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Western Resorts Dodge Wildfires So Far; Firefighters Getting Upper Hand At SoCal's Big Bear

Big Bear firesMore than a hundred wildfires in the mountains of the moisture-starved Pacific Coast have yet to cause any damage to ski and snowboard resorts, although a small fire near Snow Summit and Bear Mountain forced temporary evacuations and closures around the Southern California slopes.

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New $3.5 Million Summit Lodge OK'd For Idaho's Schweitzer Mt.

New lodge at Schweitzer Mt.Plans have been approved for the construction of a $3.8 million summit lodge at the top of Schweitzer Mountain’s Great Escape Quad. in Sandpoint, Idaho.

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SnoCountry's Best Resorts For Early-Season Golf

Stratton Mountain golfWhen the chairlifts no longer turn and bare ground shows up on the trails, it’s time for winter resorts to shift into summertime mode – specifically, golf.

 

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High and Dry: All Of SnoCountry Waiting For Late-Season Largesse

ElderThe old adage has held true this winter,: The more things change, the more they stay the same. So it is with the snow forecasts for this week across SnoCountry, as a persistent jet stream and high pressure ridge keeps any precipitation to the far north.

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Idaho's Tamarack Continues To Work Its Way Back; New Management In Place

Tamarack ResortUpgrades to snowmaking and grooming will be top priorities this summer at Tamarack Resort, as a new resort management firm takes over operations at the central Idaho ski and snowboard mountain.

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Storms Clear Out Of The West; Leave Sun-Splashed Spring Skiing In Wake

Wolf CreekA couple of weeks of serious storms brought 100 inches to Wolf Creek and a welcome three feet to the Tahoe area. But they are done with, and it appears that spring skiing will be the order of the day for the near future.

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Late-Season Deals Blossom To Entice Skiers, Riders On West Coast, Despite Low Snow Totals

Mt. Bachelor halfpipeMany resorts along the West Coast are sweetening ticket and lodging deals to entice skiers and snowboarders into the mountains. The deals are prompted by a winter season that hasn’t come close to even delivering an average snowfall. 

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Western Resorts Reach Out To Newbies For January Learn To Ski And Snowboard Month

Learning at Brian HeadAfter all the hoopla around Christmas and New Year’s, it’s time to get down to the business of learning how to ski or snowboard.

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It’s A Western White Christmas; Double Digit Dumps In Northern Cal, Utah's Wasatch, Colorado's I-70 Resorts

Winter Park powderThis past weekend’s storm dropped double-digit snow dumps on northern California mountains and then stayed north with a pre-Christmas gift for the Wasatch in Utah and Colorado resorts along I-70.

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Idaho Resorts Get Summer Tweakings In Preparation For New Season

Powder at TamarackThis summer in Idaho saw crews working on trails, lodges and terrain parks at mountain resorts, and the fruits of those labors are now ready for skiers and snowboarders to enjoy. Eight resorts announced improvements and upgrades that were completed during the offseason, and one, Tamarack Resort, is back to a full-week schedule under new ownership.

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Free Fifth, Sixth Grade Passes Aim To Promote Long-term Skiing, Riding In West, NW

Keystone Kids Ski School

In an ongoing effort to attract youngsters to the slopes – and keep them coming back – resorts in the West and Northwest will once again offer ski and snowboarding passes that are virtually free.

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Idaho Begins To ‘Think Snow’ With Early Deals

Silver Mountain

Hardly a flake of snow has yet to fall in the state of Idaho, but skiers and snowboarders already can get set up for the new season.

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Season Pass Deals Still Available

Snowshoe Mountain Resort, W.Va.

Season pass deals at many resorts are still out there, but dates for discounted deals vary. Here are a few areas where you still can grab those special rates. 

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Season 'Dies Hard' -- Bruce Willis To Give Away Soldier Mountain

Soldier Mt. Idaho

Are you a member of an acceptable nonprofit organization in Idaho? Then, your group might just be eligible to take over the ownership of Soldier Mountain, Idaho. Actor Bruce Willis has owned the resort since 1996.

 

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