Friday, January 09, 2009 - 08:52 AM
Salt Lake City, UT - Utah Governor Jon M. Huntsman, Jr. has officially declared January Learn a Snow Sport Month in the state of Utah. This declaration is in conjunction with a national effort to promote the learning of snow sports during the month of January.
Thursday, January 08, 2009 - 06:00 AM
Salt Lake City, UT - On Tuesday, Ski Utah and a team of skiers will attempt to ski all 13 Utah ski resorts in a single day.
Wednesday, January 07, 2009 - 01:36 PM
Snowbird, UT - Snowbird Ski & Summer Resort crossed over the 200-inch season-to-date snowfall mark this week thanks to 29 inches of new snow that has fallen since the skies opened Monday.
Monday, January 05, 2009 - 06:00 AM
Salt Lake City, UT - First Tracks!! Online Media, publishers of the popular First Tracks!! Online Ski Magazine (www.FirstTracksOnline.com) and UtahSkiAndSnowboard.com, today launched an online Ski & Snowboard Trivia Contest that will reward "those in the know" daily with valuable winter sports accessory prizes.
Sunday, January 04, 2009 - 06:00 AM
Eden, UT - Powder Mountain's Night Jam competition series will begin January 7th and will continue to be held on the first and last Wednesday of each month through March. The terrain park competition is held under the lights at the ski resort's Sundown Terrain Park from 4 to 9 p.m. There is no registration or entry fee, but of course a valid lift pass is required.
Saturday, January 03, 2009 - 12:25 AM
Salt Lake City, UT - Just as students in Hawaii learn about the dangers of rip tides and shore breaks at an early age, skiers and snowboarders in Utah need to learn about snow safety and avalanches. The rising number of avalanche victims have demonstrated an obvious need for basic avalanche education, which will be fulfilled Tuesday evening at Canyon Sports in Salt Lake City.
Friday, January 02, 2009 - 06:00 AM
Sundance, UT - Ski and snowboard retailer Canyon Sports and Utah's Sundance Ski Resort are combining their efforts to raise money and awareness for the Christian and Stephanie Nielson family.
Thursday, January 01, 2009 - 06:00 AM
Salt Lake City, UT - January is National Learn a SnowSport Month at alpine ski resorts, nordic centers, and state and national parks across the United States. Twenty-three states are offering special learn to alpine ski, snowboard, cross-country and snowshoe packages to locals, and Ski Utah's 13 member resorts will once again be offering special beginner deals with their Lucky 13 promotion.
Wednesday, December 31, 2008 - 06:00 AM
Alta, UT - Utah Mountain Adventures (formerly Exum Utah Mountain Adventures) and Alta Lodge are once again offering two clinics this season that include a four-night and two-day Backcountry Clinic. Participants will learn about avalanche awareness, beacon rescue, safe route selection, efficient skinning, and downhill ski technique in the legendary Wasatch backcountry. After a day of skiing in the backcountry, clinic participants will come back to the warmth, convenience, and fine dining of Alta Lodge, owned and operated by the Levitt family since 1959. The clinic dates are January 28 to February 1, and April 1 to 5, 2009.
Tuesday, December 30, 2008 - 09:02 AM
Salt Lake City, UT - Devoted snowriders and smart travelers aren't about to let an economic downturn cancel their winter vacation plans. In fact, a little careful planning and a few clever travel tips can turn dreary doubts into dreams of bluebird skies and powder snow, and Utah's 13 ski and snowboard resorts, in partnership with Southwest Airlines Vacations, have launched a special travel tips web page and contest to help.