Breaking News, Weather Prediction, Super Video, Road Trip.

In a La Nina year, the jet stream typically gets bent south, bringing cold air to southern Canada/nothern US. Credit: NOAA/NWS
Credit: NOAA/NWS

Breaking News:  The terminal foundation at the top of Sunday River’s Spruce Peak chairlift has collapsed, leaving the bull wheel, cable and chairs in disarray.  This disturbing incident is being investigated by state officials and Sunday River engineers. At presstime, the cause is a mystery as is the future of this ski lift.

In more pleasant news, the National Weather Service’s Climate Prediction Center is releasing information about La Nina conditions in the central and eastern Pacific ocean.  We know what El Nino did to snow in the East and West last season.  Find out what is predicted for next year when La Nina’s impact hits North America.

Heli-Skiing in the Canadian Rockies: A peak skiiing experience. Credit: CMH
Heli-Skiing in the Canadian Rockies: A peak skiiing experience.
Credit: CMH

We couldn’t resist posting a really spectacular video from CMH Heli Skiing, a scion of Han Gmoser’s original heli-skiing business.  The views of carving through powder in the high Canadian Rockies are worth a look, especially in these hazy, hot, humid summer days.

Finally, co-publisher Jon Weisberg relates an exciting road trip to the so-called Four Corners area in southwestern Utah. Indian runes, landscape and history are all part of the experience.

In the coming weeks, we’ll be announcing the names of’s Trail Masters.  These are the readers who responded to our Spring Subscriber Survey 2016 and who have skied more days than their age. It’s quite a list, and we are very proud of their achievement.

TrailMasterImage_Thanks for reading  If you haven’t taken advantage of our Promotive discount for top-brand gear and clothing, please check it out. You guys wanted deals, and we got them for you.

And remember, there are more of us every day, and we aren’t going away.


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