Homewood, CA - Owners of Lake Tahoe’s Homewood Mountain Resort plan to break ground this spring on a scaled-down expansion to the ski resort that led to a lawsuit filed by a pair of environmental organizations. Friends of the West Shore and the Tahoe Area Sierra Club indicate that they reached a settlement last week […]
Eden, UT - An unnamed consortium of local and private investors has purchased Wolf Mountain ski area in the Ogden Valley for an undisclosed sum from America First Credit Union. The investors will rename the resort “Skyline Mountain Base” beginning next winter. In the meantime, operating hours will be extended, including night skiing on Sundays. […]
Ludlow, VT - Okemo Mountain Resort in Ludlow will host The Nature Valley NASTAR Eastern Championships Jan. 31 through Feb. 2. This event brings recreational racers together for an entire weekend of racing, live music, parties and fun. Participants compete against their peers in a modified GS race on Saturday, and with their family or […]
West Dover, VT - A 120-million-gallon water storage pond for snowmaking and a new 36,000-square-foot base lodge for skier services are two of the projects Mount Snow will fund through EB-5, a federal government immigrant investor program. The projects, newly approved under the Vermont EB-5 Regional Center, total $52 million in investments. The West Lake […]
Aspen, CO - At age 32, snowboarder Gretchen Bleiler announced that this week’s Winter X Games being held in her hometown of Aspen will be her last. “It definitely makes me sad,” Bleiler said on Thursday, announcing that she’ll leave her 17-year professional snowboarding career behind. “I’ve grown up through the X Games, and it’s […]
The second episode of Wednesdays with Wallisch dropped today, featuring Tom Wallischs early-season travels from training in Park City, Utah, to competing at the Dew Tour in Breckenridge, Colo., to a trip back to Utah for the holidays and a little shred session with some friends.
Canoe-Skiing in Vermont A group of skiers access backcountry terrain via canoe. Gallery We hopped into our trusty 16-foot red canoes and set off to explore a handful of backcountry ski lines alongside one of our favorite Vermont rivers. With plenty of snow pack in the valleys and the main...
During the summers, Kalen Thorien works as a firefighter. In the winters, however, shes got a different kind of job: shes a sponsored skier. The 24-year-old originally from Boise, Idaho, now lives and skis out of Salt Lake City, Utah. Last winter, Thorien shifted her focus to more backcountry and...
Gus Kenworthy and Jossi Wells explore the world of indoor skiing with the Atomic ski crew at the Hemel Hempstead snow center in England. Just 24 miles northwest of London, it is the citys closest and largest indoor snow center. For Kenworthy, it was his first time skiing indoors. "It was definitely...