Avalanche Info

Court Rules Avalanches Risk of Skiing

avalanche

The Colorado Supreme Court ruled that avalanches are an inherent risk of skiing and fall under the state’s liability-limiting Ski Safety Act More → Court Rules Avalanches Risk of Skiing

Burton Snowboards at 40

Burton youth snowboarder

It was 40 years ago that Jake Burton Carpenter began testing his early snowboards at Stratton Mountain, Vt., and launched snowboarding’s love/hate affair with winter resorts More → Burton Snowboards at 40

Alta Snowboard Ban remains

alta with snowboarder

In a long-running legal case in Utah a court has backed the resort of Alta in its ban on snowboarders. No further appeals will be made and the case is over. More → Alta Snowboard Ban remains

Stevens Pass sets record skier visits

Powder Stevens pass

Stevens Pass sets record skier visits More → Stevens Pass sets record skier visits

Estelle Balet Dies in Avalanche

estelle-balet

Estelle Balet was a naturally gifted shining star and demonstrated remarkable talent as she quickly became a household name on the Freeride World Tour More → Estelle Balet Dies in Avalanche

Jay Peak in Ponzi-like Scam

Jay Peak gondola

The Securities and Exchange Commission announced today that it has filed fraud charges against two owners of Jay Peak Resort More → Jay Peak in Ponzi-like Scam

Canadian Ski Cross Team rules

Canadian ski cross

It was a banner year for the Canada Ski Cross Team who found the podium at every World Cup ski cross race throughout the season. More → Canadian Ski Cross Team rules