ABasin to open on Oct 17

While checking out the web cams on the Arapahoe Basin website, I spotted the following: Arapahoe Basin will OPEN for the 2014-15 season on FRIDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2014. The Black Mountain Express lift will open at 9:00 am with access to the intermediate High Noon run....

Stoked on Sochi slope

It seems safe to say that the shear size of Sochi’s slope style course alone has made for a leap forward in the sport of snowboarding.  I remember seeing the course on TV and thinking to myself, ‘Damn, that’s huge.’  I mean, if it looks big on...

Mark McMorris takes Dew Tour slopestyle

The following is a direct quote from a press release by Alli Sports:   MARK MCMORRIS WINS SNOWBOARD SLOPESTYLE FINALS AT THE DEW TOUR ION MOUNTAIN CHAMPIONSHIPS   Shaun White Drops Out of Competition Due to Ankle Injury   Breckenridge, Colo. – December 15, 2013...

First snow of the season in Colorado!

It’s official.  Many of the resorts in Colorado are reporting their first official snowfall of the season.  The bright yellow leaves of the aspens haven’t made their way to the ground yet, but our crystalline friends have. I love this time of year.  The...
Vail Resorts kicks in $100,000 plus to flood relief

Vail Resorts kicks in $100,000 plus to flood relief

On September 13, 2013, Vail Resorts, Inc. announced that they will contribute $100,000 to help the relief efforts of Colorado’s massive flooding.  Season pass sales will also contribute $1 per pass sold, which is projected to match and surpass their initial...

Copper Mountain and Sherpa – Very Cool

Copper Mountain releases the first hands-free smart phone app that uses GPS to “guide” you while riding or dual-planking.  The Sherpa app is your virtual guide when you ride.  It tells you about aspects of the mountain, based on your location, as you are...