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  • 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

  • Tahoe Backcountry Safety Org Needs Cash

    The Sierra Avalanche Center, a Truckee-based organization that promotes safe backcountry travel by issuing free avalanche advisories daily throughout the winter, is a not-for-profit, all-volunteer outfit that needs regular influxes of cash. 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

  • 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

  • Early Season Deals at Sugarloaf

    If you're a kid or teen, age 6 to 18, or if you have one in your family, Sunday, Dec. 17 is a great time to head to Sugarloaf. It's Kids Pay Their Age Day, so if you are 9, it's $9; if you're 15 it's $15. You get the idea. Full Article

    12th December 2006

  • Angel Fire Beats Out Last Year

    "It looks great out there," said Angel Fire's Cody Fisher. "We're already better than last year." After last winter's snows failed to deliver until spring, many New Mexico resorts had skimpy ski seasons. But not so this year. Full Article

    12th December 2006

  • Skiing's a Gas in Oregon

    A half-dozen or so Oregon winter sports resorts are hooking up with Shell Oil to provide 2-for-1 lift tickets. With the purchase of at least 10 gallons of gas at participating stations, you will receive a lift-ticket voucher redeemable for the purchase of a full adult lift ticket. Full Article

    12th December 2006

  • Wachusett Settles in for the Season

    Seven trails, 50 acres. This is only the beginning, folks. We're still skiing in Massachusetts and Wachusett Mountain aims to keep it that way. Why, the Big Guy heads to the mountain on Sunday and good little girls and boys can ask him for more snow. 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

  • Bear's Backside Gets New Lift

    Bear Valley has completed its first phase of a comprehensive three-phase upgrade designed to enhance and expand the resort's facilities and nearby lodging. Topping the recent upgrades, which cost more than $5 million to implement, has been the replacement of the old Hibernation lift on Bear's backside. Full Article

    12th December 2006

  • Ho Ho Ho at the Canyons

    Grab your Santa suit out of the mothballs and head over to The Canyons on Saturday. If you're fully dressed as Santa, or his spouse, you get a free day on the slopes. 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Windham, Other NY Mountains Hang On

    We're riding the pre-holidays roller-coaster. Windham and other ski areas in New York state rocked out at mid-December with a dozen or so trails and a handful of lifts. The cold snapped and fall fell back in at the top of the week, with warmer temps making an unwelcome return. Full Article

    12th December 2006

  • Blue Mountain Runs its Six

    They're skiing at Blue Mountain, Penn., but that's not to say the mountain wouldn't like a little more snow under its guests. Blue currently has four lifts serving 13 runs, with everyone skiing on a 24-inch to 36-inch base. 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

  • Waterville Second in NH to Open

    Waterville Valley opened this past weekend with skiing and riding on intermediate and advanced terrain only. They became only the second area to open in New Hampshire this season as the winter so far has seen unseasonably warm temperatures. Snowmaking has allowed the area to open the White Peak Express Quad and the High Country Double for skiing on just one upper mountain trail at this time. Full Article

    5th December 2006

  • Name the Park at Sugarloaf

    All you terrain park fans, take note. Sugarloaf has a new terrain park and they're going to let the skiers and riders name it. Full Article

    5th December 2006

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