Get ready to celebrate the beginning of the 2012 holiday season at many of your favorite ski resorts and towns. Thanksgiving day, Nov. 22, starts it all.
Call it what you want – but, Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows in the California High Sierra are calling a one-day preview a “Welcome Winter Fundraiser.” The preview comes just a few days after a three-foot snow dump with more snow coming.
Skiers and snowboarders in California, Oregon, Idaho and parts of Montana are rejoicing as an early-season winter storm has dropped more a foot of snow in some areas.
The cameras have barely switched off from the London summer Olympics, but the U.S. Ski Team and NBC have announced a partnership for first-ever live coverage of the Audi FIS Alpine World Cup from Aspen and Beaver Creek, Colo.
Springtime is music time in the mountains and from coast to coast, resorts are rocking in the festive vibe with sunshine, soft snow, warm temperatures, live on-snow concerts, events and festivals.