Things Are Hoppin' At Mammoth Mountain In August

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Few ski and snowboard resorts in the West open up their arms to summer festivals and special events like Mammoth Mountain in the southern Sierra.

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Ski Mountaineering To Make Olympic Debut at 2026 Games In Italy

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Ski mountaineering will make its way to the world’s biggest stage for the first time in 2026.

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Steamboat Outlines Largest Redevelopment in Resort History

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Change is coming to one of Colorado’s most iconic ski resort as Steamboat is moving “Full Steam Ahead” with the largest redevelopment in resort history. Here’s a quick video they put together outlining how they plan to use the $135 million allocated to enhance guests’ experience on and off the slopes. 

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Colorado Opens Its Taps For August Brewfests

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The month of August puts Colorado's mountains on display -- their high meadows flowing with chilly creek waters. What better to celebrate the high country with than a few mugs of craft beer. 

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Abandoned Coal Mine Near Aspen Is A New Mountain Bike Park

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Gary Tennenbaum remembers the first time he first spoke with the new owners of a long-dormant coal mine up the Crystal River Valley, near Redstone. It was a few years ago and the owners, grandsons of Walmart founder Sam Walton, offered a plan unlike any other to the longtime director of Pitkin County Open Space and Trails had seen before.

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Indy Pass Adds first SoCal Resort, Expands In Canada, Northeast

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The Indy Pass continues to expand its growing coalition of independent resorts with four more high-profile mountains joining the roster for 2021-22 season.

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The Utah Hills Are Alive With Summer Concerts

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Despite Covid restrictions, the ski and snowboard resorts of Utah had a boffo summer season last year with hiking, biking, scenic lift rides and other social-distanced activities. But one key attraction was missing: Music.

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Ride A Lift Up, Mountain Bike Back Down At 7 Colorado Resorts

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When the snow melts and all that’s left of Colorado’s ski resorts are the seemingly endless trails, rushing mountain water, bright green aspen glades and wildflower-covered meadows, what is there to possibly do?

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Music Resounds Around Lake Tahoe This Summer

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In the West, one of the most active summertime areas can be found around Lake Tahoe, where a dozen ski and snowboard resorts host warm-weather concerts and festivals for city-dwellers looking for a way to chill out.

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Amid Heat Wave, Seattle Climbers Became First Team To Summit, Ski 5 Washington Volcanoes In 5 Days

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As Seattleites languished in hotels and lined their windows with foil during last week’s historic heat wave, Trevor Kostanich and Scott Rinckenberger reached a mountaineering milestone. They climbed, summited and skied down the state’s five volcanoes in five days.

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11 Idaho Resorts Offer Mountain Biking

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It’s summer, but that doesn’t mean heading to the ski hill is out of the question. Eleven of Idaho’s ski areas offer lift-served mountain biking and North Idaho’s resorts offer plenty of options.

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Snowbird Expects Big Drop In Emissions With New Energy System

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A new cogeneration system at Snowbird Resort is set to go online next month and will have the ability to make energy production more efficient and produce up to 90% to 100% of the resort's power needs depending on the season.

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Ski Areas Are Open On 6 Continents Simultaneously For First Time In 2 Years

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Areas in South America are opening for their 2021 winter this week, as the last area known to be still open for winter 20-21 in Asia, Gassan in Japan, nears the end of its 2021 run.

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Head To The Southern California Mountains For A Summer Of Fun

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Within a couple of hours' drive, you can find five resorts that convert their winter terrain into a summer funfest amidst the San Bernadino Mountains. Here's a look at what's up there.

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Arapahoe Basin Opens Disc Golf Course

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Arapahoe Basin Ski Area announced Wednesday, June 23, that the ski area’s disc golf course is now open for the summer.

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E-bike, Stargaze, Rock Climb, Hike At Ski Resorts This Summer

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Chelsea Clapham and her family began snowboarding at Mammoth Mountain four years ago. They enjoyed it so much that they return to the resort year-round. “We like summer and fall up there almost as much as winter,” said Clapham, who lives in Santa Clarita with her husband, Shaun, and two kids. “We have family friends who let us use their condo, so we’re hooked.”

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Loveland Ski Area Approved For Expansion

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The U.S. Forest Service has greenlit a terrain expansion at Loveland Ski Area.

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It’s Summer in the Ski Towns, 2.0

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Last year, mountain resorts were overrun by travelers in search of space and fresh air. The visitors are expected back, but now the towns have expanded activities and plans in place to deal with the crowds.

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The Colorado Mountains Are Alive With Summer Music Festivals

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Despite Covid restrictions, the ski and snowboard resorts of Colorado had a hot summer season last year with hiking, biking, scenic lift rides, and other social-distanced activities. But one key attraction was missing: Music.

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Indy Pass Ads Utah's Eagle Point Resort, Iowa's Sundown Mountain Resort For 21-22 Season

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The Indy Pass welcomes Eagle Point Resort in Beaver, Utah and Sundown Mountain Resort in Dubuque, Iowa strengthening its presence in the US heartland and adding a destination in the Southwestern Rockies.

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