Skiing

NOAA Forecasting La Nina For 2017/18 | Ski Resorts That Should Get Above Average Snowfall

<b>NOAA is now calling for La Nina conditions to persist through out the 2017/18 winter. It is widely known that a La Nina will greatly effect the snow</b> …

15 of the world's most opulent ski lodges

Hotels

Mountain Fun for Everyone – The Best Ski Resorts for Non-Skiers

There are many factors that may cause a person to be a non-skier. They may have physical issues or injuries that mean they cannot ski, they may have …

Europe

HYPED: Dragon’s NFX2 Forest Bailey Signature Goggle

After the elastic strap, undoubtedly the biggest milestone in snow goggle technology came when someone discovered the whole dual-lens thing. But …

Snowboarding

12 Secrets of FedEx Delivery Drivers

They carry little package scanners that look like <i>Star Trek</i> tricorders. They can deliver to literally any street address in the United States. And …

Mental Floss

Terje Haakonsen, Nicolas Muller, and Mikkel Bang Ride Powder in Japan—Nippon Holiday

When Terje sends us an edit, we post it. Featuring riding from <b>Terje Haakonsen, Nicolas Muller, and Mikkel Bang</b> with guidance from Rip <b>Zinger</b>. It is …

Snowboarding

Laker and Christensen Return to Snow

Chris Laker and Joss Christensen returned to snow this week after both experienced injuries in prior seasons. Laker underwent knee surgery in October …

Basketball

USA's Bjornsen Takes Home Career-first Sprint CL Podium at FIS World Cup Opener in Ruka

November 24, 2017 (Ruka, Finland) – US star, Sadie Bjornsen, challenged for the win today in the women’s 1.4km CL Sprint, the opening round of the …

Nordic Skiing

Mount Hood Meadows delays ski season opening

Skiers with plans to kick off the season at Mount Hood Meadows on Friday will have to wait a little longer.<p>Staff at Meadows announced on Thursday the …

Portland, OR

Eldora courts local skiers as new owner invests $10M in speedy lift and improved base experience

NEDERLAND — In a stroll around the beeping backhoes and hustle of the Eldora Mountain base area, manager Brent Tregaskis animates $10 million of …

Denver

Mountain Collective pass will live on, that we know, but the name of the company selling it remains top secret

Aspen Skiing Co.’s new sister ski conglomerate will soon announce its name and — probably more importantly to skiers and snowboarders — later in this …

Denver

Saying No To Fake Snow – Why Responsible Travel Is Taking A Stand

As Christmas and New Year approach, ski resorts prepare for their busiest period. Downhill skiing remains an incredibly popular winter holiday, and …

Swiss Alps

How The British Army, Skiing And Black Friday Go Together

So when I left the army, I also left skiing. But now I’m back...<p>In a couple of weeks, I will be going skiing again for the first time in five years. …

East London

Digital feature: The Aesthetics of Winter – five reasons why the mountains are more beautiful in winter | The Great Outdoors

24th November 2017<p><b>Most walkers agree that a mountain in winter is more beautiful than a mountain in summer. But why is that?</b><p><i>By Alex Roddie</i><p>Every year, …

Alpine skiing: Skiers prepare for emotional World Cup opener

LOS ANGELES: The death of France's two-time Olympian David Poisson will weigh heavily on the hearts and minds of downhill ski racers as they start …

Original ski lodge comes to central London for the winter season

A ski trip over the festive season is the ideal way to make the most of the cold that makes its way to the Northern Hemisphere at this time of the …

Christmas

Norwegian Men’s Team: Experienced, Talented Medalists - International Biathlon Union - IBU - International Biathlon Union - IBU

<b>It takes just a single glance to realize that once again the Norwegian men have a group of four men on their roster that could outshine virtually</b> …

Biathlon

Five For Friday: Cross-Country Skiing

<i>Kikkan Randall competes in the sprint qualification at the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships on Feb. 19, 2015 in Falun, Sweden.</i><p>Kikkan Randall’s …

Team USA

Early opening for Mt. Washington resort

Heavy snowfalls have prompted Mount Washington Alpine Resort to stage an early opening on the first weekend in December, followed by the regular …

Canadian News

FIS Cross-Country World Cup 2018 - Ruka Preview

November 23, 2017 (Ruka, Finland) – The FIS Cross-Country World Cup 2017/18 season gets underway on Friday, November 24 with a three-day mini-tour in …

Nordic Skiing

Scandinavian Social Top 10 Thursday - International Biathlon Union - IBU - International Biathlon Union - IBU

The first competitions of this winter have taken place in Sjusjoen today and the athletes are slowly but surely descending upon Oestersund to get …

Biathlon

The anti-Val d’Isère: the discreet French ski resort for those who just love to ski

Chalet Merlo is not your average luxury ski chalet. On paper, it doesn’t appear to tick the boxes required by discerning skiers. Right by the piste in a famous ski resort? No. Close to the ski lifts? Uh-uh. Within easy reach of shopping, ski hire and nightlife? Absolutely not. But in fact, for …

NorCal storm to stir up 100-mph wind gusts in Sierra mountains

This holiday weekend is expected to be a blustery one in the Sierra Nevada.<p>Those hitting the slopes post-Thanksgiving will want to especially heed caution on Saturday, for which the National Weather Service (NWS) has implemented a high wind watch throughout the Greater Lake Tahoe Area.<p>Winds are …

News

Alpine skiing - Men's downhill training cancelled again at Lake Louise

(Reuters) - Training ahead of the opening World Cup men’s downhill in Lake Louise, Alberta was cancelled for a second consecutive day due to wet and soft weather conditions, the International Ski Federation (FIS) said on Thursday.<p>Another training run is scheduled for Friday at the Canadian resort …

Winter Sports

Here's what is new for the New England ski season

The ground may be bare now but there's snow in the hills as New England ski resorts kick off the season with ever more high efficiency snow-making …

New Hampshire

Ischgl Starts Season With Probably Biggest Ski Area Open So Far

<b>Ischgl has started its 2017-18 ski season today with what’s believed to be the largest amount of terrain open anywhere in the world so far – 159km of</b> …

Robbie Williams

Hyped: DC Judge BOA Boot

MSRP: $330<p>As a top choice of DC team riders, we're drawn to the Judge BOA boots, which have been completely redesigned for 2018. With a striking, …

Snowboarding

Five Things to Know About Aspen Snowmass This Season

1. Snowmass is celebrating its fiftieth birthday on Friday, December 15, with 1967 lift-ticket pricing of a mere $6.50 paired with a retro party at …

Denver

Lake Louise alpine training run cancelled for 2nd-straight day

Men's alpine World Cup event hampered by rain, mild temperatures<p>Training ahead of the men's World Cup alpine skiing stop in Lake Louise, Alta., has …

Winter Sports

11.23 Snow Before You Go: Rain Over to Snow

There are two storm systems lined up for parts of the West over the next five days, but warm temperatures will threaten to mix the snow with rain at …

Weather