The Protect Our Winters coalition of skiers and snowboarders, including two-time Olympic snowboarder Gretchen Bleiler, joined The Wilderness Society and other environmental groups to call on Congress and the Administration to help curb climate-change causing carbon emissions that are threatening
In a recent post, we talked about the cold hard climate facts that skiers and snowboarders face in the very near future. But how much weight should we give the individual observations of snowboarders who say their snowpack is disappearing? Actually, quite a lot.
Here’s the straight skinny on climate change, how it’s impacting winter sports economies and how professional winter athletes may be part of the solution:
Skiers and snowboarders, here is what you should know: Most of what you love about skiing is going to change dramatically because of climate change.Scientists have been saying this for years, but now professional snowboarders and skiers like pro boarder Forrest Shearer, a supporter of The Wilderness Society, are coming together to s
What makes a perfect ski day? Whether you are an easy-going recreational skier or a nationally ranked pro, it can be summed up pretty simply -- beautiful mountains, soft, pristine new fallen snow, and the rush of flying through the powder at speed. Skiers and snowboarders, here is what you should know: Most of what you love about skiing is going to change dramatically because of climate change.