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

SnoCountry SnoCast: Blizzard Strikes West, Becomes Major Eastern Storm

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A storm that may end up being the largest from coast-to-coast is already underway. From blizzard conditions in California to feet in the East, we’ve got the entire breakdown here for where to ski and ride in the coming week.

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Special Celebration Jan. 11 During Learn To Ski And Snowboard Month

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The 11th annual Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month, going on now, has a new twist. Resorts across the U.S. are gearing up for a special celebration Friday, Jan. 11 – the first National Learn to Ski or Snowboard Day. 

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College Weeks Highlight Jack Frost/Big Boulder SnoCountry/Pepsi Resort of the Week

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Pensylvania's Jack Frost/Big Boulder takes center stage this week at the first SnoCountry/Pepsi Resort of the Week. Founded in 1942 with the building of the Split Rock Club on the shores of Lake Harmony, Big Boulder was the first commercial ski resort in Pennsylvania.

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Northeast Ski Hotels Your Family Will Love

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A family trip to the mountains is an investment in time together, where many of us treasure memories of racing each other down the hill, hot chocolate breaks, and taking a dip in the pool at the end off the day. SnoCountry found some of the best destinations for the whole gang to rest their heads after a fun day on the slopes. 

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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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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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Kick The Tires Of The Latest At Ski and Snowboard Shows

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A sure sign that ski and snowboard season is just around the corner comes when resort promoters, equipment reps and retailers head to big cities across the country for preseason ski and snowboard shows.

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Peak Resorts To Buy Liberty, Whitetail and Roundtop Resorts

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Peak Resorts announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire privately-held Snow Time, Inc. for $76 million.

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Fall Lines And Feasts On Christmas Day

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It's a festive Christmas at Grand Targhee. (Grand Targhee)

If celebrating a white Christmas is on your wish list this year, planning to spend the day with loved ones on the slopes is just what Santa ordered. Finish the day with a festive meal where everyone can relax and enjoy each other’s company and you’ve got a family tradition in the making. Follow up an uncrowded day skiing and riding with a feast at one of these mountain resorts.

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Blue Mountain Resort Celebrates 40 Years Of Skiing

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Locally-owned and operated resort started with skiing and now offers much more.(Blue Mountain)

A milestone is quickly approaching for Pennsylvania's Blue Mountain Resort, as it celebrates its 40th anniversary Dec. 22, 2017. In an era where the number of ski resorts has dwindled, the locally-owned and operated business has thrived, consistently expanding its offerings.

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Iconic Alpine Slide Returns To Camelback Resort

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Camelback's Pocono Pipeline offers fun for all ages. (Camelback Resort)

Camelback Resort in Pennsylvania's Pocono Mountains has gone retro with the relaunch of the iconic Alpine Slide of yesteryear with a new design and name.

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Stella Drops Epic Powder Across Northeast

Stella Drops Epic Powder Across Northeast

Sunday River enjoyed a bluebird day in the wake of Stella. (Sunday River/Facebook) 

Northeast skiers and riders got their snorkels out in force this week, with Winter Storm Stella dropping as much as four feet of snow on the slopes. Winter is back and there’s going to be plenty of snow still to be found as we head in to the second half of March.


Here’s the rundown of snow totals from Stella as of 4 p.m. Wednesday for resorts that received two feet or more of new snow. Be sure to check SnoCountry’s latest snow totals to find the goods.

Jay Peak powder

Bolton Valley, Vermont picked up a whopping 45

Hunter Mountain, New York: 43”

Whiteface Stella

McCauley Mountain, New York: 36”

Stowe Stella

Belleayre, New York: 32”

Windham Stella

Big Boulder, Pennsylvania: 30”

Elk Mountain, Pennsylvania: 30”

Jack Frost, Pennsylvania: 30”

Middlebury Snow Bowl, Vermont: 28”

Smugglers' Notch Stella

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Sugarbush, Vermont: 27”

Mad River Glen, Vermont: 26"

Killington, Vermont: 26”

Mountain Creek, New Jersey powder seekers find 26” of new snow.

Pico Mountain, Vermont: 26”

Camelback, Pennsylvania: 24"

Woods Valley, New York: 24”

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SnoCountry SnoCast: Winter's Not Done Yet

SnoCountry SnoCast: Winter's Not Done Yet

Sunday River is still loving the season with sweet corduroy turns and bluebird skies as of late. Sunday River has over 450 acres of open terrain to enjoy. (Sunday River/Facebook)

Each week, you have been (hopefully) enjoying our weekly "snow finding" weather blog, SnoCast with me, Kerrin Jeromin.  But, this week, I'm going to let a few other folks take the forecasting reigns to find out where the best ski and ride conditions will be for the week of March 8-13.

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Passport To Adventure: Kids Ski Free

Passport To Adventure: Kids Ski Free

You don't need to be a Michigander to take part in the Cold is Cool program. (Ski Snowboard Michigan/Facebook)

The “Passport” Program is a tried and true, and often free, method to introduce school children to snowsports in 10 different states. These Passports vary, but typically parents pay a small administrative fee for the "passport" booklet that includes many free offers at ski areas across each state.

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Whitetail’s Base Lodge Expanding: Pizzeria, Café, Restaurant

Groundbreaking Base Lodge Expansion (Whitetail Resort)Pennsylvania’s Whitetail Resort recently broke ground for the $8.5 million renovation and expansion of its Base Lodge by an additional 31,000 square feet.

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Ski, Snowboard Ambassadors Of The Year Named

Ski Ambassador of YearAri Gutman, a physician from Gladwyne, Pennsylvania, has been named the Ski Ambassador of the Year for the Learn to Ski and Snowboard (Month)/Bring a Friend initiative. Dr. Gutman took his two sons, Jonathan (14) and Matthew (13) to Spring Mountain, Pennsylvania for lessons and entered the Bring a Friend Challenge.

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Luxury Condo Hotel Planned For At Pa.’s Blue Mountain

Vista Lodge Residence Club (Obryazka/Blue Mountain; The Morning Call)Blue Mountain Resort in Palmerton, Pa., announced plans to build a slopeside, four-star condominium hotel adjoining the Summit Lodge. The Vista Lodge Residence Club will offer panoramic views of the Pocono Mountains. Condos will be available for purchase or rent.

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'Groundbreaking' Signals PA's Laurel Mountain Will Open For Next Season

Laurel Mountain Resort Trails Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) Secretary Cindy Adams Dunn joined Seven Springs Mountain Resort Chairman Robert Nutting and Bureau of State Parks officials in a celebratory groundbreaking marking progress on major renovations underway at Laurel Mountain Ski Resort. 

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Mid-Atlantic Resorts Welcome Winter Storm Jonas For Weekend

SnowshoeAfter a December in the mid-Atlantic that many would like to pretend didn’t happen, Winter Storm Jonas is looking to bring smiles to skiers in the region Friday and Saturday.

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Seven Springs, Hidden Valley Make On/Off Mountain Improvements

Seven Springs Resort (Facebook/Seven Springs)Seven Springs Mountain Resort and Hidden Valley Resort have made a variety of improvements for the upcoming season, including snowmaking upgrades, mountain improvements, and the Mountain Adventure Camp for kids.

 

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