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RealSkiers: Can't Get There From Here?

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on Sunday, 21 September 2014
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There’s a folk tale about a native Vermonter that begins with a lost tourist asking for directions and ends with the native's curt advice: You cain’t git they-ah from he-ah. Lessons like this one can only be found at RealSkiers.com.

Cold Temps Allow Sunday River To Test Snowmaking System

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on Friday, 19 September 2014
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Sunday River Snowmaking

The temperature bottomed out at 29-degrees Friday morning (Sept. 19) at Sunday River Resort in Maine, so they did what most ski areas usually do when it gets cold - turn on the snowmaking system.

 

PCSkiGal: Warren Miller's 'No Turning Back' To Debut Oct. 18 In Salt Lake City

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Warren Miller's No Turning Back

Warren Miller’s ski film number 65, No Turning Back, is premiering here in Salt Lake City- first! The newest installment pays homage to the 65 years of mountain culture and adventure filmmaking that draws avid powderhounds back year after year. the orchestra section of Abravanal Hall is already sold out for the 6 p.m. show, Oct. 18.

New Kachina Peak Lift Rises At Taos Ski Valley; Other N.M. Resorts Make News

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New lifts at Taos Kachina Peak

The lift towers are in, the cables set to be strung, and the buzz around Taos Ski Valley’s new chairlift to Kachina Peak is palpable.

 

Microbrew Fest At Boyne Highlands Sept. 27; Skitoberfest At Boyne Mountain Oct. 4

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Boyne Highlands Microbrew Fest

The ski season isn’t far away so Boyne Highlands and Boyne Mountain are helping to stoke the excitement.  

 

Six Locally-Owned Ski Areas Team For Freedom Pass In New England; $50 Upgrade

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Freedom Pass

For less than the price of a day ticket at a larger resort, skiers and riders can now upgrade their season pass at six local New England resorts to the Freedom Pass, which will offer unlimited access to each participating resort in N.H., Vermont, and Massachusetts all season long.

 

RealSkiers: Motion Beyond Mechanics

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on Monday, 15 September 2014
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Among the many ways to define the boundary between good skiers and true masters is that the former tend to be obsessed with technique (the better to breach said boundary), while the latter rarely, if ever, think about it. We think about it often here at RealSkiers.com.

 

Reaction Comes As Dust Settles In Park City; 'Give Us A Chance' Says Interim COO

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Park City Mountain Resort

Now that the dust is settling after what may be the biggest news in Park City history hit the web, the initial shock is still roiling through this small Utah mining town.

Vail’s Park City/Canyons Deal Ushers In Era Of The Interconnect

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David O. Williams is a Vail-based freelancer for RealVail.com and RealAspen.com.
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ONE Wasatch

The announcement of Vail Resorts’ $182.5 million deal to buy Powdr Corp’s Park City Mountain Resort and connect to its neighboring Canyons Resort gives a huge boost to Utah’s One Wasatch plan to connect seven ski areas accessed by one lift ticket.

Vail Resorts Purchases Park City Mountain Resort For $182.5 Million

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Craig Altschul is Editorial Director of SnoCountry.com. He is a veteran snow jou
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Park City Mountain Resort

Vail Resorts announced today (Sept. 11) it has purchased Park City Mountain Resort for a reported $182.5 million in cash. With announcement of the sale, the extended legal battle between Powdr Corp. and Vail/Talisker is over.

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