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  • Marmot Breaks Records

    "In my 29 years at Marmot Basin, I have never seen such a high quality snow pack," says the resort's marketing VP Brian Rode. "Conditions do not get any better than this at any time of the year." This winter, the Jasper resort is breaking records right and left -four to be exact. Full Article

    12th December 2006

  • POP (Pay-One-Price) at Pats Peak

    Looking for a great deal for yourself or your family? On Saturday nights from Dec. 30 til the end of the season you can pay just $29 and experience all Pats Peak has to offer – skiing, riding, lesson tips, tubing, rental equipment, bonfires and even entertainment in the pub. Full Article

    12th December 2006

  • Ho Ho Ho at the Canyons

    Grab your Santa suit out of the mothballs and head over to The Canyons on Saturday. If you're fully dressed as Santa, or his spouse, you get a free day on the slopes. Full Article

    12th December 2006

  • Wachusett Settles in for the Season

    Seven trails, 50 acres. This is only the beginning, folks. We're still skiing in Massachusetts and Wachusett Mountain aims to keep it that way. Why, the Big Guy heads to the mountain on Sunday and good little girls and boys can ask him for more snow. Full Article

    12th December 2006

  • Cannon Mountain Hosts Insider Demo Day

    The annual Insider Demo Day at Cannon Mountain in Franconia, NH will be held this year on Friday, Dec. 15. It's a great way to check out new equipment and "try before you buy." Tickets for the demo day are just $25 and include a lift ticket and demo equipment as well as 10 percent off lunch at the Peabody Lodge. Full Article

    12th December 2006

  • Windham, Other NY Mountains Hang On

    We're riding the pre-holidays roller-coaster. Windham and other ski areas in New York state rocked out at mid-December with a dozen or so trails and a handful of lifts. The cold snapped and fall fell back in at the top of the week, with warmer temps making an unwelcome return. Full Article

    12th December 2006

  • Tahoe Backcountry Safety Org Needs Cash

    The Sierra Avalanche Center, a Truckee-based organization that promotes safe backcountry travel by issuing free avalanche advisories daily throughout the winter, is a not-for-profit, all-volunteer outfit that needs regular influxes of cash. Full Article

    12th December 2006

  • Bear's Backside Gets New Lift

    Bear Valley has completed its first phase of a comprehensive three-phase upgrade designed to enhance and expand the resort's facilities and nearby lodging. Topping the recent upgrades, which cost more than $5 million to implement, has been the replacement of the old Hibernation lift on Bear's backside. Full Article

    12th December 2006

  • Sipapu Snow Reports

    Winter started with a vengeance at Sipapu, with snows piling up 20 inches in seven days. Assisted by snowmaking, the resort opened two lower lifts, launching daily operations last weekend on Dec. 8. But check the snow report before you go running to the slopes on your spanking new boards! Full Article

    12th December 2006

  • Pico Opens December 15 – Hosts Benefit

    Pico Mountain has scheduled its opening day for Friday, Dec. 15th and plans to have top to bottom skiing served by the Golden and Summit Express quad chairs. Full Article

    12th December 2006

  • Ski Beech Sunny, For Now

    Ski Beech, in Beech Mountain, N.C., is poised and ready to open more terrain and lifts should an approaching weather system bring more snow with it. The area currently has five of 15 runs opens with 15-inches to 32-inches underfoot. Full Article

    12th December 2006

  • Aspen Access is Easier

    It will be easier this winter to get in and out of Aspen. United Airlines is offering direct flights from Los Angeles, Chicago/O'Hare, and San Francisco. International travelers can take advantage of one-stop connections from London/Heathrow, Paris, Frankfurt, Sydney, Auckland and Sao Paulo. Full Article

    12th December 2006

  • Free Skiing at Treetops

    Treetops Resort, located just east of Gaylord, will open for the 2006/07-ski season Friday, Dec. 23, by offering free skiing for residents from the 11 surrounding northern Michigan counties. Full Article

    12th December 2006

  • First In: Woodbury Connects-ticut

    It all adds up. Four lifts and four trails doesn't sound like a lot, but Connecticut's Woodbury Ski Area has trail credibility. Full Article

    12th December 2006

  • Mad River Mountain Open

    Mad River Mountain, located in Ohio near historic Bellfontaine, opened for the season this week with 95-percent of its terrain ready to go and a snow base of up to 38-inches; a testament to the additional snowmaking power the area added over the summer. Full Article

    12th December 2006

  • Powderhorn's Birthday

    Powderhorn Resort is packed full of powder with more than a foot of new snow from this last storm. Powderhorn is celebrating 40 years of fun on the slopes this season. Full Article

    12th December 2006

  • Big Snow in Utah

    Utah resorts are happy to have some powder days as the latest storm brought plenty of snow to most areas. Alta had over a foot of snow. Full Article

    12th December 2006

  • Mont Sutton - Special Deals, Special Day

    Mont Sutton in the Eastern Townships of Quebec will be celebrating its 47th Anniversary on Dec. 17 and its guests will get the presents. Full Article

    12th December 2006

  • New Jersey Still Up The Creek

    No riding yet, but just you wait. Mountain Creek and other New Jersey resorts are hoping The Farmer's Almanac and that groundhog have it right and the federalistas don't. Full Article

    12th December 2006

  • Colorado's Big Snow

    Phew. Heavy sigh. The snow is back. There was a bit of a lull between storms and a few folks were nervous! But now the ground is again covered in white, with storm after storm in the forecast up until the holidays. Resorts are managing with the help of Mother Nature and snowmaking machines. Full Article

    12th December 2006

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Schweitzer Mountain Resort Announces Closing of 2014/15 Season

Despite the best efforts of the Schweitzer Mountain Resort staff, the resort has made the decision to end the 2014/15 winter season at the close of daily operations on Sunday, March 29, 2015. Thanks to favorable early season weather and an improved snow making capability, Schweitzer was able to open the season early on November 22, the weekend before Thanksgiving.More