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  • Zero Gravity at Moonlight

    Snowboarders and freestylers can't wait for snows to open Moonlight Basin as visions of its new terrain park dance in their heads. This winter, the resort plans to launch their first park - Zero Gravity Park. 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

  • 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

  • Colorado Snow Totals Crack the Century Mark

    Colorado resorts are delighting over recent snowfalls, which are pushing year-to-date totals up over the 100-inch mark. Wolf Creek leads the way after the most recent storm dumped three feet, letting them open the entire mountain. Aspen had two feet, and two snow days for the local kids. Full Article

    5th December 2006

  • More Bowls Open at Vail

    Vail is enjoying some powder days. They've had so much snow that Sun Up and Sun Down Bowls are now open, along with China Bowl, Tea Cup Bowl, with the remaining Back Bowls and Blue Sky Basin, all by Friday. That will bring Vail's available terrain to over 4000 acres with 26 lifts. Full Article

    5th December 2006

  • Ribbon-Cutting at Deer Valley

    Deer Valley's new chairlift is official. Actress Glenn Close took part in the ribbon cutting ceremony, while there to attend Deer Valley's annual Celebrity SkiFest. Full Article

    5th December 2006

  • Sharing the Love at Loveland

    Loveland's Love Park is open, with ten features, one of which is the Wall feature. You get to Love Park from Chair Six at the Loveland Basin. It's on the intermediate trail Roulette. Full Article

    5th December 2006

  • Jackson Opens; Targhee Opens More

    Last weekend, Jackson Hole launched its 40th ski season, while on the other side of the Teton Range, Grand Targhee opened up additional runs. On a combination of natural and machine-made snow, Jackson opened 2,170 vertical feet of terrain. Full Article

    4th December 2006

  • First Lift on Big Mountain

    Local David Steele slept in Big Mountain's parking lot the night before opening day, just so he and his three friends could line up at six a.m. to ride the first chair of the year. Three and a half hours later, the foursome whooped it up as their chair took off. Full Article

    4th December 2006

  • Big Sky Picks Up Where Spring Left Off

    "It's like the day you bought books for classes in collegethere were lines, but there was also excitement," summed up Big Sky's Dax Schieffer about the resort's opening day. Full Article

    4th December 2006

  • Lookout Pass 100 Percent

    As the first ski hill in Montana to be 100 percent open, Lookout Pass ran all three of its lifts last weekend. Following in its wake, a pack of smaller Montana ski hills are opening as snows permit. Full Article

    4th December 2006

  • Durango's Benefit Day

    Benefit Day this year at Purgatory at Durango Mountain Resort is Saturday, Dec. 2. Full Article

    28th November 2006

  • Colorado's Gems Resorts

    The best deal in Colorado Ski Country is the Gems Card. That's because some think the Colorado Gems are the best deal in the state. They are the smaller, off-the-beaten-path resorts that are less expensive and a bit easier to navigate. They're perfect for families. Full Article

    28th November 2006

  • Buried at Big Mountain

    For a ski resort that looked more like Hawaii a week ago, Big Mountain is now buried in white. Full Article

    28th November 2006

  • Reel Teaser at Jackson Hole

    You can now see epic Jackson Hole ski and snowboard footage shot by Teton Gravity Research pulled into one flick - just in time for the resort's opening. Full Article

    28th November 2006

  • Temptation Hill at Telluride

    Precariously perched at 12,000 feet along Gold Hill in Telluride is the Tempter House. Full Article

    28th November 2006

  • Great Divide's Buck-a-Run

    When Montana's Great Divide opened one run this past weekend, they sold tickets on the deck for a buck. Full Article

    28th November 2006

  • Non-Stop Action at Keystone

    Those lucky few with thighs of steel may want to jump into the action on Keystone Mountain starting Dec. 1. Full Article

    21st November 2006

  • Sun Valley Makes Its Own

    With most of the Pacific Northwest blasted by ridiculous amounts of early snow, Sun Valley's Dollar Mountain isn't content to sit and wait of its fair share of slick. Full Article

    21st November 2006

  • Taos Cranks Up

    Due to sustained cold temperatures that have allowed snowmakers to supplement Mother Nature's droppings, New Mexico's Taos Ski Valley plans to crank up a few lifts this week. Full Article

    21st November 2006

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