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More Snow For Colorado As Winter Returns!

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More snow moving into Colorado Sunday, Tahoe next week.

 

Stefan Abplanalp Named Head Coach Of Women’s Alpine Speed Skiers

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Stefan AbplanalpA worldly veteran alpine ski coach who most recently led the Norwegian speed racers to a powerful resurgence has joined the U.S. Ski Team. Stefan Abplanalp is already on the job as head coach of the women’s alpine speed team. He replaces Chip White, who recently resigned after 18 years with the team.

SnowSquawk: Wes Neustel’s Ski Trip -- The Group From 'Da-Loot'

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Carol Cohen and Wes Neustel

It was only seven words and eight syllables, but when I heard them, I knew it was going to be a fun ski day.  

RealSkiers: Are Skis Overpriced?

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Jackson Hogen is editor of realskiers.com has played more roles in the ski trade
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Anton UForia skis

No question about it, alpine skis are pricey. Middle-of-the-line models run for over $500, top-shelf all-mountain skis routinely check out for around $700 or more, unmounted, and some exotics seem to reach second mortgage territory. One has every right to wonder, what am I paying for?

 

Warren Miller: ‘Mountain Man’ Lou Whittaker

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Filmmaker Warren Miller

Lou Whittaker is a giant among men at six-foot-five except when he is around his equally tall twin brother, Jim. It is almost impossible to tell them apart. 

 

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Trip Report: Finally Got To The Alps - 3 Weeks, 6 Cities, 7 Mountains

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Kitzbuhel (Kemalyan group)(Editor’s Note: California small business owner Ron Kemalyan has been a lifelong skier. His dream of skiing in the Alps came true this season. Here’s his report.)

Quebec, Ontario Resorts Forge Into Mid April; Good Bases, Deals, Events

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Mt. Tremblant

While some resorts north of the border rest during the week and resume on the weekends, others are serving their patrons seven days a week. So it’s always good policy to research specific facilities in SnoCountry.com condition reports to see exactly where they stand.

 

Ski Industry Veterans Say Colorado's I-70 Bottleneck Is Hurting Entire State

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David O. Williams is a Vail-based freelancer for RealVail.com and RealAspen.com.
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on Tuesday, 08 April 2014
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I-70

Vail Mayor Andy Daly’s youngest son is ski patrolling in France this ski season and he and his wife went over to visit. On their way home they flew the 5,000 miles direct from Frankfurt to Denver on Lufthansa in nine hours. But because of gridlocked Interstate 70 traffic, it took them more than seven hours to drive the 120 miles from Denver International Airport to Vail.

 

Oregon's Mt. Ashland Gets ‘Lifeline Loan' To Stay Alive; Area Never Opened This Winter

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Mt. Ashland

For the first time in its 50-year history, Mt. Ashland Ski Area never fired up its lift this season. But the good news for skiers and riders is the Oregon ski area will operate next winter, thanks to a federal loan.

 

Spring Is Here! Will Snow Return?

Posted by Joel Gratz
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on Monday, 07 April 2014
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A warm up across the country this week and then maybe back to more snow next week.

 

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