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Steamboat Resort, CO Receives Preliminary Approval for Major Expansion & Upgrades | Will Become 2nd Largest Resort in Colorado
Steamboat Resort, CO Receives Preliminary Approval for Major Expansion & Upgrades | Will Become 2nd Largest Resort in Colorado

New proposed gondola – the longest in North AmericaSteamboat Resort, CO can look forward to some significant changes over the next few years following preliminary....

A New Mind-Boggling Fastest Known Time on Mt. Shasta
A New Mind-Boggling Fastest Known Time on Mt. Shasta

 A new level of insane mountain athleticism has been achieved. Former World Mountain Running champion, Max King, has set a new fastest known time (FKT)....

Lassen Wolf Pack Produces Five New Pups
Lassen Wolf Pack Produces Five New Pups

The Alpha-Female of the solitary Californian wolf pack, Lassen Pack, has emerged with 5 new pups in the east side of Lassen National Park. The....

Hometown Mountain Shoutout: Eldora, CO
Hometown Mountain Shoutout: Eldora, CO

I can recall the first time someone ever suggested that we go ski Eldora. I was a freshman in college and was visiting my roommate’s....

Trip Report: 14-Hour Sufferfest Climbing Mount Shasta, CA in Late June – Totally Worth It!
Trip Report: 14-Hour Sufferfest Climbing Mount Shasta, CA in Late June – Totally Worth It!

Where better to complete 100 days of meditation than at the summit of Mount Shasta, CA.Shortly before my river trip in Mendo, a friend and....

No Stopping Zone Introduced on Trans-Canada Highway to Protect Feeding Bears
No Stopping Zone Introduced on Trans-Canada Highway to Protect Feeding Bears

Too focused on getting the picture she wants, this woman doesn’t notice how close the bear has gotten. Photo: Fox NewsThere is now a section....

Bullfrog For Dinner
Bullfrog For Dinner

The bullfrog: it’s what’s for dinner.The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources is encouraging people to eat bullfrog for dinner. While bullfrogs are native to the....

Strange Bikinis — For the Adventurous “Strangers” We All Know and Love
Strange Bikinis — For the Adventurous “Strangers” We All Know and Love

Strange Bikinis celebrated the 2020 Summer Solstice at Mourelatos Lakeshore Resort in Tahoe Vista, California as part of the “Big Dip”, an annual charity event....

Montreal’s Metro Accessible Urban Ski Slope Closing For Good?
Montreal’s Metro Accessible Urban Ski Slope Closing For Good?

Pente a Neiges is a popular, yet experimental, urban ski slope located just southwest of downtown Montreal in the borough known as Sud-Ouest. Experimental is....

Hometown Mountain Shoutout: Snow Valley Mountain Resort, CA
Hometown Mountain Shoutout: Snow Valley Mountain Resort, CA

Growing up in Southern California, I always looked to the mighty San Gabriel Mountains in the winter for the first sign of snow. While snowfall isn’t....

Summer Skiing: Where there’s Snow we Shred
Summer Skiing: Where there’s Snow we Shred

Are you bummed winter is over?  The snow is melting, and your local ski area has now switched to summer operations, right?  Well, don’t despair....

Taos Ski Valley, NM Beginning Limited, Phased Re-opening This Week
Taos Ski Valley, NM Beginning Limited, Phased Re-opening This Week

World-class ski area and FWT destination Taos Ski Valley is beginning a ‘phased reopening’ this week. Photo courtesy Taos Ski Valley.This week, Taos Ski Valley....

Hundreds of Homes in the Navajo Nation Get Long-Awaited Running Water
Hundreds of Homes in the Navajo Nation Get Long-Awaited Running Water

More than one-third of homes within the Navajo Nation are without running water. Photo Credit: Slava KeyzmanOver one-third of the homes within the Navajo Nation—which....

Hometown Mountain Shoutout: Brundage Mountain Resort, ID
Hometown Mountain Shoutout: Brundage Mountain Resort, ID

Some days are powder days, some days are snorkel days. Photo: SnowBrainsWhile central Idaho may not be a ski mecca, Brundage Mountain Resort is truly....

The Evolution of Avalanche Beacon Technology
The Evolution of Avalanche Beacon Technology

Have you ever wondered how avalanche beacon technology works?  Or even what people did out in the backcountry before modern beacons? Well, up until 1968,....

Scientists Stumble Upon Global “Plastic Cycle” in U.S. National Parks
Scientists Stumble Upon Global “Plastic Cycle” in U.S. National Parks

Soil samples taken from Yosemite and other U.S. National Park had evidence of plastic contamination. Photo Credit: @cosmictimetravelerScientists analyzing soil samples from U.S. National Parks,....

Man Who Found Forrest Fenn’s Treasure May Have to Fight For it as 3 Others Claim They Solved Puzzle First
Man Who Found Forrest Fenn’s Treasure May Have to Fight For it as 3 Others Claim They Solved Puzzle First

Forrest Fenn’s map and treasure.The man who solved the puzzle and located Forrest Fenn’s buried treasure in the Rocky Mountains may have to wait, and....

Hometown Mountain Shoutout: Ski Apache, New Mexico
Hometown Mountain Shoutout: Ski Apache, New Mexico

“Damn Texans!” shouts some menace in the mob of locals zooming past, jumping over the minefield of downed skiers on Lower Deep Freeze. The visitors....

Trip Report: Sierra Nevada, Bloody Couloir
Trip Report: Sierra Nevada, Bloody Couloir

The iconic Bloody Couloir is one of the most prominent and descent-begging lines visible from Hwy 395.We rolled down 395 Sunday afternoon; Monday was supposed....

FOR SALE: $26-Million Gets You Ski-In Ski-Out at Vail Mountain, CO (Epic Pass Not Included)
FOR SALE: $26-Million Gets You Ski-In Ski-Out at Vail Mountain, CO (Epic Pass Not Included)

Credit: Sotheby’sCheck out this home that just came on the market at the base of Vail Mountain, CO. 7 beds, 7 bathrooms, and 2 half-baths,....

RV Rentals Increase as People Plan for a Socially Distanced Summer
RV Rentals Increase as People Plan for a Socially Distanced Summer

Recreational vehicles enable families to isolate while traveling. photo credit: RVUSAAs the world continues to struggle with the ongoing pandemic, people are adjusting their plans....

US-212 Beartooth Pass and Beartooth Basin Ski Area, WY/MT Closed Due to Winter Conditions
US-212 Beartooth Pass and Beartooth Basin Ski Area, WY/MT Closed Due to Winter Conditions

Beartooth Pass.The country’s only summer-only ski area had to close yesterday due to too much snow. Beartooth Basin, on the Wyoming/Montana border, is currently inaccessible due....

The Spirit of Skiing is Alive and Well in Minnesota!
The Spirit of Skiing is Alive and Well in Minnesota!

Plenty of Minnesotans sure love their skiing!298 feet of pure frozen fun. Is that a ski hill or just the other side of the ditch?....

1ºF High Temperature Tomorrow on Mt. Shasta, CA at 12,000′
1ºF High Temperature Tomorrow on Mt. Shasta, CA at 12,000′

Mt. Shasta, CA and lenticular clouds.We were thinking of skiing Mt. Shasta on Tuesday and Wednesday. So I checked the forecast and saw that Shata....

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