Aspen/Snowmass Archives

  1. The Meeting 9 details announced →

    Our pals over at Freeskier have the scoop on this season’s “The Meeting” (#9) in Aspen:

    In addition to being the premier snow film festival with the latest ski and snowboard releases, The Meeting serves as the foundation for a weekend of panels, speakers, networking, music, art, and fashion. In its ninth year, The Meeting has become established as a must attend event for snow and action sports brands, film makers, media and resorts. The registration fee for The Meeting is $349 per person, which includes all of the panels, movies, activities, music and parties.

    Film festival slash conference slash party. With excellent names appearing on both the film and the business sides, it looks to be well worth the $349. Learn more at aspensnowmass.com.

  2. Mountain Movers shows how snow sport venues are created →

    It costs resorts hundreds of thousands, sometimes millions of dollars in materials (water, air, pipes) and time (employees, machinery) and National Geographic Channel goes behind-the-scenes with “Snow Park Technologies” to show how world-class, high-intensity snow competition courses are constructed. Be sure to watch for the episode showing the build out of the Winter X Games (in Aspen).

    Learn more about Mountain Movers at natgeotv.com

  3. Ski resort trails and lifts added to Google Maps

    Great news! It was only just a few years ago when Google first started equipping snowmobiles with their “Street View” cameras and mapping various resorts. Now a new mountain-based effort has launched and ski resort maps are now on Google Maps. Just pull up the Google Maps app on your smartphone and you’ll see all…