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, […]
Opened in 1959, Homewood Mountain Resort is situated on the western shore of Lake Tahoe, only 6 miles from Tahoe City. With stunning views, outstanding ski slopes, activities galore and a ski school, Lake Tahoe’s Homewood Mountain Resort is an amazing destination. Homewood Mountain Resort boasts some 56 trails covering 1260 acres of skiing area. […]
When most people think about California, they think of warm weather, sunshine and long stretches of sandy beachfront. Being a coastal state, it’s quite understandable that snow may be the last thing you think of. But while California may have some of the most stunning beaches in the country, it also has some amazing snow-covered […]
June Mountain, located in the Eastern Sierra near Mammoth Mountain, is a great ski area for skiers of all levels and age groups. Many families enjoy spending time together on the stunning white slopes and racing teams can be seen practicing on the mountain sides. So grab your winter woollies and head out to June […]