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PCSkiGal: Play 'Parkarazzi' On Your Park City Ski Vacation Jan. 22-26

SundanceI’ve never completely understood the allure of celebrity. I’d much rather have a photograph of me and friends than me and actors who don’t know me, but it’s there…and it’s here in Park City, Utah. If you are skiing or riding in the neighborhood, have some "parkarazzi" fun at the annual Sundance Film Festival.

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Exclusive Cimarron Mountain Club Coming To Colorado; Just $4 Million To Play

Yellowstone Club slopesIf the lift lines are getting too long for you – and you have an extra $4 million around – then Cimarron Mountain Club is just the ticket. There’s one hitch, though: Only 12 people get to buy into the resort.

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Diamond In The Rough: Snowbasin Resort Celebrates 75 Years High Above Ogden, Utah

Snowbasin powderThe storms have been rolling over the ridge and into the Wheeler Basin above Ogden, and the conditions at Snowbasin Resort are as good as they’ve been in years – just like they were imagined to be in the old days.

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Snowbird Seeks Lifts, New Terrain Kicking Off Expansion Into American Fork Basin

Snowbird Expansion MapOfficials at Snowbird Ski & Summer Resort have asked for permission to expand into neighboring American Fork Basin for both winter and summer activities.

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January Is Time For Western Newbies To Learn To Ski Or Ride

Learn to skiMost of us know someone who has never skied or snowboarded but would love the thrill of gliding down a hill on freshly groomed snow. But it’s hard to find the time, get the equipment and be confident that the ski school instruction at a particular resort will get your friend or family member properly introduced to the sport – and eager to return for more.

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PCSkiGal: So Long To Stein, The Legend

Stein EriksenOlympic ski legend and Deer Valley’s iconic ambassador Stein Eriksen has died. The Norwegian champion known for his impressive coif, impeccable ski technique and eponymous lodge passed away quietly at his Park City home Sunday, December 27, 2015, surrounded by family. He was 88 years old.

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Utah Resorts To Ring In 2016 With Powder; Join Alta’s Torchlight Parade

Alta New Year's EveA check of any snow forecast for Utah during the holiday season, and you’ll see nothing but snow, snow, more snow – and plenty of festivities.

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PCSkiGal: Then There Was One -- A New Era In Park City Launches

Quicksilver Gondola Park City ResortWith one swift smack, two Park City resorts become one. The new Quicksilver Gondola is fully functional, linking Park City to the Canyons and signifying a proverbial — if not literal — end to Vail Resorts’ campaign in Utah. By “campaign,” I mean like in medieval days- a series of inter-related military battles that lasted years and was part of an over-arching strategic plan to conquer a country.

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Quicksilver Gondola Officially Opens To Connect Park City, Canyons

Park City new gondolaAfter all the lawsuits, posturing and hand-wringing, the merger of two Park City mountains became a confirmed reality Dec. 18 when Vail Resorts officials cut the ribbon on the new Quicksilver Gondola.

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El Niño To Be Nice In West, Naughty In Northeast For Christmas

Holiday snow forecastSki resorts throughout the Northeast are wondering just what did they do to get onto the naughty list? Was it all that snow last season? The cold temperatures too? Maybe we should just blame it on El Niño?

 

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More Snow In West, Springlike In East This Weekend

Forecast 12-9-15El Nino continues to play the same tune across North America with abundant snow in the west and spring-like temperatures throughout the lower midwest and Northeast, and the forecast shows little signs of change.

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Utah Resorts Entice Kids, Newbies To Come Back With Ticket, Lesson Deals

Kids at BrightonAll across ski nation, winter mountain resorts are devising ways to grow the sport by keeping kids and beginners coming back to the slopes. Utah is no exception.

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Eagle Point, Brian Head Get Ready To Welcome El Niño To Southern Utah

Brian Head kidsAll reports point to El Niño taking dead aim at the southern Rockies, so both Eagle Point and Brian Head resorts stand ready and willing to take it on.

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'Uphillers' At Western Resorts Grow In Popularity, Rules, Regulations

A-Basin upholdersOn any given day at winter resorts in the West, dozens of people on skis, snowshoes or foot can be seen heading out of the base area to get in a run within resort boundaries without riding the lift.

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Thanksgiving Snow To Fall Across Rockies; Snowmaking Continues In Midwest, Northeast

Loveland Ski AreaIf Thanksgiving freshies are on your menu, you’re in luck as yet another series of storms will deliver more than a foot of snow to some resorts through the Holiday weekend.

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PCSkiGal: Waking Up To Utah Freshies

Wake up to Utah snowI woke up to new snow Tuesday. The biggest dump so far in Utah. Ski Utah called it their signature “Monster Dump” in Little Cottonwood Canyon during their annual pre-season press conference. The irony is that in every single past year, I was skiing instead of attending the conference. This year no resorts are open. 

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PCSkiGal: Celebrity Skifest To Open Deer Valley Season Dec. 5

Mares at DV Celebrity Ski FestThere are only a handful of "givens" when it comes to skiing in the Wasatch. It used to be the snow. Nope, not anymore. A lineup of traffic as far as the eye can see on powder days in Little Cottonwood Canyon? Yep. That’s one. A massive crowd at the top of Rustler on the “first” closing weekend of Alta? Yep, that’s another. Epic food at Snowbasin. Check. But the absolute one thing guests and TV celebs can count on when they ski Park City is Deer Valley’s opening the first weekend in December.

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Utah's Iconic Alta Lodge Celebrates 75 Years; Ski Camps Ready To Go Again

Alta Lodge 1940The pre-World War II years were halcyon days for the ski industry in the American West, with more than two dozen iconic ski areas firing up their lifts for the first time – including Alta Ski Area in 1938.

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It's 'Back To The Future' For Nevada’s Lee Canyon; Retro Name, Improvements

Lee Canyon railAfter two decades as Las Vegas Ski & Snowboard Resort, the closest winter resort to Las Vegas has returned to its original name, Lee Canyon, to both acknowledge the past and forge into the future.

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Cherry Peak To Open As Utah’s Newest Resort; Others Primed To Go

CherryPeak FallCherry Peak -- Utah’s first new resort in more than three decades -- is set to debut this season.

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