Category Archives: Skiing/Snowboarding

Feds bust Vermont’s Jay Peak for alleged Ponzi scheme

The United States Securities and Exchange Commission yesterday announced it was bringing fraud charges against and freezing the assets of Vermont’s Jay Peak Ski Resort, saying the resort’s owners engaged in a massive fraud scheme…

VIDEO: The highlights and carnage from Loon Mountain’s Last Call

Last week in New Hampshire, Loon Mountain  and Eastern Boarder held the 16th annual Last Call, an event that has become the biggest snowboarding event on the East Coast and has been called “one of…

VIDEO: Insane steep skiing on Tuckerman Ravine

In this short video from Outside Television’s “Season Pass,” New Hampshire native Chris Davenport returns to the White Mountains and brings fellow big-mountain skier and mountaineer Hugo Harrisson with him. Together, the two face sketchy…

Funds sought for skier, father severely injured on Washington

Jon Miller, a skier severely injured in a sliding accident on Mount Washington last weekend, is an outdoor filmmaker and a father of two young children with a third due in a few weeks. With…

Climbers, Skiers caught in avalanche on Tuckerman Ravine

Several climbers, skiers and snowboarders were caught in an avalanche on Mount Washington’s Tuckerman Ravine on Sunday. The avalanche reportedly occurred around 1 p.m. in an area of the ravine known as “The Chute.” It…

NY’s Hunter Mountain boosts snowmaking system

New York’s Hunter Mountain has made their already mighty snowmaking system even mightier. Hunter Mountain already had more than 1,100 snow guns. But, over the summer, the resort invested $1.2 million in improving its snowmaking…