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  • Winter Games a Family Affair at Brundage

    Athletes of all ages and skill-levels competed head-to-head on the weekend at the Winter Games of Idaho stop at Brundage Mountain. Two hundred and seventy people ranging in age from toddlers to septuagenarians hit the hill to compete in events ranging from cross-country to alpine skiing and snowboarding. Full Article

    6th February 2007

  • Racing for Big Bucks at Taos

    Money isn't everything. But that's what we say when we don't have it. At stake this weekend at Taos? The largest cash purse in ski racing, and notables like Jake Fiala and Casey Puckett will be there duking it out for their chunk of the prize money. Full Article

    6th February 2007

  • Yee Hawin' In Steamboat

    The Wild West merges with fun on the snow in Steamboat's 94th Winter Carnival this weekend. It's an event not to miss as Lincoln Avenue is transformed into a snow covered rodeo raceway. Full Article

    6th February 2007

  • Freebies for First Timers

    Got a friend that you want to get on skis or a snowboard? This weekend is the time to do it. On February 11, a first timer lesson with rentals and a beginner lift ticket is free at 10 Montana ski hills. Full Article

    5th February 2007

  • Boise Kids Burn at Bogus

    Brandon Neibel, 13 and Lukas McDougall, 12, of Boise, captured top honors at the Sports Illustrated for Kids NeXt Snow Search, held at Bogus Basin Saturday, January 27th. Neibel, a snowboarder and McDougall, a skier, were voted the top freeriders from a field of 36 participants and are invited to compete nationally at Killington, Vermont in March. Full Article

    30th January 2007

  • Avalanche Dogs In Action

    If you have ever seen a dog running around your local ski patrol hut, you can bet they are not there to just play. Many resorts have avalanche dogs, trained to jump into action in the unlikely event of an avalanche. In January, more than 30 teams of highly-trained avalanche rescue dogs and their handlers renewed their skills in Little Cottonwood Canyon. Full Article

    30th January 2007

  • X Games In Aspen

    Extreme sports are taking the world by storm, as evident at the recent Winter X Games in Aspen. No more straight skiing down a hill anymore for those who dare. It's flips and spins and twists in all types of terrain. Full Article

    30th January 2007

  • Ski Plates For Utah

    Utah could soon be getting new license plates to display the state's skiing industry. Craig Johnson with the Utah chapter of the Automobile License Plate Collectors Association came up with the idea. "It shows the larger, energetic skier along with the mountain background which is appealing and represents the state well." Full Article

    30th January 2007

  • Birthday Bash for Mary Jane

    All the excitement has been at Winter Park recently as Mary Jane celebrated its 31st birthday. The non-stop week of fun included the Mary Jane Look-Alike Contest, as well as parades, competitions (human bowling?) and fireworks. Full Article

    30th January 2007

  • On Ice In Breckenridge

    Old Man Winter is in Breckenridge. That's the winning sculpture in this year's Budweiser Select International Snow Sculpture Championship, a creation of Team Oregon. The sculpture is of an older man reflecting on his life with a satisfied grin. Thousands of spectators watched as 14 teams from six countries participated in the event, now in its 17th year. Full Article

    30th January 2007

  • Taos Stays Snowboard Free, But Out to Launch

    One of four U.S. resorts that permit only skiers on their hills, Taos Ski Valley still advertises themselves as 100 percent snowboard free. "Skiers come here because we don't have snowboarding," says Marketing Director Adrianna Blake, "but we still have jibber terrain." Full Article

    29th January 2007

  • Bighorns Versus Jackson's Tram

    With Jackson Hole's new proposed tram nearly doubling uphill capacity, state and federal agencies voiced concerns due to dwindling bighorn sheep populations. But last week, Bridger-Teton National Forest officials approved the new plans. Full Article

    29th January 2007

  • Seven Springs, Eight Inches

    Winter weather has hit Seven Springs Mountain Resort hard the past few days, but nobody seems to be complaining. The Champion, Pa. resort is running at 100 percent as of Thursday thanks to eight inches of fresh snowfall and 14 inches of man-made snow. Full Article

    26th January 2007

  • Tamarack's Super Pipe Smokes

    Idaho's Tamarack resort recently opened the state's first SuperPipe. Dubbed the Hells Canyon pipe, the newly carved kicker is 450-feet long and has 18-foot high walls. Full Article

    23rd January 2007

  • Free Time at Alta

    Alta offers some free time on the slopes every day, on the Sunnyside lift. It's called Ski Free After 3, which means you can take some turns off the Sunnyside lift from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. That's where you'll find the long, gentle slopes of Albion Basin, which is perfect for beginners and kids learning to ski. Full Article

    23rd January 2007

  • Ice Show In Breckenridge

    You can catch artists in action in downtown Breckenridge right now. The frigid cold is the perfect way to compete for ice sculpting teams who are traveling to Colorado from around the world. They'll carve and chisel, shape and sculpt for the International Snow Sculpture Championships, now through January 28. Full Article

    23rd January 2007

  • World's Best at Beaver Creek

    The best boarders were busting down Beaver Creek last weekend, for the Jeep King of the Mountain Skiing and Snowboarding World Professional Championships. Americans Lindsey Jacobellis and Seth Wescott took first place for the second year in a row. The U.S. men swept the podium at Beaver Creek. Full Article

    23rd January 2007

  • Learn to Ski at SolVista

    It's Learn-To-Ski Month in Colorado. SolVista Basin outside Winter Park offers a screaming deal for first time skiers and snowboarders, kids and adults. For $99, you get two days of lift tickets, lessons and rentals. Full Article

    23rd January 2007

  • Denver's Latest Terrain Park is Free

    It has been a world of white in Denver this winter, as the Front Range city has been unseasonably pounded with snow. Denver is taking advantage of plenty of powder by building a terrain park, with the help of Denver-owned Winter Park Resort. Full Article

    23rd January 2007

  • Cowboy Cheerleaders at Angel Fire?

    The bar TV isn't the only place to see NFL cheerleaders. At Angel Fire this weekend, you can sidle up to Dallas Cowboy cheerleaders who are filling in for ticket checkers. Full Article

    22nd January 2007

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