Wednesday, November 10, 2010 - 11:34 AM
Brighton, UT - Snowy weather and cold temperatures for snowmaking have prompted Brighton Ski Resort in Utah's Big Cottonwood Canyon to announce today that they will open for skiing and riding on Thursday, a day earlier than originally planned.
Wednesday, November 10, 2010 - 11:00 AM
Park City, UT - Two-time Olympic champion Seth Wescott and silver medalist Lindsey Jacobellis will be among the athletes vying for titles as the Sprint U.S. Snowboarding Grand Prix makes a snowboardcross stop Feb. 11-12 at The Canyons in Park City. The event was announced Tuesday afternoon at a press conference held at the new snowboardcross venue in the renovated plaza at the base of The Canyons.
Monday, November 08, 2010 - 12:00 PM
Salt Lake City, UT - After being teased with up to 44 inches of snow last month, autumn made an untimely return to Utah last week. Winter, however, is back in the Wasatch this week.
Thursday, November 04, 2010 - 04:12 PM
Editor's Note: This is the fourth column in a weekly series written by Meteorologist Joel Gratz that will take you "behind the scenes" of the typical weather forecast. Joel is the founder of ColoradoPowderForecast.com, where you can sign up for his email alerts.
by Joel Gratz
Boulder, CO - If you like snow, then you've undoubtedly read the news coverage of a weather phenomenon called La Nina in the skiing press over the last month or two. But what exactly is La Nina, and how does it affect snowfall across the United States? The answers are both simple and very complex. Let's break it down in Q&A format.
Thursday, November 04, 2010 - 11:00 AM
Salt Lake City, UT - Friends of the Utah Avalanche Center are once again this year holding a Snow and Avalanche Workshop this Saturday at The Depot in Salt Lake City.
Wednesday, November 03, 2010 - 12:00 PM
Snowbird, UT - On Thursday, Utah's Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort will deliver to the Utah Food Bank more than 5,000 pounds of food – the equivalent of 2,500 meals – collected during the resort's annual Customer Appreciation Days.
Monday, November 01, 2010 - 11:30 AM
Snowbird, UT - Utah's Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort will host the second annual Scott Markewitz Photography Workshop, Feb. 3-6, 2011. This instructional class is geared towards beginner, intermediate and advanced photographers who want to improve their action and scenic photography skills with one of the most celebrated ski and snowboard photographers working today.
Friday, October 29, 2010 - 12:00 PM
Burr Ridge, IL - Registration is now open for the third season of the Winter Dew Tour, set to conclude this winter in Utah at Snowbasin Resort. The list of pre-qualified ski and snowboard athletes has just been released, highlighted by Olympian snowboarders and defending Dew Cup champions.
Thursday, October 28, 2010 - 09:02 AM
Editor's Note: This is the third column in a weekly series written by Meteorologist Joel Gratz that will take you "behind the scenes" of the typical weather forecast. Joel is the founder of ColoradoPowderForecast.com, where you can sign up for his email alerts.
by Joel Gratz
Boulder, CO - No matter where you live, the "big storm" the moved across the U.S. this week affected you in some way. First a few impressive stats, and then I'll look at how this storm affected skiers and riders.
Thursday, October 28, 2010 - 09:00 AM
Park City, UT - Jumping, spinning and flipping to the infectious tunes of Bon Jovi, America's most talented young girls and boys were stomping the trampolines and hitting the ramps at the Center of Excellence in Park City for the Project Gold halfpipe camp, a camp for America's elite young snowboarding athletes.