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Man, how old do you feel right now? Thirty years ago, in a rundown warehouse, the year was 1987 to be exact, on Elliott Ave. in Seattle, two ordinary climbers made history when they decided to glue some chunks of rock onto sheets of plywood. With not much more than a vague concept and a […]
Both the Park City Mountain Village and Canyons Village will open for the 2018-19 winter season on Wednesday, November 21, 2018.
It’s May. We just came out of another lackluster winter with snowpack recordings as of April being less than 25 percent of normal in the Western U.S. According to NASA, 17 of the 18 warmest years in the 136-year record all have occurred since 2001. And a 2017 study on climate change’s affects on snowsports […]
Ortovox is launching a precautionary recall of 3+ avalanche beacons running software version 2.1. This is due to a rarely occurring software error that can cause a disruption of the transmission function, potentially prolonging the search process. While no known accidents have occurred as a consequence of the error, Ortovox is recalling and updating all […]
DPS, purveyors of some of the world’s most advanced skis, announced it has hired sports industry stalwarts Sergio Kiehl and Steve Kropf as part of the brand’s internal sales team expansion. Kiehl will take on the role of Vice President of Global Sales while Kropf becomes the brand’s North American Sales Director. “With the vast […]
Vermont’s four-season ski and snowboard resorts are now hard at work to bring warm-weather visitors a memorable summer in Vermont this year. Guests will find that improvements and expansions to golf, mountain biking, disc golf and more will enhance outdoor experiences at resorts, helping to grow all aspects of the summer resort and snowsports economy. […]
It’s safe to say we can all at least agree that the simple thrill of skiing and snowboarding is one of those inherent universal bonds — a sensation that certainly transcends racial and ethnic identity. Yet, the diversity gap in snow sports still feels exceptionally large. People of color sense second glances at ski resorts, […]