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  • Avalanche Kills Skier

    On a day avalanche forecasters labeled as moderate - with areas of unstable snow and human-triggered avalanches possible - a skier was killed by an avalanche in the Teton backcountry. Full Article

    8th January 2007

  • Connecticut Hills Welcome Cold Return

    This (so-far) warmer-than-usual unusually warm winter has been experienced in the past. Your parents, grandparents or great-grandparents remember Depression-era winters where there was no snow. Ah, but that's in the past, as is this (so far) warner-than-usual winter. Full Article

    7th January 2007

  • New Jersey Needs Deal With the Devil

    Hedgerows are spotting leaves, dandelions are looking dandy and skiers and 'boarders are looking glum. Spring? No, mid-January 2007. It is our winter of our discontent, brutally warm and searingly lacking in snow or low temperatures to make it. Full Article

    7th January 2007

  • Ontario Sings the Blues

    Things are dicey for the winter sports areas doing business in Ontario. Even the largest areas have had to suspend operations on some days due to warm temperatures and an inability to cover their runs. Full Article

    3rd January 2007

  • Tamarack Opens More Terrain

    Tamarack Resort recently received a special permit from the US government to operate in 5400 acres of backcountry to the North and South of the resort. The resort had been eagerly anticipating the approval and less than a dozen trips have been run thus far, the first being at the start of the Christmas break. Full Article

    3rd January 2007

  • Wild Ride in North Carolina

    Temperatures all over the map, a few misguided rumors, and some event cancellations have made for a disappointing start to the 2007 North Carolina ski season. Full Article

    3rd January 2007

  • Virginia's Ski Mettle Tested

    Virginia's four ski resorts are spraying snow onto their runs but their snowmaking gangs are locked in a constant battle with balmy temperatures present over most of the state. Full Article

    3rd January 2007

  • Timberline Sticks to its Guns

    Timberline Four Seasons has very carefully enhanced its snowmaking arsenal over the years and this year that forward thinking has paid off as they're staying covered in what has been a tough start to 2007 thus far. Full Article

    3rd January 2007

  • Real Heroes Day at Wisp

    The weather has been great in Maryland lately... too good, in fact. The folks at Wisp Resort have been making snow when they can but with temperatures ranging into the mid-50s, it can be an Herculean effort. Full Article

    3rd January 2007

  • Weather Favors Wisconsin Ski Areas

    The weather, unfortunately the lack of winter-like weather, is the big news in the Heartland for snowsports enthusiasts. Mild weather is taking its toll on Midwest ski areas, and the 10-day long-range, weather forecast shows no relief from the much above normal temperatures that have been so persistent. Full Article

    3rd January 2007

  • Weather Taking Its Toll On Indiana

    The weather, unfortunately the lack of winter-like weather, is the big news in the Heartland for snowsports enthusiasts. Mild weather is taking its toll on Midwest ski areas, and the 10-day long-range, weather forecast shows no relief from the much above normal temperatures that have been so persistent. Full Article

    3rd January 2007

  • Chestnut Mountain Jimmy Buffet Weekend

    Chestnut Mountain, one of the Heartland's major ski and snowboard resorts overlooking the Mississippi River from craggy bluffs near Galena, is hosting a Jimmy Buffet Celebration this weekend, January 6-7; might as well considering the weather. Full Article

    3rd January 2007

  • Sundown Mountain Family Weekend

    This weekend, January 6-7, is Family Weekend at Sundown Mountain, Iowa's premier ski and snowboard area. Children 11 and under pay half-price for lift passes, rental equipment and lessons when accompanied by an adult purchasing a lift pass; an all-day adult pass is $36. Full Article

    3rd January 2007

  • Crystal Mountain Women's Winter Escape

    If you're a female looking for a new sport, wanting to make a breakthrough with your skiing technique, or just like to enjoy time with girlfriends, Crystal Mountain, one of the Heartland's top resorts, is ready to assist. They are hosting a Women's Winter Escape Weekend, January 19-21, which includes two days of downhill ski instruction, welcome reception, lunches and final dinner. Full Article

    3rd January 2007

  • Granite Peak Family Festival

    Family Festival takes place at Granite Peak, Wisconsin's premier ski area, the weekend of January 19-21. The package includes two nights lodging, two days of lift tickets - one free child per paid adult ticket - along with two day ski rental for the entire family. Full Article

    2nd January 2007

  • Whistler All White

    Whistler Mountain received 72cm of snow on the first day of the year and more is on the way. Heavy precipitation is predicted throughout the rest of the week and if temperatures stay low it will be another serious pow party in what is already a record setting winter. Full Article

    2nd January 2007

  • It Snows In Alaska - Well, Duh!

    It has been a heck of a year thus far for Alyeska. The resort received over 283" of snow for the month of December, breaking the previous monthly snowfall record of 274" set in January of 2001. Full Article

    2nd January 2007

  • Colorado Storm Slams Front Range - Again

    Once again, a big holiday storm slammed Colorado's Front Range. This time, the snow piled up post-Christmas, and hit Denver and Boulder the hardest. Resorts closer to the Front Range got the most snow, such as Eldora, SolVista Basin, and Loveland. Winter Park loved the snow, as you can see from the powder picture. Full Article

    2nd January 2007

  • Oregon Prepares, for Safety's Sake

    As the old saying goes, safety is no accident, and the folks at the National Ski Areas Association would like to spread the word. Beginning Saturday, Jan. 13, and running through Friday, Jan. 19, NSAA, in cooperation with the country's ski and snowboard resorts, the National Ski Patrol and PSIA (the ski and snowboard instructors association), is conducting its annual National Safety Week. Full Article

    2nd January 2007

  • Aging Gracefully at Diamond Peak

    You're never too old to learn something new, and Diamond Peak Resort at Incline Village, Nev., would like to help its older customers along with its monthly senior clinics, which are designed to teach techniques and movement patterns that are both more efficient and easier on the body. Full Article

    2nd January 2007

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Schweitzer Mountain Resort Announces Closing of 2014/15 Season

Despite the best efforts of the Schweitzer Mountain Resort staff, the resort has made the decision to end the 2014/15 winter season at the close of daily operations on Sunday, March 29, 2015. Thanks to favorable early season weather and an improved snow making capability, Schweitzer was able to open the season early on November 22, the weekend before Thanksgiving.More