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Horrific chairlift accident at Georgia resort sends skiers flying

A ski resort in Georgia was transformed into a scene from a horror movie Friday after a malfunctioning chairlift sent skiers flying.

The incident occurred Friday morning at the Gudauri ski resort in the former Soviet republic. 202 more words


U.S. keeps dominating Paralympics with 7 more snowboard medals

Make it a leading 30 medals for the U.S. Paralympic team. Second place? The Neutral Paralympic Athletes from Russia with 20 medals.

The Americans, who placed third at Sochi 2014 with 18 medals (just two golds) and last topped a medal standings at a Winter Games it didn’t host in 1992, go into the last two days of competition ahead of the field in PyeongChang. 365 more words


Woman Dies After Snowboarding Accident at Blue Mountain

LOWER TOWAMENSING TOWNSHIP, Pa. — A young woman from New Jersey has died after a snowboarding accident.

The coroner says Euna Shin, 20, was snowboarding at Blue Mountain Resort near Palmerton on Wednesday afternoon when she fell. 13 more words


Mountains and Deserts

9 weeks seems like a long time, but it didn’t feel like there was long enough to do the journey from Santiago to San Pedro de Atacama overland. 1,084 more words



Some old photos…

… from this breathtaking place called Jindabyne.

Jindabyne is a small town in New South Wales with overlook to Lake Jindabyne, very near the Snowy Mountains.  201 more words


5 Reasons Why Mammoth Is The Place To Be This Spring

Like the old saying goes, March is ‘coming in like a lion’ but we sure as hell don’t want to see it,  ‘leave like a lamb.’ With upwards of 6 feet forecasted, we don’t think that’s going to be a problem. 249 more words