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  • Snow Expo at Afton Alps

    Afton Alps puts out the welcome mat for Old Man Winter and makes it easy for local skiers to tune up their legs and gear for 2006/07 with its Snow Expo, Dec. 9 and 10. Full Article

    4th December 2006

  • Granite Peak Turns Dec. 2

    Granite Peak has been blasted by cold air with the arrival of this latest Midwest storm and, turning lemons into lemonade, they have decided to open as a result. Full Article

    1st December 2006

  • Snow Creek's Tornado Alley Sucks In Tubers

    At Snow Creek, people are running to get into Tornado Alley, not away from it. Snow Creek, Missouri, is finalizing last minute touches on its "Tornado Alley," Tubing park for the upcoming 2006/07 winter season. Full Article

    1st December 2006

  • Mad River Lights its Guns

    Mad River ski area, out there in Zanesfield, Ohio, is keeping a finger in the wind as winter approaches. The area was hoping to start spinning today, and may still as temperatures drop, but the mountain staff says they want to make sure everything is ready to go for 2006/07 before lighting the fires. Full Article

    1st December 2006

  • Chestnut Roars Dec. 2

    Chestnut Mountain Resort ready to rock Dec. 2. The Midwest is poised and ready for the 2006/07 ski season. Chestnut Mountain Resort, perched on a bluff just outside of General Grant's old hometown of Galena, Ill., has been firing up a new and improved snowmaking system in order to lay the foundation for a Dec. 2 opening. Full Article

    30th November 2006

  • Nubs Nob Adds More Gladed Terrain

    Nubs Nob was not only thrilled to learn that its terrain park was rated as the best in North America, according to a recent survey; it was ranked fourth best for ski area grooming. Full Article

    28th November 2006

  • Midwest Ski Areas Garner NSSA Awards

    Only five ski areas nationwide have received two Heads Up National Ski Area Safety Awards since the inception of the program to recognize innovative safety programs by the National Ski Areas Association (NSSA). Full Article

    28th November 2006

  • New Stash at Northstar

    Northstar's new terrain park, the Stash, has an all-natural feel. There was a time when the entire mountain was a terrain park, and all the features you hit - rocks, stumps, swales, banks, fallen trees, etc. - were 100 percent natural. Full Article

    28th November 2006

  • Shanty Creek Bounces Back

    Under new ownership Shanty Creek continues to upgrade facilities and bring the resort back to its former glory years. Full Article

    28th November 2006

  • Sun Doesn't Set on Sundown Mountain

    It's a nice little perk from the folks at Sundown Mountain, Iowa. This year, their 2006/07 season pass is being honored by Silver Mountain in Kellogg, Idaho. Sundown says it's the only two region season pass available in the Midwest. Sundown's terrain park is a big draw. Full Article

    22nd November 2006

  • Nordic Mountain Expands Terrain

    Nordic Mountain, located in north central Wisconsin, has expanded its terrain park to cover three full runs with small, medium, and large terrain park features. Full Article

    21st November 2006

  • Indianhead Extends Value Season

    Indianhead, the chief of the UP's Big Snow Country, has extended its value season for an extra week offering significant lodging package savings through Christmas. Full Article

    21st November 2006

  • Hidden Valley Reveals Snow Jobs

    Yes, you can work where you ride... The New Jersey snow has yet to arrive but you can help make the machine-spewin' stuff at Hidden Valley. Full Article

    21st November 2006

  • Heartland Skiers Sweat Out Thanksgiving

    The weather remains mild across much of the Heartland as we head through the Thanksgiving weekend; the warmest in over a decade for Michigan's Lower Peninsula. Full Article

    21st November 2006

  • Marquette Mountain Adds New Lift

    Improving their uphill capacity by almost 50-percent to its most popular slopes, Marquette Mountain, located within the city limits of the UP's Queen City, has replaced the old front-face double chair with a new triple, improved its terrain parks and added a new kid's play area at the top of the Tyro lift, complete with a ski-in/ski-out fort and slides. Full Article

    21st November 2006

  • Hyland Park Ski Patrols Receive Awards

    The Three Rivers Slopes ski patrol as well as the Viking Nordic patrols at the Hyland Lake Park Reserve, a big winter recreation complex located near the Mall of America in Minneapolis, were recently recognized for outstanding public service. Full Article

    14th November 2006

  • Indianhead Demo Days Coming Soon

    Indianhead, located in the heart of the western UP's Big Snow Country, will be hosting its annual Demo Days the weekend of December 2-3. Full Article

    14th November 2006

  • Cannonsburg Expands Terrain Park

    Cannonsburg, located on the outskirts of Grand Rapids, has expanded its terrain park with jumps, bumps, rail slides, table tops and picnic tables. Full Article

    14th November 2006

  • Traditional Thanksgiving Openers In Jeopardy

    Traditional Turkey Day openers are going to be a mixed bag across the Heartland. A few areas have struggled open already despite the marginal winter weather conditions we've experienced. Full Article

    14th November 2006

  • It's Wet, It's Sticky, Wild Mountain Still Skiing On It

    Those wild Minnesotans are still at it up on Wild Mountain. Full Article

    8th November 2006

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