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Wachusett Closes Out Early/Late Winter After 135 Days

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Wachusett

It was one of the longest seasons ever for Wachusett Mountain in Princeton, Mass, featuring one of its earliest openings and latest closings.

 

Thom Perkins Retires From Jackson Ski Touring Foundation After 38 Years

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on Tuesday, 15 April 2014
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Thom Perkins

After leading the Jackson Ski Touring Foundation (JSTF) in Jackson, N.H. for 38 years, Thom Perkins has announced his retirement from the organization. 

Park City Mountain Offers 2014-15 Season Tickets In Face Of Lawsuit Over Lease

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Park City Mountain Resort

Season tickets for 2014-2014 at Park City Mountain Resort will come with a promise to refund all or some of that cost if its landlord-neighbor wins a pending lawsuit – and the resort would close.

 

More Snow For Colorado As Winter Returns!

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More snow moving into Colorado Sunday, Tahoe next week.

 

Snow Summit Bike Park Opens April 18

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Biking at Snow Summit Mountain Resort (Snow Summit/Don McKernan)

Big Bear Lake, California’s Snow Summit Mountain Resort opens their bike park for the season April 18. It’s the earliest opening of a bike park in the nation, according to the resort.

 

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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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on Wednesday, 09 April 2014
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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.)

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