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  • The Reel Thing at Squaw Valley

    One of the annual rites of late fall (in the North Lake Tahoe area, at any rate) is the Squaw Valley Winter Film Festival, which takes place Nov. 24 at the Plaza Bar and Bar One in the Olympic House. Full Article

    7th November 2006

  • It's Showdown Time

    Even though Montana's Showdown Ski Area doesn't open until December, it already has a bigger snow pack than many other Montana resorts that have been beset with recent warm monsoons. With two feet at the summit and 18 inches at the base area, the mushy snow didn't inhibit work on its new Sluice Goose Caboose lift. Full Article

    7th November 2006

  • Makeover Winners at Sugar Mountain

    Sugar Mountain Resort, Banner Elk, N.C., and The Village of Sugar Mountain Tourism Development Authority recently announced the winners of the second Ski and Snowboard Makeover contest. Full Article

    7th November 2006

  • Kids Come First at Shawnee

    Shawnee Mountain, Shawnee-on-Delaware, Pa., enhanced its reputation as a leader in ski programs for children and for beginner/novice facilities, by adding several features for this its 32nd year of operation. Full Article

    7th November 2006

  • Canaan Valley Celebrates 35th Anniversary

    By Bill Clapper West Virginia's first commercial ski area turns 35 this year and Canaan Valley Resort & State Park, in Davis, plans to continue its focus on family-centered activities as it prepares for a Dec. 1 opening. Full Article

    7th November 2006

  • Bragging Rights for Catalochee

    Cataloochee Ski Area, in North Carolina's Great Smokey Mountains, turned on the chairlifts and opened the ticket window booths last Saturday, Nov.4, for limited skiing. The resort was also open Sunday but closed for the week and plans to reopen tomorrow. Full Article

    7th November 2006

  • Tubers Frolic at Silver Mountain

    There are plenty of updates at Idaho's Silver Mountain this year. A new Snow Tubing Park will provide the inflatable thrill of downhill winter wobbliness without the hassle of climbing back up to the top for more as a result of its new conveyor lift. Full Article

    7th November 2006

  • Pineapple Express Drenches Pacific Northwest

    The Pineapple express has officially visited the Pacific North West for the first time this season, with high temperatures and buckets of rain pouring across the region's favourite ski hills. Full Article

    7th November 2006

  • Bluewood's Nine Miles of Dusty Road - Is No More

    Bluewood resort is your road to good times this winter and they're willing to guarantee it. At long last the last 9 miles of gravel road to Bluewood has been paved, which should make travel to the South Eastern Washington powder haven much easier. Full Article

    7th November 2006

  • Ten Days and Counting at Mont-Sainte-Anne

    Halloween weekend saw a snow dump of more that 38 cm at Mont-Sainte-Anne and 40 cm at Stoneham. Full Article

    7th November 2006

  • New Triple Chair at King Pine

    King Pine in Madison, NH has increased their uphill capacity by 600 skiers per hour by replacing the old Black Bear Double Chair with a new Triple. Full Article

    7th November 2006

  • Coombs on Jackson's Headwall

    By Becky Lomax Last week, Wyoming's Jackson Hole dedicated a run to Doug Coombs, a legendary ski mountaineer who was killed in France in an April ski accident. Originally from Massachusetts, Coombs was noted for pioneering routes in the Tetons and Alaska; he was the first to win the World Extreme Skiing Championships in Valdez in 1991. Full Article

    6th November 2006

  • Reaching Out At Vail

    Vail Resorts is reaching out to the area's ethnic youth. The diversity program will help minority youth who want to learn about skiing and snowboarding in Eagle and Summit counties, along with the Front Range. Full Article

    6th November 2006

  • Snowmaking Starts at Crested Butte

    Bubba Bear has been bouncing in snow at Crested Butte. The resort is set to open Saturday, Nov. 18 and the snowmaking machines have been working overtime. Full Article

    6th November 2006

  • Sunshine Cranks Up Lifts

    By Becky Lomax As Alberta resorts pick up early season storms, they're opening - Sunshine Village included. With 10 inches of snow dumping in weekend squalls, three lifts are cranking up on a 24-inch base. Full Article

    6th November 2006

  • Mohawk Goes 3 For 4th

    Fourth graders can ride for free up to three times this season at Connecticut's Mohawk Mountain. The "3 for 4th Card" comes in the mail when an online application is filled out by the student's parents. Full Article

    6th November 2006

  • Wachusett Caters to Women Riders

    It's women only tonight (Thursday) at Wachusett Mountain in Massachusetts. In addition to a boot-fitting and ski sizing seminar, folks'll be schooled on the latest trends for women in the world of winter sports and a rundown of the latest gear aimed specifically at the female market. Full Article

    6th November 2006

  • Boyne Pushes Good Grades

    Both Boyne Mountain and Highlands are again offering the Student Freeride Program this winter for local students. Full Article

    6th November 2006

  • Berkshire Swaps It Up

    Hey Southern New England: time to swap it up. Sunday is snow-gear swap day at Berkshire East Ski Resort, so bring in the old gear in the AM and stoke the kids with some "gently used" stuff in the PM. Pull down enough decent coin to get mommy and daddy some brand-new gear. Full Article

    6th November 2006

  • Ice Is Nice at Windham

    By Bob Niedt New trails will kick up the jams while sliding at Windham Mountain this season, but what about gliding? Full Article

    6th November 2006

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