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  • 7 Springs The Spot
    Seven Springs will open next Friday Nov 28 for skiing and snowboard
    SEVEN SPRINGS, Pa. – Seven Springs Mountain Resort and Hidden Valley Resort will open for skiing and snowboarding, Fri., Nov. 28, 2014!The arrival of consistently cold temperatures allowed for initial snowmaking to begin Wed., Nov. 12, and...
  • Tips for skiing/riding on limited terrain
    Tips for skiing/riding on limited terrain
    The mountains of Colorado have received some snow. However, many resorts are delaying openings or opening with limited terrain due to the warmer than average Fall. Here are some tips for staying safe on limited terrain.Know what to expect. When...
  • Early season ski tip: Obey all posted signs
    Early season ski tip: Obey all posted signs
    With new snow in Colorado's high country, the season has begun. More resorts will be opening as we get closer to Thanksgiving. One important tip and rule to follow is observing and obeying posted signs. It might look tempting to venture into...
  • Keystone Opening Friday
    Today’s Colorado ski and snow report: Welcome Keystone to the report!
    Yesterday we noted that Copper Mountain opened for the season. As we were very busy with many of life’s issues, it escaped us that Keystone opened as well. So… we apologize to a great ski area for glossing over that fact.However, we...
  • Sugar Bowl season pass sale
    Sugar Bowl season pass sale
    Sugar Bowl, in an October 14 press release announced that season pass prices will go up after October 31. For the next three weeks, adult season passes will start at $249. November 1 will bring an increase in the prices of all season passes at the...
  • Squaw Alpine Meadows job fair
    Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows job fair
    Melissa Brouse, Public Relations Coordinator at Squaw and Alpine, in a conversation this morning, October 15, said that the resorts are looking to hire 1,600 employees for the upcoming season. She said that last year, the 2013-14 season, they...
  • Downtown Los Angeles winter sports training
    Sport Chalet hosts free 6-week winter training program in downtown Los Angeles
    Starting today, specialty sporting goods retailer Sport Chaletis offering a free 6-week Mountain Athletics Training Program(sponsored by The North Face) at Sport Chalet's downtown Los Angeles location (735 South Figueroa Street, 90017).Over 12...
  • Ski Heavenly, Lake Tahoe
    Seasonal ski passes not just for locals anymore
    Changes in the ski industry means that seasonal passes are not just for locals anymore. The sheer number of resorts that are offered on various passes, as well as greater flexibility, combined with the cost of a daily lift ticket means that a...
  • Liftopia launches ski industry first
    Liftopia launches ski industry first
    In a press release from Kathie Gonzalez of the LyonSHARE Communications Group on October 1, Liftopia announced a first in the ski industry. It is the "...industry’s first tiered dynamic pricing system for lift tickets featuring Value,...
  • Bear Valley ski resort sold
    Bear Valley ski resort will be sold to Canadian group
    Skyline International Development Inc. (TASE: SKLN) of Toronto, Ontario, says it has entered into a binding agreement to buy Bear Valley Mountain Resort in the Sierra Nevada east of Stockton.The agreement comes after several weeks of discussion...
  • Colorado Ski Country USA
    Passport to Colorado ski resorts for 5th and 6th graders now available
    Colorado Ski Country USA (CSCUSA) announcedtodaythat its 5th and 6thGrade Passport Programs are now available for the 2014-2015 ski season. The Passport Programs introduce fifth and sixth grade kids to skiing and snowboarding by giving fifth...
  • Hit the trail
    Hit the trail
    Hiking in Colorado is one way to get your high country fix. Many people go through withdrawal during the summer months. What better way to enjoy the mountains by getting out and recreating in them? When you go hiking, here are a couple of tips to...
  • Take a hike
    Ski Fitness: Take a hike
    If you miss playing in the mountains you love during the winter, try hiking around them in the summer. During the summer, you will get to experience the mountains and take in that all to familiar view. You will be dazzled with wildflowers and...
  • Raining outside? Hit the gym!
    Raining outside? Hit the gym!
    Colorado is receiving some moisture. While this may put a damper on your outdoor activities, hit the gym to get in shape for the ski season. It is hard to duplicate or replicate the exact movements in skiing and snowboarding. However, strengthen...
  • Stop, drop, and roll: Mountain biking
    Stop, drop, and roll: Mountain biking tips
    It's summer time and that means mountain bike season is upon us. If you are new to mountain biking or even a seasoned veteran, there is always a chance that you might go down. Falling on dirt has more severe consequences than falling on snow....