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Snowbasin is one of the country's oldest ski resorts, but to many people it is still "Utah's best kept secret.'' The challenge that new general manager John Loomis is facing is to let people know all that the r...
After nearly two decades of failed plans, the National Park Service has hit upon a 10-year plan both recreationists and conservationists have come together to approve. The park will open Dec. 15 under new on-sn...
Ski Utah offers fifth- and sixth-grade students daily ski passes to Utah's 15 ski areas for free. Only requirement is they must be fifth- or sixth-grade student. Fifth-graders get 45 passes and sixth-graders ge...
Utah's 2013-14 ski/snowboard season was the third best on record with 4.16 million skier/snowboarder days counted. Early indications are that the state is on track for a record season in 2014-15.
Even after a slow start, Utah's skier/snowboarder total for the 2013-14 season was the third-best on record. In question, however, is the future of Park City Mountain Resort. A judge ruled the resort must vacat...
The slalom portion of the men’s and women’s NCAA Skiing Championships were postponed Friday due to “unsafe conditions.’’
After leading on day one, Utah's Nordic team struggled in the men's and women's classic on Thursday and the Utes now trail Denver in the NCAA skiing championships.
A frequent question is: When to start children skiing and/or snowboarding. It depends on a number of factors, but three seems to be a good start for skiing and around seven for snowboard. The secret to any lear...
Four men have filed a lawsuit in an attempt to force Alta to open its slopes to snowboarders. There are 12 world class areas in Utah open to skiers and snowboarders. So, should Alta be forced to allow the four ...
As few as 8 percent of those making commitments for a “new me’’ in 2014 will actually follow through with plans to lose weight and exercise more. So what suggestions do health and fitness expe...