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

The Secret Culture of Ski-Jumping in the Midwest

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As his dreams of going pro faded, photographer Cooper Dodds fell back in love with ski jumping in an unexpected place. His new photo book, 'Jumper: Flying in the Heartland,' documents the Midwest's surprisingly popular, no-frills tournament circuit.

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SnoCast: Parade of Storms Will Kick Off 2021

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2021 already looks good with storm after storm lining up in the West, and a turn to a more active pattern for the East. Here’s where to find great ski conditions through the first week of January.

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Sugarbush Offering Private, Socially Distanced Base Lodges

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Some ski resorts are operating at limited capacity inside their base lodges or asking guests to gear up in their car as a response to COVID-19.

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Early Season Snow Means Strong Start To Oregon Resorts

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Right from the git-go, the Pacific Northwest has gotten the lion's share on snowfall this season, and Oregon's nine mountains and resorts have opened with plenty of depth.

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What It's Really Like To Ski During A Pandemic

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Cold feet: This was my biggest concern.

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Five Of The Top Family Ski Resorts In Midwest

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Family-friendly terrain, ski and snowboard teaching programs, and a good variety of advanced and expert terrain. Here are five top ski resorts in the Midwest that can keep families of differing abilities happy.

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Staying Close To Home at Berkshire Resorts

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One of the consequences of New England’s restrictive COVID-related interstate travel mandates is altered, long-held habits for skiers and riders. The result is that winter sports enthusiasts are discovering (or re-discovering) new stomping grounds and creating opportunities for properly positioned ski resorts.

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Snow Slide Damages Belleayre Lodge as Rainstorm Hits Northeast

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It was a tough Christmas for many northeast ski areas as a storm dropped 1-4” or more of drenching rainfall, forcing many ski areas to close, and essentially erasing the existing snow cover in the northeast.

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The Slovenian Dream - Elan Is Celebrating 75 Years

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Entering Slovenia from Austria, time seems to shift. Looking up at the Julian Alps after exiting the five-mile-long Karawks tunnel from Austria, it becomes clear that the terrain on the southern side of the border is indistinguishable from the north, but I instantly feel more relaxed. So does Matjaz Meglic, the man driving the car.

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Sales Are Up For The Ski Industry Despite COVID Lockdowns

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Millions of Americans would love to bust out of pandemic isolation and go skiing.

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SnoCast: The Forecast Naughty and Nice List

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A busy forecast through the end of 2020 from coast to coast will have you picking and choosing your windows of opportunity to hit the slopes.

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When It Comes To Ski Resorts, Smaller Can Be Better

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Check out these five little gems that have been teaching New England families to ski for decades.

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Ski Resorts Work to Stay Open as COVID Cases Snowball

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The day after Thanksgiving, Dr. Jana Eller and Dr. Shiraz Naqvi were seated beside an outdoor fire pit at the base of Telluride Ski Resort, taking a short break from skiing.

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Holiday Celebrations Low Key At Midwest Ski Resorts

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Holiday celebrations will be much different this winter at ski resorts across the upper tier of the Midwest, and some may not have anything at all. The one constant is that if you have a room or condo at the resort you will be able to ski and celebrate with the household unit you arrive with.

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High Demand: Reservation Systems Come Into Play For The Holidays

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The holiday season is upon us and, despite the headwinds of Covid-19, thousands of skiers and snowboarders have been aiming toward the mountains for welcome relief.

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How To Make Skiing More Affordable, According To A Ski Bum

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Save money skiing by hitting the slopes with a friend, packing your own lunch, buying used gear, and more.

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The Backcountry Boom

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In mountains across America, skiers and snowboarders are ditching ski lifts and heading into the untamed wilderness of the backcountry. Even before the pandemic, backcountry was the fastest-growing segment of the skiing and snowboarding industry. Now with COVID imperiling ski resorts, the sport is exploding.

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Nor'Easter Delivers Up to 40 Inches in New Hampshire, Massachusetts, New York, Vermont

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And the winner is... Ragged Mountain, New Hampshire with 40" of snow from Thursday's Nor'easter.

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Square and POWDR Bring New Commerce Tech to the Ski Slopes

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As the winter ski season gets underway, Square now powers payments, e-commerce, and point of sale at nearly a dozen renowned ski resorts across the U.S. and Canada in partnership with POWDR, owner of Killington Resort, Copper Mountain, Eldora and Mt. Bachelor.

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SnoCast: Recent Snow Blankets Ski Areas Both in the East and West

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With big snow happening on both sides of the US and Canada, conditions look fantastic heading into Christmas week.

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