"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.
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.
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.
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