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RealSkiers Fallacy 1Most skiers who aren’t professionally involved with the sport at the granular level cling to any number of misconceptions about equipment and technique. Just how some of these fallacies came to be embedded in the skiing public’s zeitgeist is unclear, but friends and family are the usual culprits when it comes to cementing bad ideas in place. To help you shed the shackles of ignorance, we hereby expose five fallacies that hinder pursuit of the quality ski experience. 

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Autumn Aloft Hot Air Balloon Festival (Photo: PC Mark Prothro)The Autumn Aloft Hot Air Balloon Festival returns to Park City Sept. 19-20. Twenty-four hot air balloonists have been invited to participate.

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fine Ski Museum logoIt's time for skiers to make their reservations to attend the 13th annual Induction Banquet for the Maine Ski Hall of Fame, set for Oct. 24 fat Sunday River Resort. The Maine Ski Hall of Fame was formed in 2003 to honor those who have made their mark in skiing, either in competition, coaching, building ski areas, and making other significant contributions to the sport. 

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Colorado's Passport Programs (Photo: Dave Camara, Arapahoe Basin Ski Area)Registration for Colorado Ski Country USA’s (CSCUSA) 5th and 6th Grade Passport Programs is underway for the 2015/16 ski season. The programs introduce fifth and sixth graders to skiing and snowboarding by giving fifth graders free access, and sixth graders discounted access, to 20 Colorado’s ski resorts.

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Ed LewiPublic relations industry leader Ed Lewi, founder of the New York Capital Region public relations agency that managed media relations for the XIII Olympic Winter Games, media relations and marketing efforts for The New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) since the late 1970s, and produced the annual Albany Ski Show, has died. He was 81.

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Park City Alpine SlideThe snow's coming in less than 100 days. The colors are about to turn, so it's your last hurrah to jump in a mountain lake, hike high peaks with the pooch, cycle amid the wildflowers. 

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Marcie Bradley NorthstarNorthstar California Resort appointed Marcie Bradley as the resort’s senior manager of communications. Bradley will oversee all aspects of communications and public relations at Northstar – including strategic planning and resort messaging, development and management of media relations and will act as a key liaison between Northstar and community stakeholders.

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Jake Wirth Echo Mt.Echo Mountain Resort has appointed Jace Wirth as the director of guest services. Wirth will oversee the resort’s marketing, sales, ski school and alpine racing team departments.

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Autumn Food and Wine Festival (Northstar California Resort)Northstar California Resort is the site of the Autumn Food and Wine Festival Fri., Sept. 11- Sun., Sept. 13. Connoisseurs of wine and cuisine delicacies can savor new flavors and expand their culinary knowledge on the mountain and in The Village at Northstar California. The three-day event is full of food-themed activities, events, expositions, seminars, and fun for the whole family.

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HoF Class of 2014The annual Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame Induction Weekend is set for Sept. 18-19 in Ishpeming, Mich. Some 10 snow world legends will be inducted.

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