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More Resorts, Terrain Open Across The West; Northeast Still High And Dry

Loveland Ski AreaWith up to two feet of new snow this past week, resorts across the west continue to open and expand terrain heading into the weekend.

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More Resorts, More Terrain Open In California, Colorado

Wolf CreekThe first storm cycle of the season has brought much-need precipitation to California and the Pacific Northwest, and enough snow to open a few more resorts, and expanded terrain offerings in Colorado.

 

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Strong El Niño Winter Bodes Well For Western Skiers, Riders

Powder at Wolf CreekThe waters are warming in the central and eastern Pacific Ocean, signaling that El Niño is on his way – and so should above-average snowfall across the West and Southwest.

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Mammoth Making Summer Upgrades At Snow Summit Bike Park

Snow Summit Bike ParkThe first evidence of what Mammoth Mountain, the new ownership, wants to do for its resorts at Southern California’s Big Bear Lake will be an upgrade of the mountain biking trails at Snow Summit, including a top-to-bottom beginner trail.

 

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Skiing Is Central To Healing At Planned Wounded Warrior Center In Mammoth

Mono Skier At MammothReturning from military service with a disability is too frequent an occurrence in the United States these days, and the healing process can be daunting. But the sport of skiing has proven to give a strong boost for so-called “wounded warriors” who work to assimilate back to civilian life with wounds, injuries or illnesses suffered during their time of service.

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Winter Returns To Lake Tahoe Resorts

Mt. Rose

Lake Tahoe resorts are rejoicing as the latest storm finally delivered snow across the region.

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Inland Mountains To Reap Benefits; Powder Days In Utah, Northern Colorado

Alta benefits from powderThe weather map displays more action up north this week, after a period where most of the action has been at the southern edge of ski country in the West.

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Keep It A-Comin’: Snow Measured In Feet Expected In Northern California

Boreal gets snowAn extensive storm system fueled by a so-called "Pineapple Express" has made landfall in northern California, prompting forecasts for 1-3 feet of snow in and around Lake Tahoe by the weekend.

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It's Snowing: California Resorts Set To Open

Snowing at BorealAfter several seasons of below-average snow, preseason storms have heartened Californian skiers and snowboarders and prompted resorts in the Golden Bear State to set opening dates.

 

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Four-Mountain Pass Created As Mammoth Buys SoCal's Bear Mountain, Snow Summit

Bear Mt.

The CEO of Mammoth Mountain said the purchase of Big Bear Resorts will produce a “synergy” for Southern California skiers and snowboarders. That synergy is spotlighted in a joint season pass.

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It’s A Bang Up Fourth At America’s Ski Resorts

Here’s a sampling of events across America. Check with your favorite resort for many more Independence Weekend happenings.

 

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Aspen Mountain Re-Opens For Spring Skiing Memorial Day Weekend

Aspen Spring Skiing

Thanks to a number of spring storms and a deep snow pack on Ajax Mountain, Aspen is spinning the lifts for skiing and snowboarding Memorial Day Weekend. 

 

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Spring Skiing From Coast To Coast This Weekend

Mammoth Mountain

The spring skiing and riding season rolls on with eight areas turning lifts this weekend.

 

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New Freshies Keep Skiing, Riding Strong In West

Spring at Loveland

New snow in the West is keeping the season alive and well every day at several resorts in California, Colorado, Oregon and Utah. Several other ski areas are playing the “re-open” card on weekends.

 

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Terrain Park, Air Flights Top Mammoth Upgrades; June Will Reopen

Mammoth snowboarder

The improvements over the summer at Mammoth Mountain were relatively modest, but they further solidified the 60-year-old resort as the top day and overnight destination for Southern Californians.

 

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Enjoy Father’s Day In The Mountains June 16

Father's Day

Father’s Day is Sunday, June 16. Let him know he’s appreciated by celebrating his day at a ski resort. Here’s a sampling of how resorts can make it fun and easy.

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Erik Forsell Tabbed As Mammoth Marketing Chief

Erik Forsell

Erik Forsell has been named Chief Marketing Officer for Mammoth Mountain Ski Area, responsible for all aspects of marketing, including strategy, brand, product development, pricing, distribution, and advertising.

 

Forsell comes to Mammoth from ASICS America where he oversaw the company’s marketing efforts in the U.S. Canada, and South America and brought the brand to it’s most successful year ever in 2012. His work was recognized with the Cannes Lions Festival and One Show Interactive awards for digital and outdoor marketing campaigns.

 

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Mammoth Will Stay Open Until Memorial Weekend

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Mammoth Mountain Ski Resort in the California High Sierra will remain open to skiers and snowboarders through Memorial Day Weekend. Tentative closing date is May 27, 2013.

 

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Mark Hendrickson To Manage Vail Mountain Adventure Center

Vail Mountain Biking

Mark Hendrickson has moved to Colorado from Mammoth Mountain to take over the Vail Mountain Adventure Center and the overall summer guest experience. He previously ran the Mammoth summer operations.

 

“Mark’s experience in a variety of mountain operations roles – particularly during the summer – will be a great asset to Vail, particularly as we look to expand our summer offerings for guests of all ages and abilities,” said Paul Fillion, senior director of Vail Mountain operations.

 

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PCSkiGal: Trip Report To June Mt. ‘Bittersweet’

June Mt.

Skiing June Mountain in the California High Sierra is bittersweet today. While I’d normally relish having a mountain all to myself, it’s kind of sad here now. The ghost town feel is heavy. 

 

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