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

Raising Rippers: Tips For Teaching Snowsports To Kids


Keeping it fun at Shawnee Peak. (Shawnee Peak/Facebook)

As a skier who taught two sons to ski and then had the youngest son and a grandson take their first lessons in children’s programs, I know there is no one best way or age for all children to learn a snowsport.

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SnoCountry SnoCast: Major Storm Brings Eastern Blizzard


Lost Valley in Maine rejoicing recent cold and snow along with many others. (Lost Valley/Facebook)

An incredibly-powerful ocean storm will move close to the East coast Thursday and Friday while moisture returns to the Sierra for the first time in several weeks.

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Maine Hitting The Snow Jackpot

Maine Hitting The Snow Jackpot

Don't fill up on leftovers; there's a second helping coming tonight to Sugarloaf. (Sugarloaf/Facebook)

Although they say there are no friends on a powder day, you can bet friends will be rejoicing at the snowfall jackpot that has hit Maine’s Sugarloaf, Sunday River and Shawnee Peak.

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Ski The Sea At Camden Snow Bowl; Expansion Underway

Camden Snow Bowl toboggansYou might not expect to find a challenging little ski area nestled into the rocky coast of Maine, but the Camden Snow Bowl offers the best of both worlds for those who can’t decide between a seaside and mountain getaway. Camden is the only ski area in the country that features views of the Atlantic from its lifts and trails.

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Shawnee Peak’s New Lift Will Mean Smoother Beginner Experience

New lift at Shawnee Peak

Maine’s Shawnee Peak is installing a new triple chair this summer to replace the existing Rabbit Run Double.


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Those Local ‘Ski Hills’ Of The East; Spring Is The Perfect Time To Give Them A Try

Pats Peak From Cochran’s to Pats Peak and Powderhouse Hill to Greek Peak, the East abounds with local, family-oriented ski hills, many of which sport a Cheers-like first-name basis.

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Season Keeps On Going In Mid Atlantic, Northeast

Shawnee Peak

With deep bases well into March, many skiers and boarders in the Mid Atlantic and Northeast are tuning their gear instead of storing it away for the summer.

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Major Snowstorm Stokes Holiday Season For Northeast Resorts

Loon Mountain Powder Day

The first major snowstorm of the 2013-14 winter season rolled through the Northeast this past weekend, dropping up to two feet of snow on ski areas from Pennsylvania through Maine. 


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Eastern Hills Come Alive With Deals

Shawnee Peak Big Air Bag

You’ve made it through the holiday spending season and even took a few days to enjoy the bountiful snow conditions at your favorite eastern winter resort. Now, however, funds might be a bit tight. Never worry. 


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