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Trail Improvements, New Gondola Cabins, More At Whistler Blackcomb

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Whistler Blackcomb makes improvements for new season. (Mitch Winton, photocoast.com)

Whistler Blackcomb has made a $12 million investment in guest experience improvements for this winter. Here are some highlights. Opening Day is Nov. 27, depending on weather.

 

Fall Into Winter Festival At Okemo Oct. 11

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Fall pumpkins (okemo.com)

Vermont’s Okemo Mountain hosts its first-ever Fall into Winter Festival, Oct. 11, 1-7 p.m. in the Jackson Gore Courtyard. Live music, food, and family activities highlight the event. Admission is free.

 

New Intrawest Passport Offers Free Skiing For Kids, Expanded Families, Six Resorts

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Intrawest, the parent company of several North American ski resorts, is unveiling the The Intrawest Passport, the latest of the current trend in multi-resort season passes.

 

Four-Mountain Pass Created As Mammoth Buys SoCal's Bear Mountain, Snow Summit

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The CEO of Mammoth Mountain said the purchase of Big Bear Resorts will produce a “synergy” for Southern California skiers and snowboarders. That synergy is spotlighted in a joint season pass.

 

Squaw Valley Lands International Skicross/Snowboardcross Event For Spring

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It’s the first time a world Cup has been staged at Squaw Valley, Calif. since 1969, but the International Ski Federation has chosen the California High Sierra resort for an Audi FIS Skicross world Cup and FIS Snowboard World Cup March 4-8, 2015.

 

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Judge Tosses Out Snowboarders' Suit Against Alta; Fight Will Likely Continue

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Alta Ski Area

“We are not at all dissuaded,” said Rick Alden about yesterday’s ruling in U.S. District Court. The legal war against Alta Ski Area last season for refusing to allow snowboarders on its lifts came to a head when Wasatch Equality (Alden, Drew Hicken, Bjorn Leines, Richard Varga) had their day in court.

 

Fall Family Weekends At Mont-Sainte-Anne Through Oct. 13

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Fall Pumpkin Hunt (Mont-Sainte-Anne)

Quebec’s Mont-Sainte-Anne rolls into fall with weekend activities for the whole family. Their Great Color Adventure festival is on now through Oct. 13. 

 

Sunday River Adds 50 New Acres Of Expert Terrain

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A total of 50 acres of new expert terrain, including four glades and a double black diamond beneath the Spruce Peak Triple lift, will be added to Sunday River Resort this winter. It’s part of a $5 million capital investment program.

Lodge At Idaho's Brundage Mountain Gets Makeover

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Redesigned Lodge Brundage Mt.

A more spacious and hassle-free lodge experience is the goal of a half-million dollar project at Brundage Mountain Resort in McCall, Idaho. This season's addition is the largest piece of a phased expansion project in progress since 2011.

 

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Oktoberfest Is A Fall Highlight At Sugar Mountain Oct. 11-12

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Sugar Mountain's Oktoberfest (skisugar.com)

North Carolina’s Sugar Mountain Resort will be the site of Oktoberfest Oct. 11-12 from 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

 

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