Topic: ResortsThe new items published under this topic are as follows.
Monday, February 01, 2010 - 02:00 PM
Park City, UT - Wasatch Backcountry Rescue (WBR) will hold its Dog School's training day at Utah's The Canyons ski resort on Thursday, when teams will be working on article search techniques, ranging, and cadaver searching. The day will finish with helicopter familiarization and a flight to a search for the dogs.
Friday, January 29, 2010 - 12:00 PM
Snowbird, UT - The Snowbird Renaissance Center's Annual Backcountry Awareness Fundraising Party will take place from 4:30 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 6, following a pair of free avalanche awareness clinics during the day.
Friday, January 29, 2010 - 11:00 AM
by Marc Guido
Salt Lake City, UT - It's been nearly a week and two avalanche fatalities since the last storm cycle dropped up to seven feet of snow on Utah's Wasatch Mountains, but avalanche experts are warning backcountry skiers and riders that while tempting, those powder-covered slopes remain dangerously unstable.
Thursday, January 28, 2010 - 12:00 PM
Southlake, TX - Online travel retailer Travelocity's Roaming Gnome mascot is heading west to continue his search for a cure to winter cabin fever, and asking America to vote on his next ski destination: Utah or Lake Tahoe.
Tuesday, January 26, 2010 - 12:00 PM
Park City, UT - The 4th Annual All Mountain Treasure Hunt is being held this year at Park City Mountain Resort from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 6. Teams of two will fuel up with a breakfast buffet at the Legacy Lodge before receiving their "Clue Passport" and hunting down, on skis and boards, 10 different checkpoints all over the resort.
Friday, January 22, 2010 - 11:00 AM
Brighton, UT - In response to the devastating earthquake in Haiti, Utah's Brighton Resort committed a donation of $1 from every lift ticket sold this past Saturday at the Big Cottonwood Canyon ski and snowboard resort. Donations were also accepted from the thousands of guests who visited parent company Boyne Resorts' ski areas during the holiday weekend and the combined contribution to American Red Cross and Canadian Red Cross from Boyne totals $30,528.
Thursday, January 21, 2010 - 12:00 PM
Salt Lake City, UT - Groups working to stop a proposed coal strip mine in Alaska partially funded by Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort owner Dick Bass are staging an informational effort at the 2010 Outdoor Retailer Winter Market held this week in Salt Lake City.
Wednesday, January 20, 2010 - 09:00 AM
Park City, UT - Stein Eriksen Lodge and The Chateaux at Silver Lake are fundraising to assist the Albert Schweitzer Hospital, located in earthquake-torn Haity 40 miles northwest of Port-Au-Prince. The hospital has been operating continuously since the earthquake, and medical supplies that would have lasted the facility months were consumed in the first days after the massive 7.0 tremblor that took place Jan. 12. The staff at both Utah ski resort hotels will participate in two weeks of fundraising efforts beginning today.
Wednesday, January 13, 2010 - 09:00 AM
Huntsville, UT - Saturday bus service has returned to Snowbasin Resort. The new service will run every Saturday with a bus from South Davis County making three stops before continuing to Snowbasin, and from South Ogden making two additional stops before its final destination at the resort.
Tuesday, January 12, 2010 - 09:00 AM
Huntsville, UT - Utah's Snowbasin Resort will be buzzing this week as the Winter Dew Tour will roll into town this Thursday through Sunday for the second of this season's three stops.