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

SnoCast: Snow and Wind Target the Midwest, Northeast

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A blizzard and localized upslope snow event will take shape in the East, while the Western peaks squeeze out more fresh snow. This week's SnoCast highlights where to find new snow on the slopes coast to coast.

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SnoCast: Bursts of Snow Lead Into Thanksgiving Week

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As many ski areas target opening dates, we head into Thanksgiving week with few shots of snow for both the east and west.

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SnoCast: Big Snow, Cold Incoming for the West

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This week’s weather will feature very different weather across the country. While the east deals with much above-average temperatures, a winter-like chill and snow take over the west.

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SnoCast: Early Season Snow Enters the Western Forecast

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We’re digging into the forecast for mid-October, and there is some snow in sight! A colder, wetter turn for the west brings another early season sighting of snow to many mountains.

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Tupper Lake Community Petitions for ORDA Help at Big Tupper Ski Resort

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Gore Mountain in North Creek; Whiteface in Lake Placid; and Belleayre Mountain Ski Center in Highmount, in central New York’s Ulster County. These three ski resorts all have one thing in common; all are operated by the New York State Olympic Regional Development Authority.

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SnoCountry SnoCast: Rockies, Northeast Targeted for New Snow

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February can bring some healthy storms around North America, and this week proves that. The Rocky Mountains and Northeast have storms ahead that will keep you itching to hit the slopes. Here’s where to expect the best conditions.

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Christmas Holiday Ski Forecast

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The holidays are here! For all of you planning to hit the slopes for the Christmas holiday, here’s a look at the forecast and what to expect this year.

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SnoCast: Waves of Snow Through Mid-December

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An active weather pattern will have several fast-moving storms move through both the East and the West. Timing is everything to catch the best conditions through this weekend.

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Fire destroys lodge on Whiteface Mountain

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A fire Saturday night destroyed the Mid-Station Lodge at Whiteface Mountain Ski Area.

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Multi-Mountain Northeast Passes Offer More Resorts

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Northeast skiers and riders don't have to hop a plane to reach some of the best terrain in the country, and they don't have to limit themselves to just one mountain. Multi-Mountain 2019-20 season passes are now on sale, and early birds get the best prices.

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Making Unforgettable Mountain Memories

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As the years pass by, mountain visits can blur or even fade from memory. To make a trip stand out, try one of these memorable activities for après time, a day off, or a unique experience.

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Savoring Northeast On-Mountain Lunch

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An on-mountain lunch break is a treat you’ll want to savor on your next ski trip, with easy access from the slopes, mountain views, and maybe even a deck for some springtime goggle-tanning. SnoCountry takes a look at some of the best bets for on-mountain lunch.

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SnoCountry SnoCast: Be Mine? Mother Nature Is Our Valentine

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We LOVE this forecast! The SnoCast 2019 Valentine’s Day edition features what we love this week. Give it a read to find out!

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Your Very Own Ski Day With An Olympian

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We watch Olympians on TV every four years, but you don’t have to wait that long to rub elbows with skiing stardom. Several mountain resorts around the country offer opportunities to ski with their most prominent athlete ambassadors, and learn the slopes from a pro perspective.

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SnoCountry SnoCast: The Christmas Edition Features Multiple Storms

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Heading through the Christmas holiday, multiple storms will make their way across the U.S. and Canada. Question is, will these bring the gift of snow to your favorite spot?

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SnoCountry SnoCast: Active Weather Pattern Into November

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We’re turning the calendar to November in this SnoCountry SnoCast, and with that comes more signals that winter is coming. A weather pattern featuring frequent storm systems will impact both the western and eastern areas this week.

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SnoCountry SnoShots: East Ski And Ride Season Begins

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Stoke was high this week for east coast skiers and riders, as the power of snowmaking and the fortune of cold weather combined for October openings at Killington and Sunday River, with Mount Snow and Wildcat spinning lifts this coming weekend. 

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Hi-Tech Ski Resort Wayfinding In The Digital Age

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When visiting a ski resort for the first time, most people check out the trail map to plan their day. But whereas 30 years ago it was a paper map, today it is likely to be on a smartphone or computer. 

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Get Every Drop Of Summer In At Whiteface

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New York's Whiteface may be a little biased when it comes to their favorite season (WINTER...of course), but this summer has been top notch too.

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Get Those Spring Runs In At Northeast Resorts

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Even though it might still feel like February as snow continues to fall on mountain resorts across the country, Northeast mountains are celebrating end-of season runs as they look ahead to summer activities and construction. Thanks to snowmakers and some great March snowfall, bases are still deep for those spring runs.

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