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Andy started skiing at about three years old. His father Jim held him between his legs and off they went down New England trails. Soon, Andy joined the Fourth Estate and moved to Colorado, thereupon finding work as a staff writer or editor for newspapers – including a stint as Ski Editor for the Colorado Springs Gazette Telegraph. In between, he de...signed and wrote public school curriculum, edited Concrete Pumping & Placing Magazine, and got a master’s degree in English. All the while, he skied. So, the marriage of snowsports and journalism has only been waiting for Andy to catch on. He’s glad he finally did. More

Get The Thrill Of Victory At Utah’s Olympic Park

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Hosting the Winter Olympics in 2002 meant building venues, including the Utah Olympic Park in Park City for sliding and jumping events. Visitors now get to feel those same thrills.

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Summit Ski Area Acquired By Timberline Lodge

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The owners of Timberline Lodge & Ski Area on the shoulder on Mount Hood have bought Summit Ski Area, a small, novice-oriented slope about six miles away.

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Plenty Of Summer Fun At Pacific Northwest Resorts

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Summertime at ski and snowboard resorts in the Great Northwest packs in all manner of adventure, food and new perspectives.

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Summer Is Kids’ Time In Colorado Mountains

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Colorado’s mountain resorts roll out the fun carpet during the summer, especially for families with children. Base areas abound with entertainment for the younger set, while most resorts put kids on the mountain for outdoors activities, like mountain biking and tubing.

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Purgatory Reopens After Fire Closure

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Firefighters have gotten portions of the massive 416 Fire under control, enough so to allow Purgatory Resort to open again for summer activities.

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Let's Go Ridin’: Downhill Mountain Bike Parks In The West

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Resorts all over the West put gravity mountain biking on the top of the summer attractions. Those who crank up the lifts in the off-season put on bike racks and bring riders to great heights.

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Alterra Mountain Company To Buy Utah’s Solitude

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After buying 11 ski and snowboard resorts in 2017 -- its first year of business -- Alterra Mountain Co. brought its portfolio to an even dozen by announcing the purchase of Solitude Mountain Resort.

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Escape Heat, Hustle To The Cool Clear Air In California Mountains

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When the hustle and bustle gets too much down below, Californians head to the hills. And, the state’s ski and snowboard resorts shift into summer gear to provide the thrills, adventures and just plain relaxation that they are looking for.

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Summer Shines Brightly In Utah Mountains

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The days have lengthened, the sun is higher in the sky and the wildflowers are out, as Utah’s winter resorts put on their summer best and welcome the offseason.

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Colorado Mountain Resorts Gear Up For Summer

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Colorado ski and snowboard resorts took a short break after winter, but they quickly turned their attention to the burgeoning summer season – full of hikes and bikes and thrills of all kinds.

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