Ski News

Pitztal, Austria – Barely over three weeks from the World Cup ski racing season opener in Soelden, a nagging knee injury has reportedly pulled reigning World Cup overall champion Anna Fenninger of Austria from pre-season training. News reports indicate that Fenninger, 26, is suffering from persistent knee issues. The Austrian Ski Team, which is training on the country’s Pitztal … Continue reading Reports: Knee Injury Halts Training for World Cup Champion Fenninger →
Not so Local releases their 2015 project.
Whitefish, MT – The family that hosted a German exchange student who died in 2010 after falling into a tree well while skiing at Montana’s Whitefish Mountain Resort has been dismissed from a lawsuit over his death. In 2013 the family of Niclas Waschle, who was 16 years old in 2010, filed the wrongful death lawsuit against … Continue reading Host Parents Cleared in Tree Well Death of Exchange Student at Whitefish →
Denver, CO – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will have a variable toll lane in operation along a key 13-mile stretch of eastbound I-70 in time for this winter, in an effort to lessen snarled traffic on busy ski weekends. Ski weekend traffic on I-70 has been a long-standing issue in Colorado, particularly eastbound on Sunday … Continue reading Colorado Adds I-70 Toll Lane to Reduce Skier Congestion →
Broomfield, CO – Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: MTN), the nation’s largest ski and snowboard resort operator, announced its fiscal year and fourth quarter results ending July 31, 2015 on Monday, with both fourth quarter revenue growth and season pass sales exceeding analysts’ expectations. “We achieved another year of record-breaking resort revenue and resort reported EBITDA,” commented Vail … Continue reading Vail Resorts Results Beat Wall Street Expectations →
Killington, VT – In releasing its lift ticket pricing for the 2015-16 winter season, Killington Resort in Vermont is applying the same price both weekend and midweek at both Killington and Pico Mountains. The walk-up window price for lift tickets this winter at Killington is $94, except for $96 during holiday periods. That price applies … Continue reading Killington Eliminates Midweek Ski Discount →
Squaw Valley, CA – Erik Roner, professional skier and star of the Nitro Circus television series and the movie Jackass 3D, died in a parachuting accident at around 10 a.m. today in Squaw Valley. He was 37. Roner was part of a four-person squad that included professional skiers JT Holmes and Aaron McGovern performing a BASE jump … Continue reading Big Mountain Skier Erik Roner Dies in BASE Jumping Accident →
Contrary to typical expectations from TGR, the film is more than skiing Alaskan spines and Jackson Hole backcountry.
Gunnison-Crested Butte, CO – Let’s start off by confronting an undeniable truth: skiing is expensive, and it always has been. Once you’re past the cost of the initial learning curve (and resorts have thankfully done something about that in recent years), you’re paying north of $100 for daily lift tickets and buying pricey gear and apparel … Continue reading Gunnison Getaway: Colorado Skiing on a Budget →
Copper Mountain, CO – Colorado’s Copper Mountain, home of the U.S. Ski Team Speed Center, will act as host to the Putnam Investments NASTAR Pacesetting Trials on Friday, November 6. It will be the first time NASTAR, a citizen ski racing program, will have the official pacesetting trials since 1993, when a young rising star on … Continue reading NASTAR Pacesetting Trials Coming to Copper →