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RealSkiers: Ski Better In One Hour

Posted by Jackson Hogen
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Action boot (Harald Harb)

The best hour you can devote to improving your skiing this year doesn’t involve taking a lesson, doing yoga exercises, watching an instructional video or even (stifled gasp) reading a riveting website

 

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  • david howe says #
    Amen to that. A solid fit will get you more performance than skis will.

Warren Miller: Freeway To Skiing

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Filmmaker Warren Miller
This is about unanticipated consequences that began for skiing in the middle 1950s. That was when Alex Cushing who owned Squaw Valley, California, put in a bid to host the Winter Olympics at Squaw Valley in 1960.

Opening Day Photo Gallery At Arapahoe Basin

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A-Basin

Arapahoe Basin Ski Area opened Friday, October 17, 2014, kicking off the Colorado ski and snowboard season! 

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  • Jofus says #
    This also was the first ski area in the entire United States to open.

Wildcat Mountain Tests New Snowmaking System Oct. 20

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Wildcat snowmaking test Oct. 20

Wildcat Mountain in N.H. tested it’s newly completed snowmaking upgrade — the largest in its history — Sunday night (Oct. 20). The ski area installed more than10 miles of new snowmaking water and air pipe, 227 new high output/high efficiency snow guns and completed construction of a new, state-of-the-art, mid-mountain, booster pump house. 

 

PCSkiGal: Win A Spot At Utah's 'Girls On Fire' Camp

Posted by Jill Adler
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Jill Adler, aka Park City SkiGal, is an award-winning journalist and regular con
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Girls On Fire camp

Tecnica Blizzard and Keely’s Ski Camp for Girls want to send two girls to ski camp. I wish I was 15; I’d be all over this. Hopefully, by the time Sage is old enough she can find a scholarship this cool. 

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Ski Shows ‘Pump You Up’ Says Veteran Producer Bernie Weichsel; Plan Your Visit

Posted by Karen Lorentz
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Karen Lorentz has written more than 4,000 articles, authored and published eight
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Bernie Weichsel at Fernie, BC

Ski shows are a mountain lover’s paradise. Thanks to exhibitors — resorts, equipment and clothing companies, and travel and tourism organizations — as well as special events and sports personalities, they are exciting, entertaining, and informative not to mention a fun prequel to snow season. 

 

All Fourth, Fifth Graders In Michigan Offered Free Skiing; 'Cold Is Cool'

Posted by Mike Terrell
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Michigan free skiing for kids

The Michigan Ski Industries Association (MSIA) is offering all fourth and fifth graders in the Wolverine State the chance to ski and snowboard for free this winter. 

 

PCSkiGal: Colds, Flu, Skiing

Posted by Jill Adler
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Kids are flu culprits

It doesn’t matter what the medical journals say, the cold and flu season begins the day kids start ski school. 

 

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Only In Texas: Plans Unveiled For America’s First Indoor Ski Resort In Dallas Suburb

Posted by Andy Dennison
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Andy started skiing at about three years old. His father Jim held him between hi
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Grand Alps Texas

Texans say everything is bigger in their state, so it makes sense that the city of Grand Prairie has announced plans for an indoor ski and snowboard resort dubbed The Grand Alps.

 

Town To Buy Former Ascutney Ski Resort; Skiing To Make A Comeback?

Posted by Martha Wilson
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Mt. Ascutney

The town of West Windsor, Vt. has voted to use town funds to purchase a 469-acre mountain parcel of the former Ascutney Mountain Ski Resort. The base lodge, water system, and Hotel Road are other pieces the town is considering acquiring.

 

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  • freedomdave says #
    Yes,it is a great little ski area some very challenging terrain,because it is a free standing mountain and not part of the greens ...

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