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  • Snowbowl Gets Good News

    The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has decided to rehear Arizona Snowbowl's snowmaking case. Full Article

    29th October 2007

  • Snowmaking Awaits Hearing

    Arizona Snowbowl awaits another hearing on their snowmaking proposal in front of the 9th Circuit court of Appeals. Full Article

    8th October 2007

  • Snowbowl Upgrades Hang In Limbo

    Owners of Arizona Snowbowl want to upgrade ski area, but need snowmaking to make it viable. Full Article

    29th September 2007

  • Flagstaff Goes Nordic

    Flagstaff Nordic Center gears up to host its winter ski racing season. Full Article

    4th September 2007

  • Snowbowl Fights Back

    Low snow pack last year in the San Francisco Peaks forced Arizona Snowbowl to open late and close twice last season. Full Article

    28th August 2007

  • Best View Is From Sandia Tram

    Where's the best bird's-eye view in America? Full Article

    28th August 2007

  • Arizona's Weather Battle Continues

    El Nino failed to deliver anticipated snows to Arizona's ski hills. With Flagstaff at 66 percent behind on rain and 43 inches below average on snowfall, fire forecasters predict drought, higher-than-average temperatures, and a big fire season for Northern Arizona. Full Article

    26th March 2007

  • Court Slams Snowbowl Snowmaking

    Just after Arizona Snowbowl closed due to lack of snow, their proposed snowmaking system received another blow from the Ninth Circuit Court of appeals in San Francisco. The court ruled against snowmaking. Full Article

    19th March 2007

  • New Mexico Resorts Begin to Close

    After a winter of deep snows, warm temperatures and lack of new snow this month are taking a toll in New Mexico. Fast-changing conditions prompted Angel Fire Resort to change its winter closing date back to its original weekend and two other resorts closed for the season. Full Article

    19th March 2007

  • Snowbowl Shuts Down...Again

    Snow is melting in the San Francisco Peaks. Rapidly. At 64 percent of average, the mountain range that houses Arizona Snowbowl is way below average for snow pack, and snow on the ski hill's beginner lift has melted. Full Article

    12th March 2007

  • Avy Training at Arizona Snowbowl

    As numbers of backcountry skiers in the San Francisco Peaks increase, the two-year-old Kachina Peaks Avalanche Center responds with education. The group gears up for its Level 1 avalanche training this weekend. Full Article

    5th March 2007

  • Jibbers Enjoy Santa Fe and Sandia

    Terrain park upgrades swept through New Mexico this winter. Amid the new additions, Sandia Peak and Ski Santa Fe launched fresh parks attracting jibbers and jumpers. Full Article

    26th February 2007

  • Arizona Skis Against MS

    When it comes to supporting the Heuga Center, Arizona preps its hills more than any other state. This weekend, both Arizona Snowbowl and Sunrise Park become two of the nine U.S. ski resorts raising funds for those living with multiple schlerosis. Full Article

    26th February 2007

  • Grinding at Sunrise and Snowbowl

    Add 'em up. Between Sunrise Park and Arizona Snowbowl, terrain park grinders will find 15 rails and boxes - enough at each to spend a day perfecting that 180 on and off. Full Article

    19th February 2007

  • Snowbowl and Lemmon Conditions Deteriorate

    Recent warm temperatures are wreaking havoc at both Arizona Snowbowl and Mt. Lemmon Ski Valley. To preserve snows they have, both resorts have made adjustments this week in their operations while awaiting the next wave of winter storms. Full Article

    12th February 2007

  • Cheers for the Bowl

    After an interminable wait, Flagstaff skiers and riders finally jumped on their boards. With last week's storms giving Arizona Snowbowl just enough snow to open, the staff cranked up the lifts on Thursday to whoops of delight. Full Article

    29th January 2007

  • Arizona Snowbowl Battles Snow-Eating Winds

    Just when Flagstaff skiers and riders could taste hitting the slopes, Mother Nature swept a rampaging breath across Arizona Snowbowl. High winds up to 70 m.p.h. stripped accumulated snow pack from the slopes and canceled the scheduled opening. Full Article

    22nd January 2007

  • Snorkeling in New Mexico

    Inches mean nothing in New Mexico. In the Land of Enchantment this past week, they're talking feet. And for Angel Fire, skiers almost needed snorkels. Full Article

    1st January 2007

  • Arizona Snowbowl Woes

    "After a disastrous 15-day ski season last year, this is the worst case scenario," lamented Arizona Snowbowl's general manager J.R. Murray. "We are basically at ground zero with snow pack." Full Article

    25th December 2006

  • Arizona Skiers Wait for Mid-December

    It's tempting, especially when snow is falling around you, but Arizona skiers must wait until mid-December. Recent storms have dropped significant snowfall across Arizona with Snowbowl getting five inches in the last few days - and there seems to be more on the way. Full Article

    1st December 2006

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