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  • Thrifty Skiers Loving New Hampshire

    Looking for deals to make skiing and riding more affordable? Check out the many deals offered by New Hampshire's ski resorts. There's something for everyone just about any day of the week. Full Article

    2nd January 2007

  • Breckenridge Gets a New Gondola

    Breckenridge has reached a milestone in its development with the opening of the new BreckConnect Gondola. With room for eight, the gondola connects Breckenridge's main parking lot off Main Street, with the ski resort's base areas. Full Article

    2nd January 2007

  • Snow-starved New York State Bears Up

    A disasterous holiday season sent mountain crews at ski areas in New York state racing for snow-making machinery any time night time temps hit the below-freezing mark. It hasn't been enough to get more than a relatively few trails open than is typical this time of year. Full Article

    2nd January 2007

  • Camden Snow Bowl – Mountains Meet the Sea

    The coast of Maine is not just for ocean activities. The Camden Snow Bowl "where the mountains meet the sea" is a community-owned ski and recreational facility whose trails give skiers and riders a unique view of the Atlantic Ocean. Full Article

    2nd January 2007

  • Jiminy Peak Kicks Up the Jam

    What's that you smell? Mmm, the delicious odor of a nice burn as you capture top prizes at Jiminy Peak's first Rail Jam this season. Saranac Root Beer and Potter Brothers Ski and Snowboard are the sponsors, but the real winners await the competion on Friday, starting at 7 p.m. 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

  • 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

  • Jersey Riders Blue About the Green

    If it feels like winter in South Carolina, it must be New Jersey, circa early January 2007. What gives? We're holding out for some of that Colorado dump along with colder temps but this riding season so far has been dubious at best, and determined skiers and 'boarders can't even look to Upstate New York or eastern Pennsylvania for help. Full Article

    2nd January 2007

  • Learn To Fly at Killington

    Killington has developed specialized learn to fly weekends for snowboarders of intermediate or advanced ability who want to jump, ride switch, perform tricks or learn other freestyle maneuvers in one of the resorts performance terrain parks. Full Article

    2nd January 2007

  • Zippy Alternative at Park City

    Tired of ripping lines on Park City's fabled slopes? Then try "zipping" down the mountain on the resort's Alpine Coaster. This high-speed alternative is open Thursdays through Mondays from 11 - 4 p.m., weather permitting. Full Article

    2nd January 2007

  • Riders Looking For a Mass. Dump

    Snow riders are eternal optimists, but winter so far here in Massachuesetts has been trying the patience of all downhillers. Ah, but with an in-your-face 'tude and millions of dollars in snowmaking machinery, Mass. ski areas are swearing by every evening drop below freezing that they can. 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

  • Norcal Stays On the Safe Side

    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, a campaign to "further reduce the frequency of accidents and to unify the industry to focus on and communicate a pro-active, strong safety message." Full Article

    2nd January 2007

  • Ride With Billy the Kidd at Steamboat

    Billy Kidd is a legend in skiing. The Olympic Silver Medalist and World Champion is easily recognizable around town and on the slopes of Steamboat, in his trademark cowboy hat. He's also Director of Skiing for Steamboat. Full Article

    2nd January 2007

  • Girls Rule at Mountain High

    Attempting to master a new sport can be a daunting endeavor, but Mountain High helping to take some of the edge off with its Girls Learn to Ride day on Jan. 13. For $69, women over the age of 13 can get a two-hour snowboard lesson, boots and board rental and a lower-mountain lift ticket. Full Article

    2nd January 2007

  • X Marks the Spot at Sugar Bowl

    The ESPN-conceived X Games take place at the end of the month in Aspen, and all but a few spots for competitors have been taken. However, there area a handful of openings for skiercross and boardercross athletes of either gender, and they'll be able to grab them at the 8th annual Jabra X-Jam at Sugar Bowl. Full Article

    2nd January 2007

  • Cali Braces for New Storm

    Californians attempting to ski this winter have had a few nice powder days - offset by record numbers of people on New Years holiday and all trying to ski it at the same time. But a new storm is on the way and it is expected to tip things the way of Lake Tahoe ski areas and people who must ride on them. Full Article

    2nd January 2007

  • Baker Gets Winded

    Due to stormy conditions and high winds, Mount Baker will be operating out of the White Salmon base area only today and there is a wind hold currently in effect on Pan Dome. Full Article

    2nd January 2007

  • Vail Tribute for President Ford

    The Vail Community held a special candlelight tribute to former President Gerald R. Ford last week. Mr. Ford was a longtime visitor to Vail and a homeowner in Beaver Creek. He loved living part-time in the Colorado mountain community, which he did for nearly 40 years. Full Article

    2nd January 2007

  • Snorkeling in New Mexico

    Inches mean nothing in New Mexico. In the Land of Enchantment this past week, they're talking feet. And for Angel Fire, skiers almost needed snorkels. Full Article

    1st January 2007

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