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Skiing February 2012 Archive

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Ski Tracks Skiing App

Wednesday February 29, 2012
Not that there aren't enough skiing and riding iPhone applications available for skiers who are into stats and figures - see my list of ski apps, but I have to tell ... Read More

Bode Miller Out for the Ski Racing Season

Tuesday February 28, 2012
After further evaluation of an injured left knee, Olympic champion Bode Miller will miss the remainder of the 2012 Audi FIS Alpine World Cup season. Miller originally aggravated his left knee ... Read More

World Cup Skiing Weekend Recap

Monday February 27, 2012
On Friday, Swiss Didier Cuche won the first of two Audi FIS Alpine World Cup super G races held in Crans Montana, Switzerland making it the 21st win of his ... Read More

American John Teller Second at Bishofswiesen Skicross World Cup

Sunday February 26, 2012
John Teller of Mammoth Lakes, California, finished second at the Audi FIS World Cup skicross event in Bischofswiesen, Germany for his first podium of the season. Canada's Tristan Tafel took the ... Read More

Skiing North Lake Tahoe, California

Friday February 24, 2012
For a great spring skiing family vacation destination, be sure to check out the North Lake Tahoe area for excellent skiing, affordable accommodations, and plenty of off the slopes and ... Read More

Cross Country or Downhill Skiing?

Friday February 24, 2012
Are you interested in skiing, but, not sure where to start? Are you debating whether downhill skiing or cross country skiing would be best for you? There are several factors that ... Read More

Kirkwood Mountain Resort Joins Vail Resorts Family

Wednesday February 22, 2012
Kirkwood Mountain Resort has announced it has agreed to be acquired by Vail Resorts and that effectively immediately, Kirkwood pass holders will be able to ski and ride Heavenly and Northstar ... Read More

Julia Mancuso Wins Downtown Moscow Ski Race

Wednesday February 22, 2012
Julia Mancuso of Squaw Valley, CA  won the head-to-head style parallel slalom under the lights in Moscow for her second World Cup victory this season. Lindsey Vonn (Vail, CO) ousted German Maria ... Read More

World Cup Skiing Weekend Recap

Monday February 20, 2012
It was another historic weekend in Audi FIS World Cup Alpine ski racing. On Saturday, with a month still remaining in the season, Lindsey Vonn (Vail, CO) clinched a record ... Read More

Gore Mountain Snow Train Runs President's Week Special

Monday February 20, 2012
The Gore Mountain Snow Train is the first passenger snow train service between Saratoga Springs, NY and North Creek since 1942. In celebration of the President's Day holiday, the Gore Mountain ... Read More

Scotty Bahrke Wins First FIS Freestyle Aerials World Cup

Saturday February 18, 2012
Scotty Bahrke of Squaw Valley, CA won his first FIS Freestyle Aerials World Cup Friday Feb. 17 in Kreischberg, Austria. This was Bahrke's first podium of the season and the second ... Read More

President's Day Weekend Skiing Deals

Friday February 17, 2012
At last, winter has arrived at most ski areas throughout the country. Snowmaking crews everywhere deserve a big round of applause for carrying us for most of the season until ... Read More

McNeal 2nd at Canyons U.S. Grand Prix Skicross

Friday February 17, 2012
Langley McNeal of Sun Valley, ID skied to second place in the women's Sprint U.S. Freeskiing Grand Prix Skicross (Ski Cross) event at Canyons Resort, in Park City, UT. Being ... Read More

Jackson Hole Reaches Out To Intermediate Skiers With New Lift

Thursday February 16, 2012
Jackson Hole Mountain Resort in Wyoming  will replace the Casper triple chairlift with a new high speed 4-passenger detachable chair this summer. Jackson Hole Mountain Resort president said "The Casper area ... Read More

Skiing Gear Checklist

Tuesday February 14, 2012
Planning a ski trip? Before you head to the ski slopes, be sure that you have all the right ski equipment. You'll be able to rent some skiing gear like skis ... Read More

The 7 Secrets of Skiing

Sunday February 12, 2012
It's been a while since I came across a new ski instruction book that I could recommend as offering something positive and beyond more than rehashing and rewording what has ... Read More

Ski Dating at Snowbird

Sunday February 12, 2012
Are you a skier or rider looking for love?  Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort is adding a twist to its singles-only line this Valentine's Day.  There's going to be a ... Read More

Skicross Excitement Today at Canyons Resort

Saturday February 11, 2012
On tap today is the  men's and women's skicross (SX) competition rounds leading up to the big final 4 racer throwdown at the 2nd Sprint U.S. Snowboarding & Freeskiing Grand Prix ... Read More

Julbo and Glen Plake Launch Higher Ed Search for Ski Talent

Friday February 10, 2012
Did you ever dream of skiing the high snowfields of Chamonix, France with Glen Plake as your guide? Well, if you have, take note that Julbo, the maker of top quality ... Read More

How to Choose a Ski Area

Thursday February 9, 2012
Are you going skiing for the first time? Before you head to a ski area or ski resort, it's important to pick a ski area that will coordinate all the ... Read More

Winter Skin Care Products for Skiers

Thursday February 9, 2012
When you're out on the slopes, the harsh elements are bound to take a toll on your skin. With the sun reflecting on the snow, the wind whipping around your ... Read More

Alpine and Freestyle World Cup Weekend Recap

Monday February 6, 2012
It was a really big weekend for the U.S. Alpine and Freestyle Teams. On Saturday, in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany, Lindsey Vonn won the 50th Audi FIS Alpine World Cup of her career. It ... Read More

Liftopia Kicks Off Super Bowl Sunday Ski Deals

Sunday February 5, 2012
In honor of Super Bowl Sunday, Liftopia has come up with up to 50% off at more than 80 resorts for Super Bowl Sunday lift tickets - including 50% off at Copper ... Read More

Hannah Kearney Gets Mogul Win 13

Friday February 3, 2012
Olympic Champion Hannah Kearney continued her winning ways as she stretched her record win streak to 13 with Thursday's victory in the Putnam Investments Moguls at the Visa Freestyle International at ... Read More

World Cup Freestyle Action Kicks Off at Deer Valley

Thursday February 2, 2012
Olympic Champion Hannah Kearney looks to extend her record FIS Freestyle World Cup win streak to thirteen at the Visa Freestyle International hosted by Deer Valley Resort in Park City, UT. Kearney ... Read More

Hannah Kearney Highlights Deer Valley World Cup Freestyle Stop

Wednesday February 1, 2012
Olympic gold medalist Hannah Kearney is riding a record 12 straight FIS Freestyle World Cup victory streak as she headlines the Feb. 2-4 VISA Freestyle International at Deer Valley Resort in ... Read More

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