Tag: recreation

  • Climate Change Impacts on the Snow Sport Industry

    As North America heads into the winter season, snow sport enthusiasts are getting ready to hit the slopes. But warm temperatures and a lack of snow are casting a shadow over what is traditionally...

  • History

    Skiing was not a vacation recreation but a means of transportation in winter in Northern Europe and Asia thousands of years ago. Early skis were made from the bones of large animals strapped to ...

  • The Importance of Nutrition for Skiers

    Snow skiing is a physically demanding activity and proper nutrition for skiers is essential. This is, however, often overlooked by recreational skiers who may only hit the slopes for a few days ...

  • Ski Weekend for the Wounded Warriors

    The Wounded Warriors Project was established to support and assist war veterans and the women and men that bravely sacrificed themselves for their country, and often return home wounded, ...

  • Try Snowshoeing on Your Next Ski Vacation

    Your winter vacation may involve snowshoeing or walking and hiking in the snow. The terrain that you will walk on depends on the vacation destination and your desire for adventure. People on ...

  • Snow Skiing – Ski Patrol

    The Ski Patrol combines the functions of the police, emergency workers, mountain guides and search & rescue teams for the purpose of establishing as safe an environment as possible for ...