In January, 2015 a group of U.S. Ski Team athletes took a freeskiing break after heavy snow canceled gate training in Sölden. They headed off the groomers on a powder-filled slope that looked enticing. Two of them didn’t make it.
Six years later, as clubs around the country prepare for the ski racing season amid the uncertainties of a pandemic, preparation for snow safety off piste has risen up the
One of New York City’s most prominent real-estate developers is betting years of his life—and a nine-figure sum—that he will be the first in four decades to successfully build a new, full-service ski resort in the United States.
The obstacles are legion. The local approvals process can be lengthy and uncertain. Costs are massive—even more so in this project, where portions of the land are polluted with mine tailings containing … Read More