Afton Alps has been a family business for the last 50 years. But Reents’ family is marking its silver anniversary with change.
Vail, Colorado is one of the largest single-mountain ski resorts in the world. Here’s a snow guide to a winter day in the ski town.
Ski or snowboard into one of these ski resort restaurants and fill up with lamb chops, bison burgers and beef tenderloins before carving up the rest of the mountain.
The new Beaver Creek downhill course features a gliding section near the start for a skier to drop into a tuck and build speed. There are technical turns in the middle, followed by a steep part — maybe the steepest on the World Cup circuit — and then a giant jump at the finish.
Reigning Olympic downhill champion Lindsey Vonn has crashed while training ahead of her return to racing following major knee surgery.
Don’t be surprised if you see snow-making machines busy at work Wednesday morning south of the Twin Cities. Buck Hill, one of the most popular ski hills in the Twin Cities, announced that it’s opening for the 2013-14 ski season at 3 p.m. Wednesday.
Still recovering from right knee surgery, Lindsey Vonn has decided to skip Saturday’s season-opening race in Austria, preferring to return next month. Vonn has been training on the glacier in Soelden for the last week and made her decision Wednesday.
Lindsey Vonn is skiing in Chile and way ahead of her rehab schedule with the Sochi Olympics five months away. The four-time World Cup overall champion returned to the slopes over the weekend nearly seven months after her injury.
The snow may not be welcome for some people. but Trollhaugen ski resort in Dresser, Wis. is welcoming the return of winter – and they’ve opened up for skiers this weekend.
Winter may be coming to an end, but that doesn’t mean the fun has to stop. Check out these five ideas for end-of-winter activities.
Thousands of skiers traveled to Wisconsin for the 40th annual American Birkebiner – the largest cross-country ski race in North America.
On Tuesday, Minnesota native and Olympic champion Lindsey Vonn took a terrifying spill in the Alpine World Championships in Austria, tearing two knee ligaments.
Lindesy Vonn is seriously injured after a tumble in the Woman’s Super-G on the opening day of the alpine skiing world championships in Schladming, Austria.
Sunday’s snow has been great news for a big cross-country ski event in Minneapolis. The City of Lakes Loppet Ski Festival will go on with no major changes.
Spirit Mountain Ski Area and Adventure Park in Duluth will have reduced hours on Sunday and Monday due to an extremely cold temperature forecast.
Thousands of votes came in over the last couple of weeks, as we tried to find the best ski area in the state. Places a little closer to metro like Wild Mountain got huge support on Facebook. But the spot with the most votes lies just an hour from the Canadian border — Lutsen Mountains on Lake Superior’s North Shore.
There’s Lutsen, Buck Hill, Welch Village, Wild Mountain, Afton Alps, and many others. But we want to know: Which of Minnesota’s ski areas is your favorite?
Skiers and snowboarders listen up, you may have had to endure a wimpy winter last year, but right now is the time to get geared up for what’s to come.
Lindsey Vonn set a women’s record for the most World Cup points in a season after finishing eighth in Saturday’s slalom. The race was won by Michaela Kirchgasser of Austria.
Lindsey Vonn of the United States won the World Cup giant slalom race in Are on Friday to clinch her fourth overall title.
Cross-country skiers know just how physically demanding that sport can, but try facing that challenge without use of your legs or the ability to see the trail ahead of you.
It may be starting to feel like winter in the Twin Cities, but it is not really looking like it with the lack of snow. With snowfall totals well below normal, ski hills had a late and slow start to the season.
By any measure, Lindsey Vonn’s impending divorce is not affecting her on the slopes. If anything, it’s motivated her.
When old man winter sets in, sometimes we forget how good we have it in our own backyard, and when it comes to skiing and snowboarding, we’ve got some great spots to get you up and moving this winter. Here’s a list of some of the best slopes near the Twin Cities.
Our first blast of winter may have caused some problems on the roads. But it was certainly welcome by people who love to play in the snow.