Utah Shines in Ski Resort Survey

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Utah Shines in Ski Resort Survey

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In a recent survey by SKI magazine, around 20,000 readers voted for their favorite ski destination in the West, with Utah earning some high praise and three spots in the top ten. Deer Valley took second place, with Park City Mountain Resort coming in at fifth and The Canyons at tenth. Other Utah resorts in the top thirty…

Wyoming

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While many may picture vast arid plains and large cattle ranches when they think of Wyoming, there are several mountain ranges in the state which provide some exciting skiing opportunities. Most of the mountain ranges are part of the Rocky Mountains and so they share the same steep features that other parts of the Rockies […]

Jackson Hole

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Vacation in Wyoming during the winter and you will be able to experience something different at each ski resort. You can take a ski vacation at any of the resorts that are scattered across seven different mountain ranges, one of which is Jackson Hole, a resort with the reputation of being the steepest and deepest, […]

Snow King

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Snow King Resort, in the town of Jackson, Wyoming, was founded in 1939 as Jackson Hole’s first ski area. Since its beginnings, Snow King Resort of Jackson Hole has become a popular vacation destination year-round, known for its outstanding facilities and wonderful accommodation. Boasting a practically perfect fall-line on its 400 acres of ski terrain, […]

Doug Coombs, the Skier’s Skier

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Doug Coombs was one of Extreme Skiing’s most enthusiastic promoters as well as being a highly skilled practitioner of this spectacular sport. Born in Boston, Coombs cut his teeth skiing the steep slopes of the Adirondack and Green Mountains in northern New England. Always pushing the envelope and expanding his limits, Coombs helped bring the sport to new levels of popularity. Doug Coombs spent a good portion of his college years at Montana State honing his extreme skiing skills. His favorite place to ski was Jackson Hole, Wyoming, renowned today as a mecca for extreme skiers from around the globe.

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