There's big, there's bigger, and there's Jackson. Split hairs about where to find the greatest vertical drop, but Jackson's 4,139 feet from the top of Rendezvous Bowl to the bottom of the Hobacks is the king-daddy of continuous, leg-burning descents.
The face of Steamboat is changing and readers are noticing. Since the American Skiing Company acquired the resort in 1997, more than 1,000 rooms, two new lifts and 700 acres of terrain have been added.
Two-time Olympian Marcus Nash of Fryeburg, Maine, ambushed Canadian Phil Villeneuve halfway through the final heatSaturday on the way to retaining his national sprint ski title on the 2002Olympic venue.