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Top 10 Extreme Skiing Spots

Cheapflights | Posted 02.19.2014 | Travel
Cheapflights

For some, performances at the Olympics are great to marvel at from the couch while; for others, they are motivation to take on a challenge and step outside the comfort zone. If you fall into the latter camp, this list is for you.

10 Florida Tours To Float Your Boat (PHOTOS)

Visit Florida | Posted 03.05.2014 | Travel
Visit Florida

The first tourists in Florida arrived by boat -- Juan Ponce de Leon and his crew, 500 years ago -- and it's still the best way to see the Sunshine State.

New Season Brings New Ski Lifts and Terrain

Liftopia | Posted 03.01.2014 | Travel
Liftopia

The 2013-14 season has brought another slate of terrain expansions and new ski lifts. In some cases, the trend of bringing "side-country" in-bounds offers the flavor of rugged backcountry skiing, minus any serious avalanche concerns.

LOOK: Hacked Traffic Sign REALLY Wants You To Get High

Posted 05.13.2013 | Miami

Florida residents driving in Winter Park Sunday got some surprising instructions from one of the city's portable traffic signs. News station WFTV s...

Police: Student Stabbed Classmate With Screwdriver In Stats Class

AP | Posted 02.21.2013 | Crime

WINTER PARK, Fla. -- Authorities say a university student in Florida stabbed a classmate with a screwdriver while uttering racial slurs during a stati...

Family Ski Vacation Problems Solved

Lisa McElroy | Posted 04.14.2013 | Travel
Lisa McElroy

Thinking about a family ski vacation, but not sure where to go? Out of all the ski resorts I've visited, Winter Park Resort, about 70 miles from the Denver airport, is by far the best for families.

Where To Ride Moguls This Year

Liftopia | Posted 02.17.2013 | Travel
Liftopia

There you are, sitting at the top of your favorite mountain. On your right side is the comfort and ease of a nicely groomed run, and on the left is a difficult and exhausting mogul run -- what do you do? Shake and bake baby!

Want To Study Pro-Wrestling In College? You Can!

Posted 05.15.2012 | College

Ever dreamed studying professional wrestling? Well, now you can at a Florida college! Full Sail University, a for-profit college based in Winter Pa...

Dental Records Identify Burned Remains Of Teens

AP | MATT SEDENSKY | Posted 06.19.2012 | Miami

-- A passerby's horrifying find along a Florida trail – the bodies of two teenagers engulfed in flames – has shocked residents and spurre...

Skier Survives Large Avalanche, Warning Issued

Posted 01.03.2012 | Denver

The Colorado Avalanche Information Center (CAIC) has issued an avalanche warning for Colorado's backcountry after a telemark skier triggered a large a...

HuffPost Guides: Winter Park Resort

The Huffington Post | Marnie Kunz | Posted 01.11.2012 | Travel

Winter Park Resort in Colorado is a popular destination for skiers and snowboarders. As part of a series on ski resorts, Huffington Post Travel offers...

Recycled Junk Gives A New Look To Snowboard Trails

AP | By SCOTT MAYEROWITZ | Posted 11.23.2011 | Travel

-- Some ski resorts are turning into junkyards – and snowboarders couldn't be happier. Satellite dishes, propane tanks, empty oil drums and ev...

Winter In Summer? 7 Reasons To Head To Winter Park

| Sheri L. Thompson | Posted 10.09.2011 | Denver

Don’t let the name fool you – Winter Park offers serious summer fun. Here are seven activities that keep this town moving in between powder months...

Ski Report: Just Two Resorts Left Open After This Weekend

Posted 06.25.2011 | Denver

Warmer temperatures in Colorado have the 2010-2011 ski season wrapping up, but two will remain open after this weekend. Loveland doesn't plan to c...

Orbitz Ski Resort List: Half Of Top Ten Ski Resorts In Country Are In Colorado

Denver Business Journal | Mark Harden | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

There's good news and bad news for Colorado in Orbitz's latest list of the nation's top 10 ski-resort destinations. The good news: Five of the 10 r...

Ski Train Will Be Postponed, Tickets Refunded After Judge Rules On Contract Dispute

Denver Business Journal: | Cathy Proctor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

A federal judge ruled Wednesday that Amtrak can't be forced to provide crews to operate the revived ski train operation between Denver and Winter Park...

Ski Resort Openings: The Complete Schedule

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

It's officially the beginning of ski season here in Colorado! With four resorts already open, more opening this weekend and a slew of them opening ...

Thanksgiving Week Skiing: Deals, Meals And New Openings

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Thanksgiving week is prime time for early season skiing. Crested Butte, Steamboat, Monarch and Beaver Creek opened Wednesday. Telluride and Aspen/Sno...

Stimulus Plan In 1930's Created Colorado Ski Industry

Colorado Springs Gazette, CO | DAVE PHILIPPS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Monarch, Winter Park and Wolf Creek ski areas all celebrate 70 years of skiing this winter and they all owe their start, in part, to an unexpected ben...

Ski Train Officially Canceled For The Season After Contract Dispute

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER — A company that wanted to keep train service going between Denver and the Winter Park ski area said it is giving up for now. Iowa Pacif...

Copper Mountain To Be Sold To Utah Company

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

BRECKENRIDGE, Colo. — Intrawest ULC has agreed to sell its Copper Mountain ski resort in Colorado to Powdr Corp. Intrawest, based in Vancouver,...

AmTrak, Iowa Pacific Contract Holding Up Revival Of Denver Ski Train

AP | Jeffrey Leib | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER — Whether Colorado's Ski Train returns to service this weekend could be determined by a federal judge. A company hoping to revive the De...

Natasha Richardson's Death Sparks Helmet Rule

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

VANCOUVER, British Columbia — Six months after actress Natasha Richardson died following a fall at the Mount Tremblant ski resort in Quebec, the...

Ski Train Revival: Colorado Company Interested In Restoring Route

The Denver Post | Leffrey Leib | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

A company with experience running excursion passenger trains in southern Colorado is interested in reviving Ski Train service between Denver and Winte...