Gerald F. (Jerry) Groswold, renowned for his involvement with Winter Park Resort and a myriad of national and Colorado boards and organizations, died Nov. 26, 2015. He was 84.
It's a challenge being a snow reporter staffing the desks at New England's Bromley, Cranmore, and Jiminy Peak resorts. When winter storms pound New England, at 6:30 a.m. there are just so many ways to say, "corduroy," "powder" and that other snow report staple, "stoked."
Montana’s Big Sky Resort hosts Turkey for a Ticket Dec. 11. This annual event encourages guests to give to the local food banks in exchange for a free day of skiing. Turkey for a Ticket has collected close to 200,000 pounds of food since its inaugural year 2007.
Minnesota’s ski season is underway with several ski areas already open. The Gopher State has fared better in the weather pool than other Great Lakes state, especially those on the east side of Lake Michigan. Here’s a rundown on what’s new at ski resorts that have made improvements.
The "Women's Getaway" weekend or program has become an annual tradition among some women. Small or extended groups of women, ladies, girls, mothers, daughters, or friends organize a get together unaccompanied by (one might even say unburdened by) or exclusive of men, boys, brothers, and fathers. The motivation and/or common denominator is about connecting.
Mikaela Shiffrin won her second straight slalom race of the season Sunday at the Nature Valley Aspen Winternationals World Cup, leaving the rest of the ladies’ ski world wondering if her uncharacteristic edge catch mistake in Friday’s Giant Slalom might be it for the winter. Shiffrin won Sunday by a margin of 2.65 seconds.
The drama and disappointment of Friday’s “almost-to-the-finish-line” crash at the Aspen Winternationals World Cup Giant Slalom faded Saturday as the USA’s Mikaela Shiffrin blistered the course twice and easily won the slalom.
Angel Fire Resort has become a mecca for mountain bikers in the summer, so the New Mexico mountain is ramping up its terrain parks to bring that same trickster intensity to wintertime.