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

Cow Power And More: Killington’s Exemplary Sustainability Practices

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Killington is one of the ski areas leading the way to reduce energy consumption. (Killington)

Ski areas in the U.S. continue to implement innovative energy conservation measures and environmental practices to reduce energy consumption and the effects of climate change. Killington Resort in Vermont strives and continues to exceed customer expectations as a steward in the battle against climate change.

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Vail Resorts Commits To Zero Net Operating Footprint By 2030

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Vail Resorts is working to keep Northstar snowy. (Vail Resorts/Facebook)

Vail Resorts will aggressively pursue a comprehensive sustainability commitment, called “Epic Promise for a Zero Footprint.” This undertaking commits to zero net emissions by 2030, zero waste to landfill by 2030 and zero net operating impact to forests and habitat.
 


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Take It From The Top On Okemo’s New Mountain Bike Summit Trail

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Okemo opens new lift-served mountain biking summit trail. (Okemo/Facebook)

Vermont’s Okemo has taken lift-served mountain biking to new heights this summer. An expansion of the Evolution Bike Park includes a new trail that starts at the summit and is accessible by the Sunburst Six chairlift.

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Tonga Lumina at Tremblant: A Night Walk In Search Of The Giant

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The Twilight Portal at Mont Tremblant's Tonga Lumina. (Tonga Lumina/Facebook)

For a unique take on discovering Quebec’s Mont Tremblant, mountain explorers can now visit Tonga Lumina, an immersive, interactive and illuminated night walk that begins with a ride on the Flying Mile lift and plunges spectators into a universe that showcases the mountain’s natural elements.

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Empowering Vets Through Summer Adaptive Sports

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Wound Warrior, Ryan Major participates in the ASF's Warriors in Motion cycling program. (ASF)

After Kirk Bauer lost his leg from a grenade explosion in Vietnam in 1969, he experienced the thrill of skiing as part of his rehabilitation through Disabled Sports USA. “There was a demand from vets to get involved in sports so DSUSA began as a ski organization in 1967,” Bauer said.

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New Investment Spurs Snowmass Base Construction

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Snowmass Base Village gets new life. (Snowmass Village/Facebook)

There’s lots going on at Snowmass this summer as ownership works to finally build out the resort base area and to establish the Colorado mountain as a major summer destination.

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Tee Up Disc Golf For Mountain Fun

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Going for the basket at Gore Mountain. (Gore Mountain)

Want to add a little friendly competition to your mountainside hike? Disc golf at your favorite Eastern resort is a great way to get outside with your buddies, perfect your throw and explore the mountain from a new perspective. Scoring is the same as golf - count the number of throws needed to get the disc in the basket.

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Powder Ridge To Open 365 Snow Park With Artificial Snow Surface

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Powder Ridge will rely less on snowmaking temperatures with new artificial snow turf. (Powder Ridge Park/Facebook)

Being the southernmost ski area in New England, Connecticut’s Powder Ridge has the advantage of being close to many metropolitan areas, but faces the disadvantage of a shorter snow season. That will no longer be an obstacle for skiers and riders when Powder Ridge offers year-round skiing on the 365 Snow Park.

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Satisfy Your Summer Need For Speed On Alpine Coasters

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Hangin' on at Snowbird coaster. (Snowbird/Facebook)

As summer hits its full stride across the West, mountain resorts put their hot-weather activities front and center – including a plethora of mountain coasters that rush down trails and slopes.

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Wildfire Requires Evacuations Near Breckenridge

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Smoke rises from Peak 2 fire. (9News/Twitter)

An intense but compact wildfire between the Colorado towns of Breckenridge and Frisco has forced fire officials to clear people out of the Peak 7 resort area.

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