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

Labor Day Sales Mean Good Deals On Equipment; Have A Plan

Squaw Valley, Calif.

Labor Day weekend (Aug. 30-Sept. 2) means one very important thing to skiers and snowboarders: sales. There will be a wide number of mountain and cityside ski and sports shops hosting sales on equipment, clothing, and accessories.

 

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Colorado Slopes See 3.8 Percent Increase In Visits For 12-13 Season

CSCUSA Map

More than 6.4 million skiers and snowboarders flocked to the slopes of Colorado Ski Country USA (CSCUSA) member resorts for the 2012-13 season. 

 

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U.S. World Cup Sites In Dec., Jan. Include Olympic Selection Events

Ted Ligety at BC

World Cup schedules for U.S. stops have been approved by the International Ski Federation (FIS) and each one will have implications for selections to U.S. Olympic teams in alpine and freestyle skiing and snowboarding at the Sochi Olympics in February.

 

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Youths Are Served With Powdr Corp., Woodward Combo

Woodward at Copper

Six Powdr Corp. resorts have hooked up to give youngsters more reason to hit the slopes – and to hone their terrain park skills during the offseason.

 

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Colorado Resorts Jam Packed With Spring Events, Deals

Arapahoe Basin

The Colorado ski and ride season lasts well into spring with ample events and activities. This spring is no exception as resorts are offering a jam-packed lineup of celebrations, concerts, and contests with various types of on-snow and slope-side activities.

 

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Colorado Resorts Continue To Be Blessed With Snow

Wolf Creek

Mother Nature continues to bless Colorado Resorts with up to 20 inches of new snow this week.

 

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Colorado Resorts Buried In Light, Fluffy, Holiday Delight

Aspen / Jeremy Swanson photo

Following a slow, dry start to the season, the Pacific moisture express has arrived in Colorado, dropping fresh inches of fluffy powder at locations across the state. 

 

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Copper Mountain Speed Center Opens Wednesday For U.S. Ski Team

Copper MOuntain Speed Center

Early-season snowfall and cold temperature just may lead to World Cup Gold for a number of U.S. Ski Team members this season.

 

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It’s Fright Time At Resorts’ Halloween Events

Nashoba Valley Witch's Woods

Halloween gets us closer and closer to the opening of the ski and ride season. Many resorts or nearby towns are planning Halloween events. Here are a few to check out.

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Colorado Resorts Invest In Modest Improvements

Alberta Bowl, Wolf Creek

Most Colorado resorts had to scale back off-season upgrades in the face of an 11 percent drop in skier-days in 2011-2012, but regulars at a number of mountains will notice some welcome enhancements.

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Snowmaking Underway At Copper Mountain

Copper Mountain
The first dusting of snow has graced the Colorado High Country, and even the first turns of the season have already taken place in Breckenridge. But this season’s opening act kicks off in earnest this week – snowmaking!

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Labor Day Weekend Sales Mean Big Savings

Wachusett Mountain Labor Day Sale

Labor Day 2012 weekend (Sept. 1-3) means one very important thing to skiers and riders: sales 

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Colorado Resorts Kick Into Full Family Summer Mode

The respite from winter is over at most Colorado mountain resorts, and it’s time to fire up the zip-lines, mountain bikes, and barbecues.

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Spring Vibe Rocks The Slopes With Live Music, Sunshine, Soft Snow

SunSation

Springtime is music time in the mountains and from coast to coast, resorts are rocking in the festive vibe with sunshine, soft snow, warm temperatures, live on-snow concerts, events and festivals.

 

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