If you are going to fully send something, make sure you check out the landing first. This unknown skier was in for an unexpected treat when he went to huck this cliff line. Unfortunately, he came up a bit short, and hit what looks like a wind lip, that launched him over a second set of cliffs and down the remainder of his run. To our knowledge, the skier is okay from this brutal fall. There are many variables out in the wild to worry about. Remember to check your surroundings, remain cautious, and stay SAFE!
Vail Resorts has unveiled a comprehensive safety-focused plan for the upcoming winter season, effective at all its North American resorts when the season kicks off November 6 at Keystone. This will likely set a precedent for other North American ski resorts to follow. Most notably, the plan calls for the following steps, including on-mountain distancing and a reservation system prioritizing passholders: Guests will be required to wear face coverings to get on the mountain and in all parts of
Last winter, a very different kind of ski area opened in the mountains of Colorado. Bluebird Backcountry resort proved to the world that a ski area could exist without chairlifts. Located off Rabbit Ears Pass near Steamboat, the area is a new concept in ski area design, offering both controlled inbounds terrain and guided-only backcountry terrain only accessible by the power of your own legs. This year, with an anticipated boom in backcountry skiing, Bluebird is announcing some big
Labor Day has traditionally signaled the end of the summer for all us denizens of the Northern Hemisphere – and man, did summer end abruptly this year. Leave it to 2020 to give us yet another rollercoaster ride, although this one sure looked pretty. Lots of mountains across the West saw their first real snowfall of the year late last night, with several inches falling at higher elevations. Check out some shots from our friends over at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort from this morning…the first