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Backcountry skier survives avalanche in Utah gully

...was caught on video dragged a backcountry skier into a Utah ravine and buried her in snow...sun-splayed Wasatch mountains Monday when the skier descended into a steep gully filled with...abruptly stopped recording to help rescue the skier. His friend, Aaron Rice, told The Associated...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2013-12-12/backcountry-skier-survives-avala
Outdoors
Nordic skiing off groomed trails evokes old days

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - It's the skinny skier's version of venturing off-piste at Mount Spokane's Cross-Country...what he prefers to call the "Forest Trail."Last year, a skier who opts for wool clothing instead of stretch Lycra asked him...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-03-20/nordic-skiing-off-groomed-trails
Outdoors

SALT LAKE CITY - One of the owners of a Utah ski resort is defending its reputation as a skier's mountain after the resort was sued over allegations that it uses national forest land to discriminate against snowboarders...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-01-16-1
Outdoors
Renting skis not necessarily a sign of a novice

...jeans or falling while waiting in the lift line, renting gear for a visit to the slopes used to be a sure sign of a novice skier.Not anymore. Increasingly, experienced skiers see renting as an opportunity to use the latest skis - chosen for that day's...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2013-12-12/renting-skis-not-necessarily-a-s
Outdoors
KPBSD students, bus driver, injured in Richardson Highway accident

...said Alaska State Troopers spokesperson Beth Ipsen. Providence Valdez Medical Center confirmed that Kenai Central High School skier Lindsay Floyd has been flown out for further treatment but were unable to say where she had been flown or comment on the seriousness...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-01-10/kpbsd-students-bus-driver-injured-in
News
Snow removal from roads, fire hydrants should be priorities

...Soldotna and back were immediately cleared, but driving back and forth, we rarely see any use of them. One time we saw one skier on the trail. Other times only three and maybe four people walking dogs. Having been familiar with Kenai now for over 40 years...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2014-01-14/snow-removal-from-roads-f
Letters
'Family tradition' takes skier to Olympics

...Demers' more than 30 cousins. A gifted skier who had just graduated high school, he...team and everybody else." A four-way skier, Demers competed in every event at competitions...mine who was older than me, this fellow skier, he said, 'Don't go to Dartmouth...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/011308/people_3576.shtml
People
Newbie skier becomes coach, marathoner all in good time

...story, Peterson is quite the accomplished skier himself and will make his annual trek in the 20th Tour of Anchorage come...it and turned himself into an excellent skier and coach.? Bill Holt, who grooms trails...chubby tuba player. Now he?s a buff skier and still a good tuba player.? Holt...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/022507/people_0225peo002.shtml
People
Octogenarians summit Everest

...climber not far behind him.Yuichiro Miura, a former extreme skier who also climbed the 8,850-meter (29,035-foot) peak...Miura became famous when he was a young man as a daredevil speed skier.He skied down Everest's South Col in 1970, using a parachute...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2013-05-23/octogenarians-summit-everest
Outdoors
After 3 previous attempts thwarted by weather, fire, Relay for Life holds fun run/walk at Tsalteshi

...Kenai Central, ran 18 minutes, 25 seconds, on the rolling course to win the men's race. Todd Boonstra, a past Olympic skier and Mount Marathon champion, was second at 19:34.Olivia Hutchings, who just completed her sophomore year at Soldotna...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/sports/2014-06-14/after-3-previous-attempts-thwarted
Sports

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