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Adirondack Ski Touring CouncilThe Adirondack Ski Touring Council (ASTC), developed in 1986 as a nonprofit corporation to promote cross country skiing and to build/maintain the Jackrabbit Trail in and around the Lake Placid, N.Y. region, will see a change in leadership. The trail, runs for 35 miles (56 km) from Keene, N.Y. to Paul Smith's College.

Boston Mills (Facebook/Boston Mills)Ohio’s Boston Mills holds its Winter Carnival  March 21. Plenty of activities for the whole family to enjoy.

Timberline (Facebook/Timberline)Ski or ride on Mt. Hood with the Timberline Spring Pass for $99.  The direct-to-lift pass is valid until May 25, 2015, seven days a week, weather/conditions permitting.

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Vans Hi-Standard competition (Sierra-at-Tahoe)The free Equinox Spring Festival  at Sierra-at-Tahoe features live bands over three consecutive weekends, and competitions on and off the mountain, beginning March 21.

Spring snowboarding at Sunday River. (Facebook/Sunday River)Maine's Sunday River Resort kicks off the multiweek outdoor Apres Ski Concert Series as part of its Spring Festival, March 21. 

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Cindy Rust Snow Sports AmbassadorCindy Rust, a science teacher at Post Falls High School in Post Falls, ID (and a snowboarder), has been named the 2015 Snow Sports Ambassador of the Year by the organizers of the Learn to Ski and Snowboard (Month)/Bring a Friend initiative. Rust was the first runner up to last year’s winner Scott Kolts of Dahlgren, IL.

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Filmmaker Warren MillerAbout 50 miles south of the Bozeman, Montana airport, a gondola will take you to the top of Big Sky. It opens up over 5,000 vertical feet of uninterrupted skiing.

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OkemoOkemo is offering several spring saving deals, including the Spring Skiesta Card, online ticket purchases, and lift & lunch ticket. 

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Chaos Hats in Denver SIAWinter means ski hat season but darn if helmets have put a crimp in resort style. Maybe we shouldn’t sport acrylic (or wool or fleece) on the slopes but that doesn’t mean those fluffy ear coverings can’t radiate your steeze après and beyond.

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Marcel Hirscher at GarmischMarcel Hirscher’s runs was all anyone could talk about after Sunday’s giant slalom race on the Kandahar at Garmisch, Germany. After dominating the first run and clocking a time 1.99 seconds faster than everyone else’s, Hirscher was far from done for the day.