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A snowboarder going down the mountain trail at a ski and snowboarding resort.

Skiers back on the slopes after Nordic Valley fire

Jacey Roe, Reporter January 23, 2024

Nordic Valley Ski Resort temporarily closed its doors due to a fire on Jan. 15. The fire started around 1:50 a.m. in the main lodge. The cause of the fire remains unknown and no injuries were reported....

Snowboards for rent at Weber State University Outdoor Adventure and Welcome Center. These can be rented out by students. (Paige McKinnon/The Signpost) Photo credit: Paige Mckinnon

Geared up for the powder days

Claire Young November 3, 2021

Ski season is just around the corner, and Weber State University students are gearing up to hit the slopes. Campus recreation, specifically the Outdoor Adventure program, offers countless resources to...

Steve Hawk and Gary Hammerslag engaging in a Q & A session. (Marissa Wolford / The Signpost)

Outdoor Weber Competition Peaked at Film Fest

Landin Griffith March 22, 2019

Weber State University’s Outdoor Weber competition awarded over $75,000 to its top three finalists at the two-day film festival and keynote speaker events at Peery’s Egyptian Theater on March 20...

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Ski & snowboard opportunities for students

Colton Heward January 26, 2019

Weber State University’s Outdoor Program helps students take advantage of some of the best skiing and snowboarding in the world. Located on the south end of Stewart Stadium, Weber State University’s...

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Ski sale slides into WSU

Derrek Ballard October 6, 2018

This Wednesday marks the 15th year of the Weber State University Outdoor Program's Annual Outdoor Gear Sale and Swap. The sale is from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the lower Bell Tower Plaza next to the Shepherd...

Shaun White of the USA celebrates after his final run during the Mens Half Pipe Snowboard finals at Phoenix Park in South Korea on Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018, 2018, during the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics. (Carlos Gonzalez/Minneapolis Star Tribune/TNS)

23 medals make their way from Pyeonchang to the USA

Brandon May February 28, 2018

Team USA may have started off slow in the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Games, but the Americans finished strong with 23 medals, good for fourth in the world. Four of the team's nine gold medals came from...

Hilary Knight, left, of the U.S. draws a penalty for cross-checking Canada's Hayley Wickenheiser in overtime during the women's hockey final at the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, on Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014. Canada won, 3-2, in overtime. (Mark Reis/Colorado Springs Gazette/MCT)

Ice hockey and freestyle skiing

Brandon May February 9, 2018

As the Winter Olympics enter full swing, the ice hockey and freestyle events are ones you can't miss. Hockey began Feb. 10 and will continue until Feb. 25. The men’s tournament, which first started...

Record low snow? Not the first time

Record low snow? Not the first time

John Wise February 3, 2018

The northern Wasatch mountain range is experiencing another near-record low snow year. On January 31, precipitation totals were tallied for the month showing statewide below-average snowpack. ...

The Signpost guide to the Olympics

Brandon May February 3, 2018

Ski Jumping and figure skating have been mainstays at the Olympics since the beginning and will continue to be in Pyeongchang. The United States is predicted to win medals in both events. The ski jumping...

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Previews Jan. 22–28

Samantha Bunderson January 19, 2018

Yoga at the Eccles Community Art Center The ECAC has an extensive list of yoga classes that Ogden yogis might want to check out. This week's schedule includes vinyasa yoga, chair yoga, tai chi,...

This seasons Utah snowfall has surpassed the average of 61 inches. (Dalton Flandro / The Signpost)

Greatest snow on Earth falls in record quantities

John Wise February 3, 2017

On Jan. 24, the popular Utah-based weather blog WasatchWeatherWeenies reported that “pound for pound, the snowiest place in Utah” is Ben Lomond Peak. The National Water and Climate Center snow...

Cheap Weekly: WSU Outdoor Recreation gear rentals

March 5, 2015

With all the fresh snow that has fallen in and around Weber State University, this weekend would be the perfect time for students to go out and enjoy the snow. While building a snowman or having a snowball...

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