Tag Archives: Wyoming

Find Love on the Slopes

Loveland, CO – Guys, don’t let it slip your mind that Valentine’s Day is coming up right around the corner this Tuesday. In honor of the holiday, ski resorts near and far are hosting special events to get love birds in the mood. At the appropriately named Loveland Ski Area in Colorado, LuvByrd is hosting their final round … Continue reading Find Love on the Slopes

Jackson Hole Closed Until Further Notice

Updated: 7:09 p.m. MST Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017 Teton Village, WY – The power is out in Teton Village, and officials at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort indicate that it may be up to a week before it’s restored. As a result, the ski area is closed “until further notice,” today’s snow report indicates. “Due to a … Continue reading Jackson Hole Closed Until Further Notice

Snowboarder Dies While Towed by ATV

Rock Springs, WY – Authorities in Wyoming are investigating the death of a 37-year-old snowboarder while he was being towed by an ATV. Sweetwater County Sheriff Mike Lowell and County Coroner Dale Majhanovich both indicate that deputies were dispatched at about 1:51 p.m. Wednesday to a location on Moses Drive, north of Rock Springs, “in reference to a … Continue reading Snowboarder Dies While Towed by ATV

Booking Pace Slows at Western Ski Resorts

Denver, CO – With the Christmas holiday season and the month of December now officially in the books, many western mountain lodging properties have much to cheer about according to the most recent data released by Denver-based DestiMetrics. As of Dec. 31, while actual occupancy for the month of December at 30,000 rooms sampled at ski resorts … Continue reading Booking Pace Slows at Western Ski Resorts

Wyoming Legislature Considers Ski Safety Act

Casper, WY – Many ski states have already enacted Ski Safety Acts, which absolve ski resorts from liability due to risks inherent to skiing. But not Wyoming. That may soon change, however, as the Wyoming legislature is this month considering just such a bill. Risks inherent to skiing include snow conditions, colliding with natural or man-made … Continue reading Wyoming Legislature Considers Ski Safety Act

Powder 8’s Return to Jackson Hole

Teton Village, WY – Last winter, Jackson Hole Mountain Resort (JHMR) brought back the Powder 8 competition after a 15-year hiatus as part of the Wyoming ski resort’s 50th Anniversary programming.  The competition was so well received, JHMR will now once again make the event an annual tradition. “Last year we had a great turnout of teams from all … Continue reading Powder 8’s Return to Jackson Hole

Missing Targhee Snowboarder Found Dead

Alta, WY – A week after he went missing, the body of a 34-year-old Grand Targhee employee was found last Thursday buried under two feet of snow beneath a cliff near the Wyoming ski resort. Lee Kidd, a resident of nearby Driggs, Idaho, was reported missing on Dec. 23 after he failed to show up for … Continue reading Missing Targhee Snowboarder Found Dead