& Outdoors Page
Space Avalanche Center
Organization - Official web site of the olympic movement.
Country Ski World - General info and news related to every aspect
of Cross Country Skiing & Racing.
World Cup - Updated website of the Alpine Ski World Cup launched
by its founder Serge Lang in 1996. The goal of this site is to promote
the Alpine Ski World Cup and all its champions and provide as much background
information as possible to the fans.
Snow Shoe Pages -You will find some things of interest here.
Country Ski Areas Association - Hundreds of U.S. and Canadian cross
country ski areas, nordic centers, and xc trails and cross country ski
snow reports. Snowshoeing trails too. Information, products and destinations
for nordic skiers. Whether your preference is classic skiing or skate skiing
it's all skiiny skiing. Here it's winter all year and trail conditions
are perfect at xcski.org so ski around. Check out the new cool stuff for
skiers and the grand xc ski vacation sweepstakes.
- Comprehensive source of winter sports information worldwide. Covers over
2,000 mountain resorts in 37 countries, including over 700 resorts in North
Utah - Great resource for ski information around the state, also
updated for summer activities as well.
Vermont - A
complete guide of Vermont ski resorts and ski vacations. Get info
on snow conditions, trails, lodging and much more.
Europe - Everything for planning and booking your perfect European
National Ski Patrol (NSP) Site -
NSP is a Federally Chartered nonprofit membership association dedicated
to serving the public and the mountain recreation industry by providing
education services about emergency care and safety.
Racing - Provides race information, techniques and conditioning
secrets, and up-to-date coverage of World Cup, professional, collegiate,
junior and club competition. Subscribe
Cross Country Skiers (AXCS) -
The mission of the AXCS is to provide exemplary services and membership
benefits to all members while promoting and supporting cross country skiing
throughout the US.
Santa Fee - Experience the excitement of world-class skiing in
breathtaking beauty of Ski Santa Fe. Located minutes from the historic
city, Ski Santa Fe welcomes skiers, snowboarders, families, and locals
to our 12,175 foot mountain.
New Mexico - Official web site for all ski resorts in New Mexico,
with information on snow conditions, skiing, travel planning, and much
Michigan - Ski Areas and Ski Travel In Michigan.
West Virginia - Discover West Virginia skiing and you will ski
some of the finest resorts in the Eastern U.S.
Skiing - Comprehensive guide to ski and snowboard areas in the
Train - America’s largest scheduled passenger train is beginning
its 63rd season offering a postcard-perfect train experience through the
dramatic peaks of the Rockies. Skiers and sightseers alike enjoy a day
at Winter Park/Mary Jane Resort, one of Colorado’s most popular winter
Ski Instructors of America (PSIA) - The purpose of the site is
to provide members, press, and consumers with a wide variety of resources
related to snowsports and teaching.
Guide USA and Canada - Complete
online travel and resort guide to over 570 ski areas in both Canada and
& Snowboard Canada - Welcome
to the ultimate source for skiing and snowboarding in Canada, brought to
you by the Canadian Ski Council. On this site you will find links to all
your favourite Canadian ski areas, great beginner packages, free skiing
and snowboarding opportunities for Grade 5 students, nationwide event listings,
lots of tips and stories ..... plus the latest edition SnowOnline E-News...
with info and deals on skiing, riding, travel, equipment and racing throughout
to Ski & Snowboard -
Here's a chance for Canadians to discover more about skiing and snowboarding!
All winter long... participating ski areas in Canada offer Discover Skiing
and Discover Snowboarding discount packages to newcomers or lapsed skiers/boarders
to the sport. Discover great deals on lift tickets, ski and snowboard lessons,
and equipment rental packages. Beginners... this is your opportunity to
try skiing and snowboarding in a fun, inexpensive environment.
- Here you can browse through the links and resources related to skiing.
- Australia's premier snow sports & alpine holiday guide.
The #1 index and search engine for skiing and snowboarding, featuring more
than 8,300 snow sport sites, ski reports, resorts, snowcams, travel packages,
equipment and more.
- Ski holidays, ski resorts, chalet
holidays, snow reports, ski equipment & snowboarding.
Injury - On this site you will find omprehensive information on
alpine snow sports injuries and their prevention. Interesting site written
and maintained by Dr Mike Langran, UK's leading authority on snow sports
injuries and their prevention.
Skiing Online - Whether you are searching for info on cross country
skis, ski poles, ski gear, ski clothing, places to go cross-country skiing,
or how to get started Nordic skiing, this is the place to find what you
Trips - Skiing for Smarten -
Offers "first class" out-of-state ski and snowboard trips to some of the
most exotic/exciting worldwide snowrider destinations imaginable in a fun-filled
"group" setting at lower prices than essentially anyone else in the ski
- Welcome to 1ski.com where you will find the best selection of ski holidays
on the web and loads of top deals.
Ski & Snow -
Hit the slopes with Yahoo! Travel and find the latest information for ski
resorts around the world.
Tips And Instructions
Which resorts are best for a family
vacation... where to dine out in every ski-town from Lake Tahoe to Stowe...
how to find available airline seats even when the computers say flights
are sold out. And you get expert instruction from some of the most celebrated
skiers and instructors in the sport.
in Ski Resorts: Europe & North America
The fourth edition of the essential
book for everyone who wants to find one of the many thousands of jobs that
arise during the skiing season in Europe, the USA and Canada. Working in
Ski Resorts explains how to find a job as a ski instructor, disc jockey,
chef,courier, chalet girl or boy, shop assistant, au pair, resort rep,
ski lift attendant, ski technician, courier, snow cleaner etc. from Verbier
to Vail, Banff to Borovets and Andorra to Aviemore. For those who wish
to arrange a job in advance the book includes a directory of ski tour operators
that lists their projected staff requirements, wages and the addresses
Ski Vacations: A Guide to the Best Resorts, Lodges, and Groomed Trails
in North America by Jonathan Wiesel, Dianna Delling
This guide to making the most of
your cross-country skiing vacation includes all the specifics you'll need
to make an informed decision when choosing destination resorts and lodges.
Besides the basics -- items such as street and e-mail addresses, and phone
numbers --the book includes descriptions of accommodations and restaurants,
rates, payment options (namely, whether credit cards are accepted) the
nearest airport and hospital, entertainment choices, children's activities,
and, of course, trail conditions.
Sense: A Guide to Evaluating Snow Avalanche Hazard by Jill A. Fredston,
Doug Fesler, Douglas S.Fesler
Here's a book you should have.
I know, I know, everybody says that but this is different. This book lays
out what avalanches are and how they happen, and it will save your life.
Now notice I didn't say this is a book you should have on your bookshelf.
This one should be in the top pocket of your pack. Simply put, "Snow Sense"
is a pocket guide to safe snow travel, whether you're hiking, backpacking,
skiing, snowshoeing, or mountaineering in high risk areas. Mark Jenkins