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  • 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

  • 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

  • Frosty On the Slopes

    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

    15th January 2007

  • Powder A'Plenty In Utah

    It's frigid and frosty in Colorado and Utah! With the cold came some fresh powder to the slopes in both states. Nick Como with Solitude says they've had fun playing in the snow. Full Article

    15th January 2007

  • Up In the Air at Deer Valley

    Deer Valley has had the best of the best bumping the slopes for the Chevrolet Freestyle International World Cup. The snow is so good in Utah that Deer Valley offered to hold an additional World Cup aerial event, due to warm temperatures at Lake Placid, NY. Full Article

    15th January 2007

  • Red Hot $62 Lift Tix for Deer Valley

    Having a hard time busting open the piggy bank for $79 lift tickets to Deer Valley? Drop into REI, Utah Ski and Golf, Canyon Sports or Ski n' See in downtown Salt Lake City for $62 ticket vouchers through the end of January. Full Article

    15th January 2007

  • Ski the Extremes at Crested Butte

    They're rippin' down the steep stuff at Crested Butte, as the resort has opened the North Face. That's thanks to more than four feet of snow since the opening of the season. Full Article

    11th January 2007

  • Avi Awareness Up in Utah and Colorado

    Utah and Colorado's crazy weather patterns have continued with sporadic blasting snowstorms. Resorts have been getting a foot or so, with a few days off between storms. The heavy snow triggered an avalanche on Berthoud Pass, which is the road you take from Denver and I-70 to get to Winter Park. Full Article

    9th January 2007

  • Australian Women Soar at Snowbasin

    The Flying Kangaroos of Australia have landed at Snowbasin Resort in Utah. The Australian Women's Aerial Ski Team is very visible in their red team coats and can be seen from quite a distance away when training on the Snowbasin slopes. Full Article

    9th January 2007

  • Sweet Schweitzer

    Although Schweitzer had to close most of the hill due to winds that rose to over 60 mph on Sunday, the mountain, and in fact the whole region, finally got the snow they were looking for last week. Full Article

    9th January 2007

  • Jeep Flies High at Copper

    Big air and superpipe stunts will be all over Copper Mountain later this month, for the Jeep U.S. Freeskiing Open. It's the tenth year for the event, to be held January 17-21 at the Summit County resort. The prize purse totals $60,000 and over 300 athletes are expected to compete in Slopestyle, Superpipe and Big Air. Full Article

    9th January 2007

  • Helper, Utah: a True West Hit

    If you're looking for a day excursion from your ski vacation in Utah, you might think of checking out the town of Helper. It's a cute little place, recently named by True West Magazine as the #1 True Western Town in its January/February 2007 issue. The closest resorts are Sundance, Snowbird and Alta. Full Article

    9th January 2007

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Schweitzer Mountain Resort Announces Closing of 2014/15 Season

Despite the best efforts of the Schweitzer Mountain Resort staff, the resort has made the decision to end the 2014/15 winter season at the close of daily operations on Sunday, March 29, 2015. Thanks to favorable early season weather and an improved snow making capability, Schweitzer was able to open the season early on November 22, the weekend before Thanksgiving.More