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  • 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

  • Vermont Launches Operation Snowball

    With the holiday vacation week fast approaching and no snow in major northeast metropolitan markets the staff at Vermont Ski Areas Association decided it was time to show city folk that they don't need snow in their backyard to hit the slopes and the parks for good cruising. 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Buttering Around at Big Sky

    There are more than rails and jumps hidden at Big Sky. As eleven Big Sky Terrain Park Crew members have pounded out the hours to shape their park, they're taking a twist on the usual features. Full Article

    1st January 2007

  • Going Skinny on Wyoming Trails

    Fluid. Fast. Fun. If you've been watching those Lycra-clad Nordic skiers zing by on a pair of skate skis, perhaps it's time you tried a pair. Full Article

    1st 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

  • Snow Mostly a No-Show In Connecticut

    Don't let unusually warm winter temps get you down. The magic men and women working the hills of Connecticut's ski areas are bravely facing the mild weather by grabbing those evening below-freezing digits and rolling with them, making what the skies aren't giving. Full Article

    31st December 2006

  • Denver Gets Walloped, Ski Resorts Escape

    Denverites were hit hard for the second time in a little more than a week as a major winter storm rolled through the area, knocking out power and shutting down the airport again. The ski areas, meanwhile, stayed pretty dry. Full Article

    29th December 2006

  • Blue Mountain Goes Day and Night

    Blue Mountain Ski Area will be open for skiing and snowboarding Thursday, December 28, as the 2006/07 season begins in earnest. The mountain's snow gang is making snow when conditions are right and a recent storm holds promise. Full Article

    27th December 2006

  • Seven Oaks Open for Bidness

    Iowa's Seven Oaks ski area is up and running on a marginal but still skiable base. They're skiing from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and were able to make enough snow recently to give them sufficient base. Full Article

    27th December 2006

  • Sierra Nevada Buried in White

    A fairly big, but particularly chilly winter storm that lashed the Bay Area with high winds and rain moved into the Sierra Nevada overnight and left behind a glistening white present - more than two feet of fresh snow in some lucky places. Full Article

    27th December 2006

  • Chasing Santa Pays Off at Sutton

    If you were skiing Quebec's Eastern Townships on Christmas Day you might have run into the burly fellow in the funny red coat and pants. And if you did, you were probably awarded with some Holiday cheer and some local schwag. Full Article

    27th December 2006

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