Tag Archives: Idaho

Room Rates at Western Ski Resorts Keep Rising as Advance Reservations Slip

Denver, CO – Lodging figures released last month by Inntopia in their monthly DestiMetrics Market Briefing revealed that the trend of slipping occupancy and rising revenues that began last winter has continued through most of the summer at 290 property management companies in 20 ski resort destination communities, representing approximately 30,000 rooms across Colorado, Utah, California, Nevada, … Continue reading Room Rates at Western Ski Resorts Keep Rising as Advance Reservations Slip

Sugarbush and Snowbasin Join The Mountain Collective

Aspen, CO – Sugarbush, Vermont and Snowbasin, Utah have joined The Mountain Collective as full partners for the 2017-2018 ski and snowboard season. These two classic North American ski mountains offer challenging terrain and plenty of variety for every level of skier or rider. Also new for the 2017-18 season, Mountain Collective passholders will receive twice … Continue reading Sugarbush and Snowbasin Join The Mountain Collective

Sun Valley Snowboarder Dies in Tree Well

Sun Valley, ID – The Blaine County Coroner has confirmed that a 34-year-old snowboarder died in a tree well at Sun Valley Resort on Saturday. Derek Klein, 34, of Meridian, Idaho was found unresponsive at around 1:30 p.m. on Saturday near Sun Valley’s Can-Can ski run. Sun Valley Ski Patrol responded to the scene. CPR was administered as … Continue reading Sun Valley Snowboarder Dies in Tree Well

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