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  • Big Sky, Big Mountain Delay Opening

    November's second half has not been kind to Montana, waltzing in with temperatures too warm to make snow and rains that erased snowmaking whales. Several resorts that traditionally run lifts at Thanksgiving have postponed their openings. Full Article

    21st November 2006

  • Snowbird Starts the Season

    Big storms floating over Utah provided a happy opening day for Snowbird. The 35th season began with natural and machine-made snow in Gad Valley with the Gadzoom, Mid-Gad and Wilbere chairlifts serving 17 runs. Snow crews had the corduroy ready, and are busy grooming and making snow to open more runs as quickly as possible. Full Article

    21st November 2006

  • Tantalizingly Keystone

    It's going to be a sweet couple of months at Keystone. Full Article

    21st November 2006

  • Crested Butte Open For Business

    Crested Butte skiers and riders, along with mascot Bubba the Bear, enjoyed Colorado's Best Corduroy on opening day for the season. Blue skies and excellent early season snow made for a perfect day. Full Article

    21st 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

  • 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

  • Crested Butte's Turkey Trimming

    You can ski off your turkey feast in Crested Butte with a special Nordic clinic being offered. It's called Work Off the Turkey at Nordic Thanksgiving Training Camp, and it is hosted by several former Olympians including Kendall and Ingrid Butts as well as NCAA coach Jessie Crandall. Full Article

    14th November 2006

  • Utah Takes To the Slopes

    Utah resorts jump into action this week, with openings scheduled for Alta, Brighton, Brian Head, Park City, Powder Mountain, Solitude, Snowbird, and The Canyons. Full Article

    14th November 2006

  • 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

  • Jackson's Favorite Son

    Want to ski on an Olympian's heels? You can at Jackson Hole, since the resort just signed a multi-year deal with Tommy Moe. Full Article

    14th November 2006

  • Swinging In Summit County

    Summit County is in the swing of things for the season, with Breckenridge and Keystone opening early, and Copper in action as well. 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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