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  • Big Mountain, Post Pineapple

    While northwest Montana fast recovers its snow base lost to the Pineapple Express, Big Mountain preps for its annual opening. On Thanksgiving Day, you should be able to carve both turns and turkey. Full Article

    14th November 2006

  • Targhee Targets 17th

    If snows permit, Grand Targhee aims to be the first Wyoming resort to open this season. As a foot of snow dumped Sunday, its consolidated base climbed to nearly three feet. Full Article

    14th November 2006

  • Alta Avalanche Awareness

    Alta is offering a backcountry experience to learn more about avalanche awareness and backcountry touring. Full Article

    14th November 2006

  • Lowriding at Angel Fire

    Cementing its reputation as a Mecca of southwest snowboarding, New Mexico's Angel Fire Resort is adding one more freestyle park to its hill this winter. In addition to Liberation Park with their 400-foot half pipe and a short school bus, they are constructing features in their new Lowrider Park. Full Article

    8th November 2006

  • Big Guns at Keystone

    It's perfectly groomed slopes for U.S. alpine star Jimmy Cochran at Keystone. The United States Alpine Ski Team is training at Keystone right now. Full Article

    8th November 2006

  • It's Showdown Time

    Even though Montana's Showdown Ski Area doesn't open until December, it already has a bigger snow pack than many other Montana resorts that have been beset with recent warm monsoons. With two feet at the summit and 18 inches at the base area, the mushy snow didn't inhibit work on its new Sluice Goose Caboose lift. Full Article

    7th November 2006

  • Skinny Ski at Wolf Creek

    Wolf Creek is up and running, but their Nordic trails are also available. Forest Service Road 391 is groomed for cross-country skiing from the end of the Alberta Parking lot to the Alberta Lake Dam. Full Article

    7th November 2006

  • TLC for the Kids at Park City

    By Shannon Luthy Park City is promising to take extra care of the kids this year. The Kids Signature Program guarantees small class sizes even during the busiest times of the season. Full Article

    7th November 2006

  • Tubers Frolic at Silver Mountain

    There are plenty of updates at Idaho's Silver Mountain this year. A new Snow Tubing Park will provide the inflatable thrill of downhill winter wobbliness without the hassle of climbing back up to the top for more as a result of its new conveyor lift. Full Article

    7th November 2006

  • Coombs on Jackson's Headwall

    By Becky Lomax Last week, Wyoming's Jackson Hole dedicated a run to Doug Coombs, a legendary ski mountaineer who was killed in France in an April ski accident. Originally from Massachusetts, Coombs was noted for pioneering routes in the Tetons and Alaska; he was the first to win the World Extreme Skiing Championships in Valdez in 1991. Full Article

    6th November 2006

  • Reaching Out At Vail

    Vail Resorts is reaching out to the area's ethnic youth. The diversity program will help minority youth who want to learn about skiing and snowboarding in Eagle and Summit counties, along with the Front Range. Full Article

    6th November 2006

  • Snowmaking Starts at Crested Butte

    Bubba Bear has been bouncing in snow at Crested Butte. The resort is set to open Saturday, Nov. 18 and the snowmaking machines have been working overtime. Full Article

    6th November 2006

  • Finding Solitude in Utah

    By Shannon Luthy Solitude in Utah plans to open Nov. 17, weather permitting. Along with opening day come some early season deals. Full Article

    1st November 2006

  • Snowbasin Fires a Blizzard Broadside

    By Shannon Luthy Snowbasin's snow guns are working overtime, getting ready for the season. New snow on the upper peaks has helped the process. Full Article

    1st November 2006

  • Holidays in Breckenridge

    Beaver Run Resort in Breckenridge is lining up a festive holiday season. For those who stay at Beaver Run's slopeside lodging Nov. 17 through Dec. 21 for two nights, you can get a third night free. Full Article

    1st November 2006

  • The West's Ski The Wolf

    Ski resorts are opening earlier than usual. Wolf Creek squeaked in their Oct. 27 opening date, with over six feet of natural snow since mid-September. Full Article

    1st November 2006

  • Keystone Spins on Friday

    Head to Summit County because Keystone opens Friday! When I-70 shuts down, you know it's going to be good. Full Article

    1st November 2006

  • Bogus Snowblast

    Idaho's Bogus Basin hosted hundreds of ski hungry locals on Saturday for Snowblast, an early season event held at the base of the mountain. The get together offered up live music, sweet deals on winter gear, and discounted season passes. Full Article

    1st November 2006

  • Let It Blow at Taos

    Over the weekend, new snows fell at Taos Ski Valley, New Mexico, prompting at least one family to hit the slopes for sledding. The flakes supplement snowmaking guns which fired up on Oct. 20. Full Article

    31st October 2006

  • Green and White at Targhee

    By Becky Lomax As flakes fall in front of Teewinot Lodge at Grand Targhee, Wyoming, the ski area gears up for its first day on the slopes on Nov. 17 - hoping for a repeat of last season's 500 inches of snow fall. Full Article

    31st October 2006

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