File photo of two cross-country skiers near trees. (Photo by MARTIN SCHUTT/AFP/Getty Images)

Snow Allows More Sierra Ski Resorts To Fully Open

A string of storms has allowed some ski resorts in the Sierra Nevada to finally open all of their terrain, but others still need more snow before they can swing into full operation after an unusually dry winter.



Stay At An Igloo Village In Finland

An igloo village in Finlad is open to visitors. If you’re looking to vacation in the snow, head to this arctic resort Kakslauttanen.



Thrillist Snow Guide: Vail, Colorado

Vail, Colorado is one of the largest single-mountain ski resorts in the world. Here’s a snow guide to a winter day in the ski town.



Supper On The Slopes: 8 New Ski Resort Restaurants

Ski or snowboard into one of these ski resort restaurants and fill up with lamb chops, bison burgers and beef tenderloins before carving up the rest of the mountain.


File photo. (credit: KARL-JOSEF HILDENBRAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Large Storm Blamed For 8 Deaths In West

A large storm already blamed for at least eight deaths in the West slogged through Oklahoma, Texas, New Mexico and other parts of the southwest Sunday as it slowly churned east ahead of Thanksgiving.


File photo of a ski lift. (credit: ALEXANDER KLEIN/AFP/Getty Images)

Teen Falls 45 Feet Off New Mexico Ski Lift

A frightening video has gone viral showing a 17-year-old boy falling 45 feet off a ski-lift.


File photo of a snow-covered mountain range. (credit: Jorge Guerrero/AFP/Getty Images)

Snowboarder Dies In Avalanche At Sierra Ski Resort

A 49-year-old California man died Monday after being buried in an avalanche while snowboarding at a Sierra ski resort, one of several avalanche-related emergencies in the Lake Tahoe area after recent storms dumped up to 3 feet of fresh snow.


File photo the Sierra desert. (credit: Getty Images)

Nev. Woman Ate Tomatoes, Snow While Stranded In Sierra

A family member says a Nevada woman ate snow and tomatoes for nearly a week and found shelter in a hollowed-out tree after she became stranded in a winter storm and her boyfriend died trying to find help.


Snow is seen on the ground around a Joshua tree and other desert plants in the Red Rock National Conservation Area on Jan. 3, 2011 in Las Vegas, Nev. (credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

76-Year-Old Man Survives 10 Days In Remote Desert On Melted Snow

A Colorado man survived 10 days in the remote Nevada desert by melting snow and using skills he learned as a Boy Scout, but the Lovelock man he was traveling with has been found dead.



Early Opening For LV Ski & Snowboard Resort

Las Vegas Ski & Snowboard Resort has opened Chair 3 this morning, after receiving nine inches of snow in the last few days and has also been busy making snow.

FM News 100.5 KXNT–10/08/2011



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