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SnoCountry SnoCast: April To Begin Colder For Many Mountain Resorts

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The cold may push back closing dates. (Squaw|Alpine/Twitter)

Winter weather will be hanging on for the first week of April in many areas, especially to the north.

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SnoCountry SnoCast: Fourth Nor’easter Departs, Sierras Get Whacked

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Feet of snow is on the way for the Sierra Nevada range (Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows/Facebook)

Got that end-of-the-year spring skiing pass? Now is the time to use it! Epic March conditions continue for most of the East and parts of the West.

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Big Sky Joins Mountain Collective

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Big Sky adds more "big" to Mountain Collective. (Big Sky/Facebook)

Another 5,800 of skiable terrain and 4,300 of vert can be added to the Mountain Collective portfolio as Montana’s Big Sky Resort has joined the multi-mountain ski and snowboard pass.

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Hop To It: Easter In The Mountains

Hop To It: Easter In The Mountains

Sometimes you luck out with an Easter snowstorm. (Bretton Woods)

April snow will still be in abundance at many resorts across the country, so hop out for some spring runs with the Easter Bunny this Easter.

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Squaw, Alpine Stop Bottled Water Sales; Tap Refill Stations Instead

Refillable water Squaw AlpineIn an effort to reduce plastic waste in nearby landfills, Squaw Valley-Alpine Meadows has removed water in plastic bottles from its shelves and replaced them with refillable bottles and filling stations.

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Shuttles, Buses To Tahoe Resorts Abound; Park And Ride

Tahoe transitAs serious snows return to the Lake Tahoe region, thousands of skiers and snowboarders make the trip up to a dozen mountain resorts. Once they get there, area officials work hard to provide transit options so that all those vehicles stay parked during their stay.

 

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Squaw Valley To Replace Siberia Express Quad With Six-Seater For Next Season

New lift at Squaw Valley comingThe Siberia Express chairlift at Squaw Valley Resort in California will be upgraded this summer in time for the 2015-16 winter season. Plans include replacing the current high-speed quad, with a high-speed six-passenger chairlift designed to improve reliability, efficiency, and operational effectiveness. 

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Winter Returns To Lake Tahoe Resorts

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Lake Tahoe resorts are rejoicing as the latest storm finally delivered snow across the region.

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Inland Mountains To Reap Benefits; Powder Days In Utah, Northern Colorado

Alta benefits from powderThe weather map displays more action up north this week, after a period where most of the action has been at the southern edge of ski country in the West.

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Holidays at Tahoe: Festive, Traditional Christmas and New Year’s Fun

Squaw Valley holiday fireworksThe skies have brought the pre-Christmas gift of snow to the ski and snowboard resorts around Lake Tahoe this year, and the resorts are ready to celebrate. From Santa on the slopes to snowman-building to the tried-and-true fireworks and torchlight parades, northern California resorts offer up plenty for those who come to the Sierra Nevada.

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