Archive for December 5, 2013


Spending a Day on the Slopes? Get the Latest Snow Conditions to Prepare

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According to a report generated last year by the trade group SnowSports Industries America (SIA), 6.9% of the U.S. population, or nearly 20 million people, over the age of six years old participates in at least one snowsport activity, like skiing or snowboarding. The word “ski” actually has its roots in a Norwegian word meaning “piece of wood,” but has become synonymous with winter sports and fun. Unfortunately, in most places, not every day is perfect for shredding down the mountain. So before you head out for a great afternoon of skiing, or even a weekend trip, checking snow conditions is always smart.

Skiing and snowboarding might be popular in the U.S., but it is hardly just a