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

70+ Ski Club Promotes Affordable Fun, Staying Young

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“Wow, that’s inspiring but I don’t think my knees will last that long!” exclaimed a thirty-something dude on the chairlift.

I had shared that I had just photographed members of the 70+ Ski Club racing, including some in their eighties and nineties.

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SnoCountry SnoCast: Low Track Coast-To-Coast Storm

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After an incredible November, more wintry conditions take us into December. We’ll kick it off with a cross-country storm system tracking low across the U.S.

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Kids Ski Free Programs Across SnoCountry

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Kids instinctually love to play in the snow, and you can share with them the thrill and camaraderie of a day on the slopes, the anticipation of new fallen snow that blankets the world white, the exhilaration of turns on skis. All across the country, you can find programs that offer a chance for kids to try out skiing and riding, most with just a small fee to get started.

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SnoCountry SnoCast: What A November; Here’s To December

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November has been good to many of us and the pattern to begin December is looking colder for most, with potential for more heavy storms.

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Northeast Skiers And Riders Getting Free Snovember Refills

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That’s right, it’s only November and the Northeast is having one of the best starts to the season in recent memory. If you haven’t already headed for the hills, get your sick day excuses ready and make your way to your nearest mountain.

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SnoCountry SnoCast: Thankful For A Huge Western Snowfall

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Thanksgiving weekend will be especially tasty in the western United States and Canada with multiple helpings of snow storms.

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Sunday Ski Deals At New York Mountain Resorts

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Whether you want to find a quieter time on the slopes or like to sleep in on the weekends, there’s no reason you can’t still enjoy the mountains on a Sunday - and do it on the cheap - with these New York resort Sunday deals.

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Winter Season Debuts Across Several Northeast Resorts

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It’s a snow lover’s dream this week across the Northeast as several resorts will start turning lifts for the season, thanks to the combined forces of Mother Nature’s snowmaking temperatures and natural snowfall.

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SnoCountry SnoCast: Active Weather Pattern Into November

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We’re turning the calendar to November in this SnoCountry SnoCast, and with that comes more signals that winter is coming. A weather pattern featuring frequent storm systems will impact both the western and eastern areas this week.

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SnoCountry SnoShots: East Ski And Ride Season Begins

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Stoke was high this week for east coast skiers and riders, as the power of snowmaking and the fortune of cold weather combined for October openings at Killington and Sunday River, with Mount Snow and Wildcat spinning lifts this coming weekend. 

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Boston.com Ski & Snowboard Expo Welcomes Winter

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The Boston.com Ski & Snowboard Expo returns to the Boston Seaport World Trade Center Nov. 8-11, showcasing New England’s coolest winter scenes. The annual winter sports extravaganza is the best way to prepare to hit the slopes fully armed with the latest information and the best pre-season pricing and Expo-only savings on lift tickets and season passes, vacation specials ski and snowboard gear. 

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October, Early November Projected Opening Dates

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While it looks like Colorado’s Wolf Creek Ski Area will win the #RaceToOpen this season, but numerous resorts are also preparing early openings for the 2018-19 season.

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Top 5 Eastern Resorts To Take A Beginner 

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So you’ve got a friend – or perhaps a significant other –that you’d love to share your passion for the mountains with. You know that if that friend can have as great a time skiing or riding as you do, he or she will be hooked. Having a fun and successful first outing is key to making sure new skiers and riders will keep coming back for more, so SnoCountry.com picked some great destinations for making those learning days just the beginning of many wonderful days on snow.

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Autumn Hikes With The Kids

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With temperatures moderating and the colors beginning to burst across mountain country, fall is a perfect time to get the family out for a hike. Depending on the age and stamina of the kids, suitable hikes abound for everything from an easy stroll to rock scrambles, many with mountain views for mom and dad and the hook of possible nature sightings for the kids.

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Welcome Fall With Northeast Oktoberfests

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While we’re waiting anxiously for the snow to fly, resorts across the Northeast are celebrating fall foliage season with fun, food, music and stunning views of the mountains. Here are SnoCountry.com’s top picks for Oktoberfests this year.

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Rent Plattekill All To Yourself

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Picture this: having an entire ski mountain all to yourself. No lift lines, no huge crowds, fresh tracks, and familiar faces all around. That's just what skiers and riders get when they rent New York’s Plattekill Mountain for the day—exclusive mountain use for a range of purposes, from corporate events to birthday parties, or even a "sick day" from work to enjoy the snow with friends.

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Get Every Drop Of Summer In At Whiteface

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New York's Whiteface may be a little biased when it comes to their favorite season (WINTER...of course), but this summer has been top notch too.

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$3.2 Million In Upgrades At Holiday Valley

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New York’s Holiday Valley is planning a $3.2 million upgrade this year that include expanded automated snowmaking, a new groomer, a conveyor lift on Slippery Streets, slope work including several “tree trails” for kids and a new shuttle van. 

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Go North: Hunter To Begin Construction On Hunter North Trails And Lift

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More skiing and riding terrain coming to Hunter. (Hunter/Facebook)

A $9 million expansion is a go at Hunter Mountain for the 2018-2019 season, adding five new trails and a high-speed six-person detachable chairlift.

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New Six-Pack And RFID Coming To Windham

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A new high speed, detachable six-passenger chairlift will be installed at Windham Mountain Resort this summer. The Doppelmayr lift will run from the base area to the summit, replacing the current Whistler Triple, better known as “F Lift.”

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