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Ski packages for the 1 percent - and for the rest

...them to yourself.The epicenter of opulence this season is Colorado's Beaver Creek Resort, which is hosting the 2015 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships in February. In celebration of the giant ski competition, the resort is pulling out all the stops...
Helmets have become commonplace on the slopes

...convenient than they used to be. They even have Bluetooth now, so you don't even need a cord."MBSEF requires all of its alpine ski racers and freeride skiers and snowboarders to wear helmets. Hill says that proper helmet fit is crucial. If a helmet...
Corps files proposal to justify CD-5 permit of CD-5, a small satellite oil deposit near the Alpine oil field on the North Slope."Work on CD-5 is continuing...June 1 on tie-in work for the CD-5 pipeline at the central Alpine production facility. The work mainly involves welding.In...
Tight Lines: The quiet alternative

...tubes bungeed to our bikes. I don't think he bought it though. Despite emerging lame and saddle sore, the openness of the alpine country and the sheer magnitude of the staggering view immediately invigorated us - a scene so mesmerizing, so grand, it actually...

...boulders to glimpse a gorgeous blue-green alpine lake surrounded by jagged snow-capped...from on the Upper Ute Trail, from the Alpine Visitor Center to Milner Pass and back...dramatic scenery, from barren tundra to alpine meadows and ponds, with stunning views...
Refuge Notebook: Nature shows off its red, white and blue for the Fourth

...wildflowers are in bloom. Alaska's most beloved flower, the Alpine Forget-Me-Not, blooms with a graceful and elegant sky blue...sockeye, admiring our ptarmigan, or stumbling upon one or our Alpine Forget-Me-Nots, which Thoreau wrote it most eloquently...
Of a 10-legged mite and other monstrosities

...first, this mite (family Erythraeidae) did not catch my attention. These large, predatory mites are often abundant on the alpine tundra, where they could easily be mistaken for spiders or daddy long-legs as they actively scurry over the ground. We had...
4 missing climbers presumed dead after avalanche

...National Park Service officials say five people were traveling as one rope team early Thursday morning as part of a Miyagi Workers Alpine Federation expedition. One team member, 69-year-old Hitoshi Ogi survived. Park Service spokeswoman Maureen McLaughlin...

...includes four clients of Seattle-based Alpine Ascents International and two guides...includes four clients of Seattle-based Alpine Ascents International and two guides...could have sought refuge in the storm.Alpine Ascents' director of programs, Gordon...
Nordic skiing off groomed trails evokes old days

...groomed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays and the alpine skiing concession is closed. The mountain...the Dartmouth College Ski Team in both alpine events and Nordic Combined, which combines...which included Nordic Combined as well as alpine slalom and downhill."I still have nightmares...


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