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Expert Skiers Unhappy With Jackson Hole’s Alta Chutes Blasting Proposal

Expert Skiers Unhappy With Jackson Hole’s Alta Chutes Blasting Proposal

Jackson Hole Mountain Resort’s proposal to blast rocks and remove trees in the iconic Alta Chutes has sparked a backlash from expert skiers who frequent…

Skier Pulls Off Daring 115-Foot Front Flip On Artificial Slope

Skier Pulls Off Daring 115-Foot Front Flip On Artificial Slope

In a jaw-dropping feat of athleticism and daring, professional skier Anthony Robert landed a 115-foot front flip on an artificial ski slope. Robert, a ski…

French Ski Resort Closes For Good Due To Climate Change

French Ski Resort Closes For Good Due To Climate Change

La Sambuy, a small ski resort nestled in the French Alps near Annecy, has permanently closed its doors after struggling to stay open in recent…

U.S. Ski Racer Nina O’Brien Suffers Another Devastating Leg Injury in Training

U.S. Ski Racer Nina O’Brien Suffers Another Devastating Leg Injury in Training

U.S. alpine skier Nina O’Brien fractured her left leg last week during preseason training in New Zealand, the same leg she severely broke less than…

Professional Skier Tries Out 75-Year-Old Skis, Provides Glimpse into the Sport’s Past

Professional Skier Tries Out 75-Year-Old Skis, Provides Glimpse into the Sport’s Past

Skiing has evolved dramatically over the past several decades, with new technologies and innovations leading to lighter, more maneuverable gear that bears little resemblance to…

Colorado Ski Resorts See First Snowfall of the Season (More To Come)

Colorado Ski Resorts See First Snowfall of the Season (More To Come)

Arapahoe Basin, Colorado woke up on Monday, September 11 to a light dusting of snow, marking the first snowfall of the 2023-2024 ski season in…

FIS Freestyle Summer Grand Prix Wraps Up With Thrilling Finale in Brisbane

FIS Freestyle Summer Grand Prix Wraps Up With Thrilling Finale in Brisbane

The inaugural FIS Freestyle Ski Summer Grand Prix series came to an exciting conclusion last weekend in Brisbane, Australia. After stops in Switzerland and Utah…

Australian Ski Resorts Forced to Close Early After Disastrously Warm Winter

Australian Ski Resorts Forced to Close Early After Disastrously Warm Winter

A number of Australia’s most popular ski resorts have been forced to close early this year due to a lack of snow. Resorts across Victoria…

Fresh Powder Coats Pomerelle Mountain Once More

Fresh Powder Coats Pomerelle Mountain Once More

POCATELLO, Idaho – For the second time in just over two weeks, Pomerelle Mountain Resort welcomed the sight of fresh snowfall overnight Sunday into Monday….

Japanese Skier Katsumi Saeki Shatters Her Own World Record at Age 88

Japanese Skier Katsumi Saeki Shatters Her Own World Record at Age 88

At an age when most people are settled into a sedentary retirement, 88-year-old Katsumi Saeki of Japan continues to defy expectations in the world of…

Utah Ski Resorts Celebrate First Snow of 2023 Season

Utah Ski Resorts Celebrate First Snow of 2023 Season

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah — Ski resorts across Utah celebrated the first snowfalls of the 2023 ski season this week, with light snow dusting the…

Part of Perisher Ski Resort Ends Season Early Due to Record Warm Winter

Part of Perisher Ski Resort Ends Season Early Due to Record Warm Winter

PERISHER, Australia – With ski season rapidly winding down in the Southern Hemisphere, Perisher ski resort announced this weekend that it will cease operations on…

Cardrona Alpine Resort Employee Charged for Providing Free Ski Passes to Australian Skiers

Cardrona Alpine Resort Employee Charged for Providing Free Ski Passes to Australian Skiers

An employee at New Zealand’s Cardrona Alpine Resort has been charged with providing free ski passes to four Australian tourists, allowing them to ski for…

Southern Utah’s Brian Head Resort Announces Later Opening Day for 2023-24 Ski Season

Southern Utah’s Brian Head Resort Announces Later Opening Day for 2023-24 Ski Season

Brian Head Resort in southern Utah has announced its opening day for the upcoming 2023-24 ski and snowboard season will be November 10, earlier than…

European Alps Experience Havoc Caused by Summer Storms (Ski Season)

European Alps Experience Havoc Caused by Summer Storms (Ski Season)

This summer, the European Alps have been beset by torrential rain and damaging winds, resulting in widespread flooding, landslides, and extensive destruction. Numerous rivers surged…

How 3 Utah Skiers Have Skied Every Month for 28 Years Straight

How 3 Utah Skiers Have Skied Every Month for 28 Years Straight

A group of dedicated Utah skiers have achieved an extraordinary feat – skiing for 342 consecutive months over the past 28 years. Peter Novak, Mark…

Big Sky Resort Unveils New Employee Housing Within Walking Distance of Slopes

Big Sky Resort Unveils New Employee Housing Within Walking Distance of Slopes

BIG SKY, Mont. – Big Sky Resort in Montana has opened the first phase of new apartment-style employee housing that sits within walking distance of…

Climate Change Threatens Over Half of Europe’s Ski Resorts (Snow Decline)

Climate Change Threatens Over Half of Europe’s Ski Resorts (Snow Decline)

A new study published in Nature Climate Change reveals that climate change poses an existential threat to over half of Europe’s ski resorts. With global…

Shaun White Joins Forces with Utah Distillery to Protect the American West ($1 Million Investment)

Shaun White Joins Forces with Utah Distillery to Protect the American West ($1 Million Investment)

Three-time Olympic gold medalist snowboarder Shaun White has partnered with Utah-based High West Distillery on a new environmental campaign aimed at preserving the American West…

Tropical Storm Hilary Wreck Havoc at Lee Canyon Ski Resort in Nevada

Tropical Storm Hilary Wreck Havoc at Lee Canyon Ski Resort in Nevada

Lee Canyon Ski Resort, located just 35 miles outside of Las Vegas, Nevada, suffered extensive damage last week due to heavy rainfall from remnants of…

9 Exciting New Lifts And Terrain Expansions We Can’t Wait To Ski Next Season

9 Exciting New Lifts And Terrain Expansions We Can’t Wait To Ski Next Season

With back-to-back seasons of record skier visits, resorts are investing heavily in capital improvements to keep up with demand. New high-speed lifts, terrain expansions, upgraded…

Eurostar Launches New Ski Train Service to the French Alps for £99 (One Small Catch)

Eurostar Launches New Ski Train Service to the French Alps for £99 (One Small Catch)

London-based rail company Eurostar has announced a new direct ski train service called Eurostar Snow that will run from London to the French Alps during…

Skier Threatened with Pass Revocation for Teaching Friends at Treble Cone

Skier Threatened with Pass Revocation for Teaching Friends at Treble Cone

A New Zealand skier is speaking out after he was threatened with losing his season pass for informally teaching skiing techniques to his friends at…

Mt. Ruapehu Celebrates 70 Years of Lifts While Battling Bankruptcy

Mt. Ruapehu Celebrates 70 Years of Lifts While Battling Bankruptcy

TAUPŌ, New Zealand – Mt. Ruapehu, one of New Zealand’s most iconic ski areas located on the North Island, is celebrating 70 years of lift…