Monday, October 04, 2010 - 12:45 PM
Park City, UT - Let's face it: taking your family to the mountains for some fun in the snow can be overwhelming. What to pack? Where to go? How to get kids from the condo to ski or snowboard lessons on time? The questions are endless.
Monday, September 27, 2010 - 11:00 AM
Park City, UT - The Park City Nordic Ski Club and Utah Olympic Park have announced that the Park City Nordic Ski Club will become one of UOP's in-house sport programs, joining FLY Freestyle and G-Force Bobsled and Skeleton programs.
Monday, September 27, 2010 - 10:00 AM
Falun, Sweden - Park City's Lindsey Van scored two podium finishes over the weekend in Falun, Sweden in the women's Continental Cup ski jumping normal hill, HS98, event. Van was second on Saturday and third on Sunday, finishing ahead of Jessica Jerome, also of Park City, in third and fourth, respectively.
Wednesday, September 22, 2010 - 12:00 PM
Park City, UT - At a ground breaking ceremony on Tuesday, Summit County, Utah, and The Canyons jointly announced the launch of construction on a long-planned golf course at the ski and snowboard resort near Park City. Elected officials, dignitaries, and staff from Summit County, The Canyons, Talisker and the Resort Village Management Association (RVMA) gathered to celebrate the beginning of construction on The Canyons Golf Course, and praise the cooperation among these organizations as well as the property owners that made the golf course project a reality.
Friday, September 17, 2010 - 12:00 PM
Denver, CO - The positive occupancy trend in in 15 mountain destination communities across Colorado, Utah, California, and Oregon continued during the month of August according to the most recent data released by the Mountain Travel Research Program (MTRiP). Nonetheless, the winter outlook remains uncertain.
Thursday, September 16, 2010 - 12:00 PM
Beaver, UT - Eagle Point ski area is slated to open this winter on the site of the former Elk Meadows Ski Resort east of Beaver, once again giving Utah its 14th ski and snowboard resort.
Wednesday, September 15, 2010 - 09:00 AM
Salt Lake City, UT - The smell of autumn and the crackle of leaves are refreshing signs that winter is around the corner, but the crumple of cash leaving your wallet doesn't have to be. Utahans can save money and score great winter gear by heading to a local ski or snowboard swap to upgrade their equipment.
Tuesday, September 14, 2010 - 09:00 AM
Lillehammer, Norway - Park City's Jessica Jerome led the U.S. in the Lillehammer Continental Cup over the weekend, finishing in third. Jerome had two solid jumps on the normal hill HS 100 to earn a podium spot on Saturday.
Monday, September 13, 2010 - 12:00 PM
by Evelyn French
Salt Lake City, UT - Many recreational skiers don't understand why they need to use ski wax. They think it's too expensive or they don't have the time to learn how to properly apply it. Some think that wax is only for racers and people who want to go fast, but what they don't know is that wax is for the anyone who wants better control of their skis and extend the life of their skis. Skis can be a five hundred to a thousand-dollar investment, and keeping your skis well waxed is one way to protect that investment. Wax keeps ice crystals from sticking to the base of your skis and also keeps your poyethylene base well hydrated. This chemical wax keeps you in control and provides a better glide.
Friday, September 10, 2010 - 11:30 AM
Cap Breton, France - With summer almost gone and winter around the corner, there are nearly a hundred days left until World Snowboard Day, which will launch the winter season in more than 40 countries all over the world.