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The latest news, deals, and events from ski resorts throughout North America.

Holiday Weekend Storms Deliver Huge Snow

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A powerful winter storm hit the western U.S. over the Thanksgiving holiday, delivering huge snow totals from California to the northeast. While the storm caused trouble during the busy holiday travel days, the snow made skiers and riders very thankful.

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SnoCountry SnoCast: Active Forecast from Coast to Coast

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Several large storms will develop across the country in this week’s SnoCast. Great news as the ski season ramps up following the Thanksgiving holiday. Here are the latest details.

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Wheelin' The Wasatch: Mountain Biking In Utah

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As fall approaches, ski and snowboard resorts begin to close down summertime activities in order to get ready for winter. However, the mountain biking season just goes on and on, especially in Utah.

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Utah Resorts Show Off Upgrades As Lifts Start Spinning

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More mobility around the base of Alta, an on-mountain learning center at Park City Mountain, and lodge renovations at Snowbasin highlight the first-to-open resorts in Utah.

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Toss Off The Corporate Reins With Indie Road Trips: Utah

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The number of ski and snowboard resorts in the West that haven’t hooked onto a mega-pass are dwindling, so SnoCountry.com got out its Utah road maps and headed to the mountains that still retain their independence.

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Brian Head Resort Spared From Wildfire

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Brian Head Fire seen from chairlift at the resort. (UtahWildfire/Facebook)

A wildfire that began June 17 on the outskirts of the Brian Head Resort has moved away from the southern Utah resort, sparing it from any direct damage.

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Utah Resorts Entice Kids, Newbies To Come Back With Ticket, Lesson Deals

Kids at BrightonAll across ski nation, winter mountain resorts are devising ways to grow the sport by keeping kids and beginners coming back to the slopes. Utah is no exception.

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Eagle Point, Brian Head Get Ready To Welcome El Niño To Southern Utah

Brian Head kidsAll reports point to El Niño taking dead aim at the southern Rockies, so both Eagle Point and Brian Head resorts stand ready and willing to take it on.

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Spring-Like Weather Brightens Up West Before Next Storms Arrive

Northstar sun and powThe last of a quartet of storms will roll across – and out of -- the West this week, bringing in warmer and sunnier weather for the first weekend of the spring break season.

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First High-Speed Lift At Brian Head Set For Construction

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With nearly two full seasons under its belt, the ownership group at Brian Head Resort has decided to take the plunge and install a new high-speed detachable quad.

 

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Southern Utah Newbies Get Going At Brian Head U; $25 Lift Tickets Sold At Eagle Point

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Both Brian Head Resort and Eagle Point in southern Utah want more skiers and riders on their slopes, so they have ramped up lesson and lift ticket deals for the rest of the season.

 

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New Owners Open Wallets For Brian Head Terrain Park, Lodge Upgrades

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As promised, the ownership group that purchased Brian Head Resort in 2012 has put out several million dollars to upgrade the resort’s system of terrain parks and its base lodge. 

 

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Sale of Brian Head Resort Completed; Operation As Usual

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Brian Head Resort near Cedar City, Utah has been sold to Brian Head Acquisition Partner, LLC according to reports in the The Spectrum and Salt Lake Tribune newspapers.

 

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