Skiing

Mammoth Mountain to Close After Second Longest Season On Record

Mammoth Mountain has had one hell of a season, but things are finally coming to a close. After 270 days, Mammoth Mountain’s 2016-17 snowboard season …

Snowboarding

Mountain Resorts Moving Beyond Biking and Hiking

Mountain resorts generally build their reputations on snow sports. But for many mountain regions, summer is the busier season based on school vacations and the appeal of cool mountain weather when other places are sweltering.<p>Supplementing hiking, gondola rides and mountain biking, Vail Resorts has …

AK the Easy Way

WORDS AND PHOTOS: Christian Pondella<p>As we boot closer to the top of the fluted, 60-degree couloir, it’s so steep and deep my scruffy face brushes the …

Jim Morrison

Rollerski action with international stars at Blink Festival 2017 - FIS-SKI

The famous Blink Festival gets underway in Sandnes, Norway on Wednesday 26th July. Four competition days, different races are lined up for athletes …

Cross-country Skiing

American Ski Resorts You Need to Visit in the Summer

American Ski Resorts You Need to Visit in the Summer

Ski Resorts

Race of Truth: Husain, Lawson Win App Gap Challenge

The winners of NENSA’s 2017 App Gap Challenge rollerski race, Kam Husain (who set a course record) and Alex Lawson, at the awards ceremony at Mad …

Cross-country Skiing

WATCH: Skiing Off Lassen Peak In Mid-July Looks Mighty Tasty

When it comes to snow conditions in July, it doesn’t get much better than this. It also doesn’t hurt to see a natural phenomenon while you’re skiing …

White Addiction – Les Deux Alpes

<i>“White Addiction,”</i> it’s a play on words referring to being hooked on a (hopefully) undesirable substance. Well a lot of the summer snow at <b>Les Deux</b> …

Snowboarding

Skiers Becoming Greener

Photo: Radio Val.<p>They expected 70 volunteers, but 124 turned up to collect litter from winter 2016/17 that lay scattered across the home slopes of …

Ski Resorts

The Best Shoe For Going Far

Details Details<p>I used to be a heavy hiking shoe guy. I wanted something burly, element resistant, and tough. Then I happened upon a pair of Salomon’s …

Camping

What Does the Climate Future Hold? Research Predicts Much Shorter Ski Seasons

Athletes on course in Rumford, Maine, at 2011 U.S. nationals, which were plagued by low-snow conditions. (Photo: flyingpointroad.com)<p>“I think if …

Cross-country Skiing

Mount Hutt in New Zealand Walloped by 90cm of Snow

When it comes to snow and ski resorts, Mother Nature is rarely even-handed when she distributes her bounty.<p>The snowstorm that walloped parts of the …

Ski Resorts

Vail Resorts Announces Plan to Zero Out Environmental Impact

Vail Resorts just announced an ambitious plan to zero out their environmental impact by 2030.<p>The plan titled, “Epic Promise for a Zero Footprint” is …

Snowboarding

10 of the most beautiful places in the world to snowboard | GrindTV.com

<i>This story originally appeared in TRANSWORLD SNOWBOARDING. Words by Julia Spadaro.</i><p>Sitting on the couch hiding from the heat is getting pretty dull. …

Adventure Travel

Klemen Bauer… “All or Nothing” at Full Speed - International Biathlon Union - IBU - International Biathlon Union - IBU

<b>Klemen Bauer has never been a person who sits on the porch and let’s life pass him by. He is well-known for his adventuresome spirit that has</b> …

Biathlon

The Ultimate Summer Road Trip Through Northern Utah

<b>There are many things I have come to learn during four years of living in the United States; avoid drinking the coffee at pretty much all</b> …

Road Trips

New Zealand Ski Area Sees 26' Snow Drifts Following Weekend Snow Storm [Photo Tour]

<i>Roundhill saw 47″ of snow with localized areas exceeding 50″ | Photo: Roundhill Ski Area | Cover Photo: Mt Hutt Facebook Page</i>Kiwi skiers and …

Ski Resorts

California’s Mammoth Mountain to stay open for skiing until Aug. 6

Sweltering heat has encompassed much of the nation this summer, but California’s Sierra Nevada range and its stockpile of snow have offered an enticing retreat. On Tuesday, Mammoth Mountain, the Golden State’s highest ski resort, announced 12 more days of skiing.<p>The resort will close for skiing …

Sy Moran Spins into 7/20 Day

Steeziest snowboarder at Woodward Copper goes to…<b>Sy Moran</b>? He’s been holding it down all summer, and just dropped this one in honor of 7/20 Day. …

Snowboarding

Toasting Mom from the Top of the Cascades

<i>This story originally published in the October 2016 of POWDER (Vol. 45 No. 2). PHOTO: Zach Doleac</i><p><b>The Who:</b> As misty daylight creeps into the Marble …

Pacific Northwest

July 24-31: Brighton To Offer Season Pass Discounts and Payment Plans

<i>(Above)Brighton, UT. PHOTO: Ben Girardi</i><p><i>From Brighton Resort:</i><p><b>BRIGHTON WILL BE OFFERING A ‘PAYMENT PLAN’ ON ALL PRODUCTS PURCHASED ONLINE BETWEEN JULY</b> …

Snowboarding

Photographer Zoya Lynch dives in to the ethereal

On a fundamental level, few individuals think both analytically and creatively—left brain, right brain stuff. But photographers are different, their …

Photography

Bad Plans – Heavy Fonna Action

Stepping up to the plate at <b>Fonna Glacier</b> Ski Resort is quite a heavy crew. The latest drop from <b>Bad Plans</b> features all the action from the homies who …

Snowboarding

Bode Merrill Minipipe Invitational – Danny Davis and Friends Edit

With social media’s insatiable instantaneous nature, audiences expect a constant barrage of clips the moment they happen. Mt. Hood has been no …

Snowboarding

Australian Cross Country Ski Racing Launches New Website

July 23, 2017 (Australia) – Over a year in the making, the new AUSXC website has just been launched with fresh new look and functionalities. The new …

Nordic Skiing

Oregon endurance academy draws college skiers across nation | Miami Herald

Bend has never been much of a college town, but it is a place where college students — especially college athletes — want to spend summer …

College & University

Google Maps' Timeline feature now recognizes skiing

Google Map's Timeline feature is equal parts awesome and creepy. Located in the side menu of the Google Maps app, it shows all the locations you have …

Google Maps

Coming to a mountain resort near you: chairlifts with digital screens | GrindTV.com

This winter you very well could be staring at a screen while on a chairlift — and no, not the screen of your phone. A Denver-based company has raised …

Media Tech

Silverton's "Unguided Season Pass" May Just Be The Best Deal In Skiing

<b>[Cover Photo: Silverton Mountain]</b>$149 for 20 days of skiing at 6 participating ski areas with one <i>“private day”</i> at Silverton and unlimited skiing …

Thredbo did not sack unemployed ski patroller: commission

A former Thredbo ski patrol member who claims he was wrongly sacked could not be unfairly dismissed as he was not an employee at the time, a …

Ski Resorts