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

Sun Valley Moves Forward With Expansion Project

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Sun Valley Resort said it remains on pace to open a large new expansion this winter.

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Credits Toward Next Season, Opt-out Options For Season Pass Holders

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The first deadline for savings on season pass prices for the 2020-2021 season is coming, and skiers and snowboarders will have to decide whether the low cost or the uncertainty of COVID-19 virus carries more weight.

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Winter Park Resort To Open For Summer Season June 27

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Following state and county guidelines, Winter Park Resort plans to open its summer access including the Trestle Bike Park on June 27.

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Maine's Mt. Abram To Open Bike Trails

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Starting June 20, Mt. Abram will have four bike trails open for beginners and advanced riders.
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Italian Ski Areas Re-opening This Weekend

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Italy’s Dovesciare.it ski website reports that the country’s Stelvio glacier summer ski area is set to re-open to all skiers and boarders from this weekend, earlier than expected.

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Killington Resort Creating COVID Fund for Local Businesses

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Killington Resort is launching a program to feed the local community as well as offer grants to local businesses hurt by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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The Pandemic Is Forcing Ski Towns to Rethink Tourism

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When once crowded mountain communities like Breckenridge, Colorado, saw visitors vanish this spring, locals scrambled to mitigate the economic damage and plot a return, while keeping their towns' character intact

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Melting Snow, Not Covid, Forces A-Basin To Shut For Season

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Arapahoe Basin's nod to its season passholders and stalwart loyalists ended Sunday (June 7) after a two-week run -- due to lack of snow but not lack of interest.

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New Major Ski Resort Proposed for British Columbia Interior

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A proposal to build a new ski resort in the BC interior, in an area about a four-hour drive east of Kelowna and seven hours west of Calgary, approximately eight km east of New Denver and 38 km west of Kalso, is in the very early stages of its design and application process.

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How COVID-19 Will Change the Future of Backcountry Skiing

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Resort restrictions may unleash a flood of new users into the backcountry next winter.

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Snowshoe Mountain to Open for Summer Season July 2

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It's finally stopped snowing in the Allegheny Mountains in West Virginia—in time for officials at Snowshoe Mountain Resort to unveil a modified schedule of events for summer and fall 2020.

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Despite Pandemic, Saddleback Resort Relaunch Remains on Track

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Significant upgrades to Saddleback Mountain, the ski resort in Rangeley, remain on track despite the pandemic.

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Jay Peak Sale Process ‘Ground to a Halt’ Due to Covid-19

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The coronavirus pandemic is delaying the sale of the Jay Peak ski resort, with the man in charge of overseeing that process not sure when it will move forward again. 

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Lake Louise World Cup Plans 'Moving Forward' Until Further Notice

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Planning for this year's Lake Louise Audi FIS Ski World Cup is moving forward amid a recent meeting that tabled multiple scenarios for the 2020-21 season including scrapping the local event.

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Bousquet Ski Area Sold to Mill Town Capital

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A private investment group from Pittsfield has purchased the venerable Bousquet Ski Area and plans to keep one of the country's oldest ski resorts operational.

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Washington's Crystal Mountain is Reopening

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Good news for all t-shirt ski bums as Crystal Mountain announced this week it will reopen to skiers and riders.

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Australian Ski Areas to Open Soon

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Local tourists will soon be able to enjoy the New South Wales ski fields, with the state's alpine region to open from June 22 after a coronavirus-affected start to the snow season.

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Swiss Ski Resort Plans to Create Longest World Cup Downhill Course

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A downhill ski race that would be the longest in the World Cup is being planned to join the men's circuit on a course connecting Switzerland and Italy near the Matterhorn mountain.

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Ski Right Into Lookout House’s Built-In Ski Run

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While living at Lookout House, the fun doesn’t stop when the ski resort closes. To end a long day on the slopes, the residents of the Truckee, California property designed by Faulkner Architects simply ski directly into the home’s built-in ski run.

 

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WATCH: This Calm Edit Is Everything We Love About Skiing Powder

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Close your eyes. Breathe in. Hold it for a few seconds. Exhale. You’re standing at the top of your favorite line. It’s early, and the crisp morning air and bright sunshine accentuate the glinting snow crystals—which lie untouched. You know the rolling terrain and perfectly spaced trees before you like the way home. Visualize your line. Then drop in.

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