Huskies boys skiing leads at state meet

By Chris Freud SUMMIT COUNTY — And after Day 1, the Battle Mountain boys ski team is in the lead in pursuit of the school’s first state title on snow since 2001.The Huskies boys threw down in the giant slalom as Sands Simonton won his second-consecutive state crown in the discipline. With Quintin Cook second […]

Huskies boys skiing leads at state

By Chris Freud SUMMIT COUNTY — And after Day 1, the Battle Mountain boys ski team is in the lead in pursuit of the school’s first state title on snow since 2001.The Huskies boys threw down in the giant slalom as Sands Simonton won his second-consecutive state crown in the discipline. With Quintin Cook second […]

WinterWonderGrass marks stage’s debut

By scott miller AVON — The Sam Bush Band, Leftover Salmon and the Infamous Stringdusters may be the headline acts of this weekend’s WinterWonderGrass festival in Avon, but the town’s new stage will play a big supporting role.The stage had its public debut of sorts at the 2015 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships, but the […]

Vertical Express event returns to Vail this weekend

By Edward Stoner VAIL — Can Do MS’s annual skiing extravaganza known as Vertical Express is returning to Vail this weekend. Skiers and riders can join together and participate in a variety of family-friendly, on-snow events to support Can Do MS’s lifestyle empowerment programs. The Vertical Express Vail event will take place on Vail Mountain […]

Vertical Express returns to Vail this weekend

By Edward Stoner VAIL — Can Do MS’s annual skiing extravaganza known as Vertical Express is returning to Vail this weekend. Skiers and riders can join together and participate in a variety of family-friendly, on-snow events to support Can Do MS’s lifestyle empowerment programs. The Vertical Express Vail event will take place on Vail Mountain […]

Local legacies live on through Vail Mountain Winter Uphill

By Edward Stoner VAIL — Leave it to a national cross-country ski champion to race up Vail Mountain on skate skies. Local athlete Sylvan Ellefson did just that on one of his two past ascents of the Vail Mountain Winter Uphill. “It’s a fun event, because you’re going uphill, you’re working hard for yourself and […]

#VailLive: Social media from Vail, Beaver Creek

By John LaConte February 19, 2015 — Send your text, photo or video updates on weather, conditions and more from Vail and Beaver Creek mountains using #VailLive and #BCLive on Twitter or Instagram and see them published here on our live blog as well as tomorrow in the Vail Daily newspaper. … Source:: Vail Daily […]

On the Hill: Beautiful Thursday at Vail

By John LaConte On the Hill is brought to you by The Steadman Clinic and the Steadman Philippon Research Institute. VIDEO: Vail Daily on-snow correspondent John LaConte reports from Simba Run on Vail Mountain where there’s a nice base and plenty of sun, making it easy to carve into. VAIL OFFICIAL REPORT: 3″ new snow […]

Winter WonderGrass Fest returns to Avon Friday-Sunday

By Melanie Wong Anywhere else, a music festival outdoors in the snow in winter might be a hard sell, but last year’s WinterWonderGrass Festival sold out, and it is quickly becoming a favorite among locals and the musicians who keep returning to play for new fans. Running Friday through Sunday, the third annual WinterWonderGrass will […]

WinderWonderGrass Fest returns to Avon Friday-Sunday

By Melanie Wong Anywhere else, a music festival outdoors in the snow in winter might be a hard sell, but last year’s WinterWonderGrass Festival sold out, and it is quickly becoming a favorite among locals and the musicians who keep returning to play for new fans. Running Friday through Sunday, the third annual WinterWonderGrass will […]