Powder Days Stacking Up At Washington's Stevens Pass

Stevens Pass

It’s been powder day after power day as the third snowiest February on record has dropped 160 inches of snow on Stevens Pass, Washington.

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It’s Super Sunday On Ski Slopes, Too: Plenty Of Lift Ticket Deals

Super Bowl NJLook, you can skip the four-hour pre-game show and head to just about any ski resort in America where deals aim to take you away from the guacamole dip.

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New Jupiter Express Chair, Terrain Expansion Open At Stevens Pass

Jupiter Express
Stevens Pass Mountain Resort
 opened its new high-speed Jupiter Express chairlift and the Mill Valley backside terrain on Saturday, Dec. 21. 

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Heavy Snow A Boost For Western Resorts, Bust For World Cup Ski Racers

Stevens Pass

The first major snowstorm of the season sent ski racers packing, and powder hounds reaching for fat skis.

 

“It’s the first powder storm of the season, and the crowd is going wild,” said Emily Moench, communications manager for Snowbird on Wednesday morning. “Powder hounds are chomping at the bit.”

 

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Michigan’s Mt. Bohemia Offers Heartland Powder; One Day Pass Sale Saturday For $99

Bohemia powder

If you like backcountry, ungroomed slopes and tons of natural snow, choices are very limited around the Heartland. Mt. Bohemia has been dubbed the Great Lakes version of Jackson Hole.

 

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‘Hope On The Slopes’ Events Set; Benefits American Cancer Society

Hope on the SlopesHope on the Slopes, Ski & Ride for a Cure (HOTS) is a fundraising event benefitting the American Cancer Society. Look for it at ski areas across the country.
HOTS combines the passion of finding a cure for cancer with a love for skiing and riding.

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New Lifts, Lodges, Trails Top Improvement Lists In Northwest

New chair ready at Stevens Pass

You can’t stand still in the winter sports business, and the ski-and-snowboard resorts in Oregon and Washington held true to that concept this summer, with a broad range of additions and upgrades.

 

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12 Western Resorts Unite With New ‘Powder Alliance’ Pass

Schweitzer powder

Twelve ski resorts throughout the West – many with prodigious pow stashes – have united to offer skiers and riders the opportunity to broaden their powdery horizons with a brand new “Powder Alliance” pass.

 

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Storms Buoy Conditions But Closing Dates Fairly Firm In West

Arapahoe Basin

Late-season storms have buoyed conditions at many Western resorts, but this recent largesse doesn’t appear to be enough to keep slopes open beyond announced closing dates.

 

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New High-Speed Lift, Additional Terrain Set For Stevens Pass

Jupiter Chair

For the first time in 15 years, Stevens Pass Mountain Resort is getting new chairlift. 

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Pacific Northwest Best Bet For Holiday Powder

Mt Bachelor

Is Saint Nicholas delivering fat skis for Christmas? If so, then you may want to point them toward the Pacific Northwest where Mother Nature has been delivering tons of early-season snow.

 

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Massive storm buries Northwest, Rockies

Stevens Pass

A massive winter storm that blew through the Northwest dropped a historic amount of snow on Stevens Pass, Wa. – 39 inches in 12 hours.

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Washington’s Stevens Pass Wins Green Business Award

Stevens Pass

Seattle Business magazine named Stevens Pass the winner in its Recreation Category and a member of its exclusive Green 50 List of “outstanding, sustainable organizations.”

 

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New Leadership Structure Set For Mountain High, Stevens Pass

Stevens Pass

A new management structure has been announced by President/CEO Karl Kapuscinski for Mountain High Resort in southern California and Stevens Pass Resort in Washington’s Cascades. The two ski areas will share personnel and best practices.

 

The goal, Kapuscinski says, is to “develop synergies that continue to establish the individual resorts as leaders in their respective markets.

 

“I am excited about the management team we have assembled. They bring a lot of industry experience, passion, and leadership to their respective positions. I consider this team to be one of the most diverse and talented in the industry,” he said.

 

The corporate level overseeing both areas includes Michele Roy, CMA, as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Senior Vice President. She comes to the new role with 17 years experience. Paul Bauer will be COO for both resorts, overseeing operations and environmental affairs. He has held that position at Mountain High for 11 years. 

 

John McColly is Chief Operating Officer. He’ll oversee sales, marketing, and business development for both resorts. He parlays 20 years experience to the new role after serving in that position for Mountain High.

 

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