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The latest news, deals, and events from ski resorts throughout North America.

U.S. Ski Team Update: Nordic Combined Legacy Established

Bryan Fletcher

With a four-medal performance at the Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver, including a team silver, the U.S. Nordic Combined Ski Team established a significant legacy. 

 

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Ski Whisperer: Ski Boots 101 – Should Skiing Be Called ‘Booting?’

Boot

Skis are hands down the topic of greatest interest at realskiers.com. Most of our subscribers come to us with some variation of, "What skis do you recommend?" Our all-but-automatic response is, "Tell us about your boots.""What skis do you recommend?" Our all-but-automatic response is, "Tell us about your boots." 

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Warren Miller: Ski Jumping On A Hot September Night

Sepp Benedikter

Sepp Benedikter was a famous Austrian ski instructor who, for some reason, spent a lot of years in Southern California converting sun worshipers to skiers.  

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Take Advantage of 2012-13 Season Pass Deals Now And Save

Bromley Mountain

We’re not near time to formally say goodbye to the 2011-12 season. 

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Spring Fever: Resorts Across No. America Offer Family, Adult Package Specials

Spring“It’s spring fever. That is what the name of it is. And when you’ve got it, you want – oh, you don’t quite know what it is you do want, but it just fairly makes your heart ache, you want it so!” –Mark Twain

 

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Spring Sets Up Just Right In Michigan: ‘Longer Days, Softer Snow’

Shanty Creek

"Spring is my favorite time of the year to ski," says Steve Kershner, chairman of the Michigan Snowsports Industries Association (MSIA) and director of skiing at Shanty Creek in Bellaire. 

 

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Ajax And Champagne: The Just Go Together

Aspen champagne bar

An observant wag once wrote, “Only in Aspen.” Well, here we go again. The good commissioners who run Pitken County in Colorado have approved a “portable sled” bar from which thirsty guests can down some bubbly for $15.

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Recent Storms Blanket Northeast Resorts; More On The Way

Jay

Northeast ski areas are finally rejoicing with upwards of four feet of new snow from a series of winter storms over the past few days. The best news is, another storm is knocking at the door!

 

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Leap Year Storm Leaves Colorado Resorts Steeped in Powder

Aspen

Skiers and snowboarders welcomed leap day 2012 in Colorado with fresh snow and deep powder. While every Colorado resort received new snow, the two-day storm left totals of more than two feet in some areas. 

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