Skier digs head out of snow after Alaska avalanche

ANCHORAGE - An Alaska backcountry skier walked away uninjured after being completely...Avalanche Information Center said.The skier, whom officials would not identify, was...News.About a foot of snow covered the skier's head, Fitzgerald said. The man could...
Juneau skiers challenged at Alyeska Cup

...Anchorage's Alyeska Resort.Despite strong performances, no Juneau skiers reached the podium."The JSC continues to perform at the races...Men's Slalom on Feb. 13 saw University of Alaska Anchorage U21 skier Hughston Norton win with a two-run combined time of 1:14...
Helmet camera craze lets skiers record their own runs for posterity, YouTube and grandma

...are moments on the slopes when skiers wish all eyes were on them...helmet cameras, which enable skiers to photograph and videotape...because the vantage point of the skier or boarder taking video the leap in cameras among skiers and boarders - not to mention...
Juneau's skiers conquer Buckwheat Classic

...last Saturday. Over 320 skiers were registered to compete...Juneau's high school skiers were not far off the...Steele is an accomplished skier who has won the Buckwheat...most inspirational skier): Joel Luet, who assisted...the first time Juneau skiers had made the top three...
Skier out of Olympics, citing violence in Ukraine

KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia - A Ukrainian skier has withdrawn from the Olympics in response to the deaths of...Matsotska told The Associated Press on Thursday.The 24-year-old skier is refusing to ski Friday in the slalom, which is her third...
Photo: Recreational skiers

Cross country skiers and their dogs enjoy the Mendenhall Lake Campground's groomed skiing trails on Sunday. Skiing is both a recreational activity...
Resort fines injured skier for rescue costs

...taking the rare step of billing a skier for the cost of a rescue after...responsibility. The resort does not charge skiers who need rescuing on in-bounds...could recall only one instance - a skier who got lost. That skier also was billed for the rescue...
Cultivating the savvy skier

...South Lake Tahoe, Calif. The skier was carried over a small cliff...he was immobile.The buried skier was part of a group of the backpack of the buried skier.The entire event was caught...encouraging young backcountry skiers and snowboarders to ride with...
Skiers needed to participate in 'Ski for Light' week

Skiers are needed to participate as...blind or sight-impaired adult skier. Pairs will classic ski daily...lectures with about 250 other skiers and their guides from all go with a few more Juneau skiers this year," he said. The...
Chopper crew rescues 4 skiers caught in avalanche

...National Guard helicopter crew rescued four skiers who were trapped in an avalanche south...avalanche in the Chugach Mountains. Three skiers were flown to a hospital for treatment...rescuers were in communication with the skiers, who each had avalanche beacons, and...
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