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  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Big Sky, Big Snows

    "It's amazing what a good month will do for you," said Scott Savage, Big Sky Snow Safety Director. "We went from decent skiing to outrageous skiing within a few weeks." After a sunny, near-drought start, February skies shifted to dump one of the deepest months of snow in Big Sky history. Full Article

    5th March 2007

  • National Brotherhood of Skiers In Steamboat

    The National Brotherhood of Skiers is celebrating time on the snow in Steamboat, for their 2007 Ski Summit. Over 2,000 African American skiers and riders, representing 77 clubs throughout the United States and United Kingdom are in Ski Town U.S.A. The annual meeting is a fundraiser to support the development of young adult skiers of color to attend ski academies and compete in various skiing competitions. Full Article

    27th February 2007

  • Copper's Sleighs Leave Folks Wanting S'more

    Copper Mountain is offering more than just fun on the slopes with sleigh rides through the mountains. For 26 years, Copper Stables have offered Scenic and Dinner Sleigh Rides with dinner in a miner's tent. Now, Chocolate Sleigh Rides are offered during the afternoons. Full Article

    27th February 2007

  • Utah Olympics Still Paying Back

    Utah is still feeling the residual effects of the 2002 Winter Olympic Games that drew the best athletes in the world to the state. It also confirmed Utah's position as a world-class sports and recreational destination. The Olympic venues continue to attract out-of-state visitors, and tourism spending is up statewide. Full Article

    27th February 2007

  • Vail Honors President Ford

    President's Day in Vail had new meaning this year as runs at Vail and Beaver Creek were each renamed after the late President Gerald R. Ford, the nation's 38th president. Beaver Creek Resort has designated its advanced Pitchfork trail "President Ford's." The black diamond trail begins at the top of Strawberry Park and winds past President Ford's former residence. Full Article

    27th February 2007

  • More Big Snow In Utah and Colorado

    Back-to-back snowstorms have been pounding Utah and Colorado. Ski Utah sends word that resorts are offering fantastic, powdery conditions and 100-inch base depths, with one to two more feet on the way this week. Full Article

    27th February 2007

  • Jibbers Enjoy Santa Fe and Sandia

    Terrain park upgrades swept through New Mexico this winter. Amid the new additions, Sandia Peak and Ski Santa Fe launched fresh parks attracting jibbers and jumpers. Full Article

    26th February 2007

  • Jackson's New Tram Takes Shape

    Planned for a winter 2008/09 launch, Jackson Hole's new $25 million Doppelmayr CTEC double-jig-back tram lift will require five new towers 30 to 60 feet higher than the current towers. But as designs for the new tram take shape, its famous village tram dock clock tower will remain as a landmark and one of the most photographed Jackson icons. Full Article

    26th February 2007

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