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  • Wind Power Hits the Midwest

    Earlier this season I reported on Michigan's Crystal Mountain and their commitment to using wind power, and now Buck Hill, located near the Twin Cities, was a recipient of the National Ski Area Association's prestigious Silver Eagle award for energy conservation. Full Article

    31st October 2006

  • Sunburst Lowers the Bar for Tots

    Sunburst Ski Area, already noted for their teaching programs, is lowering the bar – or age limit – to include tots in their newly expanded children's teaching program for this coming season. Full Article

    31st October 2006

  • Wild Mountain Beefs Up Terrain Park

    Wild Mountain, located east of the Twin Cities along the Minnesota/Wisconsin border in the beautiful Taylor Falls area, added more snowmaking power this past summer and beefed up their already enhanced terrain park with 10 new rails. Full Article

    31st October 2006

  • Buck Hill Ski And Snowboard Swap

    By Mike Terrell The Buck Hill Ski Racing Team is conducting its 29th annual Ski and Snowboard Swap this weekend, Sept. 29 – Oct. 1. Billed as the biggest such event in the Twin Cities the hours are from 2-10 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m-6 p.m. Saturday, and 9-11 a.m. on Sunday. Buck’s racing program, which has produced five Olympians, has been called the “Legendary Capital of American ski racing” by <i>SKI Magazine</i>. Longtime coach Erich Sailer was just inducted into the US National Ski Hall of Fame this past April. Full Article

    28th September 2006

  • Ski Racing Summit at Boyne

    Boyne Highlands will be hosting its second annual Fall Ski Racing Summit this Saturday, Sept. 30, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., according to Boyne’s race director Olympian Cary Adgate. Former World Champion and Olympian medalist Steve Mahre will be one of the presenters along with Adgate and U.S. Ski Team Director of Alpine Education Finn Gunderson. Full Article

    28th September 2006

  • Indianhead, Blackjack Await Bayfield Apple Festival

    Bayfield, Wisconsin, home to the Apostle Island National Lakeshore, also plays host to the Apple Festival Oct. 6-8, which is one of the Badger State's premiere festivals. Located on the shores of Lake Superior less than an hour from the UP's Big Snow Country (BSC) - Indianhead, Big Powderhorn and Blackjack - the Chicago Tribune has touted it as the "best little town in the Midwest Full Article

    14th September 2006

  • Crystal Mountain Harnesses the Wind

    Crystal Mountain is the first Midwest resort to make a commitment to renewable wind energy. This coming winter the resort plans on powering their high-speed lift, the Crystal Clipper, entirely with wind power. Full Article

    7th September 2006

  • Crystal Mountain Encourages Guests To Go Green

    Crystal Mountain is encouraging guests and employees to join them in the effort to use renewable energy resources this season. Crystal is offering a free one-day lift ticket, valid anytime in the 2006/07 season, to anyone who purchases wind power for their family's residence for one year through Renewable Choice Energy. Full Article

    7th September 2006

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