipe

Gasser, McMorris Win U.S. Open Slopestyle

Vail, CO – Anna Gasser of Austria took her first Burton US Open slopestyle title in Vail on Friday, while Canada’s Mark McMorris took the victory for the men. On the women’s side, South Lake Tahoe’s Jamie Anderson scored her 11th Burton US Open podium with a second-place finish on the challenging Vail slopestyle course just behind … Continue reading Gasser, McMorris Win U.S. Open Slopestyle

Lawsuit Filed Over Collision on Vail Slopes

Denver, CO – A California woman filed a lawsuit on Thursday against a Pennsylvania man over a skier/snowboarder collision on the slopes of Vail that took place in January. Hsu Chiang Chou filed her lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Denver against Philip Moroco II. Chou contends that she was skiing on the intermediate Star … Continue reading Lawsuit Filed Over Collision on Vail Slopes

Leftover Salmon to Headline Crested Butte’s Ski Town Breakdown

Mt. Crested Butte, CO – It’s time to get funky this spring at Crested Butte Mountain Resort (CBMR), as it hosts the annual Ski Town Breakdown on Saturday, March 18. Now in its seventh season, this year’s show brings in Colorado jamgrass revolutionaries with Crested Butte roots, Leftover Salmon. The concert is free for all to … Continue reading Leftover Salmon to Headline Crested Butte’s Ski Town Breakdown

New Mexico Woman Skis Into Tree and Dies at Purgatory

Durango, CO – A 34-year-old New Mexico woman died after crashing into a tree in a ski accident on Saturday at Purgatory Resort near Durango. Kressyda Ming, of Farmington, was descending Purgatory’s intermediate Lower Demon trail just after 3 p.m. on Saturday when she collided with the tree. A helicopter was called to transport Ming, … Continue reading New Mexico Woman Skis Into Tree and Dies at Purgatory