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  • Seasonal Celebrations at Copper

    Copper Mountain is set to celebrate as their High Alpine Holiday season is underway. Santa will be taking turns on the slopes through Christmas. Look for skating and reindeer games at West Lake. Sven the Entertainer will be doing juggling and fire tricks in the village. Full Article

    19th December 2006

  • Meteorologists Right On about Sunrise

    Sometimes weather predictions actually come true. Meteorologists predicted the biggest storm of the season so far for Sunrise Park, and they were dead on. Nightly snowmaking permitted the resort to open two lower mountain lifts on December 8 for 551 feet of vertical. Full Article

    19th December 2006

  • Snow King Opens; Jackson Goes Top to Bottom

    As storms blew into the Teton Range, Snow King groomed two runs for skiing. Meanwhile, a few minutes away, Jackson Hole turned the bullwheels on lifts to the top of Rendezvous Mountain for over 4,000 feet of vertical. Full Article

    19th December 2006

  • Lack of Natural Snow Hurting Midwest

    The Heartland covers a big geographic region, from the Black Hills of South Dakota to the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains that begin in eastern Ohio. The Midwest covers 12 states and only one - Nebraska - doesn't have a lift-served ski area. Full Article

    19th December 2006

  • Sundown Mountain Family Weekend

    Children 11 and under pay half-price for lift passes, rental equipment and lessons if accompanied by an adult purchasing a lift pass at Sundown Mountain the weekend of Jan. 6 through 7. Full Article

    19th December 2006

  • Utah Hit With Powder Puff

    Many Utah resorts have been hit hard lately by plenty of powder. Sundance had nearly two feet of new snow. Park City checked in with nearly three feet of snow in three days. Full Article

    19th December 2006

  • Free Skiing Christmas Day at the Creek

    Shanty Creek, located northeast of Traverse City in Antrim County's beautiful hill and dale country, is offering free skiing on Christmas Day. Full Article

    19th December 2006

  • Ski Bum? Tamarack Has Your Back

    You've seen all the movies, admire the moves and you want to be a ski bum, eh? Well, Tamarack may be the place for you. Full Article

    19th December 2006

  • Winter Kids at Andes Tower Hills

    Andes Tower Hills, located in west-central Minnesota, is introducing a new after school program this season called Winter Kids. Children involved in the program have the opportunity to participate in an Andes staff-led activity weekly throughout the snowsports season. Full Article

    19th December 2006

  • Apres Ski Steaks at Castle

    After running a few lifts on weekends only in early December, Castle Mountain launched their seven-day operation, and their new restaurant is destined to grill steaks up this month. Full Article

    19th December 2006

  • Race With the Moon at Shawnee Peak

    Skiers and boarders, put on your night vision goggles and head to Shawnee Peak in Bridgton, Maine for their 10 week night racing series. Full Article

    19th December 2006

  • Snowbird's Tunnel of Love

    Snowbird skiers and riders are celebrating North America's first conveyor lift tunnel. It's nearly 600-feet and it connects Peruvian Gulch into Mineral Basin. You'll find it at Snowbird, at the top of the new Peruvian Express high-speed quad. The tunnel is 12 feet high, 10 feet wide and a four-minute ride. Full Article

    19th December 2006

  • Steamboat To Be Sold

    Steamboat Ski & Resort Corporation has agreed to be sold for $265 million to Intrawest ULC. The deal is expected to close in March of 2007. Steamboat has been owned by American Skiing Company for the past ten years. Full Article

    19th December 2006

  • Go For a Free Ride at Windham

    Those expecting lots o' cool cash for Christmas can try some rides before they buy at the after Christmas sales. Burton reps ride into Windham Mountain Saturday and Sunday and they're loaded for bear with tons of the new Burton snowboard lineup. Full Article

    17th December 2006

  • Jackson Hole Powdered, Opens Upper Mountain

    What would you do with 30 inches of fresh powder dropping all over your mountain for a week? You'd open more terrain, just like Jackson Hole is doing this weekend. Full Article

    15th December 2006

  • Snow Valley Adds Trail, Open for Season

    Skiers in southern Ontario can hit the slopes this weekend at Snow Valley in Barrie. They are open with three lifts and four trails and night skiing begins Dec. 15. This season sees the opening of a new trail from the summit of the Quad chair. Full Article

    15th December 2006

  • Blustery Mt. Baker Emerges in White

    Winds have died down at Mt Baker after a blustery week. The mountain is conducting normal midweek operations out of the White Salmon Base Area after a powerful early winter storm ripped through the area, closing several Washington resorts for a time but leaving behind some of the best snow conditions locals have seen in a long time. Full Article

    15th December 2006

  • Winds Whip Whistler

    It's business at usual at Whistler Mountain after nearly 60cm of snow and winds as high as 150km raced through British Columbia last night. Full Article

    15th December 2006

  • Mountain Creek Gets Rollin' Spring-Like

    Thermometer in the 60s? S'no problem. New Jersey's Mountain Creek isn't going to let a little thing like Mother Nature stand in the way. The resort is popping open this weekend for the first time this season, in T-shirt weather ripe for some near-nekkid riding. Full Article

    14th December 2006

  • Mt Washington Keeps the Snowball Rolling

    The fresh is still falling fast a furious on Vancouver Island. "Things have been unbelievable up here," explains resort spokesperson Brent Curtain. Full Article

    12th December 2006

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