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

Squaw Valley/Alpine Meadows To Open For One Day, Oct. 25

Squaw Valley

Call it what you want – but, Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows in the California High Sierra are calling a one-day preview a “Welcome Winter Fundraiser.” The preview comes just a few days after a three-foot snow dump with more snow coming.

 

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Utahns Get More Serious About Congestion In Canyons

Alta Wildcat base

Anyone who has made the drive up Little or Big Cottonwood Canyon on a winter weekend knows there’s just too much traffic.

 

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Whistler One Of Canada’s Best Employers For Young People; Also Conservation

Whistler

Whistler Blackcomb has been named one of Canada’s best employers for young people as chosen by the editors of Canada’s Top 100 Employers and also picked up several conservationist awards.

 

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Ski & Snowboard Festival Heads To San Francisco Nov. 2-4

San Francisco Ski & Board Festival
Are you ready for a Bay Area preview of the ski and snowboard season? Then head over to the 5th annual Ski & Board Festival Nov. 2-4, 2012, at Fort Mason Festival Pavilion in San Francisco. 

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Killington Powers K-1 Express Gondola By Feeding It Cow Pies

Killington Gondola

There are 100 jokes in this headline, for sure. But for sustainability and creativity, it’s no laughing matter. The "Beast of the East" is bringing cow technology to its beacon, the K-1 Express Gondola.

 

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Mud On The Mountain Returns To Seven Springs Nov. 3

Seven Springs

So many adventure-seekers took part in the inaugural Mud On The Mountain Adventure Race at Pennsylvania’s Seven Springs that the resort is going to do it all over again Nov. 3. 

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Major Winter Storm Drops Big Snow in Tahoe

Boreal

Skiers and snowboarders in California, Oregon, Idaho and parts of Montana are rejoicing as an early-season winter storm has dropped more a foot of snow in some areas. 

 

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Mad River Mountain Rail Jam Nov. 4; Other Midwest Open Houses Set

Mad River, Ohio

Ohio’s Mad River Mountain, home hill to Olympian Louie Vito, will be hosting the Heartland’s first rail jam Nov. 4. Last year’s event was a huge hit, and over 400 people have already confirmed on MRM’s Facebook page they will be there for the “throw down.” The ski area’s annual Ski Patrol Ski Swap will be taking place inside the lodge. 

 

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Weather Hangover? Reservations Slow Says MTRiP Report

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The booking pace for winter reservations is down 3.9 percent for the next six months year-over-year, says the Mountain Travel Research Program. MTRiP tracks reservations at 260 property management companies in the west.

 

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PCSkiGal: Ski Porn’s Coming to Utah

Warren Miller's Flow State

Time to get your panties in a bunch, you Utah riders. Here is the list of Utah Ski and Snowboard movie premieres found at a theatre near you:

 

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