Skiing / Sports

SNOW-CAST: Second Winter On Approach with 2 Storms & Heavy Snow for West

Apr 27 10:28am Unofficial Networks
Winter keeps dodging the fork out west as the second ski season marches on with duel storm systems lining up with heavy accumulations (...)...
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WATCH: 500 Actor Downhill Play Performed @ Slden, AUSTRIA

Apr 27 10:18am Unofficial Networks
It’s something difficult to grasp through explanation, so you are better off just watching the footage. Vital facts: 500 actors, (...)...
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Dramatic Footage of Large Rockslide Covering Highway

Apr 27 9:40am Unofficial Networks
This video just hit the web and we are still not 100\% clear on where this slide went down. Will update the post with more info when (...)...
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Colorado's Newest Ski Area Raises $1.1 Million In Funding

Apr 27 5:00am Unofficial Networks
Located just south of Steamboat, Stagecoach Ski Area is still a fledgling concept looking to transform from a dream into a (...)...
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Crystal Add Swedish Resort Options For Next Winter

Apr 27 4:38am InTheSnow
The UK’s largest ski tour operator Crystal have announced they’ll be offering holidays to two Swedish ski areas next winter. The company already operates to resorts in Sweden’s neighbouring countries, Norway and Finland, and has been expanding its choice of destinations in those two countries over the past few seasons. “Swedish mountains may not be… The post Crystal Add Swedish Resort Options For Next Winter appeared first on InTheSnow.
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Where To Ski or Snowboard in Switzerland During May 2017

Apr 27 2:47am InTheSnow
In Switzerland there are four glacier areas open for the first week of May, three of which make it through to the final weekend and one that stays open year round for snowsports anyway. There has also been fresh snow to end April meaning May skiing is looking good – Zermatt, the year-round ski resort… The post Where To Ski or Snowboard in Switzerland During May 2017 appeared first on InTheSnow.
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Ski for FREE during Purgatory Resorts Closing Weekend, Apr. 29 & 30

Apr 26 6:15pm Colorado Ski Country USA Blog
It’s the latest Purgatory has been open in resort history! With the incredible snowfall this season, nearly 22 feet of snow already and more in the forecast this week,  Purgatory Resort was able to extend its season to April 30, the latest the resort has been open in its history.  As a way to say [&hellip The post Ski for FREE during Purgatory Resort’s Closing Weekend, Apr. 29 & 30 appeared first on Colorado Ski Country USA Blog.
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Stop what youre doing and watch this mind-blowing edit from Daniel Hanka

Apr 26 6:08pm Freeskier Magazine
Czech skier Daniel Hanka has made quite a name for himself over the past few years, primarily through super-entertaining edits, and this new one titled SMELLY SOCKS 3.1 might be the best yet. Watch Hanka tear up Flachauwinkl resort in Austria with a guest appearance by fellow Faction teammate Antti Ollila, and enjoy his skiing […] The post Stop what you’re doing and watch this mind-blowing edit from Daniel Hanka appeared first on Freeskier Magazine.
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Editors Review: Oakley Flight Deck goggle with PRIZM lens technology

Apr 26 6:01pm Freeskier Magazine
In 2014, Oakley introduced the Flight Deck goggle with PRIZM lens technology. I absolutely loved it and wrote rave reviews. Three years later, in 2017, I continue to turn to this goggle time, and time and time again. The Flight Deck goggle draws inspiration from the helmet visors worn by fighter pilots; the end goal […] The post Editor’s Review: Oakley Flight Deck goggle with PRIZM lens technology appeared first on Freeskier Magazine.
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Colorado is getting hammered with a spring stormmultiple feet possible

Apr 26 4:27pm Freeskier Magazine
This weekend, Coloradans at lower elevations will be partaking in all sorts of spring activities such as hiking, biking and climbing. At higher elevations, however, they’ll be skiing. A storm system is currently rolling through the Centennial State that could drop a couple of feet by Sunday night, depending on location, according to OpenSnow. The […] The post Colorado is getting hammered with a spring storm—multiple feet possible appeared first on Freeskier Magazine.
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Patagonia's CEO Just Laid Into Donald Trump Over His Latest Executive Order

Apr 26 3:34pm Unofficial Networks
Patagonia‘s president and CEO, Rose Marcario responded to president Donald Trump’s executive order to review (...)...
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Patagonia's CEO Just Laid Into President Donald Trump Over His Latest Executive Order

Apr 26 3:34pm Unofficial Networks
Patagonia’s president and CEO, Rose Marcario responded to president Donald Trump’s executive order to review 30 national (...)...
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WATCH: Rare Lynx Sighting On The Slopes Of Lake Louise

Apr 26 3:05pm Unofficial Networks
Canadian Lynx make a living out by staying out of sight and rarely if ever do skiers get a glimpse of these beautiful (...)...
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WATCH: Late Spring Snow Brings Avalanche Danger To UTAH

Apr 26 2:36pm Unofficial Networks
“When you’re coming up Little Cottonwood Canyon Road, you are more often in an avalanche zone than (...)...
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WATCH: Shredding New Hampshire's Presidential Range with Ski The East

Apr 26 2:11pm Unofficial Networks
Follow along with Ski The East’s Ben, Louise Lintilhac and Brooks Motley as they shred the high alpine zones of the Presidential (...)...
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WATCH: This Is How Travis Pastrana Drives In The Snow...

Apr 26 2:04pm Unofficial Networks
“I can make up time by taking risks and that is kinda my biggest talent in everything I’ve done.” (...)...
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ENDLESS WINTER: Snowbird Just Got 19 Inches In 24 Hours

Apr 26 1:53pm Unofficial Networks
“Looks like you can still get pitted up at Snowbird. 19″ in 24 hours, we think it’s April 25th. Yes, (...)...
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VIDEO: 10 Tricks You Must Learn On Your Mountain Bike

Apr 26 1:25pm Unofficial Networks
It’s that time of year when you start to see summer activity posts peppered into the website along with the tail end of the winter (...)...
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Cat driver and skier Bernie Rosow is the king of Instagram POV videos

Apr 26 1:15pm Freeskier Magazine
Nearly every single day, we find a new video in our Instagram feed from Bernie Rosow—part-time cat driver at Mammoth, part time die-hard skier. And these aren’t half-assed posts that are uploaded just for the sake of uploading something. Instead, they’re amazing POV lines, typically filmed at Mammoth or in the California backcountry. This daily […] The post Cat driver and skier Bernie Rosow is the king of Instagram POV videos appeared first on Freeskier Magazine.
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Meier Skis Is Offering A Seriously Awesome End Of Season Giveaway

Apr 26 1:00pm Unofficial Networks
[Sponsored giveaway Courtesy of Reddyyeti] The ski season might be coming to a close but that doesn’t mean we don’t need a (...)...
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WATCH: Nick McNutt Gets Slapped Hard By Avy | Gets Back Up And Sends It!

Apr 26 12:06pm Unofficial Networks
Nick McNutt has been rising through the pro skiers ranks for the past 5 years and over the past two, the BC resident has (...)...
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The Unofficial POW: The Rockies Are Getting DEEP | Winter Makes Late April/Early May Return

Apr 26 11:17am Unofficial Networks
[Forecast Courtesy Of Powderchasers] Summary- APRIL 26 0600 MST Significant snowfall has landed in the West, especially (...)...
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Jackson Hole's Corbet's Cabin Is BURIED | 17" Forecasted By Friday!

Apr 26 10:49am Unofficial Networks
The winter just won’t go away in Jackson Hole and locals are still getting faceshots off Teton Pass and in the high elevations of (...)...
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What To Do With Your Sled Now That It's Spring

Apr 26 10:30am Unofficial Networks
In stead of putting your sled in mothballs for the summer why not keep her running. Stuntfreaksteam put some wheels on their (...)...
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NOAA: Winter Weather Advisory Issued For Central/Northern Colorado | Up To A FOOT Forecasted!

Apr 26 10:27am Unofficial Networks
Another round of winter weather is impacting the northern and front range mountains of Colorado today and NOAA is predicting snowfall (...)...
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Ski Lifts on Volcanoes

Apr 26 8:48am InTheSnow
Although the vast majority of ski lifts are built on mountains created by plate tectonics, pushed up and eroded back down over millions of years, quite a few of the mountains we ski and board on were once active volcanoes, many created in far shorter timescales than the Alps or the Rockies. You can find… The post Ski Lifts on Volcanoes appeared first on InTheSnow.
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Where To Ski or Snowboard in Italy During May 2017

Apr 26 6:46am InTheSnow
Skiing opportunities in Italy are somewhat limited in May with Cervinia and Val Senales open for the first week of the month. Cervinia still has the deepest base in the country on its upper slopes at 185cm (Just over 6 feet) as we enter May.  It also reported over a foot (35cm) of fresh snow… The post Where To Ski or Snowboard in Italy During May 2017 appeared first on InTheSnow.
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Hoka One One Clifton 3 Shoe For Men Review

Apr 26 5:51am Snow.Guide
Snow.Guide Ski Editor swaps his heavy snowshoes for a lightweight Hoka One One sports shoe during his winter travels this season – but did it give him a spring in his step? The post Hoka One One – Clifton 3 Shoe For Men Review appeared first on Snow.Guide.
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One run in La Balme Pancras & Ferreira

Apr 26 5:09am InTheSnow
La Balme is unreal these days and we tried our best to find a line to show you all how much fun is this part of La Clusaz. Hope you’ll enjoy watching, mad respect to Alex Beaudoing for holding onto his skis while following us around with the gear The post One run in La Balme – Pancras & Ferreira appeared first on InTheSnow.
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Q&A Michael Matt

Apr 26 4:45am FIS-Ski.com - Alpine Skiing - News RSS
This Austrian slalom skier came all the way from the 27th rank of the discipline standings to establish himself within the World's best slalom skiers. Meet young Michael Matt, not only Mario Matt's brother , but also a hard-working and determined slalom whiz.
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5 Memorable Ski News Stories You May Have Missed This Season

Apr 25 7:08pm Liftopia Blog Ski & Snowboard
1. Sierras enjoy big snow year. California ski resorts struggled for several years earlier with a drought, but those memories were buried under a banner season for snowfall in 2016-17. With so much snow, Mammoth Mountain plans to stay open... Read More → The post 5 Memorable Ski News Stories You May Have Missed This Season appeared first on Liftopia Blog.
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Upgrades and Improvements Coming to Purgatory and Hesperus

Apr 25 5:43pm Colorado Ski Country USA Blog
Resort officials with the largest ski area collective in the Southwest announced capital improvements that will be made for the 2017/2018 season at five southwestern mountains located in Colorado, New Mexico, and Arizona, plus Colorado’s largest cat skiing operation. James Coleman, managing partner of Purgatory Resort, Hesperus Ski Area, Purgatory Snowcat Adventures and other resorts in the region announced the [&hellip The post Upgrades and Improvements Coming to Purgatory and Hesperus appeared first on Colorado Ski Country USA Blog.
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Gallery: Its absolutely dumping in Banff, Alberta In April

Apr 25 4:44pm Freeskier Magazine
Just because it’s April doesn’t mean winter’s over in beautiful Banff, Alberta. We got to visit this one-of-a-kind skiing destination last month and had a total blast, so it sure is nice to see that our friends up there are still enjoying deep powder among those majestic Canadian Rockies. Below, browse through a variety of […] The post Gallery: It’s absolutely dumping in Banff, Alberta… In April appeared first on Freeskier Magazine.
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The Art Of Skiing: Patience Is A Virtue

Apr 25 4:26pm Unofficial Networks
Patience– In today’s social media driven, hourly oriented, and constantly contacted world, patience is running out. Waking up to (...)...
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PSA: Karl Kristian Muggerud has some massive cojoneswatch him shred in Supervention 2

Apr 25 4:05pm Freeskier Magazine
In the fall of 2016, Supervention 2, a two-year film created by Field Productions, took the world by storm via massive premieres and online downloads. One of the riders in that film is Karl Kristian Muggerud, who absolutely throws down on any terrain put in front of him. Watch the dude’s rider edit, above, and […] The post PSA: Karl Kristian Muggerud has some massive cojones—watch him shred in “Supervention 2” appeared first on Freeskier Magazine.
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Copper Mountain Invites Women to Get Dirty for a Good Cause

Apr 25 4:02pm Colorado Ski Country USA Blog
Dirty Girl Mud Run Partners with Boarding for Breast Cancer on June 10 Boarding for Breast Cancer is the official beneficiary of the Dirty Girl Mud Run at Copper B4BC advocates early detection and a healthy, active and sustainable lifestyle as the best means for breast cancer prevention. On June 10, Copper Mountain invites women [&hellip The post Copper Mountain Invites Women to Get Dirty for a Good Cause appeared first on Colorado Ski Country USA Blog.
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We're Not Done Yet!

Apr 25 3:36pm Read About the Latest Happenings on the Slopes
And then there was one. Sunday marked the end of an epic season for Brighton, leaving Snowbird as the last resort spinning lifts in Utah. And the skiing, has been, and will continue to be awesome!...
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Chairlift 191: To Bar Or Not To Bar?

Apr 25 3:31pm Unofficial Networks
After taking an extended sabbatical, Professor Poma is back in the classroom. That’s right, I– Dr. Poma wish to teach an (...)...
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Sunshine Skiing in the South Tyrol: Val di Fassa

Apr 25 2:54pm Ski-buzz
The Dolomiti Superski is one of the biggest ski areas in the world, but with great size, comes great difficulty in finding specific information. To help you get the great Italian ski holiday you want and deserve, here’s the first part in a new series designed to help you deconstruct the Dolomites.   For parts one & two, […] The post Sunshine Skiing in the South Tyrol: Val di Fassa appeared first on Ski-buzz.
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$887 Billion Dollar Outdoor Recreation Industry Is Starting To Flex Its Political Muscle

Apr 25 2:17pm Unofficial Networks
On average Americans spend more money on outdoor recreation than gasoline and education– COMBINED. Related: Public Lands (...)...
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Editors Review: Next years Faction Prime 2.0 skis

Apr 25 2:05pm Freeskier Magazine
It’s somewhat unsettling to skin to a remote backcountry hut surrounded by some of the best ski terrain in the U.S. on a pair of skis you’ve never been on, with three days of skiing to look forward to. But when someone invites you to the OPUS Hut—a full-service backcountry accommodation featuring prepared meals, beds […] The post Editor’s Review: Next year’s Faction Prime 2.0 skis appeared first on Freeskier Magazine.
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This Donner Pass Road Gap edit is is sendy AF

Apr 25 12:48pm Freeskier Magazine
Thanks to tons and tons of snow in California this season, classic spots like the Donner Road Gap are as hittable as ever. Exhibit A: the latest video from said gap. See more skiing. Head to our Facebook page right now and update your settings so you don’t miss a beat. The post This Donner Pass Road Gap edit is is sendy AF appeared first on Freeskier Magazine.
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These North American Ski Areas Are Still Open! [Closing Dates]

Apr 25 11:54am Unofficial Networks
Ski season is winding down most of North America unless you live in California– at which point you’ve got over 2 more months (...)...
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Snowbird Just Pulled Down 17" In The Last 24 Hours! [Photo Tour + Snow Report]

Apr 25 10:52am Unofficial Networks
24 Hour Snowfall – 17″ | 48 Hour Snowfall – 17″ | Base Depth – 134″ | YTD – (...)...
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Colorado Snowfall Roundup | Bluebird Pow Day For Mary Jane, Loveland, and A-Basin!

Apr 25 10:34am Unofficial Networks
Mid-Winter conditions returned to Colorado’s high country on Monday afternoon and this morning, Arapahoe Basin and Loveland are (...)...
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Farewell to all these #fisalpine athletes

Apr 25 10:17am FIS-Ski.com - Alpine Skiing - News RSS
All the good things come to an end. This is why several athletes announced their retirement from the World Cup Tour and that they will now open a new chapter of their lives. We are thankful for all the thrilling races, the emotions moments and many other memories we shared with them and wish them all the best for their future.
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North Korean Ski Resort Propaganda Video Is Seriously 90's in 2017

Apr 25 7:29am Unofficial Networks
North Korea has a decidedly 90’s vibe when it comes to promotional videos their ski resorts (I was waiting for Uncle Joey to (...)...
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WATCH: North Korean Ski Resort Propaganda Video Is Seriously 90's

Apr 25 7:29am Unofficial Networks
North Korea has a decidedly 90’s vibe when it comes to promotional videos their ski resorts (I was waiting for Uncle Joey to (...)...
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WATCH: Gut Punishing Wakeboard Gap Failure

Apr 25 7:13am Unofficial Networks
Not sure how those tow rope facilities work but I assure you, that slack in the line was a surprise for pro wakeboarder, Liam Peacock. (...)...
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WATCH: Telemark Skiing Terminal Cancer Couloir In The Ruby Mountains of Nevada

Apr 25 7:04am Unofficial Networks
Sick little rugged Nevada adventure documented by the folks at Freeheellife as they trek into the Terminal Cancer Couloir in the (...)...
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Massive Spring Avalanche Filmed in Turkey

Apr 25 7:01am Unofficial Networks
Orhan Namli sends this spectacular video of avalanche after very warm weather with rainfall resulting in melting of snow in the Kackar (...)...
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VIDEO: Meet Jackson Hole Adventure Photographer and Backcountry Skier Elise Sterck

Apr 25 6:59am Unofficial Networks
Meet Jackson Hole resident and adventure photographer, Elise Sterck, as she provides a little window into her life that would be a dream (...)...
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WATCH: Backflipping Ski Jumping Skis (254cm)

Apr 25 6:46am Unofficial Networks
Can you imagine getting those canoes around on a backflip? Unconfirmed, but Christopher Lange is thinking his (...)...
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The Return of the Val dIsre Yoga Festival

Apr 25 5:49am InTheSnow
Val d’Isère’s annual Yoga Festival returns for the fifth time this season and the famous French resort concludes its 2016-17 ski season from April 28 to April 30. The three-day celebration of yoga and well-being is being billed by the resort as, “…an opportunity to recharge your batteries and enjoy a spring break in the… The post The Return of the Val d’Isère Yoga Festival appeared first on InTheSnow.
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Work Starts On New Zell am See Gondola Old Lift Going to Colombian Theme Park

Apr 25 5:22am InTheSnow
After nearly three decades in operation the old Areitbahn lift in Schüttdorf near to Zell am See, the main access route up to the resort’s Schmittenhöhe ski area, is being replaced by its third incarnation – a state-of-the-art gondola complete with spacious cabins, each of which can carry up to 10 passengers.  It will feature… The post Work Starts On New Zell am See Gondola – Old Lift Going to Colombian Theme Park appeared first on InTheSnow.
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Adaptive skier, Vasu Sojitra shows that the only limits are those we place on ourselves.

Apr 25 5:15am InTheSnow
Adaptive skier, Vasu Sojitra shows that the only limits are those we place on ourselves. See ‘Out on a Limb’ The post Adaptive skier, Vasu Sojitra shows that the only limits are those we place on ourselves. appeared first on InTheSnow.
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Local Ski Resort Back In The Hands Of Original Owner

Apr 24 8:09pm Liftopia Blog Ski & Snowboard
At a time when big resorts are eating up small ones like blue whales dining on krill, contrarian Vermont has a different tale to tell. The story starts more than 50 years ago, back in 1966. When the state of... Read More → The post Local Ski Resort Back In The Hands Of Original Owner appeared first on Liftopia Blog.
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Gear Review: Teton Tested, Unofficial Approved | Elan Ripstick 106 [Ski Touring]

Apr 24 4:18pm Unofficial Networks
This past January I had the pleasure of testing Elan’s new breakout ski, the Ripstick 106, while ski touring on the west side of (...)...
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WATCH: Perpetual Skiing Device Discovered In Zermatt, SWITZERLAND

Apr 24 4:08pm Unofficial Networks
21 year old Swiss skier, Sämi Ortlieb, has unlocked a perpetual skiing feature with the help of The Zermatt Park Crew. Might have to (...)...
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