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  • McMorris wins 2015 Winter X Games gold
    McMorris wins 2015 Winter X Games gold
    According to ESPN on Sunday, Canadian Olympic bronze medalist Mark McMorris of Regina, Saskatchewan won the gold medal in the men's slopestyle snowboarding event at the 2015 Winter X Games in Aspen, Colorado. For McMorris, it was his fifth...
  • Sharpe wins silver in big air at World Championships
    Sharpe wins silver in big air at World Championships
    According to the International Ski Federation website on Saturday, Calgary native Darcy Sharpe won a silver medal in the men's big air snowboarding competition at the 2015 Freestyle Skiing and Snowboarding World Championships in Kreischberg,...
  • Still Time To Learn Skiing, Riding, On The Cheap In Michigan
    Still Time To Learn Skiing, Riding, On The Cheap In Michigan
    If you still haven't gotten around to that promise you made yourself to take up either downhill or cross-country skiing this winter, you've still got time to do it at a great discount price through Michigan's "Discover Michigan...
  • Top 5 Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month Tips
    Top 5 Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month (LSSM) Tips
    January is Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month. In 2013, Kevin Jordan, a PSIA-Rocky Mountain examiner and education staff member was named to the Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month Leadership Team. Jordan who is also the National Ski Instruction...
  • Abide by the Responsibility Code
    Skiers, riders learn the Responsibility Code
    The National Ski Areas Association (NSAA) believes education, helmet use, respect and common sense are vital for everyone to understand when cruising down the mountain.Every resort, large or small, follows the same seven safety guidelines and...
  • Kevin Jordan LSSM Tip of the Day
    Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month Tip of the Day
    In 2013, Kevin Jordan, a PSIA-Rocky Mountain examiner and education staff member was named to the Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month Leadership Team. Jordan who is also the National Ski Instruction Examiner and Denver Ski Instruction Examiner for...
  • Kevin Hill wins silver at World Snowboarding Championships
    Kevin Hill wins silver at World Snowboarding Championships
    According to the International Ski Federationon Friday, Kevin Hill won a silver medal for Canada in men's snowboardcross at the 2015 World Freestyle Skiing and Snowboarding Championships in Kreischberg, Austria. Hill, is from Chilliwack,...
  • Belleayre Mountain ski/board school
    Belleayre…close-in and real mountain skiing
    By Bob & Sandy NesoffMembers: North American Travel Journalists Association American Society of Journalists and AuthorsSkiers from the Western part o the country have often said that those from the East are great because of the “garbage...
  • Northstar opens halfpipe
    Halfpipe now open at Northstar ski resort
    For snowboarders and skiers who love navigating into a halfpipe, Northstar California has a treat -- the Lake Tahoe ski resort opened its first halfpipe of the season on Friday (Jan. 9).Located on Pipeline trail and accessible via Vista Express,...
  • January 2015: Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month (LSSM)
    January 2015: Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month
    January is Learn to Ski and Snowboard (Month). There is always time to learn how to ski and how to snowboard. Many resorts offer deals in January. January is typically a slower time for many resorts. However, any time is a good time to learn how...
  • Doge Ridge Ski Area closest to the San Francisco Bay Area
    The cloest ski resort to the San Francisco Bay Area opened early this year
    Snow has fallen in the Sierra Nevada Mountains earlier this year and many of the ski resorts have opened. The closest ski resort, Dodge Ridge(www.dodgeridge.com), to the San Francisco Bay Area opened for the year: it's around 166-miles from...
  • Arapahoe Basin Montezuma Bowl
    Arapahoe Basin set to open Montezuma Bowl
    Arapahoe Basin Ski Area in Colorado announced Friday that terrain in Montezuma Bowl will open for the first time in the 2014-15 season on Saturday. The opening of the backside of the ski area will be the second-earliest opening in the eight...
  • Jackson Hole Kids Ski Free
    Jackson Hole starts 'Kids Ski Free' program
    Blessed with an abundance of world-class expert terrain, Jackson Hole Mountain Resort once sported a burly, somewhat intimidating, reputation. Of course, the challenging terrain still exists, but the Wyoming resort has featured its tamer side in...
  • 2014 Holiday Gift Guide: Gifts for the Skier and Rider
    2014 Holiday Gift Guide: Gifts for Skiers/Riders
    Shopping for a skier or a snowboarder can be difficult. The obvious purchases are equipment: skis, snowboard, boots, clothes, gloves, and a helmet. Here are some great stocking stuffers and ideas for those skiers and riders in your life.Hand...
  • Anderson wins World Cup snowboarding bronze in Italy
    Anderson wins World Cup snowboarding bronze in Italy
    According to the International Ski Federation on Tuesday, Canadian Olympic gold medalist Jasey Jay Anderson of Val-Morin, Quebec won a bronze medal at a World Cup men's parallel giant slalom snowboarding event in Careeza, Italy. The bronze...