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  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • The Misadventures of Bridger Bob!

    Saying "No" to dry poster contests and distributing copies of the skier and rider responsibility codes, Bridger Bowl debuted comedy for National Safety Awareness Week. Using a splash of humor, the ski resort introduced the misadventures of Bob on their daily videos. Full Article

    22nd January 2007

  • Wyoming High School Ski Racing Threatened

    Wyoming's high school ski race teams may be hitting rocky ground. If the school board votes to discontinue the ski teams at Natrona County and Kelly Walsh high schools, Wyoming's sanctioned high school ski racing may be eliminated altogether. Full Article

    22nd January 2007

  • Going Higher at Santa Fe

    Last year, Santa Fe's new Millenium lift sat idle. Mother Nature's meager contribution of the white stuff just wasn't enough to inaugurate the new lift. This year, however, is a different story. Full Article

    17th January 2007

  • Wyoming's Intimate Ski Hills

    In the past few years, both Antelope Butte and Sleeping Giant have shut down operations, citing low snow conditions and few skiers. But with tenacity, four small ski hills still plug along servicing Wyoming skiers and snowboarders on their intimate hills. Full Article

    17th January 2007

  • Bridger Blues

    With a less than three-foot snow pack, many Bridger Bowl skiers and snowboarders are sticking to packed powder blues. While enough snow has fallen to run all lifts, the resort is still warning skiers and snowboarders about early season conditions in mid-January - especially off piste. Full Article

    17th January 2007

  • Yee-Haw In Steamboat

    A bull rider knows very little fear, so slapping on a pair of skis should be nothing compared to saddling up to a raging, massive bucking beast. The bull and bronc cowboys from the National Western Stock Show in Denver made their annual trek to the slopes of Steamboat again for the 33rd Annual Bud Light Cowboy Downhill. Full Article

    16th January 2007

  • Sun Valley Hosts Honda Ski Tour

    It was a cold, raucous weekend in Sun Valley for the first stop on the Honda Ski Tour. "We probably had 5000 people here to watch the skier cross on Saturday," says Sun Valley spokesperson Jack Sibbach. "People were loving it." Full Article

    16th January 2007

  • Rocky Mountain High - On Powder

    Martin Luther King holiday weekend brought storms across Colorado and Utah followed by frigid temperatures. Southern Colorado was pounded! Wolf Creek had four feet of snow over the holiday weekend alone. Full Article

    16th January 2007

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