Ski News

Lech-Zürs, Austria – After bad weather delayed our airport transfer in London, my friend Richard and I didn’t arrive at the Hotel Sandhof in Lech until 11 p.m. local time. Knowing that we would miss dinner,  the hotel’s staff thoughtfully laid out a spread of cold cuts, cheese and bread for us to help sate our appetite 12 […]
Ashland, OR - On Monday Mt. Ashland launched “The Next 50 Years of Mt. Ashland” Campaign to raise funds to be used to improve services and create more events at the Southern Oregon community ski area. The campaign officially launched on Monday on, a crowd-funding website.  The indiegogo launch is part of a broader effort to seek […]
Alta, UT - Quaking Aspen trees have become iconic subjects in photographs and artwork depicting the American West, so it comes as no surprise that on March 26, 2014 it was designated as Utah’s new state tree. Combine Aspen with the “Greatest Snow on Earth” and you get Skiing & Trees. TreeUtah, a statewide 501(c)(3)non-profit since 1989, is […]
Mt. Hood, OR - Mt. Hood Meadows will be joining a stacked resort roster as the fourth and final stop of the 2015 U.S. Revolution Tour. A leader in the Northwest halfpipe and park scene for decades, Mt. Hood Meadows is continuing its commitment to progressive riding by joining up with the U.S. Revolution Tour. Mt. […]
Park City, UT - The 2014-15 U.S. Cross Country Ski Team was announced on Monday on the eve of the International Ski Federation (FIS) World Cup opener this weekend in Ruka, Finland. All 10 members of the A and B Teams are past members of Olympic and World Championship teams, including defending World Champions Jesse Diggins, […]
Salt Lake City, UT - After a Federal court judge in Utah dismissed their lawsuit seeking to open the slopes of Utah’s Alta Ski Area to snowboarding, the plaintiffs in that action have filed a notice of their intent to appeal that decision. Attorneys for the plaintiffs — four snowboarders and a non-profit group they […]
Norden, CA - California’s Sugar Bowl Resort has pushed back its opening day and will not open the Tahoe ski area’s winter season by this Wednesday, as previously scheduled. Resort officials indicate that a new opening day for the resort’s 75th ski season will be announced soon. Sugar Bowl Resort is currently making snow when temperatures permit. The […]
Sochi, Russia - The former main Olympic Village in Sochi has been transformed into the Imeretinskiy Resort & Apartment complex, and has begun welcoming winter visitors eager to enjoy a holiday that uniquely combines sea and ski. Built by the Moscow-based industrial group Basic Element and located on the Black Sea coast in the Imeretinskiy […]
Martinsville, NJ - As the familiar cold air of November sets in, skiers across the country are beginning to feel that recognizable early season itch. Last year’s prolonged winter season was defined by a bitterly cold polar vortex freezing most parts of the East Coast and Midwest, and a historically destructive dry spell that thwarted a recovery on the Pacific Coast. During […]