Miscellaneous

  • Early Opening for Michigan, Ohio and West Virginia Resorts

    Early snowfall, along with state-of-the-art snowmaking equipment, will allow many North American ski resorts to be up and running for the Thanksgiving Weekend this year. Among resorts opening ...

  • 2013-14 Ski Season Unaffected by Shutdown

    With the US government shutdown dragging on, skiers may be left wondering whether their favorite US snow sport destinations, many of which are on federal land regulated by the US Forest Service, ...

  • Echo Mountain to Become Ski Training Center

    Located west of Denver, the Echo Mountain ski area was recently sold at an auction to a company that plans to turn it into a ski training center. The new owner of the ski area is Pykkonen ...

  • 2012 Colorado Ski & Snowboard Hall of Fame Inductees

    Founded in 1976, the Colorado Ski & Snowboard Museum strives to maintain the legacy of snow sports in the region, specifically by preserving the history of the 10th Mountain Division which was ...

  • Pennsylvania Ski and Winter Sports Museum and Hall of Fame

    The Pennsylvania Ski and Winter Sports Museum and Hall of Fame is located in Camelback Ski Area’s base lodge, with additional exhibits in the museum's Liberty Mountain Annex. In 1994 Alex ...

  • Holmenkollen Ski Museum in Norway

    Holmenkollen Ski Museum was established in 1923, making it the oldest ski museum in the world. It is situated at the base of Norway's famous Holmenkollen ski jump in Oslo. Tours of both the ...

  • Protect Our Winters to Save Future of Snow Sports

    Protect Our Winters is a non-profit organization that was started by Jeremy Jones, a pro snowboarder, in 2007. The organization is concerned with the effects of climate change on mountains, and ...

  • Visiting the Utah Snowboard Museum

    The Salty Peaks Snowboard Shop is located in the ideal location in Salt Lake City, as it is in close proximity to world famous and very popular skiing and snowboarding resorts, such as Canyons, ...

  • Exploring the Ski Museum of Maine

    As its name suggests, the Ski Museum of Maine documents the fascinating history of skiing in Maine. Not many realize that Maine actually has a rich skiing heritage to be proud of. Some of the ...

  • The Development of Snowkiting

    Over the last few years the sport of snowkiting has increased in popularity and is now a regular sight on many of the slopes across the world, such as in Sweden, Canada, Austria, Norway, Russia, ...

  • Riding a Zipflbob

    The inspiration for the Zipflbob was the coal shovel. Invented in 1970 by Siegmund Loger, the original model was changed to plastic. Modifications were made to the handle and seat over the years ...

  • Nordic Walking – Keep Fit the Fun Way

    Initially developed as an off-season ski training activity and used as a dry land training technique for competitive Nordic skiers, Nordic walking has evolved into an all year round activity ...