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Cool Your City Heels Up At Bear Mountain, Snow Summit

Bear Mt. biking

The mountains near Los Angeles can turn a hot time summer in the city into a cool adventure in the forest.

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Utah’s Deer Valley To See $8 Million In Improvements; Uphill Capacity Jumps

Deer Valley

A new quad chair, dubbed the Mountaineer Express will increase the capacity on Little Baldy Mountain at Deer Valley Resort in Park City, Utah, by 1,200 skiers per hour next winter.

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Lake Placid’s Mirror Lake Inn AAA Four Diamond Streak Continues

Mirror Lake Inn

The Lake Placid, N.Y. Mirror Lake Inn and Spa kept its streak alive as management was presented with the AAA Four Diamond Award of Excellence for 28 consecutive years. 

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June Mountain Closed Indefinitely; Owners Look To 'Sustainable Future'

June Mt.

Last season, June Mountain entered its second 50 years of operation, but it appears that Year 52 won’t happen for the Sierra Nevada resort – at least for the near future.

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Ski Apache Suspends Summer Operations; Assessing Lift Damage After Fire

Ruidoso fire

You won’t reach anyone at Ski Apache, high above Ruidoso, N.M., by phone and you can't drive up the long, winding access road to see for yourself. But, you will get a cryptic message that begs for more details that are not forthcoming.

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Traverse City's Cherry Festival Among Tops In Country Says NatGeo

Traverse City

Traverse City, Mich., known for its downhill and cross country skiing during winter, is also a top summer destination. National Geographic lists it as one of the Top 10 Summer Trips for 2012.  

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What’s In A Disclaimer? Park City Mountain Resort Pass Buyers Hope ‘Nothing’

Park City Mountain Resort

A troubling dispute between Utah’s Park City Mountain Resort (PCMR) and Talisker Land Holdings, LLC, owners of Canyons, has resulted in a disclaimer on PCMR season pass purchases.

 

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Werner Joins SnoCountry Ski Areas Association As Sales Representative

Rob Werner, whose career has spanned the snow sports industry, film production, cable, and new media, has been named Advertising Representative for the West and Midwest regions for SnoCountry Ski Areas Association.

Werner is an experienced sales and marketing representative with an extensive background in production and business development. He most recently served as Director of Advertising Sales for Vail Resorts’ Mountain News for its OnTheSnow website and mobile products.

 

“Rob is well-known and respected throughout the ski and snowboard industry and we are very excited he is joining the team at SnoCountry Ski Areas Association,” said SnoCountry President Tom Cottrill. “Rob’s experience will provide a significant benefit to our member resorts as they utilize our radio and television networks, Internet and email products to complement their marketing and advertising programs.”

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Warren Miller: Why Do You Live Where You Live?

San Juan Island Harbor

I am always interested in why people choose to live where they do. 

 

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Crankworx Mountain Bike Freeride Fest Rolls Into Les Deux Alpes July 9-15

Crankworx France

Crankworx, one of the biggest mountain biking competitions in the world rolls into Les Deux Alpes, France July 9-15, 2012. 

 

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