Ski resort

"I saw the kid dangling and I was like, ‘Holy smokes,'" 13-year-old rescuer Ethan Harvey said.
The Caucasus resort's chairlift switched to reverse at high speeds as mangled carriers piled up at the terminal.
Polar bears at the Ranua Wildlife Park in northern Finland got a snowy delivery.
Creating America's largest ski resort looks simple on paper. Take two ginormous ski areas -- Park City and Canyons -- build a connecting lift, and behold: America's biggest mountain destination! It's not that simple in practice.
Remember the first time you did something with your parents? If we're in Breckenridge in the winter, the boys take the lifts straight to Little Johnny's run. It holds special significance because it's the first black diamond run -- the most difficult kind -- the boys carved out with dad.
Mention Park City, Utah and visions of powder-covered slopes, summertime mountain biking, the 2002 Winter Olympics, and the annual Sundance Film Festival instantly come to mind. And, now, after a memorable visit to this year-round wonderland, I'm adding food lover's paradise to the short list.
There are two types of people in this world: those who ski, and those who don't. But if you fall into the latter camp and
I must admit, I landed in Aspen with a plethora of pre-conceptions. As an avid skier, I was itching to hit the slopes -- but also warily ready to navigate some snooty fur coats and boulder-sized diamonds on every snow-lined street. Not so. My experience of this special place was the opposite.
After a great day last winter at Powderhorn in Grand Mesa, Colorado, my wife and I vowed to get our ticket punched in 2011 and to stay overnight for two days of weekend skiing.
This past weekend, I went skiing for the first time, and I'm delighted to say I didn't embarrass myself that much. The reason is quite simple: it's where I skied.
Talk about bringing new meaning to the term "bunny slope" -- Miss World Top Model 2010 Luna Ramos and Adriana Pena, Miss
Watch footage of the floods and snow here: It may be summertime "down under," but instead of sunshine and warm breezes, Australia
A Michelin-starred dinner buffet by acclaimed chef Alain Ducasse. Top-notch live entertainment, courtesy of Christina Aguilera
We arrived in town in time to catch the emotionally charged official 2010 Olympic Flame Handover Ceremony and celebrated with thousands of excited Canadians eager to cheer on Canada.
Purgatory at Durango Mountain Resort has revoked a woman's season pass for publicly criticizing the ski area's new operating
If we were going to do the right thing, energy-wise, then why not decamp to a green hotel? That was the appeal of The Westin Riverfront Resort & Spa at the base of Beaver Creek Mountain.
As we ascended the mountain, my daughter noticed the rain was replaced with white specks. Her amazement prompted me to think about human impact on an area cherished for its landscape.