Flyin' High: Ziplines Open Up In The Rockies

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Skiers and snowboarders craving speed, views, and adventure -- and social distancing -- can find gratification this summer with ziplines right at the resorts in the Rockies.

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Downhill Adventure: Mountain Biking's Fresh Tracks at Cranmore

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Rolling-downhill adventure seekers looking for an adrenaline high have another outlet with the opening today of a new lift-serviced bike park in North Conway.

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New Lifts Under Construction in the Alps

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With the main peak of the Covid-19 pandemic in Europe behind us, several resorts are busy building new lifts and improving others ready for winter.

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Let it Snow: White Gold Arrives Just in Time for Whakapapa's Opening

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Mt Ruapehu's dry brown mountain has transformed to a white winter wonderland in the past few days and not a minute too soon as the first of its skifields gets ready to open its doors tomorrow.

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Snowshoe To Begin Delayed Summer Season This Week

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A summer season delayed in the coronavirus pandemic begins officially on Thursday, July 2 at Snowshoe Mountain Resort in Pocahontas County when the village, lake and bike park officially open with measures in place to limit virus spread.

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With Caution And Caveats, Colorado Resorts Open Up For Mountain Biking

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Over the years, mountain biking has become the most popular activity at Colorado ski and snowboard resorts during the summertime -- and most resorts have upped their game with "bike parks" and networks of trails.

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'Snow-farming': Italian Resort Hoarding Glacier Snow to Prepare Next Winter

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The mountains in Europe are open for business. As countries reopen their borders, visitors are being welcomed back to the great outdoors and some have even been able to return to the slopes for skiing and snowboarding in the sunshine.

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10 Must-Visit Ski Resorts From Around The World

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Guaranteed snow, check. Reliable lifts, check. A variety of natural terrain, check. Accommodation and entertainment, check. These playgrounds for snowsport aficionados have everything you need for a fun ski vacation. Most of them have a variety of natural terrains perfect for both novice and experienced skiers. Hobby skiers and those who just picked up the sport can take level-specific lessons and have a fun family vacation with their top-notch accommodations, restaurants, and other amenities.

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Utah Resorts Gear Up For Summer Season With New Rules To Deal With COVID-19

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For 40 years, Stephen and Gayle Halversen of Paragoonah have spent a week with their kids, and later their grandchildren, at their timeshare in Snowbird’s Iron Blosam Lodge. This year, they expected to have to scuttle their plans after receiving a letter telling them the coronavirus would keep the resort closed for the foreseeable future.

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Skiing In Japan: Why Is It So Great?

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Skiing in Japan seems to be getting more popular with each passing year. If we go back ten years, many people outside of Asia did not even realise that skiing in Japan was possible!

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Skiers Asked to be Patient in Unusual Season as Australia Opens

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There's not much snow yet, but ski resorts are preparing for a season like no other as thousands of snow aficionados head to the alpine region for winter.

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NSAA Reports Ski Industry Lost $2 Billion Because of Coronavirus Pandemic

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The U.S. ski industry lost at least $2 billion last winter because of the economic collapse from the COVID-19 crisis, a national trade association announced Wednesday.

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Squaw Valley Thinks About Removing Slur From Name

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A well-known Lake Tahoe area ski resort is thinking about changing its name, officials said Friday.

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Snow Delays Summer Opening of Big White Ski Resort

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A large dump of snow on Big White Ski Resort has postponed summer reopening.

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10 Ski Towns To Visit This Sumer That You Probably Never Heard Of

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Of course, this list could be another listing of “easy” resorts to name like Lake Tahoe, Park City, or Jackson Hole. Instead of showcasing the popular mountains in summer destinations, we decided to focus on some lesser known spots. Here are 10 mountain towns to visit in the summer and why.

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Summer At West Ski Resorts With Covid-19 In Mind

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Many of the usual summer activities -- mountain biking, ziplines, hiking, scenic lift rides -- will be in place in the West during the warm months. But the Covid-19 pandemic has forced resorts to tone down or fully eliminate offerings for the time being.

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Summer Skiing, Snowboarding Along Beartooth Pass

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The long-range forecast is calling for 82 degrees in Red Lodge on Saturday, so you know what that means? Skiing! Or snowboarding! 

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Vail Resorts Offers Preview of a Socially Distanced Ski Season

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Vail Resorts has offered a preview of what is anticipated to be the first-ever ski season in the era of social distancing, providing an early look at how the experience could change for skiers and snowboarders as the industry takes steps to guard against the spread of the novel coronavirus.

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Sun Valley Moves Forward With Expansion Project

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Sun Valley Resort said it remains on pace to open a large new expansion this winter.

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Credits Toward Next Season, Opt-out Options For Season Pass Holders

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The first deadline for savings on season pass prices for the 2020-2021 season is coming, and skiers and snowboarders will have to decide whether the low cost or the uncertainty of COVID-19 virus carries more weight.

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