Despite the very real danger of backcountry skiing, knowledge, skill and vigilance make it a enviable colorado high
The Aspen Times reports six trailer coaches measuring about 500 square feet each were purchased in the fall for about $100,000 apiece
Only one thing can save me from this. A cold blizzardy day with the snow piling up like laundry in the hamper in my daughter’s room
“Whistler Blackcomb is one of the most iconic mountain resorts in the world with an incredible history, passionate employees and a strong community,” Vail Resorts CEO Rob Katz said in a statement
Colorado’s ski industry trade association, Colorado Ski Country USA, said it supports the ski resort options.
Rain is predicted for Friday but Vonn thought that could be a good thing if it allows organizers to smooth out the bumpy course.
“It’s not 100 percent safe in the backcountry so you have to know about all the dangers,” said Smith, 17, a member of the Mountaineers Adventure Club, a Seattle-based teen program that partnered with Northwest Avalanche Center to organize the avalanche awareness field trip.
“Bill Johnson was cut from a different cloth,” American ski great Phil Mahre said in a statement. “Billy was a fighter and went about things his way. That toughness allowed him to reach heights in the skiing world that few will ever accomplish.”
Svindal avoided major mistakes and sped to his seventh victory of the season and 32nd overall, winning in 1 minute, 11.79 seconds. He beat Andrew Weibrecht of the United States by 0.31, and Hannes Reichelt of Austria by 0.42.