Mammoth Mountain, in eastern California, recently announced that it has acquired Big Bear Mountain Resorts and Snow Summit in a $38 million deal, making it one of the biggest ski companies in the United States. Together with June Mountain, which is already owned by Mammoth Mountain, the new four-resort group collectively hosts more than two […]
The North Face Park & Pipe Open Series will be four great days of winter sport activity. Events during the series will include halfpipe and slopestyle. Categories that will be judged include degree of difficulty, creativity, variations, combinations, amplitude and style.
Situated on the north shore of Lake Tahoe in California, the popular Alpine Meadows and Squaw Valley ski resorts are set to join forces from the start of the 2011-12 snow sport season. Combining operations with a common ownership, new season passes and lift tickets will see patrons skiing and snowboarding on both mountains.
Ski resorts in California have been preparing for the upcoming ski season and have unveiled a number of new renovations and upgrades, not only in regard to safety but also features that will make the ski season a pleasure for all. Sierra resorts have stepped up their game to lure more winter sport fanatics to their slopes. By taking a brief look at what is on offer, skiing and snowboarding enthusiasts will most definitely be making the most of these resorts. For family vacations or a group of friends enjoying the relaxation the mountains provide, the Sierra resorts are not to be missed out on.
It is common knowledge that without snow, there would be no skiing resorts or breathtaking snowboarding opportunities for winter sport enthusiasts to enjoy. One other looming factor is the threat of avalanches, and the International Symposium of Snow Science and Avalanche Practice is held to explore the dangers and the theories in regard to these […]
North America offers snow skiing enthusiasts some superb venues to indulge in their favorite winter sport. With its extreme northern location, Canada‘s ski resorts generally boast consistently good snow, with long skiing seasons giving plenty of opportunity to enjoy the rugged beauty of this country where back country skiing is very popular. Canada is generally […]
Due to superior snowfall during the winter season, Mammoth Mountain will remain open for winter enthusiasts until 4 July 2010. On 22 May 2010, a new Spring Terrain Park will be unveiled, together with the installation of the Katal Landing Pad, which will be open to the public at various times during the day. The […]
The Wanderlust Festival 2009, will see the picturesque Squaw Valley Ski Resort transformed into a musical celebration from the 24th to the 26th of July 2009, featuring popular bands and artists such as Gillian Welch, Spearhead, Broken Social Sense, The Honey Brothers, Spoon, Andrew Bird, Girl Talk, Dap Kings, Mates of State and Rogue Wave, […]
Donner Ski Ranch, located near Truckee Tahoe on Historic U.S. 40, is a ski resort that prides itself on simplicity, good service and that great family atmosphere. For a skiing vacation where skiing, not fashion and hi-tech facilities, is all that matters, Donner Ski Ranch near south Tahoe Lake is ideal. In operation since 1937, […]
If you are planning to visit the Yosemite National Park in this winter, don’t miss the Badger Pass Resort. Yosemite’s Badger Pass Ski Resort is known as California’s original (and best, some would argue) resort. There is less crowding, and more family-orientated activities to make this charming resort one of the best small ski resort […]