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McKinney, Mosely Join Reno-Lake Tahoe Olympics Pursuit

Tahoe Olympics

Olympic skiing superstars Tamara McKinney and Jonny Mosely have jumped on the bandwagon to bring the Winter Games back to Lake Tahoe. No need to mark your calendar yet, as the first available date is 2022.

 

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Getaway For Independence Day; Head For Your Favorite Eastern Ski Resort

Vermont's Billings Farm & Museum

There’s nothing like that familiar heat and humidity to dampen your holiday spirits. So, cool off at your favorite ski resort in the mountains of the Northeast and Middle Atlantic regions. Here are some suggestions.

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Adventure Parks In Northeast Gain Momentum

Seqway Offroad

Adventure is the name of the game in several Northeast ski resorts this summer. The options are many; the results are adrenalin-induced fun for the whole family. Here’s where new and expanded parks are springing up at a mountain resort near you.  

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Hot In The Cities, Cooler In The Mountains; Bookings Up

Resort at Squaw Creek

There just may be a solid connection between the summer forecast for western cities and bookings at mountain resorts: Both are hot.

 

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Cool Your City Heels Up At Bear Mountain, Snow Summit

Bear Mt. biking

The mountains near Los Angeles can turn a hot time summer in the city into a cool adventure in the forest.

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Utah’s Deer Valley To See $8 Million In Improvements; Uphill Capacity Jumps

Deer Valley

A new quad chair, dubbed the Mountaineer Express will increase the capacity on Little Baldy Mountain at Deer Valley Resort in Park City, Utah, by 1,200 skiers per hour next winter.

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Lake Placid’s Mirror Lake Inn AAA Four Diamond Streak Continues

Mirror Lake Inn

The Lake Placid, N.Y. Mirror Lake Inn and Spa kept its streak alive as management was presented with the AAA Four Diamond Award of Excellence for 28 consecutive years. 

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June Mountain Closed Indefinitely; Owners Look To 'Sustainable Future'

June Mt.

Last season, June Mountain entered its second 50 years of operation, but it appears that Year 52 won’t happen for the Sierra Nevada resort – at least for the near future.

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Ski Apache Suspends Summer Operations; Assessing Lift Damage After Fire

Ruidoso fire

You won’t reach anyone at Ski Apache, high above Ruidoso, N.M., by phone and you can't drive up the long, winding access road to see for yourself. But, you will get a cryptic message that begs for more details that are not forthcoming.

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Traverse City's Cherry Festival Among Tops In Country Says NatGeo

Traverse City

Traverse City, Mich., known for its downhill and cross country skiing during winter, is also a top summer destination. National Geographic lists it as one of the Top 10 Summer Trips for 2012.  

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