Park City Land Dispute Threatens to Disrupt Ski Season

What happens next ski season depends largely on what happens this summer in Park City. City officials and business owners are looking to find a solution to a land dispute that threatens to keep skiers off the mountain at Park City Mountain Resort. Deseret News reports that if the two feuding parties do not reach […]

The World’s Greatest Summer Ski Festival

Sometimes you just can’t give up the ski season. That’s the case for attendees of the world’s northernmost ski touring festival,  Toppturfestivalen Svalbard in the north of Norway. As Yahoo travel reports, ski bums from all over the world who could not bear to part with winter made the trek this year to the festival […]

Ski All Season On Grass

Alpine skiing depends on hills and snow, at least according to conventional thinking. Not for Brian McKay, The Columbian reports, who has been trying to get extreme sports enthusiast on board with his niche sport of grass skiing. Grass skiing is precisely what it sounds like. Exiting the slalom gates, carving your way down hill, […]

The Battle for Park City Ski Properties Heats Up   

Rarely is the adventurous world of Park City skiing associated with hostile corporate strategy, but in reality the resort-peppered mountains make up a businessman’s battlefield in the midst of a full-scale war. According to an article on Outside, owners of a few ski resorts are vying for land and eying a 7,500-acre mega resort along […]

Top U.S. Alpine Skier Makes Move To Ski For Mexico

Sarah Schleper de Gaxiola has been one of the top women’s slalom skier for nearly a decade for the U.S, skiing in the 2006 and 2010 Olympics. As NBC Sports reports, she has recently announced that she will come out of retirement in the hopes of competing in the 2015 World Championships as a Citizen […]

7 Destinations to Blast Off On Your Next Vacation

For most of us, vacation is a time to get away from it all and relax. Others among us like to take things further, looking to the great outdoors for a little adventure. Then finally, there are those who like to take the adventure of our vacations and turn it up to eleven. In a […]

Avalanche in Sochi

A massive avalanche hurdled down a slope at the former Winter Olympics site in Sochi, Russia on Sunday. The avalanche killed two skiers, while four others were able to escape unharmed. The avalanche was 80 cubic meters and struck at Sochi’s Rosa Khutor ski resort around midday. It buried six skiers on the “Labyrinth” slope, […]

Best Ski Gear for the Season!

With ski season coming up soon, I know all you skiers are just itching to hit the slopes.  Some of you may be itching for new ski equipment as well- If you’re anything like me, last year’s gear is all battered up from extensive wear and tear, you may be in the market for some […]

Going up to Go Down: Helicopter Skiing is the Way to Go

You can’t go down without going up first. I don’t mean that as a figure of speech, that has been a literal issue in the history of skiing. Since 1934, when the first motorized ski lift was invented using a Model T Ford engine to run a rope and pulley, skiing has been about finding […]