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Ski Helmet Use Isn’t Reducing Brain Injuries

Sarah Burke

The fact that Michael Schumacher was wearing a helmet when he sustained a life-threatening head injury while skiing in France on Sunday probably did not come as a surprise to experts who have charted More → Ski Helmet Use Isn’t Reducing Brain Injuries

Alta Claims Snowboarding Lawsuit Demeans the Constitution

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In mid-January, four snowboarders backed by the snow sports advocacy group Wasatch Equality filed a lawsuit against Alta ski area claiming that their no-snowboard policy violates the 14th amendment. Now, things are heating up More → Alta Claims Snowboarding Lawsuit Demeans the Constitution

Seven Resorts in Utah Announce Possible Connection

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Ski Utah and representatives from Alta, Brighton, Canyons, Deer Valley, Park City Mountain Resort (PCMR), Snowbird, and Solitude held a news conference today at Ski Utah’s headquarters to announce their support for an over-the-snow More → Seven Resorts in Utah Announce Possible Connection

Intrawest Takes Friends and Family Concept to a New Level

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Like cell phone companies, Intrawest has roled out a new pass product designed for the “modern” family. Called the Intrawest Passport, the pass will offer children 12 and under free skiing and riding, as More → Intrawest Takes Friends and Family Concept to a New Level

Erik Guay wins Kvitfjell downhill

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Erik Guay added another victory to his Canadian podium record Saturday when he won the men’s downhill in Kvitfjell, Norway, to record the 22nd top-three World Cup result of his illustrious career.

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Vail Resorts Demolish Pot Shacks

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Despite the legalization of private use of marijuana in Colorado, public use of pot remains illegal. And so, over the past several weeks, Vail Resorts (VR) and the U.S. Forest Service (USFS) have destroyed More → Vail Resorts Demolish Pot Shacks

Polar Vortex great for skiers

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The Arctic air is once again being funnelled down into the Prairies, Ontario, and Quebec via the vortex that refuses to stay where it usually resides — the Arctic. This is a picture of More →

The End of Snow?

Slopes were closed last month at Fichtelberg mountain in Oberwiesenthal, Germany.

By PORTER FOX

OVER the next two weeks, hundreds of millions of people will watch Americans like Ted Ligety and Mikaela Shiffrin ski for gold on the downhill alpine course. Television crews will pan More → The End of Snow?

Warren Miller's Equipment 1947

1947 ski gear

By Warren Miller

I have come to the conclusion that complaining doesn’t get a person anywhere, unless the person you are complaining to can do something about your complaints. And no one can make More → Warren Miller’s Equipment 1947

Whistler announces new Gondola Cabins

The original Creek Side Gondola

Whistler Blackcomb is set to make the journey to the alpine a lot more enjoyable with the announcement of new eight passenger gondola cabins for their workhorse of a lift, the Whistler Village Gondola.

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