Saturday, August 21, 2010 - 12:52 PM
by Gina Bégin
Park City, UT - In addition to a rebranding with the fifth new name in its history -- now just "Canyons" -- new owner Talisker Mountain Inc. this week unveiled a new state-of-the-art chairlift, a realigned direct-connect gondola, expanded terrain and vastly improved snowmaking capabilities in preparation for the 2010-11 ski season at the Park City-area ski resort. These changes quantify the most improvements to any ski resort in North America this year.
Thursday, August 19, 2010 - 01:00 PM
Salt Lake City, UT - 2010 Olympic nordic combined skiing gold and silver medalist Billy Demong will be spending time in the saddle as he competes on Team Cole Sport in the 2010 Tour of Utah bike race. After Tuesday's prologue and Wednesday's Stage 1, Demong sits eight minutes and 32 seconds behind the leader, Briton Alex Dowsett of Team Livestrong, Lance Armstrong's Development Team.
Monday, August 16, 2010 - 01:30 PM
Snowbird, UT - Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort President Bob Bonar has named Mark Erekson the Utah resort's new Director of Group Sales.
Friday, August 13, 2010 - 07:00 PM
Snowbird, UT - The Tour of Utah, dubbed as "America's toughest stage race," will conclude its fifth and final day of cycling competition this year at Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort on Sunday, Aug. 22. This is the first time in the race's seven-year history that it will culminate at Snowbird. Scheduled for Aug. 17-22, the Tour of Utah is expected to attract 18 professional cycling teams totaling 144 cyclists competing for a cash and prize purse of $45,000.
Thursday, August 12, 2010 - 05:40 PM
Park City, UT - Utah's Park City Mountain Resort is investing over $4.5 million in capital improvements for the 2010-11 winter season. The improvements include expanded night skiing and riding operations and increased snowmaking to enhance the early season conditions.
Wednesday, August 11, 2010 - 09:00 AM
Ogden, UT - Hart Ski Corp.'s CEO announced Tuesday that the company is relocating from Wayzata, Minn., near Minneapolis, to join other ski, snowboard and outdoor companies in the northern Utah city of Ogden.
Monday, August 09, 2010 - 06:25 PM
Kamas, UT - Searchers from Summit County Search and Rescue on Monday afternoon located Deer Valley Resort president and general manager, Bob Wheaton, in the Uinta Mountains east of Kamas.
Sunday, August 08, 2010 - 09:00 AM
Park City, UT - The U.S. Freestyle Ski Team and FLY Freestyle are partnered up for the second time this summer, hosting an aerial recruitment camp at the Utah Olympic Park and the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association's Center of Excellence in Park City.
Saturday, August 07, 2010 - 05:45 PM
Salt Lake City, UT - Starting today, Ski Utah is looking for the Ultimate Powderhound to join their blogging team. As part of the blog team, the Ultimate Powderhound will be awarded a Ski Utah Silver Pass which enables them to ski 30 days at every Utah ski resort.
Thursday, August 05, 2010 - 03:00 PM
Huntsville, UT - The Way Out West Music Festival this weekend at Snowbasin ski resort will feature national acts including Dwight Yoakam, Martin Sexton, Sam Bush, and other top-name performers, along with Malcolm McDowell as emcee.