Here’s a brief on what’s new this year in the terrain parks at Whistler Blackcomb. Whistler Blackcomb Parks 2011 Update from Lucas Ouellette on Vimeo.
Interesting story at Vaildaily.com today about efforts at Aspen/Snowmass to preserve a huge block of powder from last year’s season. The resort is using a product called Ice Protector Optiforce, which acts as a sort of “blanket” to prevent glacier ice and snow from melting. Tests in Austria and Switzerland have demonstrated that the product […]
I have no idea what this is about, but… cool. via videosift.com
I can’t believe I missed this controversy, which I just clued in to after passing through Afterbang tonight: Lake Louise, Nakiska Ski Area, Fernie and Kimberley Alpine Resort are all banning man-made jumps from their terrain parks. My guess would be the resorts don’t want to assume the liabilities inherent in allowing your guests to […]