Category Archives: Skiing/Snowboarding

Tuckerman “Inferno” set for this Saturday

The Tuckerman Inferno, considered one of the toughest adventure races in the country, is scheduled to take place this Saturday. While classic American Inferno races, which were popular in the 1930s, are top-to-bottom ski races only,…

X Games champ wins 2015 Dumont Cup

Back-to-back X Games gold medalist Bobby Brown, of Colorado, won the 7th annual Dumont Cup at Sunday River last weekend. Amateur freeskier Teal Harle and X Games medalist James Woods took second and third, respectively. Brown’s winning slopestyle run…

Six avalanches on Mount Washington Sunday

At least six avalanches occurred on New Hampshire’s Mount Washington on Sunday, with four of them being triggered by humans and one resulting in injuries, according to a report from the Mount Washington Avalanche Center.…

Sunday River, Loon and other major resorts could be sold

Several major Northeast ski resorts could soon be for sale, according to an article in the Maine Sun Journal. A real estate investment trust that’s reportedly considering getting out of the ski resort business could sell…

VIDEO: Vermont backcountry snowboarding film

The word “epic” gets tossed around much too easily nowadays. But, with its historic snowfall, I think we can all agree that the winter of 2015 has been nothing short of “epic” here in the Northeast.…

Skier dies in 60-foot fall at Wildcat Mountain

A skier participating in a Make-A-Wish fundraising event at New Hampshire’s Wildcat Mountain died Monday morning after falling over a 60-foot drop. According to an article on WMUR.com, the skier, Samuel Moore, 34, of North…

Skiing the East’s longest trails

With warmer, longer days on the horizon, skiers are dreaming of spring days spent enjoying long trails that go for miles. Literally. An article on NorthJersey.com, recently profiled the best long skiing trails in the…

Dumont Cup to be held at Sunday River March 27 & 28

The 7th annual Dumont Cup – the biggest freeskiing event on the East Coast – will be held at Maine’s Sunday River on March 27 & 28. Created by X Games champ and quarter-pipe height world…

A new massive ski resort for the Northeast?

The Balsams Resort has been closed since December 2011. But it might soon be reborn as the largest ski resort on the East Coast. Plans for the Dixville Notch, New Hampshire resort were recently unveiled by…

VIDEO: Working for the Weekend Season Premier

If you’re like a lot of skiers, you spend your weekdays holding down a regular job while dreaming of weekends in the mountains. In fact, that would make you just like longtime Meathead Films vet…