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Montana Bill Would Add Tree Wells As ‘Risk Of Skiing’

The Legislature is passing a bill that would include tree wells as one of the risks of skiing in Montana. Senate Bill 164 will go to Gov. Steve Bullock next for his consideration. Sponsored by Republican Sen. Brian Hoven of …

Helmets Now Commonplace on Oregon Slopes

They come in nearly every color scheme imaginable, from camouflage to bright pink. Most skiers and snowboarders on the slopes are wearing them, and if you’re not, well, you are not just reckless, you are . GASP!  Unfashionable. “Now I …

Judge Dismisses Suit Challenging New Hampshire Ski Resort Immunity

A judge has dismissed a Massachusetts couple’s lawsuit against the operators of a New Hampshire ski area, saying the companies can’t be held liable for a crash between a ski instructor and a teenage boy. Susan and Michael Hanus sued …