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Vail Resorts buys Park City base from Powdr

Vail Resorts buys Park City base from Powdr

Vail Resorts today announced a $182.5 million deal to buy all of the lifts, base-area facilities, parking and water rights at Park City Mountain Resort, ending a long and dramatic…

Farmers’ Almanac predicts ‘record-breaking winter,’ but El Niño a wild card for skiers

Farmers’ Almanac predicts ‘record-breaking winter,’ but El Niño a wild card for skiers

The Farmers’ Almanac is predicting another record-breaking winter season for much of the United States, although where the heaviest snow will fall remains a matter for debate – one influenced…

Two-time Tour of Utah champ Danielson hopes to keep rolling at USA Pro Challenge

Two-time Tour of Utah champ Danielson hopes to keep rolling at USA Pro Challenge

Tom Danielson loves the steeps in Utah just a little bit more than his adopted home state of Colorado … and he’s not talking about the skiing. The professional cyclist…

Vail’s Utah resort to help host 2019 snowboarding, freestyle skiing World Championships

Vail’s Utah resort to help host 2019 snowboarding, freestyle skiing World Championships

Vail Resorts will add yet another World Championships feather to its cap in 2019 when its Canyons Resort near Park City, Utah, hosts the skicross and snowboardcross Worlds as part…

Tiger rehabs with Vonn, hopes to return to action this summer

Tiger rehabs with Vonn, hopes to return to action this summer

Injured golfer Tiger Woods on Monday said he hopes to return to action sometime this summer with the rehab help of girlfriend Lindsey Vonn of Vail. “It does help to…

1984: Greatest Olympics ever could have been better

1984: Greatest Olympics ever could have been better

Thirty years ago this ski season the U.S. Ski Team enjoyed its greatest Olympic success to date at the 1984 Sarajevo Winter Games, collecting five alpine ski-racing medals, including the…

Aspen vs. Vail ski-racing rivalry dates back nearly 65 years

Aspen vs. Vail ski-racing rivalry dates back nearly 65 years

Aspen Mountain was only four years into its storied history as arguably America’s most iconic ski area when it hosted the first non-European World Alpine Ski Championships in 1950. Aspen…

Ligety, Shiffrin claim crystal globes in World Cup GS, slalom finals

Ligety, Shiffrin claim crystal globes in World Cup GS, slalom finals

The Audi FIS Alpine World Cup giant slalom title came down to a dramatic last run shootout Saturday in Lenzerheide, Switzerland, with Park City’s Ted Ligety taking the victory and…

Eagle-Vail Olympic gold medalist Mikaela Shiffrin wins record 8th World Cup slalom

Eagle-Vail Olympic gold medalist Mikaela Shiffrin wins record 8th World Cup slalom

Eagle-Vail Olympic gold medalist Mikaela Shiffrin won her fourth World Cup slalom race of the season Saturday in Are, Sweden, to clinch a second straight World Cup title in the…

Olympic gold medalist Jamie Anderson grabs record fourth US Open slopestyle title

Olympic gold medalist Jamie Anderson grabs record fourth US Open slopestyle title

Olympic gold medalist Jamie Anderson scored her women’s record fourth slopestyle title Friday in snowy conditions on Vail Mountain, and Mark McMorris led a Canadian charge that included three of…