Ikon Pass Pairing: Steeps And Deeps Near Seattle

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Ikon Pass holders should head to Seattle and cash in two very different ski and snowboard mountains in the Cascades -- each catching tons of snow out of northern Pacific storms.

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Michigan Ski Areas Offering Affordable Snowsports Lessons Through January

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January is Learn to Ski and Snowboard month. Throughout the Midwest ski areas are offering discounted lesson programs. Michigan offers one of the best programs for cost and simplicity, and it’s available at ski areas throughout both peninsulas of the Wolverine State.

 

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Snowboard Star Shaun White's Olympic Status Still Uncertain

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Shaun White arrived at Mammoth Mountain hoping to lock in a spot on his fifth Olympic team. The snowboarding superstar left it with his ankle hurting and work still left to do.

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Mountain Collective Wyoming Pairing: Jackson and Targhee

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Here's a Rocky Mountain trip for Mountain Collective pass holders to get as much skiing and riding as they can -- without wasting time on the road or in the airport.

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Iowa's Mt. Crescent Has Been Sold

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Mt. Crescent, a popular ski area located just south of Omaha near Council Bluffs in western Iowa, has been sold to Pottawattamie County, which will continue to operate the ski area. The county plans to explore further recreational development of the area hoping to make it into a year-round destination, according to a report from KMTV3.

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SnoCast: A Nor'easter and Pacific Northwest Snow Ahead

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2022 is off to an incredible start with new snow all around, and there's more to come! In this week's SnoCast, we're tracking a storm from the southern Appalachians to downeast Maine, plus a surge of new snow over the Pacific Northwest and Rockies. Let's dig in.

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Europe‘s Largest Ski Resort Could Destroy Some Of The Last Glaciers In The Alps

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A project called "Europe‘s largest contiguous glacier ski resort" has the potential to destroy some of the last wild places in the continent - but people are committed to stopping the development.

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Ski Resorts In France Reopen With Requirement For Vaccine Passes, Masks

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After abruptly closing in March 2020, France's alpine ski resorts have reopened. But this year you'll need more than just goggles and a lift pass.

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On An Iconic Wyoming Peak, Ski Mountaineers See A Test

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Many people dream, talk and plan of skiing Grand Teton for years, only to be forced by poor conditions to start their wait all over. But the obsession never fades.

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These Are The Best Cross-Country Ski Trails In The U.S.

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Northern Minnesota is beautiful and punishing in winter. The crystalline snow crunches underfoot. Every naked birch is illuminated by the distant sun, and the silent world is drenched in white. Some days the snow is so cold that it sounds like squeaking Styrofoam. On the best subzero bluebird days, I have one clear purpose: to Nordic ski as fast and far as I can before my face freezes off.

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Vermont's Bromley Mountain Ski Resort Powers Up New Solar Array

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Encore Renewable Energy and Bromley Mountain Ski Resort announced the completion of a 615kWdc solar project on land owned by Bromley Mountain in Peru, Vermont. The new project, jointly developed by Encore and Tangent Energy Solutions, will generate clean, locally generated solar power and help Bromley reach their sustainability goals. The energized solar array will generate enough electricity to power 70 average households per year and offset the emissions of 120 passenger vehicles annually. 

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13 Of The Best Family Ski Resorts For All Ages And Skill Levels

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Getting kids on skis;as early as possible can be rewarding for a lifetime of skiing. But planning a ski trip — especially with kids in tow — isn’t as easy as just picking up and going. Instead of just “following the snow,” you’ll want to pick a ski mountain that truly caters to kids — one that offers top-notch ski lessons, kid-friendly trails and many off-the-snow activities as well.

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Variety Is Spice Of Idaho's Indy Pass Resorts

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All of Idaho's five Indy Pass destinations are a bit out of the way, but that's a good thing for short lines, long views, and uncrowded trails.

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SnoCast: New Year, New Snow. Bring It!

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As we close the book on 2021, we’ll get off to a busy snow start for the new year. A storm treks from coast to coast delivering new snow from the Southwest to Quebec. Details in this week’s SnoCast.

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Stowe Board Rejects Ski Resort Parking Lot Proposal

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A town board in Stowe has denied an application for a proposed parking lot aimed at relieving parking pressures for the Stowe Mountain Resort.

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Female Snowsports Clinics Being Held Across Midwest

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Over the next few weeks, seven Midwest ski areas are hosting women’s ski and snowboard clinics. Three ski areas are located in Minnesota, two in Ohio, and one each in Missouri and South Dakota. A chance to learn a new winter sport or brush up on your technique before a western spring trip, or just enjoy the camaraderie of like-minded women each week during ski season.

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7 Ways Your Ski Season Is About To Get Better

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All across the country, resorts have been working hard to bolster their offerings and to fix systemic issues, from addressing long lift lines and the mountain-town housing shortage to investing in renewable energy. With the proper precautions, there are more reasons than ever to hit the slopes this season.

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Tahoe Resorts Relish In Wintry Blast Slamming Sierra With Several Feet Of Snow

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Six weeks ago, Cheryl Varner’s mornings were too warm, too sunny and too boring.

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Four New England Cross Country Ski Towns For Your Bucket List

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The top New England ski towns are the topic of annual debate, but which are the top towns for cross country skiing? Some of the favorite New England towns and areas to go on a cross country (XC) ski vacation include Stowe and Woodstock in Vermont, the Mt. Washington Valley in the White Mountains of New Hampshire, and Bethel in Maine. Here are more details from XCSkiResorts.com about XC skiing at these fabulous New England ski towns:

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New England’s Family-Owned Ski Resorts Add Local Flavor To Winter Sports

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Not to detract from the bigger chain-owned ski resorts that populate New England’s winter playgrounds now. Indeed, without that big money input, the snow sports industry here couldn’t survive the enticement to visit snowy terrain to the west and north of us.

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