Press Releases

Snow Industry Press Releases

2016-2017 marks the 10th year of Snowbird’s participation in the National Forest Foundation’s Ski Conservation Fund. Since 2006, Snowbird’s guests have contributed more than $500,000 to the fund, resulting in over $800,000 invested in on-the-ground conservation work on the Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest. Salt Lake City, Utah—March 20, 2017 — This winter marks the 10th anniversary...Read More
South Lake Tahoe, CALIF. (March 19, 2017) – Capping off an exciting international tour, the Vans Hi-Standard Series hosted their grand finale at Sierra-at-Tahoe in California, showcasing local talent alongside the 2017 series MVP’s from around the globe. The wind was howling, and sleet fell from the sky, but that didn’t hold off any of...Read More
DENVER, Colo. – March 17, 2017 – Colorado Ski Country USA (CSCUSA) announced today that its 22 member ski areas reported an increase in skier visits in January and February this year. Skier visits at CSCUSA ski areas were up 1 percent during the second period of the 2016-17 season, which runs from January 1,...Read More
Crowned Gear of the Show at Winter Outdoor Retailer by Outside magazine, Crescent Moon’s new Eva all-foam snowshoe is primed to be your new favorite snowshoe this fall — be the first to receive the Eva through Kickstarter. Boulder, CO (March 16, 2017) Launching on Kickstarter today, Crescent Moon Snowshoes’ new Eva all-foam snowshoe is...Read More
INOV-8 (Inoveight ltd) has named Christian Triquet as Interim Executive of its Canadian branch extension of the North American subsidiary. Triquet has 30 years of experience in the sporting goods industry, with strong knowledge of the outdoor performance footwear segment. His most recent role as President of Merrell in Canada, has demonstrated his ability to...Read More
Denver, March 15, 2017—Although there is plenty of skiing and snowboarding yet to come, there is less than a month remaining in the 2016-17 booking season, and as of Feb. 28, overall aggregated occupancy for 19 western mountain resorts remains essentially flat, up 0.3 percent, compared to the same time last year. In contrast, overall...Read More
Lee’s Summit, Missouri, USA—eVent fabrics—which created the first fully waterproof and air permeable membrane technology for apparel, footwear and accessories—has become a bluesign® system partner. bluesign® system partners include textile manufacturers, brands and chemical suppliers, united in their commitment to responsible action through the application of the bluesign® system. A comprehensive bluesign® audit at eVent’s...Read More
32 Riders Go Head-to-Head in Trick Contest of YETI Wrightwood, Calif. – (Mar. 10, 2017) – Mountain High will host its inaugural March Radness snowboarding competition on Saturday, March 18 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at its West Resort.  March Radness consists of 32 riders, randomly paired together to compete in a head-to-head game...Read More
Funds Raised Will Help Injured Mountain Sports Athletes Warren, VT, March 10, 2017 – The High Fives Foundation shared the slopes with 244 skiers and boarders atSugarbush Resort’s Valley House lift on Sunday, March 5th, 2017 for the sixth annual Fat Ski-A-Thon. Participants skied “fun laps” under blue New England skies in celebration of the...Read More
Shining the spotlight on those who know that doing anything “like a girl” isn’t an insult— our new YOUth line is designed to get the next generation on skis and snowboards, writing their stories. (March 8, 2017 — Lake Tahoe) Today, International Women’s Day, Coalition Snow launches a Kickstarter campaign to fund its first YOUth line of skis...Read More