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Feds Must Respond To Ski Areas Water Rights Lawsuit By Monday

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The federal government has until Monday, March 12 to respond to a lawsuit filed by the National Ski Areas Association that challenges a new directive that requires resorts operating on U.S. Forest Service lands to transfer water rights to the feds.

 

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Utah SkiLink Possibility Advances With Legislative Resolution

Wasatch backcountry

The Utah State Senate voted 22-7 Monday to advance a resolution that promotes connecting the four ski resorts in Big and Little Cottonwood Canyons with the three Park City area resorts.

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Magical Londonderry: Vermont’s Magic Mountain Sells Out Ownership Shares

Magic Mountain

Magic Mountain, in Londonderry, Vt., recently “sold” its 333th ownership share. That was the, well, “magic number” needed to begin a new skier-based ownership entity. 

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PCSkiGal Finds Elegance In The Middle Of Nowhere: Three Forks (Ski) Ranch

Two hundred thousand acres. A working cattle ranch near the border of Wyoming and Colorado, owned by St. Louis Cardinals co-owner David Pratt. The Three Forks Ranch puts the ‘X’ in extreme luxury.

 

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U.S. Ski Team Update: Freeskiing Wins Bring Smiles To Wise, Sigourney, Wallisch

Brita Sigourney

There were big smiles across the faces of U.S. Freeskiing athletes David Wise, Brita Sigourney and Tom Wallisch last weekend at Mammoth Mountain. The trio brought home big wins in the finale of the Visa U.S. Freeskiing Grand Prix.

 

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U.S. Open Snowboarding At Stratton ‘Where It All Began’

U.S. Open Snowboarding Championships Poster

“We look forward to hosting the U.S. Open each March, welcoming a ‘Who’s Who’ of snowboarding as they return to where it all began,” Stratton Mountain, Vermont’s Myra Foster told SnoCountry.com. 

 

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Four Skiing Legends Headed For New Waterville HOF

Four people who have left an indelible mark on the development of Waterville Valley Resort in New Hampshire will be inducted into a new resort Hall of Fame March 31, 2012.

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Equipment Purchases Down 12 Percent; But Sales Are A Silver Lining

Patagonia Ski Shop Breckenridge

“Manufacturers of ski, snowboard and outdoor gear and accessories haven’t done as well as years past, but that is good news for consumers,” Kat Jobanputra, COO of the Colorado-based Specialty Sports Venture retail stores told SnoCountry.com. 

 

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Video Blog: Perfect Morning At Beaver Creek

Perfect Morning

Ever had one of those perfect corduroy mornings?

 

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Trip Report: A Different Side Of Snowmass

Snowmass
Great skiing? Check.

Gorgeous mountains? Check.

An amazing family resort? Check.

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