It was an inspiring day skiing with these three gentlemen,who have lower-leg paralysis as the result of traumatic accidents. That doesn’t hold them back, and last week we were fortunate to ride the slopes with them as they tried the “sit-ski” for the first time.
Every day in the winter, children and adults with disabilities [...]
Opening weekend at Whitefish Mountain Resort was a near-perfect combination of early-season powder and fast-moving lift lines – a real two-mitten drooler – and as the weekend draws nearer and we legions of working stiffs live vicariously through those fortunate few who are grinning through face shots on untouched powder lines, the word on the hill [...]
As the snow piles up on Big Mountain this week just in time for opening day, so too have the praise and accolades been heaped on Whitefish Mountain Resort with abandon, first by National Geographic Adventure, which named Whitefish one of the World’s 25 Best Ski Towns, and then by Trip Advisor, which ranked [...]
Whitefish Mountain Resort trounced Whistler in the first round of Powder magazine’s “Ski Town Throwdown” contest, besting the brute of British Columbia 1,730 to 1,005. But as Big Mountain enters its second day of a two-day second-round match against the hydra-headed monster of Nelson and Rossland, British Columbia, with a narrowing lead, it’s going to [...]
With 30 inches of settled snow at Big Mountain’s summit stake and plenty of skiers making preseason turns on a sun-soaked Monday morning in Whitefish (check out those tracks in the image from the south summit webcam!), it would seem that Saturday night’s annual Pray for Snow party at the Bierstube was a success.
The utmost deference [...]
With all the snow that Utah’s received recently, many of the resorts are bumping up their opening days. For Brighton Resort, that was today. It’s one of the earliest starts to the state’s ski and snowboard season in the last decade, according to the Salt Lake Tribune.
(Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) A snowboarder [...]