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

Mt. Bachelor Plans To Open Zip Line Next Spring

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Mt. Bachelor will add a zip line to its roster of summer activities, the latest in a series of plans the ski resort has set up for the mountain area.

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Squaw-Alpine Meadows Gondola Connect Getting Closer

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Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows have been linked by ownership for a while, but soon they may be connected by a gondola.

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Sunday River Adding New Lifts For Learning Terrain, Competition Venues

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Sunday River Resort is installing four new surface lifts in preparation for winter 2019/20. These surface lifts will include three covered conveyor lifts to access the learning terrain on South Ridge, as well as a T-bar on Locke Mountain for alpine race and boardercross training and competitions. 

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Epic, Ikon Cuts Costs Of Summer Mountain Fun

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Both the Epic Pass and Ikon Pass streamline skiing and riding costs during the winter. Now that summer's here, they switch gears to make warm-weather times in the mountains more affordable, too.

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Utah Olympic Park Cranks Up Summertime Thrills

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Summer “adventure parks” can be found at ski and snowboard resorts all over the West, crammed full of rides, challenges and just plain fun. And the granddaddy of them all may well by the Utah Olympic Park just down the road from Park City Mountain Resort.

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Magic Mountain Making Major Snowmaking Expansion

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Vermont's Magic Mountain recently received Act 250 approval for a snowmaking project that will double the size of its existing pond. It adds to the growing number of improvements new owners are making at the Londonderry ski area.

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City, Steamboat Resort Consider Partnering In Running Howelsen Hill

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The city has released a skeleton of a developing agreement that could see Steamboat Ski and Resort Corp. operating Howelsen Hill.

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Biking, Hiking And More At Idaho Resorts In The Summer

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Summer in Idaho mountains has always been popular for folks who seek the remote and the cool of the western massif of the Rocky Mountains – and the 13 major ski and snowboard resorts that are up and running for the summer.

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Snowbird Opened For Skiing On The Fourth of July For Only The Fifth Time In 48 Years

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For Paul Fejte, getting to ski on Independence Day captures the holiday’s meaning: a celebration of freedom.

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Guide To The 2019 Australia And New Zealand Ski Season

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Once again, the snow has come early across the Tasman, with falls of up to 45 centimetres across the Australian mountains in the last week of May.

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Fun In The Sun: Tahoe Resorts In Summer Mode

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Once summer settles in, the winter resorts around Lake Tahoe become magnets for city-dwellers aiming to beat the heat – and to have a bunch of fun doing it.

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Italy Wins Vote To Host 2026 Olympic Winter Games

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Italy will host the 2026 Olympics in Milan and Cortina d'Ampezzo, taking the Winter Games to the Alpine country for the second time in 20 years.

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A Look At The 2026 Winter Olympic Bids In Monday’s Vote

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While the Winter Olympics still has issues attracting bidders, two candidates have stayed on Monday’s ballot to pick the 2026 host.

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At This California Mountain, You Can Ski on the 4th of July Before Watching the Highest Fireworks Display in the U.S. 

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Most Americans will spend the 4th of July weekend with friends and family, maybe watching a parade or oohing and aahing over fireworks, hot dog in hand. Those looking to take the celebration up a notch should look to California's Mammoth Mountain.

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Arapahoe Basin Extends Ski Season Again Thanks To Lingering Snow

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It’s the ski season that never ends.

With a late-June snowstorm in the mountains predicted, Summit County resort Arapahoe Basin said Thursday it would be open through the end of June.

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SoCal Mountains: Where The Summer Action Is Close To Home

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The L.A. Basin warms up this time of year, and one of the best ways to beat that heat is to head to the mountains.

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Find Fun, Pleasure In The Utah Mountains This Summer

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Making plans for a trip to Utah this summer? Be sure to set aside time to check out all the warm-weather offerings from the state's ski and snowboard resorts.

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Summer Fun On The Mountains Of Colorado

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Though the weather has been slow to cooperate, summer is indeed coming to the Colorado Rockies – and with it, tons of recreational diversions for all to enjoy.

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Colorado Posts Record Skier Visits For 2018-19 Season

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Total skier visits to the 23 member ski resorts of Colorado Ski Country USA (CSCUSA) increased 13 percent over last year, finishing nearly 12 percent above the state’s five-year average. The numbers reflect the current makeup of the association, adjusted for the departure of Crested Butte Mountain Resort in 2018-19.

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Vail Resorts Promises Opening Dates For Vail, Beaver Creek

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Despite humanity’s best efforts, certainty is hard to come by when it comes to nature. Vail Resorts is bringing a bit of certainty to Vail Mountain’s opening day.

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