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  • Sugarloaf Narrows the Field

    Sugarloaf USA was flooded with almost 2,000 entries in their Name the Park Contest. The field has been narrowed to 12 names, one of which will be the first trail name selected directly from guests' suggestions, according to Communications Manager Bill Swain. Full Article

    27th December 2006

  • North Carolina Makes Winter White

    Conditions in North Carolina improved somewhat with falling temperatures making it possible for areas to make their snow. Ski Beech awoke this morning to temperatures in the low 20s and they didn't need to be asked twice - snowmaking started immediately. Full Article

    27th December 2006

  • Virginia Feeling Wintry

    Virginia has been getting chillier lately and area resorts are using the prevailing temperatures to best advantage. It was, as officials at Wintergreen Resort said today: "23 glorious degrees at 7 a.m. this morning" and they are making their own snow. Full Article

    27th December 2006

  • West Virginia Gets Dusted (Lightly)

    Light snowfall and dropping nighttime temperatures have given a leg up to the Virginia areas, who are taking full advantage of the climate shift to make snow. Three inches of fresh snow fell on Snowshoe Mountain overnight and the area is adding as much as they can. Full Article

    27th December 2006

  • Wisp Hangs On to Forecast

    Forecasters have called for a chance of snow for Maryland's Wisp Resort and dipping temperatures have enabled the area to supplement their base - currently at between 6" and 30". Full Article

    27th December 2006

  • Freeskiers Rave About Snoqualmie

    The Summit at Snoqualmie was recently rated 12th in North America for Overall Resort and 12th in North America among Terrain Parks by Freeskier Magazine. "It's cool to see that the rest of the country is noticing what we're doing up here. We've been working really hard at putting out the best parks for years," said terrain park supervisor Kevin Turner. Full Article

    26th December 2006

  • Mild Weather Mucks With Wisconsin

    Unfortunately, as the National Weather Service predicted in early October, an El Nino underway in the Pacific Ocean, has contributed to a mild start to winter across much of the nation and the Heartland in particular. Full Article

    26th December 2006

  • Mild Weather Mucks With Illinois

    Unfortunately, as the National Weather Service predicted in early October, an El Nino underway in the Pacific Ocean, has contributed to a mild start to winter across much of the nation and the Heartland in particular. Full Article

    26th December 2006

  • Surf's Up At Mt. Snow

    Australian filmmakers Jonathan Darrant and Stefan Hunt are on a quest to go surfing (the board kind, not internet kind) in all 50 states. They added Vermont to their "done" list last week after taking a few runs down the Launch Pad trail at Mt. Snow. Full Article

    26th December 2006

  • Alyeska Gets New Snow, Owners

    Not only has Alaska's premier Ski resort been drilled by nearly a meter of fresh in the last week, they have new owners in place to reap Mother Nature's rewards. Full Article

    26th December 2006

  • Two Houses of Okemo

    The two newest venues at Okemo's Jackson Gore area were introduced to press and guests recently. The Ice House, a covered, outdoor sports arena, houses a regulation size ice hockey rink and recreational skating pavilion. Full Article

    26th December 2006

  • Pennsylvania Reels

    It has been a tough week for the Pennsylvania areas as most of them have been forced to close for the all-important Holiday Season due to lack of snow and beachy weather. Bear Creek Mountain Resort will attempt to appease the gods with a pagan ritual aimed at turning things around. Full Article

    26th December 2006

  • Cypress Bends in the Wind

    Santa and Rudolf weren't the only ones to roll into town on Christmas Eve in Vancouver. Another gust of wind shut Cypress Mountain's Peak Chair for the entire day and had virtually the whole mountain on standby by early afternoon. Full Article

    26th December 2006

  • NextSnow in NorCal

    Sports Illustrated for Kids is once again on the lookout for the next crop of park pros via a series of competitions dubbed Next Snow Search. Full Article

    26th December 2006

  • Boston Mills Upgrades

    Boston Mills, located in the Cleveland 'burbs, has installed a new 250-foot conveyor lift in the beginner's area and added a new late night upgrade this season. Full Article

    26th December 2006

  • 'Teech' Skis Paoli Free on Friday

    Now teachers have a reason to play hooky on Friday, at least in southern Indiana where teachers ski and ride free on Fridays at Paoli Peaks. Full Article

    26th December 2006

  • More Parking at Mt. Rose

    In response to its ever-growing popularity, Mt. Rose expanded its parking area by more than 400 spaces to complement the Main and Slide Lodge facilities and boost capacity in time for the 2006/07 season. Full Article

    26th December 2006

  • History Isn't Bunk, It's Bogus

    The histories of Boise, Idaho and Bogus Basin Ski Resort are intertwined, sharing more than 60 years time. The spark of an idea from Dick Vandenburg has grown quickly into a volunteer-driven "History Project" for Bogus. Full Article

    26th December 2006

  • Mammoth Madness

    January Midweek Madness kicks off early next month with a plethora of deals at Mammoth Mountain. On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from Jan. 8-31, skiers and snowboarders can get reduced rate lift tickets - always a plus. Full Article

    26th December 2006

  • Holidays Bring Snow to Silverton

    Santa's sleigh hit the high peaks of Silverton (see upper left corner of picture) and came in for a landing and a few turns on the mountain over the holidays. He brought plenty of snow with him as the southern Colorado resort was pounded with over four feet. Full Article

    26th December 2006

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