O’Brien 15th in Junior Worlds Alpine Combined

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ÅRE, Sweden (March 10, 2017) - Nina O’Brien (Edwards, CO; U.S. Ski Team D Team/Burke Mountain Academy/Squaw Valley Ski Team) was the top-placed American in alpine combined as Austria’s Nadine Fest won her second gold medal of the 2017 FIS Junior World Ski Championships Friday.
Slovenia’s Meta Hrovat took

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Ferreira and Seaton Go 1-2 at Final World Cup Ski Halfpipe

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Tignes, France – The American skiers had an excellent showing at the final FIS World Cup halfpipe of the season on Tuesday, with Alex Ferreira of Aspen, Colo. grabbing the top spot and fellow ColoradoanTaylor Seaton taking second for the men. It was Ferreira’s first major podium of the year, and

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Wisdom: Bruce Engelhard on Walking the Walk

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For the past three decades, Bruce Engelhard has been teaching avalanche courses and ski guiding in Utah’s Wasatch Mountains. In that time, he’s learned that the mountains always win—but even so, there are ways to manage risk and decision making to keep getting out there and to keep tragedy at bay.

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Final Ski FREE Day at Howelsen Hill Ski Area Slated for Sunday, March 12

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Ski FREE Sunday Also Marks Closing Day for Public Skiing for 2016/17 Winter Season
Howelsen Hill Ski Area will host its final Ski FREE day of the 2016/17 winter season on this upcoming Sunday, March 12, 2017. Ski FREE Sunday is also closing day for public skiing for the season

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Legendary musical acts and deep snow await you in Jackson Hole this March

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Jackson Hole Mountain Resort is an iconic ski area that is on the bucket list of each and every passionate skier the world over. While every season is a good one to visit the 2,500-acre resort in the Tetons, this one may be the best yet.
It’s been like this all

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Wisdom: Nancy Bockino Practices Patience

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Nancy Bockino keeps really busy. Her work takes her between Teton County Search and Rescue, teaching avalanche courses, guiding for Exum Mountain Guides and researching high-elevation pines in Grand Teton National Park. How does she balance it all? Patience, she says, plus a passion for the mountains.
Bockino, who’s our resident avalanche

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By Day and Night, Hesperus is Filling an Important Skiing Niche in Southwest Colorado

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Photo by Scott DW Smith courtesy of Hesperus.
By R. Scott Rappold
There’s an old two-seater chairlift rising above U.S. Highway 160 in southwest Colorado.
From the road, Hesperus doesn’t look like much, especially compared to the massive resorts of Purgatory, Silverton and Telluride that also call this region home. In summer, cattle

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Beard Manicures On Offer at La Plagne’s Spring Festival

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French ski resorts appear to be trying to out-do themselves for novelty attractions under the spring sunshine in the last month of the season this April.
La Plagne launched its signature spring event, Les Subli’cimes, several seasons ago with a theme of offering lots of fun and unusual themed attractions at

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