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

Mountain High Resorts Purchased By MHR Investor Group

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Scoring deep pow in the San Gabriel Mountains. (Mountain High)

Southern California’s Mountain High has been sold by Ski Resort Holdings LLC, an affiliate of Oz Real Estate, to Mountain High Reunited, a group that includes current President and CEO, Karl Kapuscinski, the senior management team, and MHR Investors.

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Timberline To Open On Weekends

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Ready to carve the first turns of the season at Timberline. (Timberline Lodge/Facebook)

The ski and snowboard season is officially underway as Timberline on the slopes of Mt. Baker will crank up a chairlift on weekends.

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First SoCal Six-Pack Chair At Snow Valley

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First SoCal high-speed goes up at Snow Valley. (Snow Valley)

Being close to the Los Angeles Basin means the lift lines at Snow Valley can be daunting, even for SoCal skiers and riders used to a crowd.

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Pay Less To Stay At Slopes In Rockies Early

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Sun Valley set to go with early discounts. (Sun Valley/Facebook)

Once the snow begins to fly, skiers and riders make plans to get up into the hills as soon as possible – and stay there as long as possible. As a result, many Rocky Mountain resorts lay out early season ticket and lodging deals.

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Insider’s Guide To Whitecap Mountains Resort

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The Whitecap Mountains Lodge at base of ski area. (Whitecap Mountains/Facebook)

Whitecap Mountains is tucked next to Weber Lake in northern Wisconsin’s rugged Ponokee Mountain range. It’s Swiss village motif, complete with clock tower, provides an Old World atmosphere. The resorts ski runs spread across three peaks offers tree-lined trails that appeal to all levels and some of the most western-like terrain found around the Great Lakes. It’s also the only Midwestern winter resort with a mile-long chairlift that spans two mountains.

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Three Wisconsin Ski Areas Potentially Changing Ownership

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Wisconsin's Little Switzerland. (Little Switzerland/Facebook)

There are some changes coming in ownership shifts of three Wisconsin ski areas. One is set and the other two are possibilities.

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Earliest Opening For Mt. Bachelor Terrain Park

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Hittin' the early jibs at Mount Bachelor. (Mt. Bachelor)

First-to-be-open honors for the 2017-2018 season may have to go to Mt. Bachelor, as the Oregon mountain dropped the ropes on a terrain park after a foot of early snowfall.

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First Flakes Signal Summer’s Over, First Turns Loom

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Seasons show their change at Aspen-Snowmass. (AspenSnowmass.com)

Summer gondola rides are coming to an end, the mountain bike heads into the garage, and thoughts turn to the upcoming ski and snowboard season throughout the West.

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Oktoberfest Comes To Northeast Resorts

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Whiteface Oktoberfest welcomes Bavaria to the Adirondacks. (Whiteface/Facebook)

It’s time to dust off our lederhosen, fire up the oompah band and enjoy a tall mug of German beer at Oktoberfests across Northeastern ski resorts.

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Court Decision Hamstrings Wolf Creek Project

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Wolf Creek base will remain as is for the foreseeable future. (Wolf Creek)

A federal judge recently ruled against the development of a village around the base of Wolf Creek Ski Area, further dimming the prospects of the Colorado mountain becoming a destination resort.

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