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2013-06-20 23:27:01

Santiago day trips offered by Chile Montaña this winter season include backcountry skiing in Chile, guided skiing at Chilean ski resorts, rock climbing in Santiago, and trekking adventures in Cerro La Campana National Park. Santiago, Chile (PRWEB) June 20, 2013 With the winter season having begun in Santiago, Chile, Chile Montaña has put together their winter season Santiago day trips schedule. Offering a wide variety of outdoor adventure day trips in and around Santiago this...

2013-06-19 23:03:43

Suunto Ambit 2 Sapphire has been voted the best mountaineering and skiing GPS watch for 2013 by the Heart Rate Watch Company. Bozeman, MT (PRWEB) June 19, 2013 The Suunto Ambit 2 Sapphire has been voted the best mountaineering and alpine skiing watches for 2013 at the Heart Rate Watch Company. "When it comes to mountaineering and skiing our testing grounds here in Montana have a plethora of both", says Rusty Squire, world 12 hour skiing vertical record holder and President of the Heart Rate...

2013-04-22 16:58:56

Afghanistan's geography is dominated by a collection of craggy peaks, the highest–a mountain known as Noshaq–has been measured to 7,492 meters. Consequently, the soldiers on duty in this mountainous terrain must often ascend to great heights as part of their duty. However, quick climbs without adapting to altitude can lead to a condition called acute mountain sickness (AMS), marked by headache, fatigue, gastrointestinal distress, nausea, and insomnia. Conventional knowledge...

2013-04-09 08:26:45

Sarah Hendrickson and Ted Ligety join Kellogg's to share the potential of a great start BATTLE CREEK, Mich., April 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- With the close of the 2013 international ski competition seasons, Kellogg's is proud to welcome two new athletes to Team Kellogg's(TM) as they work their way to the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games. Fresh off of the medal podium, ski jumper Sarah Hendrickson and alpine skiing Olympic gold medalist Ted Ligety join Team Kellogg's 11-person team of...

2013-03-16 23:03:30

On March 15 competitions took place at the "Rosa Khutor" Alpine Center in the men's giant slalom and the ladies' super-giant slalom, as part of the Alpine Skiing FIS European Cup Final, held by the Sochi 2014 Organizing Committee in conjunction with the Russian Federation of Alpine Skiing and Snowboard. (PRWEB) March 16, 2013 On March 15 competitions took place at the "Rosa Khutor" Alpine Center in the men's giant slalom and the ladies' super-giant slalom, as part of the Alpine Skiing FIS...

2013-03-07 04:23:42

Anthem Life Insurance Company Sponsors USABA/BOEC Winter Ski Camp COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., March 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The United States Association of Blind Athletes (USABA) is pleased to announce they will be hosting the 7(th) annual Winter Ski Camp in Breckenridge, Colorado, from Thursday, March 7 through Monday, March 11, thanks to generous support from the Anthem Life Insurance Company. For this event, USABA partners with the Breckenridge Outdoor Education Center (BOEC) for...

2013-02-28 12:25:48

LONDON, February 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Planning a Ski trip this spring? Not only will an adventure holiday take you away from day to day home life, you can also enjoy amazing health benefits when you take to the slopes, helping you feel even better about packing up your thermals and heading to the alpine resorts. So how exactly does Skiing help keep you fighting fit? Well firstly, it's one of the few sports that gives you a full body workout. Moving to control your...

2013-02-06 08:23:23

ALAMEDA, Calif., Feb. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The North Face, an original partner of U.S. Freeskiing, is taking the next step in its dedication to freeskiing with a broadened focus on both elite and development direction in the sport through U.S. Freeskiing's new Rookie Team. This partnership builds off the brand's charter sponsorship of the U.S. Freeskiing Team, which began in 2011 just before halfpipe and slopestyle skiing were announced as new Olympic sports. The North Face is...

2013-01-02 05:03:05

Skiers and snowboarders can book their equipment online at more than 600 rental shops in all major ski resorts in Austria, France, Switzerland and other European destinations. (PRWEB) December 31, 2012 Winter enthusiasts can now rent skis, snowboards, boots, etc. online via http://www.snowell.com/1/en/. SNOWELL serves 600 ski rental shops in more than 400 ski resorts throughout the Alps - in Austria, Switzerland, Italy, France, the Czech Republic, Germany and Andorra. SNOWELL is the best...

2012-12-26 00:20:13

WASHINGTON, Dec. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 26: SKIING Profile America -- Wednesday, December 26th. Many avid skiers are headed to the slopes these days, anxious to try out the new equipment and colorful hats, gloves, and jackets they received for Christmas. It's the height of the skiing season, and the lodges...