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Free Summer Concert Series Begins At Stratton

Stratton concerts

It’s “Saturdays Under The Stars” at Vermont’s Stratton Mountain this summer as a series of family-friendly weekly concerts are underway.


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Park City Mountain Resort Will Open But Land Lease Dispute Continues

Park City Mountain Resort

The good news is that Park City Mountain Resort (PCMR) will operate for the 2012-13 ski season. That cloud has lifted. But, the storm over the resort’s renewable land lease with Talisker Corp., owners of Canyons Resort, continues unresolved.

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Newly Aligned Jay Peak, Burke Mt. To Offer Joint Passes, Improvements

Burke Mountain

Combination season passes valid at Vermont’s Jay Peak and Burke Mountain are available for purchase July 9. Jay Peak acquired its Northeast Kingdom neighbor last month.


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Hold Off On 2022 Olympic Vacation; USOC Won’t Bid

Olympic Rings

Just in case you’d penciled in a vacation to the 2022 Winter Olympics in the USA, grab the eraser. But, maybe 2026?


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Wild Mountain, Afton Alps Stay Busy Throughout Summer

Wild Mountain

Winter sports aren't the only games in town for a couple of the Twin Cities' most popular ski areas.

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Town – Not Ski Resort – Of Mammoth Lakes Files For Bankruptcy

Mammoth Lakes

Another California city – Mammoth Lakes – has filed for bankruptcy protection. The reason: The town can’t pay a $43 million breach of contract judgment. Note this is the adjacent town – not Mammoth, the famed ski resort.

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Angel Fire Zippin’; New Mexico’s Mountains Boast Summertime Specialties

Angel Fire

Just as the summer heat gets serious down below, the four northern New Mexico resorts have fired up some cool action. 

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Warren Miller: The Imperfect Flight Attendant

Filmmaker Warren Miller

The voice of the flight attendant came over the loudspeakers precisely as the textbook said it should have sounded. It did have just a hint of boredom after 30 years of sweaty palm landings.  

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Ski Resort Industry Consortium MTN.XML Launches Open Data Reporting Standard

MTN.XML, a consortium of leading ski industry partners, suppliers and resorts, has announced an open xml standard for snow data reporting across the globe.


Incubated by Treeline Interactive, with support from SnoCountry Ski Areas Association and Resorts Interactive, the initiative now has more than 15 organizations working together to implement reporting standards. These organizations include resorts, point of sales providers, industry associations and a range of other service providers including Siriusware, aRes Travel, TrailTap, Snow Park Technologies, Mammoth Mountain Ski Area, Sierra-at-Tahoe and many more.


Why is an open standard for snow data reporting so important? Ski resorts across the world provide data feeds of their mountain conditions and other related details, but many have their own unique format. This makes aggregating conditions and integrating them with media partners, including websites and mobile apps, an arduous process.


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Pennsylvania’s Snö Mountain On Auction Block July 17

Sno Mountain

Financially troubled Snö Mountain (formerly Montage) http://www.snomtn.com in Scranton goes on the auction block July 17, 2012 in what’s called a “Sheriff’s Sale” as National Penn Bank of Boyertown has reportedly foreclosed on the ski area.


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