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  • Big Mountain Invests $20 Million

    Big Mountain added a new day lodge this winter, but that's not where they intend to stop. As the State of Montana begins rebuilding the narrow, snaking access road this summer, the resort continues with $20 million in improvements. Full Article

    19th March 2007

  • New Mexico Resorts Begin to Close

    After a winter of deep snows, warm temperatures and lack of new snow this month are taking a toll in New Mexico. Fast-changing conditions prompted Angel Fire Resort to change its winter closing date back to its original weekend and two other resorts closed for the season. Full Article

    19th March 2007

  • Targhee Revises Expansion Plans

    In November, Grand Targhee withdrew their proposal for their controversial expansion plans from Teton County Commissioners due to demands for concessions. This month, they resubmitted the proposal with some modifications. Full Article

    19th March 2007

  • King Of Bumps To Telluride

    Bash the bumps and learn from the best: Olympic gold medalist Jonny Moseley. The King of the Bumps and Telluride Ski Resort's new Ambassador of Skiing will lead three heart-pumping days of on-snow training for intermediate through advanced ski and snowboard enthusiasts. The fun is March 27-29 and it includes training, video analysis, lift tickets, lunch, snacks and an event party. Full Article

    13th March 2007

  • Best Boarders at Park City

    Park City hosted the best boarders in the world for the 2007 World Superpipe Championships last weekend. The athletes tore it up in the Eagle Superpipe, the world's largest superpipe and the site for the 2002 Winter Olympic Games. Boarders took three runs each, and in the end, the gold went to Shaun White, the 2006 Olympic Gold Medalist. For the women, Torah Bright won for the second year in a row. Full Article

    13th March 2007

  • Superpipe Skiers Tear It Up at Park City

    Park City had the best superpipe skiers in the world competing in the fifth annual World Superpipe Championships this past weekend. Simon Dumont came away with the $15,000 prize and title of 2007 World Superpipe Champion. Dumont, who finished second last year, had a stunning run to beat defending champ Tanner Hall. Full Article

    13th March 2007

  • Wild At Wolf Mountain

    Crazy contraptions will be coming down the hill this weekend at Utah's Wolf Mountain. It's the Spring Kick-off Weekend, featuring the infamous Soap Box Derby. Anything goes in this wild event, as long as skis or boards are involved. The competition starts at noon on Oh My Heck hill, off the Wolfdeedo Chair. Full Article

    13th March 2007

  • Winter Park Starts Work On New Lift

    Winter Park is reaching new heights by starting construction on what will be the highest, high-speed six-pack chairlift in North America. Construction has just begun on the new $8 million lift, in Winter Park's Parsenn Bowl. The new Leitner-Poma chair will take skiers and riders up to approximately 12,060 feet above sea level. Full Article

    13th March 2007

  • Bogus Basin is a Gas

    Skiing at Bogus Basin is a gas so it makes sense that the popular Idaho hill is offering a cross promotion with Treasure Valley Chevron that gets riders a 2-for-1 night ticket when they stop to fill up at the local service station. Full Article

    13th March 2007

  • Montana Racks up Nation's Highest Avalanches

    Just as a new avalanche documentary prepares to hit the Web, March roared into Montana with deadly snow slides. Even though one lucky snowmobiler buried for eight hours survived, the state's fatalities totaled the highest in the nation. Full Article

    12th March 2007

  • Longtime Ski Coach Retires

    George Brooks, University of New Mexico ski coach, plans to retire at this season's end. After 37 years as head coach, the only head coach in the program's history is moving on because he says it's time. Full Article

    12th March 2007

  • First Female Team Skis Grand Teton

    Grand Teton, the highest peak in the Teton Range at 13,770 feet, had been skied by a few women, but not an all female team. Until last week. Setting a first, two Jackson Hole women spent 14 hours climbing the peak and skiing down. Full Article

    12th March 2007

  • Scott Offers Schwag for Goggle Design

    Sun Valley-based Scott Goggles recently announced a goggle design contest promising a Scott schwag bag worth $750 to the winning designer. Sounds pretty good, right? But at least one prospective designer questioned Scott's motives. Full Article

    6th March 2007

  • Copper Mountain's Roxy Rail Jam

    Roxy girl rippers will tear it up at Copper Mountain March 10 for the Roxy Metal to Medal Rail Jam. The Roxy pro skiers and snowboarders will show off their rail sliding skills near the base of the Main Vein Superpipe. The competition starts at 11 a.m. Full Article

    6th March 2007

  • Flying Fossils at Keystone

    She calls herself the "flying fossil." 75-year-old Freda Nieters is a former ski champion who broke the Guinness Book of World Records last year by skiing 78,000 vertical feet in one day at Keystone. This week, she skied with former Olympians Steve Mahre and Jason Rossner to raise money for SIDS, or Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. Nieters' grandson died of it in 2005. Full Article

    6th March 2007

  • Utah Snow Preps Park City

    Powerful storms continued to sweep across Utah and Colorado, adding plenty of perfect powder to the bases to launch the spring skiing season. Park City racked up four feet of "The Greatest Snow on Earth" from the storms. Full Article

    6th March 2007

  • New Owners For Steamboat

    Intrawest Holdings has finalized completion of its acquisition of Steamboat Ski & Resort Corporation - increasing the number of company holdings and interests in North American ski areas to eleven. Steamboat celebrated with over six feet of new snow to end the month of February. Full Article

    6th March 2007

  • New Owners For Steamboat

    Steamboat is celebrating, not only the tons of new snow but new owners. Intrawest Holdings has finalized completion of the acquisition of Steamboat Ski & Resort Corporation. Intrawest has interests in eleven resorts in North America. Steamboat celebrated with over six feet of new snow to end the month of February. Full Article

    6th March 2007

  • Ski Apache's Speed Racer

    Not only is Ross Anderson the marketing manager for Ski Apache, but he's also the fastest skier in United States history. Last April, he set the American record clipping at a teeth-rattling 154.06 m.p.h. down the slopes at Les Arc, France. Full Article

    5th March 2007

  • Snow King Tube Lizards

    Over the past several years, tubing hills have crept up in popularity nationally. And Snow King not only caters to those who want the carnival ride thrill, but offers two ways to "test drive" tubes. Full Article

    5th March 2007

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