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Spend Less Money Skiing The Holidays With Magic’s 'White Out' Pass

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The Christmas-New Year’s break, MLK weekend and President’s week holiday time periods are a tough time to find deals to ski and ride, as it’s typically the busiest times at ski resorts and pricing is at a premium. But,Vermont's Magic Mountain has created a pass just for those skiers who focus more on the holidays to get their skiing in, or who may have bought a discounted restricted pass somewhere else and are blacked out from skiing their regular resort during the holidays.

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Welcome Fall With Northeast Oktoberfests

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While we’re waiting anxiously for the snow to fly, resorts across the Northeast are celebrating fall foliage season with fun, food, music and stunning views of the mountains. Here are SnoCountry.com’s top picks for Oktoberfests this year.

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Hi-Tech Ski Resort Wayfinding In The Digital Age

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When visiting a ski resort for the first time, most people check out the trail map to plan their day. But whereas 30 years ago it was a paper map, today it is likely to be on a smartphone or computer. 

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Dallas Joins Preseason Winter Sports Show Circuit

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The state of Texas has long been a large market for ski and snowboard resorts across the West. So it makes sense to have a preseason expo in Dallas.

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Rottefella Introduces The MOVE Switch For Enhanced XC Ski Performance

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Rottefella has created the binding solution for waxless and skin cross country skis. The MOVE Switch is a dial on the front of the binding that will allow skiers to slide the binding forward or backwards without releasing the ski from the boots. That’s right - while you are on the ski trail, you can just bend over and turn the switch for the binding to slide and adjust to the desired weight distribution on each of the skis.

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Grand Targhee Reinvigorates Improvement Plans

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Just before the 2008 recession, Grand Targhee unveiled plans for major changes to the western Wyoming resort, but they didn’t get much farther than that. Now, 10 years later, they are back.

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Rent Plattekill All To Yourself

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Picture this: having an entire ski mountain all to yourself. No lift lines, no huge crowds, fresh tracks, and familiar faces all around. That's just what skiers and riders get when they rent New York’s Plattekill Mountain for the day—exclusive mountain use for a range of purposes, from corporate events to birthday parties, or even a "sick day" from work to enjoy the snow with friends.

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Ikon Passholders Add Crystal Mountain To Winter Destinations

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Alterra Mountain Co. has announced it has an agreement to purchase Crystal Mountain Resort in Washington – the first Pacific Northwest holding for the Denver-based resort conglomerate and its Ikon Pass.

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‘Iron Roads’ Climb Over The Rocks Of The West

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Rock climbing is a specialized sport, with its own equipment and techniques. But European-based via ferratas have begun to spring up in the U.S. mountain country to make the sport more accessible to more people.

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Winter Outlook: What Will El Niño Bring To The Party This Winter?

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As summer fades to fall, skiers and snowboarders across North America are chomping at the bit to strap on the boards when Colorado’s Arapahoe Basin and Loveland Ski Area, Vermont’s Killington Resort and Maine’s Sunday River prepare for the annual #racetoopen for the 2018-19 season.

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