Dodge Ridge Opening New Bike Park This Weekend

Dodge Ridge Opening New Bike Park This Weekend

The number of ski resorts that offer downhill lift-serviced mountain biking in has exploded since the turn of the century. That’s probably because of an increased interest thanks to technological advances that make mountain bikes more approachable for the average person, and the desire of ski resorts to make more money during the offseason. Dodge … Read more

Old Fort is finalist as one of magazine’s top adventure towns | Local News

Old Fort is finalist as one of magazine's top adventure towns |  Local News

From Staff Reports With its mountain biking, hiking trails and craft breweries, Old Fort is now one of the finalists as a top adventure town by Blue Ridge Outdoors magazine. For more than 25 years, Blue Ridge Outdoors magazine has been “the definitive guide to outdoor sports, health, and adventure travel in the Southeast and … Read more

Lift-served mountain biking begins at Utah’s Powder Mountain

Lift-served mountain biking begins at Utah's Powder Mountain

Eden • A cloud of dust and a flurry of butterflies appropriately stood in for fireworks and confetti earlier this month when Powder Mountain announced a major change to its operations. Summers have been a time of tranquility in the area since before the first lift was built on the property, located less than 10 … Read more

Dollar General planning second distribution center on Route 5S

Dollar General planning second distribution center on Route 5S

TOWN OF FLORIDA — Dollar General is developing plans to construct a second distribution center on Route 5S in the town of Florida. The new 150,000-square-foot facility would serve as a perishable goods distribution center serving existing and future Dollar General stores throughout the region, according to an application to the Montgomery County Industrial Development … Read more

Meet the adventurer: Charlie Walker on surviving Russian jail and his expeditions to ‘the places in between’

Meet the adventurer: Charlie Walker on surviving Russian jail and his expeditions to 'the places in between'

When did you catch the eye of the Russian authorities? Three and a half weeks in, I approached a town called Ust’-Kuiga. A jeep was waiting for me, and in it were two policemen. They asked me questions, took some selfies and off they went. But the next day, they came to the place I … Read more

Austin airport adds new direct flight to Colorado mountain ski destination

Austin airport adds new direct flight to Colorado mountain ski destination

American Airlines is debuting nonstop service between Austin and Vail, Colorado, just in time for ski season. A popular ski and snowboarding destination, American will start service on Dec. 15 to Eagle County Regional Airport—running daily until Jan. 9, weekly from Jan. 10 to Feb. 15 and daily again from Feb.16 to April 3. “Austin … Read more

The region’s five major mountain ski resorts have something fun for everyone this summer | Outdoors Issue | Spokane | The Pacific Northwest Inlander

The region's five major mountain ski resorts have something fun for everyone this summer |  Outdoors Issue |  Spokane |  The Pacific Northwest Inlander

click to enlarge Ryan Zimmer/Silver Mountain Resort Photo An epic gondola ride leads to epic mountain biking and hikes at North Idaho’s Silver Mountain. Having a favorite mountain pastime is one way to make long Inland Northwest winters a little more bearable. Skiing, snowboarding, sledding and snowshoeing are mood-lifting reasons to venture … Read more