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Footprints we enjoy seeing on the trail You've read the trip reports extolling the perfect conditions on the new tracksetting on Whiskey Jack, Upper Pocaterra, and Packers. I can vouch for the incredibly wonderful conditions. Today's skiing will go into the log book as a "best day." They don't get any better.

Parlez-Vous Anglais? Do I need to speak the language? English is one of the world's most widely spoken languages. In fact it's the third most native-spoken language after Chinese Madarin and Spanish. That means that you are more than likely to travel anywhere you like and be able to have some form of conversation in English.

Nové Město Pursuit: Bolshunov in Command On Sunday in Nové Město, Czech Republic, day two of a pursuit weekend unfolded amidst trees draped in snow and a 5 k course with portions lined with fans. With snow falling, the men raced a 15-kilometer classic pursuit.

Johaug Sweeps the Pursuit in Nové Město; Diggins 10th Yesterday's snow coated Nové Město, Czech Republic, clinging to the tall pines and masking the unsettling contrast of the man made ribbon of snow. Though wintry precipitation continued to fall, cheering crowds filled the stadium, ringing bells and sounding horns as racers passed through.

Harald Riiber leads another Norwegian glory day - FIS Nordic Combined Harald Riiber made it back-to-back wins in Klingenthal and spearheaded a Norwegian quadruple victory on the cross-country track in Oberhof. Thank you for watching, don’t forget to like, subscribe and hit the bell if you want to be kept up to date with all our latest content!

The Freeride World Tour To Pay Women The Same Prize Money As Men The organisers of Freeride World Tour has announced that women athletes will receive the same amount of prize money as men across all categories beginning with the first event of FWT20, taking place in Hakuba, Japan this weekend.

Harald Riiber keeps on winning in Klingenthal - FIS Nordic Combined Harald Riiber also won the first competition of the competition weekend in Klingenthal. Thank you for watching, don’t forget to like, subscribe and hit the bell if you want to be kept up to date with all our latest content!

Crystal-i-i-ized! Scoring The Goods @ Crystal Mountain Words and Photos By Jeff Kraemer of Eclipse Films. Trying to write this article after 10 consecutive days and 195,000 vert, my head is still spinning! The year started off slow for the Northwest, watching Tahoe and UT get all the goods, I had been laying low and staging for an epic to Crystal when the timing was right.

Bolshunov Dominates in Nové Město; Norris in 27th The overall and distance specialist were back it Saturday in Nové Město, Czech Republic. After the grind of the Tour de Ski, which finished atop the Alpe Cermis on January 5th, all but the core roster of sprinters took last weekend's stop in Dresden, Germany off.

Johaug Takes the Lead in Nové Město Pursuit; Diggins 4th "It has everything," Sweden's Charlotte Kalla told FIS before the start of the 10-kilometer interval start skate in Nové Město, Czech Republic. Though she was describing the steep uphills and working downhills, found along the 5 k track, it might have also been an apt description for what the weather had in store.

Brignone / Vlhova - Women's Giant Slalom - Sestriere - 1st place - FIS Alpine Thank you for watching, don’t forget to like, subscribe and hit the bell if you want to be kept up to date with all our latest content!

Fresh Snowfall in The Alps There's been fresh snow in the Alps overnight with ski areas reporting up to 40cm falling since yesterday evening. For many resorts it's the first fresh snow they've seen since just before Christmas so can be counted as the first of the New year and of the new decade.

Warming up for the weekend Along with warmer weather, we have a lot of trails freshly groomed for everyone who is anxious to get out skiing after a week of hunkering down. The big news is that Goat Creek and Spray River were trackset today. Read Barb Banff's and Normand's trip reports for more details.

Man Kill In Inbounds Avalanche At Alpine Meadows Ski Resort An inbounds avalanche today at Alpine Meadows, CA took the life of 34-year-old Cole Comstock from Blairsden, CA according to a press release from the resort. Official press release from the resort:. Jan.

A Week in Aspen The Dream Job Hires Andrew Muse, Ashley LaMarre, and Kicker the Adventure Dog reflect on a week of awesome in a classic Colorado ski town.

Mikaela Shiffrin's First Time Not Winning Back-to-Back World Cup Slalom Races Since 2017 Check out this stat: Mikaela Shiffrin hasn't gone back-to-back races not winning first place in World Cup slalom events since 2017. Mikaela Shiffrin had to settle for 3rd in Flachau, Austria and the look on her face says it all:.

1 Dead, 1 Seriously Injured in Inbounds Avalanche @ Alpine Meadows, Tahoe One person was killed and one person was seriously injured in an avalanche at Alpine Meadows in Lake Tahoe. The incident happened Friday morning around 10:15 a.m. near the Subway ski run inbounds at the resort. Placer County sheriff's office and search and rescue crews responded on scene.

World Pro Ski Tour Comes to Colorado The Colorado Pro Open takes place at Eldora Mountain with an exciting head to head race featuring top skiers from around the world.

Armada introduces brand-new Declivity series of all-mountain skis What used to be the name for Armada's 2015 ski-mountaineering specific skis-the choice of the late JP Auclair on his high-alpine missions-as well as the more recent Declivity X big-mountain slayer, is now being applied to a brand new line of all-mountain freeride planks.

Arctic Sea-Ice Scientists Helping Predict Winter Weather In Lower Latitudes Arctic Sea-Ice Scientists Helping Predict Winter Weather In Lower Latitudes.

The Winter Begins: Freeride World Tour Kicks Off in Hakuba, Japan Hot on the heels of the equal-pay announcement, FWT20 readies itself for the first event of the season in the Japanese Alps.

I-70 Rockfall Mitigation Keeping Skiers Safe On The Way To The Mountains On any given weekend during the winter, tens of thousands of skiers and snowboarders pile onto 1-70 to make their pilgrimage to the resorts but how many of them think about the hard work that goes into preventing potentially deadly rockfalls along the steeply embanked highway?

100-Year-Old Ski Pioneer Klaus Obermeyer Shares Workout Routine 100-Year-Old Ski Pioneer Klaus Obermeyer Shares Workout Routine.

Like Father, Like Son WORDS - Rob Pursell - PHOTOS - Will Wissman. From the outside looking in, Parkin Costain's ascension to freeskiing fame might seem meteoric.

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