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  • Cypress Ready for Paralympics

    By Miguel Strother The Vancouver Organizing Committee for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games says several venues will open well in advance of the Games. One of those venues is Cypress Mountain's freestyle and snowboard site, which VANOC says will be completed by Fall 2007. Full Article

    1st November 2006

  • Bogus Snowblast

    Idaho's Bogus Basin hosted hundreds of ski hungry locals on Saturday for Snowblast, an early season event held at the base of the mountain. The get together offered up live music, sweet deals on winter gear, and discounted season passes. Full Article

    1st November 2006

  • Whistler's Liscomp Eyes Arosa

    By Miguel Strother January's World Snowboarding Championships in Arosa, Switzerland kick off a whirlwind year for pro snowboarder Crispin Liscomb. The Championships will be the first in a 10-week run of contests that has the Quebec City native and Whistler local flipping 900s between Switzerland, the U.S., Italy, Japan, Korea, and Canada. Full Article

    1st November 2006

  • Green and White at Targhee

    By Becky Lomax As flakes fall in front of Teewinot Lodge at Grand Targhee, Wyoming, the ski area gears up for its first day on the slopes on Nov. 17 - hoping for a repeat of last season's 500 inches of snow fall. Full Article

    31st October 2006

  • Ski Brule Open for Season

    Ski Brule, located in the UP near Iron River along the Wisconsin border, opened for the season this past weekend and is the first ski area to open in the Heartland; nobody else is even close to being open at this time. Full Article

    31st October 2006

  • 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

  • Camelback To Open Mountain School

    Aspiring snow sport competitors won't have to travel to academies in other states once Camelback Ski Area, Tannersville, Pa., opens the Camelback Mountain School this winter. Full Article

    31st October 2006

  • Pinnacle at Big Sky

    By Becky Lomax Mid-mountain dining is back at Montana's Big Sky. In Feb. 2005, when an accidental fire ripped through the Dug-out, the restaurant at the top of Ramcharger quad closed. Full Article

    31st October 2006

  • Snowmaking a Priority at Jack Frost/Big Boulder

    Be prepared for more snow in the mountains as two of Pennsylvania's venerable Pocono resorts, Jack Frost (Blakeslee) and Big Boulder (Lake Harmony) have made major upgrades to their snowmaking systems. Full Article

    31st October 2006

  • Blue Mountain Gets a Six Pack

    When Blue Mountain, Palmerton, Pa., opens for the season, skiers and boarders will have a new conveyance - a high-speed, detachable six pack chairlift. Folks at Blue are boasting that the resort is the first in the Poconos to have a six-pack. Full Article

    31st October 2006

  • Dumps and Guns at Marmot

    By Becky Lomax Late October storms rolled through Alberta's Jasper National Park this weekend dumping 20 inches of snow in five days at Marmot Basin. To complement Mother Nature, the resort prepared to fire up their new snowmaking system this week. Full Article

    31st October 2006

  • More White at Lake Louise

    By Becky Lomax A weekend storm ripped through Alberta's Lake Louise adding 5.5 inches to its base. Then, temps plummeted in its aftermath - "a perfect environment for snowmaking," says Matt Mosteller, a Resorts of the Canadian Rockies VP. With Mother Nature assisting resort efforts, lifts are scheduled to turn for the first day on Friday, Nov. 10. Full Article

    31st October 2006

  • Let It Blow at Taos

    Over the weekend, new snows fell at Taos Ski Valley, New Mexico, prompting at least one family to hit the slopes for sledding. The flakes supplement snowmaking guns which fired up on Oct. 20. 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

  • 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

  • Discounts Tied To Snowshoe Season Pass

    By Bill Clapper If you plan to visit Snowshoe Mountain Resort, Snowshoe, W. Va. a number of times during the season, then you should consider a Snowshoe season pass. Full Article

    31st October 2006

  • Leasing's the Deal at Whitetail

    Ever think about leasing your ski or snowboard equipment for a season? At Whitetail Resort, Mercersburg, Pa., leasing gear has come into its own. Need some reasons to lease? Full Article

    31st October 2006

  • Winter Park T-Day Package

    Most Colorado mountains will be opening Thanksgiving week, whether it is using the manmade stuff, or the real thing from Mother Nature which should really start kicking in any time. Full Article

    18th October 2006

  • Lifting Off At Copper

    Copper Mountain in Colorado lifts off the season on Nov. 3. The big party is that weekend with the "Lift Off at Copper" celebration. Full Article

    12th October 2006

  • Colorado Skiers Shine In

    The 57th annual Warren Miller movie will soon be making its way across the country (180 U.S. cities), and especially in Colorado and Utah where it gets big air time. Full Article

    5th October 2006

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