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  • They're Giving it Away at Grouse

    With one of the best November openings on record, rather than rake in the cash, Grouse Mountain decided to give everybody a free day of free skiing and riding last week. Full Article

    12th December 2006

  • Whistler's "Flute" Gets a Lift

    Whistler Blackcomb celebrates the grand opening of its new $9.5 million chairlift - the Symphony Express - on Dec. 16th, but not everybody is happy about it. Full Article

    12th December 2006

  • Lighting Up Alyeska in 2007

    According to Men's Journal Magazine Alyeska Resort is one of the six best places to spend New Years Eve 2007. We've always found New Years a bit of a bust but think about it. It's not New York City, but Alyeska got more than 100cm of snow in two days last week. Full Article

    12th December 2006

  • Boyne's Six-for-One

    Boyne Mountain celebrates the installation of America's first six-place chairlift – installed at the Mountain in 1992 – by offering six lift tickets for the price of one Friday, Dec. 15. Full Article

    12th December 2006

  • Jack Frost/Big Boulder Good to Go

    No new snow to report but the Pocono sister mountains are keeping guests busy so far this winter, spinning several lifts between them and waiting for a snowfall. Full Article

    12th December 2006

  • Canaan Valley Keeps Spinning

    Canaan Valley, W. Va., opened earlier this week and are hanging in there despite a spate of warm temperatures and rain. The area is currently open from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and they're making snow when temperatures allow. Full Article

    12th December 2006

  • Sustainable Sun Peaks

    Sun Peaks is a resort considering development carefully. Although happy to position itself in the marketplace as a quiet family spot, this little gem is more like a priceless heirloom. Full Article

    12th December 2006

  • Michigan McDonald's Promote Ski And Ride

    For the 15th year in a row Michigan's McDonald Restaurants are teaming with the Michigan Snowsports Industries Association to encourage snowsports and outdoor winter activities. Full Article

    12th December 2006

  • Wintergreen Waits for White

    Natural snowy-white flake has dissipated but skiers and riders at Wintergreen, Va., are still turning out in hopeful numbers. The area is urging local plankers to come out mid-week as it is a good time to avoid the usual crowds. Full Article

    12th December 2006

  • Pico Opens December 15 – Hosts Benefit

    Pico Mountain has scheduled its opening day for Friday, Dec. 15th and plans to have top to bottom skiing served by the Golden and Summit Express quad chairs. Full Article

    12th December 2006

  • Sipapu Snow Reports

    Winter started with a vengeance at Sipapu, with snows piling up 20 inches in seven days. Assisted by snowmaking, the resort opened two lower lifts, launching daily operations last weekend on Dec. 8. But check the snow report before you go running to the slopes on your spanking new boards! Full Article

    12th December 2006

  • Aspen Access is Easier

    It will be easier this winter to get in and out of Aspen. United Airlines is offering direct flights from Los Angeles, Chicago/O'Hare, and San Francisco. International travelers can take advantage of one-stop connections from London/Heathrow, Paris, Frankfurt, Sydney, Auckland and Sao Paulo. Full Article

    12th December 2006

  • Ski Beech Sunny, For Now

    Ski Beech, in Beech Mountain, N.C., is poised and ready to open more terrain and lifts should an approaching weather system bring more snow with it. The area currently has five of 15 runs opens with 15-inches to 32-inches underfoot. Full Article

    12th December 2006

  • Big Snow in Utah

    Utah resorts are happy to have some powder days as the latest storm brought plenty of snow to most areas. Alta had over a foot of snow. Full Article

    12th December 2006

  • Mad River Mountain Open

    Mad River Mountain, located in Ohio near historic Bellfontaine, opened for the season this week with 95-percent of its terrain ready to go and a snow base of up to 38-inches; a testament to the additional snowmaking power the area added over the summer. Full Article

    12th December 2006

  • Free Skiing at Treetops

    Treetops Resort, located just east of Gaylord, will open for the 2006/07-ski season Friday, Dec. 23, by offering free skiing for residents from the 11 surrounding northern Michigan counties. Full Article

    12th December 2006

  • Traverse City Snowline Online

    A solid cover of winter snow has arrived in the Traverse City area, turning the hills and forests around Michigan's Grand Traverse Bay into a wonderland for skiers, snowmobilers and other winter sports enthusiasts. Full Article

    12th December 2006

  • Hunter Prowls for a Challenge

    Hunter Mountain looks to Bogart its 40-inch base and keep it right through the weekend. You could care less, 'cause you're revved up for the Mountain Dew Vertical Challenge. Full Article

    12th December 2006

  • Mont Sutton - Special Deals, Special Day

    Mont Sutton in the Eastern Townships of Quebec will be celebrating its 47th Anniversary on Dec. 17 and its guests will get the presents. Full Article

    12th December 2006

  • New Jersey Still Up The Creek

    No riding yet, but just you wait. Mountain Creek and other New Jersey resorts are hoping The Farmer's Almanac and that groundhog have it right and the federalistas don't. Full Article

    12th December 2006

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