Tag Archives: Idaho

Sun Valley Closes Mountain Over Avalanche Concerns

Sun Valley, ID – For the second day in a row, Sun Valley’s Bald Mountain will remain closed due to avalanche worries. Sun Valley guests still wishing to ski have to be satisfied with skiing the much smaller Dollar Mountain complex across the Wood River Valley from Sun Valley’s main mountain. “Dollar Mountain and village operations … Continue reading Sun Valley Closes Mountain Over Avalanche Concerns

Sun Valley Embraces Fat Biking

Sun Valley, ID – Fat biking continues to grow in popularity around the country, and Idaho’s Sun Valley is a part of that growth. If you’re looking for a day off the slopes. the Sun Valley Nordic Center added two more groomed trails for fat biking, Diamondback and White Clouds, bringing the total amount of riding available … Continue reading Sun Valley Embraces Fat Biking

Warm Autumn Frustrates Western Skiers

Alta, UT – On what should have been Alta Ski Area’s opening weekend on Saturday, a handful of skiers burned wooden skis in a sacrificial offering to the Norse god of winter, while skiers and riders hit a homemade kicker built on a strip of man-made snow above the resort’s Wildcat base. They were all celebrating Ullr’s overdue return … Continue reading Warm Autumn Frustrates Western Skiers

Tamarack Homeowners Save Ski Resort

Donnelly, ID – The Tamarack Municipal Association (TMA), the owners’ association of Tamarack Resort, will operate the Idaho ski area after acquiring the resort’s assets and averting a tax auction that had been scheduled for today. A group of homeowners established a company to purchase New TR Acquisitions Co. LLC’s (“NEWTRAC”) resort assets, which will now be operated by a … Continue reading Tamarack Homeowners Save Ski Resort

YouTube Celebrity Buys Idaho Ski Area

Inkom, ID – The “SHAYTARDS” channel on YouTube counts nearly five million subscribers, and the man behind the channel is now the proud new owner of Pebble Creek Ski Area in Inkom, near Pocatello in southeastern Idaho. Shay Butler, or “Shay Carl” as he’s known on YouTube, has bought the mountain from a group of investors who … Continue reading YouTube Celebrity Buys Idaho Ski Area

Intermountain Ski Hall of Fame Inducts Four

Park City, UT – Four skiing stars will become the newest inductees to the Intermountain Ski Hall of Fame at a reception and ceremony to be held this week in Park City. Olympic alpine skiing medalist and broadcast analyst Christin Cooper, Paralympic cross-country skiing medalist Steve Cook, Group Rossignol American president Ron Steele and the late chairlift engineer Jan Leonard, co-founder … Continue reading Intermountain Ski Hall of Fame Inducts Four