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  • More Big Snow In Utah and Colorado

    Back-to-back snowstorms have been pounding Utah and Colorado. Ski Utah sends word that resorts are offering fantastic, powdery conditions and 100-inch base depths, with one to two more feet on the way this week. Full Article

    27th February 2007

  • Jibbers Enjoy Santa Fe and Sandia

    Terrain park upgrades swept through New Mexico this winter. Amid the new additions, Sandia Peak and Ski Santa Fe launched fresh parks attracting jibbers and jumpers. Full Article

    26th February 2007

  • Jackson's New Tram Takes Shape

    Planned for a winter 2008/09 launch, Jackson Hole's new $25 million Doppelmayr CTEC double-jig-back tram lift will require five new towers 30 to 60 feet higher than the current towers. But as designs for the new tram take shape, its famous village tram dock clock tower will remain as a landmark and one of the most photographed Jackson icons. Full Article

    26th February 2007

  • Bridger Rewinds Week

    As high tech snow reports cough up more detail, Bridger Bowl added a Week in Rewind to their stash of conditions info. While February dumped six feet on new snow on Bridger's runs, the fluff speaks volumes. But the Week in Rewind preps skiers and snowboarders for what to expect. Full Article

    26th February 2007

  • Grand Finale at Tamarack

    In the fresh Idaho snow pro rider Tommy Czeschin of Mammoth Lakes won both this weekend's halfpipe final and the overall 2007 Chevrolet U.S. Snowboard Grand Prix series title at Tamarack. Full Article

    25th February 2007

  • Schweitzer Steps It Up

    Schweitzer Mountain will tear down 44-year-old war-horse and resort original Chair One at the end of the season and build two brand spankin' new lifts - The Basin Express, a high-speed detachable quad and The Lakeview fixed grip triple chair. The new lifts will cut ride times nearly in half and substantially increase the mountain's current capacity by 28 percent, from 9,267 people per hour to 12,807. Full Article

    20th February 2007

  • Grand Prix Finale Hits Tamarack

    The 2007 Chevrolet U.S. Snowboard Grand Prix is headed to Idaho this weekend for its slam-bam season finale, with 130 competitors such as Olympic and X Games medalists Gretchen Bleiler, Steve Fisher, Scotty Lago, Seth Wescott and Lindsey Jacobellis ready to rip it. Full Article

    20th February 2007

  • Rippin' It Up at Park City

    Park City's Eagle Superpipe will be full of action March 10-11 for the fifth annual World Superpipe Championships. The world's top skiers and snowboarders including Shaun White, Tanner Hall, Kelly Clark and Danny Davis are all invited. Full Article

    20th February 2007

  • Loveland Is for Lovers

    Love was in the air at Loveland for the 16th Annual Mountaintop Matrimony on Valentine's Day. More than 50 couples were either married or renewed their high atop Lift Two, at 12,000 feet in altitude. The mass wedding ceremony - with many - on skis or boards, is a longtime Loveland tradition. Full Article

    20th February 2007

  • Take Time For R&R at Breckenridge

    Pamper yourself at the Beaver Run Resort and Conference Center's new luxury, full-service spa in Breckenridge. It's part of Beaver Run's $3.5 million renovation. The Spa at Beaver Run is at the base of Peak 9. Full Article

    20th February 2007

  • Big Mountain Opens 'The Lunker'

    Getting off to a late start, but just in time for the President's Day Weekend crowds, Big Mountain finally opened The Lunker. Located in its Fish Bowl Terrain Park, the superpipe immediately pulled in little groms trying to tap the lip to bigger riders throwing frontside 720s. Full Article

    19th February 2007

  • New Mexico Smashes Records

    New Mexico resorts are seeing a 60 percent increase in skier visits over last season. Why? The state has the best snowfall that it has seen in 13 years. Last year, several resorts didn't receive enough snow to open while others racked up only a 30-inch total. But this year is a different story with more than 15 feet of snow so far this year. Full Article

    19th February 2007

  • Targhee Adds Adaptive Bi-Skis

    Teton Adaptive Sports, Inc. recently donated two bi-ski chairs to Grand Targhee Resort. And with the donation, the resort's adaptive ski program takes a leap forward. The Jackson Hole non-profit group associated with Disabled Sports/USA gave the resort one bi-ski chair for adults and one for children. Full Article

    19th February 2007

  • Angel Fire Honors Patroller

    Angel Fire honored one of its own killed in Iraq. In a dedication ceremony this past week, the resort named its new gladed area Shane's Glade in memory of the former ski patroller. Full Article

    19th February 2007

  • Bogus Nightriders Begin

    The Night Riders Corporate Race League at Bogus Basin begins this week. The evening alpine racing league encourages fun, competition and skill. Skiers, snowboarders and telemarker's 18 years or older put teams together for the race series that includes weekly prizes and an end-of-season banquet. Full Article

    13th February 2007

  • Idaho Hosts 'Company of Fools'

    Company of Fools, a live performance featuring Chad Smith and Joel Vilinsky recounting a perilous climb of K2 begins a five-day spell at the Liberty Theatre in Hailey, Idaho this week. Full Article

    13th February 2007

  • Alaska Heli-Ski Packages Booking Fast

    Spots for Points North Heli-Adventures are 95 percent full for 2007. PNH is the only all-inclusive heli-ski operation in Alaska that offers a flight-hour rate instead of a guaranteed vertical package rate. Full Article

    13th February 2007

  • Snowmass Is Mad for Mardi Gras

    Bring your beads to the slopes February 20 for Fat Tuesday fun. Mountain towns and especially ski bums are big bargainers for beads of purple, green and gold. Snowmass Village hosts one of the oldest Mardi Gras festivals in the Rocky Mountains. Full Article

    13th February 2007

  • Storms Leave Snow In Utah and Colorado

    Powder is pounding Utah and Colorado. Snowbird has received around a foot and a half of snow with more expected this week. "A 16-inch storm like the one that came through Sunday is both important to help continue building a base and provides the fun powder conditions for which Little Cottonwood Canyon is known," said Snowbird President Bob Bonar. Full Article

    13th February 2007

  • Alta Goes Green

    Alta is signing up for wind power at the resort, promising to purchase 900,000 kilowatt-hours (kwh) for the next 12- month period. It will offset over 23 percent of Alta's energy consumption. Full Article

    13th February 2007

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