Snowmaker Mark Eldring loves his work, though it often means he's sitting alone at night on cold mountainsides around the world
The deal will join the two resorts into what could be the largest ski area the nation.
Among the resorts expanding or adding new facilities for children are Arapahoe Basin, Aspen/Snowmass, Loveland, and Burton Riglet Park.
Skier Jon Lujan, who was injured while serving in Iraq, will compete for the U.S. in the upcoming Paralympic Games in Sochi.
Remembering "Flying Norseman" Carl Howelsen 100 years after he brought ski jumping to Steamboat Springs.
The Fletcher brothers from will compete together -- and against each other -- in Nordic combined events at the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.
Slideshow: Brothers Bryan and Taylor Fletcher from Steamboat Springs, Colo., are part of U.S. efforts to challenge the European dominance of Nordic combined skiing. And as a leukemia survivor himself, Bryan Fletcher worked with the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society in Utah this year to get kids to draw what it looks like to beat cancer. Fletcher made the drawings into a helmet, which he has worn during World Cup competitions.