Monthly Archives: Nov 2012
Night Activities at Colorado Ski Resorts | Colorado.com

Colorado ski resorts offer some of the best skiing on earth and some of the most fun Apres Ski. So what to do after a great day on the slopes? The fun continues into the night check it out…

 

Night Activities at Colorado Ski Resorts | Colorado.com

“Colorado’s 25 ski resorts’ fun doesn’t fade with the sun during winter vacations. At night, they come alive with moonlight snowshoe tours, night ski biking, night …www.colorado.com/articles/night-activities-colorado-ski-resorts”
http://www.colorado.com/articles/night-activities-colorado-ski-resorts

 

There is so much to do after the slopes close for the day, the night’s activities will definitely keep the party going.

 

Heli-skiing and Cold War history collide in Salomon Freeski TV

An amazing ski trip into Russia and a look into history. Salomon Freeski TV has some incredible video of the trip. Heli-skiing the deep snows of Russia

 

Heli-skiing and Cold War history collide in Salomon Freeski TV, S6 E04 …

“… Cold War, this lavish estate has played significant role in shaping the history of our modern world. Kaj Zackrisson, Mark Abma, and Mike Douglas discover it also serves as a fine stepping-off point to some of the best, undiscovered heliskiing on …”
http://freeskier.com/videos/heli-skiing-and-cold-war-history-collide-in-salomon-freeski-tv-s6-e04-glasnost-ski

Fresh snow in some unlikely places, heli-skiing can take you places you may never of dreamed of. Skiing fresh tracks is the number one reason to take to the air and take a heli-skiing holiday.

10 cheap ski resorts: in the shadow of giants

Getting out skiing and snowboarding with friends  or family has gone up in price over the years, here is a great way to save. Here we have 10 ski resort that will save you money on your next big ski trip.

 

10 cheap ski resorts: in the shadow of giants

“Think of the Via Lattea and the most obvious resorts are Sestrière and Sauze d’Oulx. But one of the more humble destinations in the linked Italy/France ski area is Montgenèvre, on the French side. It’s a little powder pocket, family-friendly and good …The Guardian”
http://www.guardian.co.uk/travel/2012/nov/18/cheap-ski-resorts

Great resorts are not always the big names, but are often found in the shadows of the big name resorts. Quality snow at a good price is always something I am interested in. See you on the snow!

 

More NH ski resorts opening for business

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New Hampshire ski resorts are off to a good start to the skiing and snowboarding season. So east coasters it is time  to look north for some early skiing and snowboarding.

More NH ski resorts opening for business

“Cranmore Mountain Resort says it’s opening Friday with two trails and lift for skiing and riding, plus two lanes of lift-serviced snow tubing. Attitash Mountain Resort is scheduled to open its Nor’Easter Mountain Coaster on Friday. Wildcat Mountain …”
http://www.seacoastonline.com/articles/20121123-NEWS-121129907

So for some November skiing and riding New England is showing sign of a new ski season.

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Freestyle skiing at the 2014 Winter Olympics Wikipedia the free …

It is never to early to catch Olympic Fever. Here are the Frestyle Skiing events for the 2014 Olympics due to be held in Russia.

 

Freestyle skiing at the 2014 Winter Olympics Wikipedia the free …

“Freestyle skiing at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi will be held at the Rosa Khutor Alpine Resort The events will be held between 6 and 21 February 2014 A …en.wikipedia.org/…/Freestyle_skiing_at_the_2014_Winter_Ol…”
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Freestyle_skiing_at_the_2014_Winter_Olympics

 

What are your favorite Olympic skiing events? 

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Vail Video Last Ski Season

We are anticipating a great ski season, here is a short video of last season at Vail. Using the GoPro video camera there are many fantastic videos of skiing and snowboarding. Today anyone can shoot great skiing video. Check this one out and then lets see what you can do.

A taste of skiing Vail.

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Snowbird Gets 50 Inches And Sets Opening Day

Wow what a great way to start the season! Snowbird is all set to open on Thursday! Woot Woot! So the season is officially started in the the USA. Check out the snow fall and get out those skis and snowboards and get set to carve some early season turns.

Snowbird Gets 50 Inches And Sets Opening Day

“Fortunately for local skiers and snowboarders, this influx of snowy conditions, low temperatures and renovations to their snowmaking equipment is allowing Snowbird to open early, this Thursday, November 15th! “This is the storm we needed to get the …”
http://www.theskichannel.com/news/featured/20121112/snowbird-gets-50-inches-and-sets-opening-day/

 

50 inches of fresh snow should make for an excellent opening day. I wish I was there, but hey, you can’t be everywhere. See you on the slopes.

 

Maine ski areas report 12 trails open, for now – Portland Press Herald

Turning on the snow guns Sugarloaf and Sunday River ski areas are getting ready for the weekend skiing and snowboarding. 

 

Maine ski areas report 12 trails open, for now – Portland Press Herald

“Sugarloaf will close Monday for snow making and plans to reopen Friday, and Sunday River will drop from nine trails to six.www.pressherald.com/…/Skiers-hit-Maine-slopes-for-now.htm…”
http://www.pressherald.com/news/Skiers-hit-Maine-slopes-for-now.html

 

Planning to hit the slopes? Head on up to Maine and ride before Thanksgiving. The fun begins for skiers and snowboarders. See you on and off the slopes.

 

Ski season off to an early start

Updates on ski resort openings. Early ski season starting across the country. East coast is off to a much better start than last year. Many improvement in snow making will add value to skiers and snowboarders.

 

Maine ski mountains open for skiing

“Sugarloaf is kicking off its season Friday, with two trails open for skiing. It’s the earliest opening day for the Carrabassett Valley resort since 2007. Sunday River ski resort starts its season on Tuesday with three open trails. The Newry resort …”
http://www.seacoastonline.com/articles/20121109-NEWS-121109720

 

Powder alert for Veterans Day.

 

Today’s Colorado ski and snow report: Snow moves in – Examiner.com

“It appears that the snow we’ve all been waiting for just recently arrived in the pre- dawn hours at the five ski resorts that are currently open, starting with B.www.examiner.com/…/today-s-colorado-ski-and-snow-report-…”
http://www.examiner.com/article/today-s-colorado-ski-and-snow-report-snow-moves-in

 

Opening weekend at Colorado’s Breckenridge Ski Resort, celebrating 51st season and Veterans Day.

 

Breck kicks off 51st season

“Breckenridge Ski Resort kicked off its 51st season opener Friday, celebrating Veterans Day early by playing the Star Spangled Banner and releasing four doves promptly at 9 a.m. as the Colorado SuperChair and Rip’s Ride started to turn. The weather was …”
http://www.summitdaily.com/article/20121110/NEWS/121109757/1078%26ParentProfile%3D1055

 

Hope you get out skiing soon and take advantage of the great early skiing conditions. See you on the slopes…

 
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Early-season review of Colorado ski areas: Snow’s good, terrain limited

More good early ski season news from across the country. New England is off to a great start along with Colorado and Utah. A great way to get reconnected with nature and enjoy the outdoors. There has been many improvement to ski area across the country, new snow making capacity and a fleet of groomers making conditions to please the crowd. Skiers and snowboarders are optimistic of the coming winter season. So put away the golf clubs and wax up the boards, it is time to hit the slopes! 

 

Ski slope groomers ready to work!

Early season skiing and snowboarding is greatly improve with snow making and quality grooming.

Utah weather: Golf Wednesday, wind surf Thursday, snow ski this weekend

“A new report issued Tuesday by the U.S. Natural Resources Conservation Service indicates soil moisture is below average in northern and southeastern Utah and near average in southwestern Utah as of Nov. 1. Prepared by the Snow Survey Staff, the Utah …”
http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865566220/Utah-weather-Golf-Wednesday-wind-surf-Thursday-snow-ski-this-weekend.html

 

Killington Opening Day Snow Report Monday … – The Basin Ski Shop

“Basin Snow Report. About Us Basin Ski Shop Meet Our Staff Basin Ski Shop Contact Us · BROWSE … Search the Basin Ski Report: Shop Online 24 x 7!www.basinski.com/…/killington-opening-day-snow-report-mo…”
http://www.basinski.com/2012/11/killington-opening-day-snow-report-monday-nov-5/

 

Early-season review of Colorado ski areas: Snow’s good, terrain limited

“With Breckenridge opening Friday, Denver Post ski writer John Meyer skied Loveland, Arapahoe Basin, Keystone and Copper Mountain on Thursday to get a feel for what kind of ski experience those areas are offering. His report: While the terrain they …”
http://www.denverpost.com/extremes/ci_21961441/early-season-review-colorado-ski-areas-snows-good

 

More good news for North American resorts will definitely excite the skier and snowboarder, like it does me. Let us know what conditions you encounter and leave a comment for our readers.  See you on the slopes… ok I will most likely be in the trees enjoying the untracked powder!

 

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