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Idaho Begins To ‘Think Snow’ With Early Deals

Silver Mountain

Hardly a flake of snow has yet to fall in the state of Idaho, but skiers and snowboarders already can get set up for the new season.

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Alberta’s ‘Big 3’ Add New Lifts, Play Zone, Food Options

Lake Louise

Canada’s “Big 3” – Mt. NorquayThe Lake Louise Ski Area, and Sunshine Village – have  new offerings for  this ski season in Banff, Alberta. 

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Boyne Country Offers Heartland's Only Zipline Tours


Boyne ZiplineZipline tours are popular pursuits at numerous ski resorts along the east coast and in the western mountains. Around the Great Lakes, you head to Michigan’s Boyne Country to find the Heartland’s only zipline tours. 

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Strong VT 5K At Bolton Valley To Benefit ‘Rebuild Waterbury’ Sept. 1

Bolton Valley Strong 5K

A benefit fundraiser on Bolton Valley’s Nordic ski trails will benefit the effort to continue rebuilding the Waterbury, Vt. community following destruction from last summer’s disastrous Tropical Storm Irene.

 

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Australia, N.Z. Resorts Pile On The Snowfall As Season Rolls Toward Spring

Mt Hutt, New Zealand

The snow keeps piling on – higher and higher in Australia and New Zealand. Australia’s Mt Perisher recently received about 20 inches in just two days, while Mt. Hutt, NZ picked up two feet this week. 

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Plenty Of Season Pass Deals Still On Sale In Midwest

Boyne Mountain

It may be the middle of August during one of the hottest Heartland summers on record, but several of the region’s ski areas are currently offering their best season pass deals for the 2012/13 season.

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PCSkiGal: Jill Does The Math With New Collective Pass

Jackson Hole Gondola

I’ve got another option for you in the lift ticket department if you’re not sure whether to plunk down a grand (or more) for a season pass this year or just purchase individual passes from say, Costco.(see SnoCountry news story).

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Deer Valley-To-Main Street Link In Park City Enters Public Spotlight

Wasatch Brew Pub

Once a pipe dream, the idea of a gondola linking downtown Park City with the slopes of Deer Valley Resort may soon be a reality.

 

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New ‘Mountain Collective’ In West Means Savings At Ticket Wicket

Mountain Collective

Four of the nation’s major western independent ski resorts – AltaAspen/Snowmass, Jackson Hole, and Squaw Valley/Alpine Meadows – have joined together in a new cooperative that means plenty of dollar savings in passes and lift tickets.

 

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New Hampshire Resort Snowmaking Enhanced For New Season

Cannon Mt.

Summer means much more to ski resorts and skiers and snowboarders than warm weather and blue skies. It means that lots of enhancements at New Hampshire’s ski resorts underway as winter looms. Take a run through the state with us…

 

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