Monday, March 15, 2010 - 12:51 PM
Park City, UT - Do you yearn to get behind the stick of a snowcat? Guests at The Canyons Resort in Park City now have the opportunity to experience what it is like to operate a groomer or snowcat on the mountain.
Sunday, March 14, 2010 - 09:00 AM
Eden, UT - Utah's Powder Mountain ski area is declaring the official start of Spring Skiing Season with the switch to Daylight Savings Time today. March and April generally bring some of the bigger snowstorms of the season to the Wasatch Mountains, but the sunshine and soft snow changes the attitude of guests from serious skiers to beachcombers on the slopes.
Saturday, March 13, 2010 - 12:00 PM
Snowbird, UT - For the first time in the history of the Subaru Freeskiing World Tour (FWT), Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort will host the final stop of the tour on the Utah ski area's famed Silver Fox and North Baldy venues. An international field of the world's best skiers will descend upon the Wasatch Mountains next week, March 16-21, to battle for overall World Tour points and for the Subaru Freeskiing World Championships title.
Friday, March 12, 2010 - 11:00 AM
Park City, UT - Park City Mountain Resort will host a Shred-a-Thon benefiting the Salt Lake City Chill Program this Saturday. Proceeds from this event will directly benefit the 120 inner-city youth from Salt Lake City that participate in the local non-profit instructional program.
Friday, March 12, 2010 - 10:51 AM
Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany - Park City's own Ted Ligety added to his trophy collection Friday as he clinched the second Audi FIS World Cup giant slalom title of his career with a third-place result in the season's final event in Germany, which was won by Carlo Janka of Switzerland, who locked the men's overall World Cup title with the win.
Friday, March 12, 2010 - 09:00 AM
Huntsville, UT - Two days of events have been scheduled at Snowbasin to benefit Snowbasin Adaptive Sports Education Foundation (SASEF), a non-profit organization providing snowsports opportunities to the disabled community to enjoy with their families and friends. The weekend will help SASEF raise funds to purchase additional adaptive equipment and programs.
Thursday, March 11, 2010 - 08:00 PM
Park City, UT - Silver medalist Brett Camerota, a member of the team that earned the first-ever U.S. medal in the Olympic Nordic Combined team relay in Whistler, British Columbia, Canada last month, will be at the Utah Olympic Park in Park City on Friday to meet aspiring kid athletes in his own hometown.
Thursday, March 11, 2010 - 06:00 PM
Snowbird, UT - Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort in Little Cottonwood Canyon will be hosting a winter Stargazer event this Saturday. The evening includes a Tram ride with local astronomers for an informative presentation before unloading on Hidden Peak where participants will view the night sky at 11,000 feet through high-powered telescopes.
Thursday, March 11, 2010 - 09:00 AM
Park City, UT - The Winter Sports School in Park City saw seven alumni compete at the 2010 Winter Olympic Games in Vancouver, and three of them brought home medals. Steve Holcomb (class of '97) won gold in the four-man bobsled; Julia Mancuso ('00) won two silver medals in alpine ski racing; and Andrew Weibrecht ('03) brought home bronze, also in alpine racing. The college prep school's alumni Olympic medal count is now six, including Ted Ligety's gold medal in Alpine Combined at the 2006 Torino Winter Games, and Mancuso's gold in Giant Slalom also in Torino.
Thursday, March 11, 2010 - 08:00 AM
From the outdoor gearheads at First Tracks!! Online Media
Salt Lake City, UT - You're spending a few days or more in the backcountry, but you want to keep that cell phone topped off in case of emergency. You don't want to pack in the extra weight of spare camera batteries to capture that special sunset scene or blower powder run, either.