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Aspen Skiing Company and KSL Partners Acquire Mammoth Resorts

According to an AspenSnowmass.com Press Release, on April 12, 2017, “Mammoth Resorts today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by a newly formed entity controlled by affiliates of” Aspen Skiing Company and KSL Capital Partners. This news comes just days after Aspen Skiing Company …

Snowboarder Injured In Avalanche In Granite Canyon Near JHMR

Jackson, Wyoming – On Sunday, April 9, 2017 snowboarder Alex Thompson triggered a soft slab avalanche in Granite Canyon in Grand Teton National Park outside of the backcountry gates at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort. The rider was carried approximately 1000 vertical feet and suffered minor injuries. The incident occurred …

Avalanche Kills 2 In Remote Broghil Valley In Chitral, Pakistan

Chitral, Pakistan – On Thursday, April 6, 2017 an avalanche caught, buried, and killed 2 people near the Chikar Village in the remote Broghil Valley near Darkot Pass in Chitral, Pakistan. The avalanche occurred around 16:00 while the cousins were tending to cattle and retrieving yaks in the mountains. …