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  • Canada Olympic Park Tests Pipe

    In preparation for the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Games, Calgary's Canada Olympic Park reaped the benefits this season in upgrading its facilities. For Games-caliber competitors, the site functions as a training ground; for the general public, skiers and riders get a high quality venue. Full Article

    29th January 2007

  • SlopeTrackers at Sunshine

    For number-heads, you can now keep track of more stats during your ski day. And you don't have to go out to buy a GPS since Sunshine jumped into SlopeTrackers. Full Article

    22nd January 2007

  • All Aboard Marmot's Snow Train

    What a more nostalgic way to travel to a ski hill than by train! For the rest of this winter, you can hop aboard the new express weekend train to zip from Edmonton to Jasper's slopes. Full Article

    15th January 2007

  • Apres Ski Steaks at Castle

    After running a few lifts on weekends only in early December, Castle Mountain launched their seven-day operation, and their new restaurant is destined to grill steaks up this month. Full Article

    19th December 2006

  • Marmot Breaks Records

    "In my 29 years at Marmot Basin, I have never seen such a high quality snow pack," says the resort's marketing VP Brian Rode. "Conditions do not get any better than this at any time of the year." This winter, the Jasper resort is breaking records right and left -four to be exact. Full Article

    12th December 2006

  • Sunshine Jibber Land

    "We are so excited to have such a fantastic launch for the Rogers Terrain Park" said Tim Hyndman, Sunshine's Terrain Park Supervisor. With oodles of snow, Sunshine couldn't help but have a jamming opening last weekend. Full Article

    11th December 2006

  • Nakiska Predicts Good Snow

    This weekend, Calgarians can get their ski fix at their nearest resort. In opening its slopes, Nakiska joins its sister resort of Lake Louise, which has seen its best November skiing of the past 38 years. Full Article

    4th December 2006

  • Canadian Wins Lake Louise Gold

    This weekend, a 22-year-old Calgarian broke a string of dry years for Canada's ski team. Full Article

    28th November 2006

  • Castle Joins the Fray

    Castle Mountain plans on joining the early-opening Canadian fray this weekend. Full Article

    28th November 2006

  • Lake Louise Busts Records

    As Alberta's Lake Louise heads into its World Cup this weekend, the resort racks up records - both in early season snowfall and in the number of lifts open. With all lifts open this past weekend, skiers and riders ripped up the Powder Bowls. Full Article

    21st November 2006

  • Delirium at Sunshine

    With one of its best early seasons ever, Banff's Sunshine Village opened two more quads and more terrain this past week. And Delirium Dive wasn't far behind. Full Article

    21st November 2006

  • Marmot Opening Makes History

    Aided by a non-stop storm barrage rolling into Jasper National Park, Alberta, and its new $2 million snowmaking system, Marmot Basin celebrates its earliest opening in history this week. And it's not just on one token run. Full Article

    14th November 2006

  • Norquay Gate Bashing

    Over this past weekend, Mt. Norquay opened for skiing - its earliest opening ever. This week, racers show up in Banff to hit the slopes for pre-season gate bashing. Full Article

    14th November 2006

  • Bullwheels Turn at Lake Louise

    By Becky Lomax On Saturday, November 11, Alberta's Lake Louise powers up its bullwheels at 9 a.m. for opening day. With snowmaking running full-on, snow falling from incoming storms, and continued precipitation in the forecast, dry Rocky Mountain fluff is piling up in the newly-renamed Powder Bowls. Full Article

    8th November 2006

  • Sunshine Cranks Up Lifts

    By Becky Lomax As Alberta resorts pick up early season storms, they're opening - Sunshine Village included. With 10 inches of snow dumping in weekend squalls, three lifts are cranking up on a 24-inch base. Full Article

    6th November 2006

  • More White at Lake Louise

    By Becky Lomax A weekend storm ripped through Alberta's Lake Louise adding 5.5 inches to its base. Then, temps plummeted in its aftermath - "a perfect environment for snowmaking," says Matt Mosteller, a Resorts of the Canadian Rockies VP. With Mother Nature assisting resort efforts, lifts are scheduled to turn for the first day on Friday, Nov. 10. Full Article

    31st October 2006

  • Dumps and Guns at Marmot

    By Becky Lomax Late October storms rolled through Alberta's Jasper National Park this weekend dumping 20 inches of snow in five days at Marmot Basin. To complement Mother Nature, the resort prepared to fire up their new snowmaking system this week. Full Article

    31st October 2006

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