Exciting news for all of our East Coast brethren: Sunday River is scheduled to open this Saturday, November 9th. Temperatures have been cold enough to run the guns, and SR's snowmaking staff have been working hard to get a suitable ribbon of death put together.
Their opening will bring the total East Coast ski resorts open for the season to two, which doesn't sound like much, but is still more skiing than we've got here in the Wy-daho zone. That said, we're approaching opening day for a number of resorts in the Rockies, so the tables will turn soon enough.
So are we even allowed to still call this "backcountry" skiing? Jasper Gibson/TGR photo. Online gear retail giant Backcountry.com is facing immense public and industry backlash after pursuing lawsuits against other businesses using its namesake. The original trademarks to protect the word “backcountry” were filed a year ago to cover the company’s new line of branded apparel and equipment. Recently, it came to light that the Salt Lake City-based e-commerce giant started suing all manner of
The avalanche was triggered off-piste and dragged two skiers over the cliffs into the gully. Zeitungsphoto.at photo. An avalanche buried and killed two Dutch skiers outside of Sölden, Austria this weekend. The skiers were part of a larger group traveling off-piste on a glacier run, carrying airbags and avalanche beacons, when one triggered the avalanche. The area around Sölden saw nearly two feet of new snow in recent days, falling on top of unstable early-season layers. The Tirolean
The wait is over for all you die hard east coast skiers and riders looking to make you first turns of the season. Vermont’s Killington Resort is now open for daily operations, with two runs on the upper mountain open off the K-1 Express gondola and the North Ridge Quad, as well as access to the Woodward Mountain Park. RELATED: Steamboat Shatters October Snowfall Record From Killington: Ticket prices are $59 for adults, $50 for seniors and $45 for youth. The early season 2 for 1 deal we