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  • Pajarito Piping Water?

    To combat recent dry years, Pajarito Mountain is considering installation of a $2.6 million snowmaking system. While May balloting of the Los Alamos Ski Club owners showed support, finding water is the challenge. Full Article

    8th January 2007

  • Avalanche Kills Skier

    On a day avalanche forecasters labeled as moderate - with areas of unstable snow and human-triggered avalanches possible - a skier was killed by an avalanche in the Teton backcountry. Full Article

    8th January 2007

  • Tamarack Opens More Terrain

    Tamarack Resort recently received a special permit from the US government to operate in 5400 acres of backcountry to the North and South of the resort. The resort had been eagerly anticipating the approval and less than a dozen trips have been run thus far, the first being at the start of the Christmas break. Full Article

    3rd January 2007

  • Ride With Billy the Kidd at Steamboat

    Billy Kidd is a legend in skiing. The Olympic Silver Medalist and World Champion is easily recognizable around town and on the slopes of Steamboat, in his trademark cowboy hat. He's also Director of Skiing for Steamboat. Full Article

    2nd January 2007

  • Breckenridge Gets a New Gondola

    Breckenridge has reached a milestone in its development with the opening of the new BreckConnect Gondola. With room for eight, the gondola connects Breckenridge's main parking lot off Main Street, with the ski resort's base areas. Full Article

    2nd January 2007

  • Colorado Storm Slams Front Range - Again

    Once again, a big holiday storm slammed Colorado's Front Range. This time, the snow piled up post-Christmas, and hit Denver and Boulder the hardest. Resorts closer to the Front Range got the most snow, such as Eldora, SolVista Basin, and Loveland. Winter Park loved the snow, as you can see from the powder picture. Full Article

    2nd January 2007

  • Zippy Alternative at Park City

    Tired of ripping lines on Park City's fabled slopes? Then try "zipping" down the mountain on the resort's Alpine Coaster. This high-speed alternative is open Thursdays through Mondays from 11 - 4 p.m., weather permitting. Full Article

    2nd January 2007

  • Vail Tribute for President Ford

    The Vail Community held a special candlelight tribute to former President Gerald R. Ford last week. Mr. Ford was a longtime visitor to Vail and a homeowner in Beaver Creek. He loved living part-time in the Colorado mountain community, which he did for nearly 40 years. Full Article

    2nd January 2007

  • Going Skinny on Wyoming Trails

    Fluid. Fast. Fun. If you've been watching those Lycra-clad Nordic skiers zing by on a pair of skate skis, perhaps it's time you tried a pair. Full Article

    1st January 2007

  • Snorkeling in New Mexico

    Inches mean nothing in New Mexico. In the Land of Enchantment this past week, they're talking feet. And for Angel Fire, skiers almost needed snorkels. Full Article

    1st January 2007

  • Buttering Around at Big Sky

    There are more than rails and jumps hidden at Big Sky. As eleven Big Sky Terrain Park Crew members have pounded out the hours to shape their park, they're taking a twist on the usual features. Full Article

    1st January 2007

  • Denver Gets Walloped, Ski Resorts Escape

    Denverites were hit hard for the second time in a little more than a week as a major winter storm rolled through the area, knocking out power and shutting down the airport again. The ski areas, meanwhile, stayed pretty dry. Full Article

    29th December 2006

  • Colorado Canines Don Doggles

    No self-respecting snow dog should be allowed to wind-surf his human's pick 'em up truck without a pair of Doggles - eye protection for alpine dogs. John and Melanie Humphrey, owners of Cool Dog Sunglasses on the Snowmass Village Mall, say doggles are just the ticket for fashion forward high country canines. Full Article

    26th December 2006

  • Deer Valley Snowmobiling

    A high-speed option to a day on the slopes is snowmobiling. In Utah, Deer Valley helps operate Summit Meadow Adventures snowmobile tours at Garff Ranch, just ten minutes away from downtown Park City. 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

  • 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

  • Huge Storm Blankets Colorado

    Denver and the Front Range had to shut down for what some have called the Storm of the Year. It put a halt to holiday travel, especially at Denver International Airport, where travelers could only look at the snow, rather than get to play on it. Full Article

    26th December 2006

  • Snowboarder Jailed in Jackson

    An 18-year-old snowboarder who killed a skier in an accident at a Jackson Hole Mountain Resort two winters ago received his sentence this past week and headed into the Teton County Jail for the holidays. Full Article

    25th December 2006

  • Fishy Fun at Big Mountain

    As Santa brought new flakes to Big Mountain, terrain park lovers got an additional treat with their Fishbowl Terrain Park doubling in size. And the resort's plans include much, much more. Full Article

    25th December 2006

  • Stocking Stuffers at Taos

    What do you want for Christmas in New Mexico? Snow, of course. And that's exactly what Taos got in its stockings. Full Article

    25th December 2006

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