Skiing

Ski resorts in Utah that depend on seasonal foreign workers might have problems finding the labor they need this winter season, due to the recent suspension of certain work visas.

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Elliot Norquist, John Armstrong, Mark Clark and Matt Annabel hop on Express Yourself with Raleigh Burleigh to chat about the history of Spring Gulch skiing and the upcoming Ski for Sisu benefit for the Mount Sopris Nordic Council on Sunday, February 2.

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Sunlight Mountain’s Skier Appreciation Day on January 10th will feature brand new hike-out runs on the mountain's east ridge. KDNK’s Lucas Turner has more.

Teton Gravity Research

On Friday, October 18th, Teton Gravity Research returns to The Wheeler Opera House with their newest film, Winterland. Professional skier Hadley Hammer joined KDNK's Raleigh Burleigh on Express Yourself to talk about her part in the film.

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Dan Rosenthal joined Raleigh Burleigh on Express Yourself to share about the ski and music trip he took with Pam, visiting all 38 IKON resorts in North America while performing music to promote climate action and sustainable living.

On a recent 50-degree bluebird day at Big Bear Mountain outside Los Angeles, skiers in short sleeves partied with loud music and beer and bragged about how many days they have spent at the mountain this season.

"It's been at least 10," said Daniella Gogatz.

"This is day 31," said Ken Ryan. "It's cost me about $20 or less a day at this point."

While the prices of ski lift passes have been skyrocketing, the industry has been embracing new multiresort season passes that are cheaper than ever. They've proven popular though also controversial.

The Sopris Sun

The show for Thursday, January 3 features Megan Tackett back as host. Joining Megan in a conversation about local journalism was Will Grandbois of the Sopris Sun, KDNK's new News Director Mark Duggan, Thomas Phippen of the Glenwood Springs Post-Indepedent, and Amy Hadden Marsh of both KDNK and the Sun. Marsh also spoke of her recent experiences learning to ski as a sixty-something woman, something she wrote about in a recent Sun column.

14 Aspen locals recently traveled to the country of Georgia to ski, drink and experience Georgian culture with snow camping, first descents, powder skiing, cha cha and wine. They will present photos and a short film at the Limelight Hotel in Aspen on Sunday, December 16 at 5:30.

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Pam and Dan Rosenthal have a goal of skiing all the Ikon pass resorts in North America this winter while performing music to promote climate action and sustainable living. Pam and Dan will also be celebrating their 30th anniversary during this tour.