Think you make the best chili in the Rocky Mountains? Test your skills in the kitchen this weekend at Winter Park’s Famous Flamethrowers High Altitude Chili Cook-off. Plus, we’ve got the recipe for last year’s champion chili.
Think your chili is the best? This weekend, you can find out. Winter Park is hosting the Famous Flamethrowers High Altitude Chili Cook-off, which determines the best chili cook in the Rocky Mountain region.
No one can spend a day at this South Island resort without hearing and adopting the popular Kiwi expression of approval/joy/satisfaction: sweet! Especially when you have fresh snow overnight and awake to clear, sun-filled skies. Bluebird days graced the annual Adaptive Ski Festival. I wasn't sure what to expect from my first experience skiing in the Southern Hemisphere.
UPDATE (8.6.2010) During his attempt to summit and ski K2, the world’s second tallest mountain, 31-year-old mountaineer, Frederik Ericsson was killed around 7:30 a.m. Pakistani time on Friday, August 6.
Luke Bodensteiner, the U.S. Ski Team’s athletic director, recently returned from a visit to Sochi, Russia, home of the 2014. He sat down for an interview with colleague Elizabeth Karam to describe his impressions. See below.
The last day of an extra long winter for Mammoth Mountain, first day of a year-long winter for me. I’m kicking off my global skiathon to benefit disabled sports organizations around the world. I aim to increase exposure, raise awareness and funding for adaptive ski programs through my efforts. Every cent donated will go directly to the organizations, and I plan to add to the list as I travel, helping the local mountain programs wherever I go.
Our sister magazine, Skiing, launched the demo of their new digital product, Skiing Interactive, yesterday. Designed to be fully interactive, and to encorporate multiple media, the demo highlighted personalized gear finders, video content and interactive maps. According to Tom James, the magazine's editorial director, "Skiing Interactive concentrates on new methods for telling stories while involving the user with info-graphics, interactive maps, dynamically controlled imagery and more.”