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  • Big Mountain Adopts New Name

    Montana's Big Mountain Resort changed its name to Whitefish Mountain Resort this summer. Full Article

    28th August 2007

  • More Runs At Deer Valley

    It's new tower time at Deer Valley. Full Article

    28th August 2007

  • Olympic Gold Medalist Armstrong To Steamboat

    Olympic gold medalist Debbie Armstrong is moving to Steamboat, Colo. this winter. Full Article

    28th August 2007

  • 'The Meeting' Kicks Off Aspen Events

    Aspen is again the happenin' spot with a slew of spectacular events and activities planned for the season. Full Article

    28th August 2007

  • New Lifts Wait For You At Schweitzer

    You'll find two new lifts to ride at Schweitzer this winter. Full Article

    27th August 2007

  • Lights On at Beaver Creek

    Beaver Creek is going green. March 24 was Green Day at the mountain. The resort gave the first 1000 guests an Energy Star Qualified lightbulb. It's part of the Energy Star Change-A-Light Pledge. Beaver Creek's environmental management team says that replacing 1,500 light bulbs would reduce greenhouse gas emissions by approximately 669,000 pounds and save 423,000 kWh of energy. Full Article

    27th March 2007

  • Purgatory Passes for Sale

    Next year's Purgatory Pass is already on sale. Passes for Durango Mountain Resort are discounted if you buy them now. Adult passes for all season are $529, while children's passes are $229 (or $119 when purchased with an adult pass). Weekday and Flex passes are also available. The All-Season Pass offers unlimited skiing and snowboarding at Purgatory Mountain along with summer activities like the Alpine Slide, mountain biking and hiking. Full Article

    27th March 2007

  • Getting Fit In Utah

    The inaugural season for the Utah Winter Games WinterFit program was a huge success. The purpose of WinterFit is to get people off the couch and doing something active during the long winter months, when the average American gains four pounds. Nearly 280 people participated this winter, with 70 of them dropping over four pounds each in the Weight Loss category. Over 200 joined the Minutes of Activity competition, averaging over 57 hours of total physical activity per person for a total of over 12-thousand hours. Full Article

    27th March 2007

  • Easter Bunny Hops To Copper

    Colorado slopes are going bunny crazy with Easter celebrations. Most of the resorts have fun on the snow by hiding Easter eggs around the base area on Easter Sunday, April 8. Copper Mountain will have 50,000 Easter Eggs in and around the Village at Copper, the mountain base area and on some trails. Full Article

    27th March 2007

  • Telemark Extremes at Crested Butte

    Crested Butte has just finished hosting the 11th Annual U.S. Extreme Freeskiing Telemark Championships. Leaving sparks flying out on the snow in the off-camber, double fall line rock fest called Angle Gully, Dylan Crossman of Randolph, Vermont and Martha Burley of Fernie, British Columbia knee-bent themselves into first place finishes. Full Article

    27th March 2007

  • Aspen Highlands To Stay Open Longer

    Many of Colorado's resorts got hit with a nice weekend of heavy snow. Vail received a foot of snow, setting up the mountain for some super spring skiing. The first two weeks in April is the Spring Back To Vail celebration, rated the number one ski party in North America. It's two weeks of on-snow events, live music and the Taste of Vail. Kids 12 and under can ski free at Vail April 16-19. Aspen Highlands had so much snow from the weekend storm that they have extended the season for a week. The mountain will now close April 8 instead of April 1, thanks to strong bookings and a base of more than six feet. Full Article

    27th March 2007

  • Park City's Roxy Chicken Jam

    Babes were boarding en force at Park City's Third Annual Roxy Chicken Jam. Athletes from a dozen countries tore it up in the Park City terrain park for three days. Slopestyle champ is Tara Dakides of Mammoth, California. One of her best runs included a backflip over the showtime booter, backside rodeo to a clean backside 720, finishing with a boardslide to fakie on the flat down flat. Full Article

    27th March 2007

  • Tamarack Serves Up Another Winner

    Who says there's nothing to life but a baseline rally? The Fairmont Tamarack at Tamarack Resort - a joint venture development between Andre Agassi and Stefanie Graf's Agassi Graf Development and Bayview Financial, L.P.'s Real Estate Investment Group - sold the first 125 condominiums and hotel-condominiums made available in less than seven hours Saturday, generating $140 million. Full Article

    27th March 2007

  • New Mexico Goes Out With a Bang

    While neighboring Arizona struggled with snows this winter, New Mexico read like a different book. Storms piled up one after the other, dropping big dumps of snow…even this past week. Full Article

    26th March 2007

  • Dismantling Jackson's Tram

    After Jackson Hole closes for the season on April 8, its iconic tram will be dismantled in the upcoming months - buildings, towers, cars, and the famous clock tower. While new steel for construction won't arrive until next spring, the tear down begins this spring. Full Article

    26th March 2007

  • Mannequins, Polar Plunges, and Spam

    Montana resorts don't believe in ending the ski season in a fizzle. Most close their lifts in a blaze of zaniness that not only celebrates spring meltdown, but what's left of winter. Full Article

    26th March 2007

  • Washington Areas See More Snow

    The Washington ski areas are still getting new snow and - this morning - lovely spring conditions with locals ready for a day of skiing and riding under clear skies. More snow is forecast and conditions change quickly, as you know, but it's a nice morning in Washington state. Full Article

    21st March 2007

  • SpongeBob Does The Canyons

    Cartoon capers have been all over The Canyons this week, with visits from SpongeBob SquarePants and Dora, the Explorer. The two Nickelodeon stars are staying locally for the Nickelodeon Family Winter Fest. Full Article

    20th March 2007

  • Steamboat's Great Ski Giveaway

    Steamboat is celebrating over 300 inches of snow this season by giving away some Solomon skis and bindings. They're calling it the "Ridiculously Deep Sweepstakes." Ten lucky powderhounds will get a pair of Solomon Tornado skis and Solomon 912 bindings. The only way to register is through Steamboat's BigSno.com Web site. Full Article

    20th March 2007

  • Avalanche Training at Winter Park

    Winter Park has designated a specific area of the mountain to avalanche training. It's called Beacon Basin. It's where backcountry skiers and boarders can learn about using personal avalanche transmitters. In Beacon Basin, which is at the bottom of the Primrose Trail before Lunch Rock, there are eight buried transmitters. Ski Patrol can activate them at any time for training purposes. Full Article

    20th March 2007

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