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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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Mammoth Mountain’s Park Aims To Lift Freeriders To New Heights

Mammoth Terrain Park

It’s all about “progress” for terrain parkers at Mammoth Mountain this winter, with the opening of a new learning park and camp.

 

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Cascades, Sierras Pull In Bounty of Early Snowfall

Crystal Mountain

Nothing gets winter season off with a bigger bang than a bunch of snow in December. That's what happened in the Cascades and Sierras.

 

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Have Yourself A Merry Christmas At Nation’s Ski Resorts

Park City Mountain Resort/Snowmammas

Ski resorts nationwide are hosting a multitude of Christmas events for the whole family to enjoy.  

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Give Thanks For Holiday Meals, Fun Family Events And Snow

Red River, N.M.

Get ready to celebrate the beginning of the 2012 holiday season at many of your favorite ski resorts and towns. Thanksgiving day, Nov. 22, starts it all.  

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Ski Resort Industry Consortium MTN.XML Launches Open Data Reporting Standard

MTN.XML, a consortium of leading ski industry partners, suppliers and resorts, has announced an open xml standard for snow data reporting across the globe.

 

Incubated by Treeline Interactive, with support from SnoCountry Ski Areas Association and Resorts Interactive, the initiative now has more than 15 organizations working together to implement reporting standards. These organizations include resorts, point of sales providers, industry associations and a range of other service providers including Siriusware, aRes Travel, TrailTap, Snow Park Technologies, Mammoth Mountain Ski Area, Sierra-at-Tahoe and many more.

 

Why is an open standard for snow data reporting so important? Ski resorts across the world provide data feeds of their mountain conditions and other related details, but many have their own unique format. This makes aggregating conditions and integrating them with media partners, including websites and mobile apps, an arduous process.

 

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June Mountain Closed Indefinitely; Owners Look To 'Sustainable Future'

June Mt.

Last season, June Mountain entered its second 50 years of operation, but it appears that Year 52 won’t happen for the Sierra Nevada resort – at least for the near future.

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