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Big Labor Day Weekend Sales Coming

Ski Bonkers Sale (Facebook/Ski Bonkers)Labor Day weekend (Sept. 4 -7) means one very important thing to skiers and snowboarders: sales. There will be a number of mountain and city ski and sports shops hosting sales on equipment, clothing, and accessories.

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Jiminy Peak Launches Northeast's Largest Community Solar Project

Jiminy Peak solar project launchJiminy Peak Mountain Resort has partnered with solar energy developer Nexamp in constructing a 2.3 megawatt community solar facility located on 12 acres of the resort’s property. Once completed, the Jiminy Peak project will represent the largest community solar project of its kind in the Northeast.

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Gravity Logic Designed Thunder Mountain Bike Park Now Open At Berkshire East

New bike park at Berkshire East

Twelve miles of gravity-fed, lift accessed downhill mountain biking are now open at Massachusetts’s Berkshire East. Gravity Logic, the company that built Whistler’s bike park, the largest of its kind in the world, designed the park for Berkshire East.

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Find Your Island Vibe This Summer At Nashoba Valley; Tiki Bar, Volleyball, Festivals

Summer music at Nashoba ValleyA tropical vacation might not be in the budget this summer, but you can still enjoy an island vibe at Nashoba Valley, 25 miles from Boston in Westford, Mass. 

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Wachusett's Memorable Winter Sets Records For Snow, Accolades

Wachusett Mid-MayPatches of snow still dot the hillside at Wachusett Mountain Ski Area, further evidence of one of the most memorable winters ever for the central Massachusetts’ ski resort. Wachusett wrapped up its  historic winter this month with numerous records and accolades.

 

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Storm Juno Leaves Northeast Ready For Amazing Weekend

Storm Juno at Sunday RiverDespite all the media hype over Storm Juno, there are some very happy skiers and riders heading to the hills in the Northeast in its wake.

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Wachusett Teams With UMass Memorial Health Care To Launch Safety Program

WachusettWachusett Mountain Ski Area and UMass Memorial Health Care have teamed up to promote a multi-tiered Skier & Snowboarder Safety Program this season. The launch of the season-long initiative coincides with a major nationwide safety awareness program in January coordinated by the National Ski Areas Association.

 

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Need For Speed? Join Adult Alpine Racing Leagues At Northeast Resorts

Wachusett racing leaguesFind yourself in the need for speed this winter? Adult race leagues can be found at resorts across the Northeast, and you don’t have to wear a race suit, unless you want to. In addition to some fun competition and potential bragging rights at your local mountain, race leagues offer camaraderie as well as affordable skiing, prizes, and some great après-ski parties.

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Largest Owner of U.S. Ski Areas Assesses Ownership Options; Resorts' Long-Term Leases Not Affected

Bretton WoodsCNL Lifestyle Properties, Inc., owner of the largest number of ski resorts in the country, is currently assessing how best to liquefy its assets as the end of the real estate investment trust (REIT) term draws near. CNL is a non-traded REIT that invests in a diverse collection of lifestyle and other income‐producing assets, including ski and mountain lifestyle properties, attractions, senior housing and marinas.

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Thanksgiving Feast! First Storm Of The Season Rolls Through Northeast

LoonSkiers and snowboarders are rejoicing as the first major snowstorm of the season rolled through the Northeast delivering a Thanksgiving feast.

 

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Boston CBS Radio Executives Receive BEWI Award For Ski Industry Contributions

BEWI Award 2014Chris Hill and Cha-Chi Loprete of the Boston CBS Radio Group have been honored with the 29th annual BEWI Award for outstanding contributions to the ski industry. Their long-running commitments to the success of the Boston.com Ski & Snowboard Expo and the New England ski scene were cited as reasons for the award.

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