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  1. The Biggest Ski Fence In Alaska

    The Biggest Ski Fence In Alaska Alaskan Pat Harmon started with 20 pairs of skis and then… February 13, 2017 By Kade Krichko Pat Harmon doesn’t know how to do things half way. In fact, as the keystone member of the Juneau Bombers, the unofficial group of retirees shredding Alaska’s Eaglecrest Ski Area, he lives by a […]

  2. Here’s How The Ski Industry Is Fighting Climate Change

    Here’s How The Ski Industry Is Fighting Climate Change By Rose Marie Cleese / August 1, 2017 Cold, snowy weather is the very foundation of the ski industry. Thus, it’s not surprising that climate change has been at the top of the industry’s priority list since the turn of this century. Before that, ski areas relied on rudimentary […]

  3. The World’s Highest Elevation Ski Resort Closed Due to “Unprecedented” Glacial Retreat

    The World’s Highest Elevation Ski Resort Chacaltaya, Boliva @ 17,785-Feet Closed Due to “Unprecedented” Glacial Retreat SnowBrains | July 17, 2017 | When we think about where the highest ski resort on Earth lies, visions of Switzerland, Austria, France, & Colorado fill our minds.  Reality is strikingly different. The highest ski resort on Earth lives at only 16° south […]

  4. HITTING THE SKIDS

    HITTING THE SKIDS A few of the stories we’re willing to tell… By Warren Miller Entertainment | June 21, 2017 From Snoworld 1997 Text by Laurie Hendrie, Illustrations by Michael Witte In the summer of ’68, Warren Miller’s film crew waited in silence atop the Tasmin Glacier in New Zealand. They had finished a fine […]

  5. SKI TIPS & WISE CRACKS: HOW TO STAY IN APRÈS SKI SHAPE THIS SUMMER

    SKI TIPS & WISE CRACKS: HOW TO STAY IN APRÈS SKI SHAPE THIS SUMMER Don’t lose your post-shred hang out skills just because it’s flip-flop weather. Check out some “this-n-that” tips from one ski bum to another. By Paddy O’Connell | June 29, 2017 Welcome, friends, to Warren Miller Entertainment’s “Ski Tips & Wise Cracks” […]

  6. Mountaineer will attempt to become the first person to ski K2

    Mountaineer will attempt to become the first person to ski K2 By Iain Burns For Mailonline PUBLISHED: 12:02 EDT, 12 July 2017 | UPDATED: 12:15 EDT, 12 July 2017 In the coming days, Polish ski mountaineer Andrzej Bargiel will attempt something never before accomplished in mountaineering history: The 29-year-old will not only try to summit K2, the world’s second-largest mountain, […]

  7. 9 Icebreakers For Riding the Lift Single

    9 Icebreakers For Riding the Lift Single These one liners will make for much-improved chairlift banter June 15, 2017 By Micah Abrams Everyone knows what they’re supposed to do when they join a group on a chairlift as a single rider: engage in jocular bonhomie with their fellow snowsport enthusiasts. “Great snow today, right guys?” […]

  8. Found: Skiing’s Soul

      Found: Skiing’s Soul An unpretentious gathering at a small, remote ski area brings skiers back to their roots June 21, 2017 By Matt Hansen The Beartooth Mountains stretched as far as the eye could see, revealing a vastness that was hard to comprehend. Puffy white clouds hung at eye level beneath a sky that […]

  9. Lake Tahoe Water Level Approaches Max Limit After Heat Wave

    Lake Tahoe water level approaches max limit after heat wave June 26, 2017 By Robert Pursell Californians and Nevadans who watched Lake Tahoe’s water levels recede during the historic drought experienced in the states over the past few years are dealing with a completely different situation now, as the San Francisco Chronicle reports that a recent heat wave poured […]

  10. JASON LEVINTHAL JUST ACQUIRED 4FRNT SKIS

    JASON LEVINTHAL JUST ACQUIRED 4FRNT SKIS Jun 27, 2017   By: Leslie Hittmeier   Jason Levinthal, based in Burlington, Vermont has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire 4FRNT, a designer and manufacturer of alpine skis, located in Salt Lake City, Utah. The transaction is expected to close in early July. Levinthal’s acquisition of 4FRNT is an […]

  11. North Korea Suggested to ‘Co-Host’ 2018 Winter Olympic Ski Events

    North Korea suggested to ‘co-host’ 2018 Winter Olympic ski events June 21, 2017 By Robert Pursell Earlier this week, according to reports from the Guardian and the Washington Post, Do Jong-hwan — South Korea’s minister of sport — announced he will seek help in hosting some of the upcoming 2018 Winter Olympics skiing events from […]

  12. 10 Things You Must Do, See, Experience and Eat in Telluride

    10 Things You Must Do, See, Experience and Eat in Telluride This is your bucket list for a cool Colorado town brimming with summertime fun. By Cindy Hirschfeld 6/21/2017 at 8:00am Published in the July 2017 issue of Houstonia TELLURIDE’S LOCATION AT THE END OF A BOX CANYON in Colorado’s San Juan mountains was determined […]

  13. 2017 Special Olympics Alpine World Games

    A big congratulations to Michelle Shuford, of the Asheville, NC Ski Club, a member Club of Crescent Ski Council, on her selection as one of 13 coaches for the Special Olympics Alpine World Games in 2017. She was chosen out of 100 applicants. What an honor!! Michelle has been Crescent’s VP & Spring Conventions Chair over […]

  14. Adaptive Skiing – Spotlight on Jasmin Bambur

    JASMIN BAMBUR Sport:      Alpine Skiing Height:   6-1 Weight:   187 Classification:   LW11, Sitting Date of Birth:    Aug. 28, 1979 Birthplace:   Zrenjanin, Vojvodina, Serbia Current Residence:   Granby, Colo. High School:   Piedmont HS (Indian Trail, N.C.) ‘98 College:   University of North Carolina at Charlotte ‘03, International Business;  Middle Georgia College ‘01, Sports Medicine Coach:    Kevin Jardine   Personal When he was just 12 years old, Jasmin Bambur […]

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