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Enjoy Women's Getaways For Nordic Skiing, Snowshoeing Across Country

New England Womens Group at Jackson XCThe "Women's Getaway" weekend or program has become an annual tradition among some women. Small or extended groups of women, ladies, girls, mothers, daughters, or friends organize a get together unaccompanied by (one might even say unburdened by) or exclusive of men, boys, brothers, and fathers. The motivation and/or common denominator is about connecting.

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New York's West Mountain To Unveil New Triple At Dec. 4 Ceremony

West Mountain new chair

West Mountain, at the foot of the Adirondack State Park in Queensbury, New York, will unveil its new West Express triple chairlift with a ribbon cutting ceremony Friday, Dec. 4 at 4 p.m.

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Plenty Of Incentives Offered For Older Cross Country Skiers

Senior at Bretton Woods XCAbout a quarter of the cross country (XC) skiing population is older than 50 years old and as the large segment of population known as Baby Boomers continues to age, they are remaining active - many of them are looking for softer or easier forms of recreation. Cross country skiing and snowshoeing fit that prescription. 

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More Trails And Snowmaking Added At New York’s Gore Mountain

Gore Mountain snowmakingThe season's first snowfall has arrived at Gore Mountain in New York and several new improvements are ready to welcome guests, including three more trails. 

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Central New York's Greek Peak Buys Toggenburg; Offers Reciprocal Passes

Toggenberg Ski AreaOwners of Greek Peak Mountain Resort in Cortland, N.Y., have purchased nearby Toggenburg Mountain Winter Sports Center. Toggenburg and Greek Peak will allow season pass holders two-for one-value in Central New York skiing and boarding with reciprocal season pass privileges at each mountain.

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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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New York Legislation May Boost Catskill's Belleayre Region

BelleayreThe New York State Senate has approved a bill that would allow the creation of public-private partnership to boost the economic viability of properties in the Belleayre Mountain region. 

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Spring Skiing Rolls On At XC Resorts; Not Time To Quit Yet

Bryncliff ResortAs the cross country ski season winds down, most XC ski areas close because of lack of skiers rather than lack of snow on the trails. The sun comes out, the temperature rises, and the XC skiers quit. Why? Are we infected with winter fatigue? Is the lure of spring time recreation too strong to ignore?

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1980 Olympic Hockey Team To ‘Relive The Miracle’ In Lake Placid At 35th Anniversary Feb. 21

1980 USA Hockey Team on podiumThe gold medal-winning 1980 U.S. Olympic Hockey Team, who achieved what Sports Illustrated proclaimed, “the greatest sports moment of the 20th century” with their "Miracle on Ice" victory over the Soviet Union, will participate in a special event using video, audio and photos to relive the game, through their perspective, in Lake Placid, N.Y., home of Whiteface Mountain.

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Discount Tickets, Learning Packages At 'Discover NY Ski Day' Jan. 8

WhitefaceIt's Discover NY Ski Day, Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015. This program allows individuals to purchase a discount lift ticket voucher or a value-priced learn to ski/snowboard voucher valid that day only at most mountains around New York state.

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Lapland Lake Nordic Vacation Center Sold To Long-Time Customers

Lapland Lake XCLapland Lake Nordic Vacation Center, one of the Adirondacks' prominent cross country ski resorts for more than 36 years, has new owners/operators. Kathryn and Paul Zahray, formerly of Matawan, N.J. and Lapland Lake customers for more than 17 years, have purchased the resort.

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Nordic Partnership Program Offers Discounts at Select Eastern Ski Areas

Nordic Partnerships The 2014-2015 Nordic Partnership Program was introduced by Garnet Hill Lodge, whereby season pass holder skiers are encouraged to visit "Partner Centers" while traveling this winter. This is one of the largest programs (12 ski areas) that gives skiers such a reciprocal discount among ski areas.  

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Kids Get Dedicated Learning Area, Rail Jam Series Debuts Dec. 13 At Hunter Mountain

Hunter Mountain kids programsAs the long-dubbed “Snow Making Capital of the World,” Hunter Mountain opened earlier than usual thanks to even more snowmaking upgrades. Hunter debuts a partnership with 686 Technical Apparel to host a rail jam series and improvements to the children’s programs to make learning to slide on snow all the more fun.

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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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53rd Albany Ski & Snowboard Expo Returns Nov. 7-9

Albany Ski & Snowboard ExpoNew York and Vermont skiers looking to discover the latest in ski and board gear innovations, resort news, lift ticket deals and vacation planning will find all that and more at New York's largest and longest-running winter sports show, the 53rd annual Albany Ski & Snowboard Expo.

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Jackson Expands Non-Stop Air Service; Adds Mid-Mountain Quad

Jackson Hole Flights

You’ll have more choices for a non-stop flight to Jackson Hole, Wyo. this winter and you’ll find expanded intermediate terrain and a new lift when you get there. 

 

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