Ski News

Big Sky, MT - Encouraging people to give to the local food banks and thanking them with a free day of skiing, Big Sky Resort in Montana will host its 8th annual Turkey for a Ticket fundraiser for Gallatin Valley Food Bank, Madison Valley Food Bank, and the Big Sky Food Bank on Friday, December 12, 2014 […]
Kitzbuehel, Austria - French ski destination Val Thorens has been recognized as the World’s Best Ski Resort by voters at the World Ski Awards for the second consecutive year. In a night of high drama at A-ROSA Kitzbühel, the title of World’s Best Ski Hotel went to Stein Eriksen Lodge at Utah’s Deer Valley Resort, while host […]
Hakuba, Japan – A strong earthquake struck central Japan on Saturday, collapsing homes in the ski resort villages surrounding the 1998 Olympic Winter Games city of Nagano. Japan’s meteorological agency reported the magnitude 6.7 tremblor centered in Nagano Prefecture, northwest of Tokyo, 125 miles northwest of Tokyo, that struck at 10:08 p.m. local time on Saturday. Initial reports indicate […]
Vail, CO - U.S. Olympic champion ski racer Ted Ligety suffered an injury to his left wrist while training on Saturday at Vail’s Golden Peak. According to U.S. Ski Team Medical Director Kyle Wilkens, Ligety suffered a left wrist carpal dislocation. He underwent surgery with U.S. Ski Team physician Dr. Randy Viola at the Vail Valley Medical […]
Aspen, CO - As Aspen Mountain opens ahead of schedule today, one famous downtown hotel is completing its renovation right on schedule. The Limelight Hotel’s $1.1 million complete guest room upgrade is targeted for completion this Monday. All 126 guest rooms will be outfitted with new carpets, drapery, and furniture that will feature warm colors and textures […]
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 […]
Park City, UT - RAMP Sports has announced a one-of-a-kind licensing deal with Major League Baseball Properties to create skis and snowboards featuring officially licensed team logos of all 30 MLB teams. This is the first time Major League Baseball has licensed its team and league marks for use on skis and snowboards. Baseball fans will now be […]
Montpelier, VT - Coming off of not only one, but two near record-breaking seasons with over 4.5 million skier visits each, Vermont’s ski and snowboard resorts have already set a new record this season. The state boasts 12 resorts open for skiing, riding and even Nordic skiing today and at least another opening prior to Thanksgiving. This time […]
Spokane, WA - The contentious battle for expansion of the ski facilities at Mt. Spokane appears to be won by the ski area, at least for now. By a five to two margin, on Thursday the Washington Parks and Recreation Commission approved Mt. Spokane’s plans to add a new chairlift and seven new runs on the […]
Big Sky, MT - Women are kicking off Big Sky Resort’s ski season with a two-day Women’s Early Bird Clinic December 6-7, and the second annual SheJumps “Get the Girls Out” event on Monday, December 22. The Women’s Early Bird Clinic is taught by women for women, focusing on an individual’s performance and mastering new techniques. Lead by Brenna […]