From skiing to skimming, boarding to bottoming out, Pomerelle Resort’s 2nd annual Slush Cup Pond Skim is becoming a rite of passage for many skiers and snowboarders to celebrate a great season of winter sports and usher in the coming of spring. True to its name, The Slush Cup Pond Skim challenges the ability of [...]
When Magic Valley Astronomical Society created a star party on top of Pomerelle Mountain Ski Resort in Southern Idaho, they brought star gazing to new heights. The 8,000-foot elevation atop Pomerelle creates a “sweet spot” for star gazers, says Chris Anderson, Faulkner planetarium specialist at College of Southern Idaho. “Visibility of stars is clearer at [...]
Whether you’re an extreme athlete wanting to show what you’ve got, or just a spectator looking for an eye-popping show, Pomerelle Mountain Resort is the place to be on Saturday, Jan. 15 for the annual Slopestyle Competition. Slopestyle is a popular winter extreme sport in which the athletes navigate a course of jumps, boxes and [...]
Freeskiing phenom Tyler Shockey finished last season ranked 18th nationally in slopestyle for his age group (16-19) by the USASA – the country’s premier amateur ski and snowboard association. What makes this feat most remarkable is that Shockey is from Burley – not exactly a mecca for slopestylers. The nearest ski resort with adequate terrain [...]
Sheryl Whiting can’t imagine a winter without skiing. Pomerelle Mountain Resort can’t imagine skiing without Sheryl Whiting. For the past 29 years, Sheryl has taught literally thousands of skiers as an instructor at Pomerelle. “How many people have the opportunity in their lifetime to have a job that they truly love to get up and [...]
This is the very top of Pomerelle Ski Resort (taken November 29, 2006). It’s not unusual for Pomerelle to get more snow levels than any ski resort in Idaho. Such a fun and affordable place for the whole family to play.. all winter long. Perfect for skiing and snowboarding and is VERY kid friendly.
“You got the sniff, snot, snort, snuff, hack, spits, sputter, sneeze, toot, wheeze, blow, bark and sputter? Have you got the aches, pains, strains, toots, squats or squints?” The list of symptoms rolls off Dr. Don Pates’ tongue faster than this 83-year-old can fly down a ski hill – which is remarkably fast. In the [...]