Empire State Games Tests Speed and Endurance

On Saturday, February 14th snowshoe racers competed in sprints and a 5K in Paul Smiths, NY as a part of the Empire State Games. The snowshoers raced in 100, 400, and 800 meter sprints in the morning. In the afternoon, … Continue reading

Sled Dogs, Snowmobiles & Snow Days: New Hampshire’s Grand North Features an Abundance of Winter Fun & Events

With temperatures quickly dropping and snow piling up, travelers can set their GPS for New Hampshire’s Grand North, which boasts a variety of wintertime events and fun. With winter in full swing now, New Hampshire Grand, the official visitor … Continue reading

Alpine Adventures Offers New Backcountry Snowshoe Tours

Alpine Adventures, the award-winning adventure destination best known for its zipline tours, is adding a new adventure opportunity for winter lovers of all abilities. Its new backcountry snowshoe tours offer an exciting off-road ride to a high-elevation snowshoe trailhead … Continue reading

Estes Park Winter Festival and Winter Trails Day Return in 2015 in Colorado

The Estes Park Winter Festival, one of the fastest growing festivals in the state, has returned for 2015. The festival had become known for live music, family winter activities, delicious food and Colorado craft beer and wine – before taking … Continue reading

Where to Ski, Tromp or Glide This Winter at a National Wildlife Refuge

Wander a real winter wonderland. Find thrills exploring scenic nature trails by snowshoe, ski or sled at a national wildlife refuge. Some refuges lend you the equipment free! Here are some refuges made to order for snowy fun.

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Mt. Hood Meadows Leads North America in 24 Hour Snowfall Accumulation

More snow fell at Mt. Hood Meadows in a 24 hour period ending this morning than at any ski resort in North America, according to OnTheSnow.com. Meadows received 16″ of fresh, light powder the past 24 hours from a storm … Continue reading

Tahoe Donner Cross Country and Downhill Ski Areas Open for the Winter Season; Snowplay Open Daily for Holidays

All three of Tahoe Donner’s winter venues are now open for the 2014-2015 season.

Tahoe Donner Cross Country Ski Area will open for the season on Saturday, Dec. 20. Initial operations will include 30 kilometers of terrain with the following … Continue reading

Adirondack Mountain Club Presents: Winterfest

The Adirondack Mountain Club (ADK) is pleased to announce it will be hosting Winterfest, part of National Winter Trails Day on Saturday, January 10, 2015 at the Heart Lake Program Center in Lake Placid, New York.

ADK’s Winterfest is a … Continue reading

Italian start-up introduces Snowfoot: an alpine snowshoe for freeride skiers and snowboarders

An Italian startup founded by three mountaineers has announced that Snowfoot, the “radical step in mountain mobility” will be available for immediate purchase on the popular crowdfunding portal Indiegogo starting November 15.  The patented technology developed to maximize flotation Continue reading

Northern Rockies Avalanche Safety Workshop to Host Industry-leading Presenters, Gear Manufacturers and Local Vendors

The 4th annual Northern Rockies Avalanche Safety Workshop  (NRASW) will take place Saturday, October 25th, 2014 from 8:00am until 4:30pm at the Grouse Mountain Lodge in Whitefish, Montana . NRASW is a one-day gathering of avalanche professionals and winter … Continue reading

Colorado Ski Country USA Resorts Measuring Snowfall in Feet

A major snowstorm has blanketed Colorado Ski Country USA (CSCUSA) ski resorts with fresh powder, delighting skiers and snowboarders alike as snow totals pile up.

A potent combination of moisture and arctic air left significant amounts of new snow throughout … Continue reading

Colorado Resorts Benefit From Mid Season Powder Play

Old Man Winter made a significant powder play this week giving the Colorado ski season a major boost. Several days of consistent snowfall in Colorado’s high country was capped off this morning with accumulations totaling as much as six feet … Continue reading