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

Study Shows Colorado's I-70 Congestion Leading To Fewer Ski Trips

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Some skiers and snowboarders are choosing to make fewer trips to the mountains due to congestion on Interstate 70, according to a new study from the I-70 Coalition.

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JetBlue To Offer Ft. Lauderdale/Boston-Steamboat Flights Again in 2020 Season

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The last ski resort still operating for the season in New England just wrapped up their winter season this week, but JetBlue's already looking toward the 2020 ski season, offering seasonal nonstop flights from Boston to one of the Rocky Mountains' world-renowned ski destinations next season.

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Where To Ski or Snowboard in June 2019

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For those who, like us, love their snowsports year round, the good news is that spring 2019 has ended snowy in the northern hemisphere, and autumn 2019 has ended snowy in the southern hemisphere.

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Mount Snow Fire Takes Out Carpentry Shop, Snowmaking Controls

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A fire ripped through a mountain operations building at Mount Snow on Tuesday night.

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U.S. Hosting Seven World Cup Events For 2019-20 Season

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Following the conclusion of the International Ski Federation (FIS) Council Meetings, the 2019-20 competition calendar for all ski and snowboard sports that fall under the jurisdiction of FIS has been announced. For U.S. Ski & Snowboard, the Olympic National Governing Body (NGB) of ski and snowboard sports in America, this means that the following event dates are now confirmed:

 

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World Cup Action Returning To Killington in 2019, 2020

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Vermont’s Killington Resort and U.S. Ski & Snowboard have announced a two-year agreement to host the Audi FIS Ski World Cup. Killington’s place on the 2019 World Cup calendar has been confirmed by the International Ski Federation (FIS). HomeLight will be the title sponsor for the next World Cup at Killington, which will take place November 30 - December 1, 2019, Thanksgiving weekend.

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Aspen Snowmass Adds Another Bonus Weekend for Skiing and Riding

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Aspen Mountain will once again offer skiing and riding as part of continued summer operations this weekend, Jun. 8-9, with 130 acres of terrain on a 58-inch base depth.

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Ski Season Kicks Off Down Under

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The ski season will open early this year with a late autumn cold snap delivering blankets of snow to ski fields in Victoria and New South Wales. Mount Buller, Perisher, and the Selwyn Snow Resort have all announced they’ll be opening this weekend.

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Killington Resort Announces Final Weekend of Skiing and Riding

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Vermont’s Killington Resort, the largest mountain resort in Eastern North America, will wrap up the 2018-19 ski and snowboard season on Sunday, June 2 - making it the longest ski and snowboard season in Eastern North America. The last time Killington offered lift-serviced skiing in June was 2017 and in 2002 prior to that. 

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Aspen Mountain Announces Bonus Weekend June 1-2

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The 2018-19 ski and snowboard season rolls on at Aspen Mountain. The Colorado resort will reopen this weekend, June 1-2, for the continuation of summer operations with skiing and riding on 130 acres of skiable terrain. The gondola will be open for sightseeing and the Sundeck will offer food and beverage options as well as music on the deck during the day.

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Winter Rolls On As Memorial Day Weekend Approaches

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Memorial Day Weekend is the official kick-off to summer, but don't tell that to Mother Nature!

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Utah Sets Skier Visit Record

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Utah ski resorts saw their best season ever in terms of skier days in 2018-19 with a total of 5,125,441 visits. The state also saw one of its best snow years on record, with every ski resort recording above normal amounts of The Greatest Snow on Earth.

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U.S. Freestyle Ski Team Returns to Snow at Squaw Valley

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Warmer temperatures usually signal the end of the ski season, but for athletes on the U.S. Ski Team, winter never truly ends and warmer temperatures mean chasing snow around the globe. The U.S. Moguls Team held their first on-snow camp at official U.S. Ski & Snowboard training site Squaw Valley, May 2-15. With 682 inches of snow so far this season, Squaw provided an ideal return to snow with perfect spring skiing conditions, allowing the team to train 12 days during the two-week camp.

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Vermont's Killington Resort Still Open For Skiing

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Vermont's Killington Resort still open for skiing Skiers eager to hold on to winter hit the slopes over the weekend at Killington Resort in Vermont.

And it wasn't the final weekend for the Green Mountains ski facility.

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Purgatory Resort To Open For Skiing Saturday, Sunday

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Purgatory Resort plans to open Saturday and Sunday for skiing to allow powder hounds to enjoy the fresh snow the area is expected to receive through Thursday.

Snow is expected to be followed by sunny skies Saturday, according to the National Weather Service.

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Aspen Mountain to Open with Skiing and Riding Memorial Day Weekend

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Aspen Mountain will open for summer operations Memorial Day Weekend May 25-27 with skiing and riding. In addition to opening 130 acres of skiable terrain, Memorial Day Weekend marks the start of Aspen Mountain’s summer operations with access to sightseeing and food/beverage options at the Sundeck restaurant. There will be a live DJ outside on the deck Saturday and Sunday.

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Snow in Australia as 2019 Season Nears Down Under

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It is snowing in Australia a month ahead of the start of the Australian ski season.

Most of the country’s leading ski areas have been reporting snowfalls which are expected to intensify over the next 48-72 hours with the heaviest snow for most coming on Thursday-Friday.

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Bucket List Summer Events In The Mountains

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Luckily for mountain town lovers, activities and events aren’t just for the winter. Whether you’re looking to go full-in on biking, music, beer or food (or perhaps them all), mountain resorts across the country are your destination for summer fun. Keep that adventure bucket full with this list from SnoCountry on not-to-miss summer events.

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SnoCountry SnoShots: Ending The East Season

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East coast skiers and riders find gratitude with every day on the slopes, even if the sunny ones have been fewer than we may like this spring. 

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Ski Eight Countries, More Than 100 European Resorts With Snowpass Card

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Move over, Ikon and Epic. The first European season ski pass, the Snowpass Card, will bring together more than 100 ski resorts from eight European countries (including Austria, Italy, France and Switzerland) giving the Snowpass Card access to the biggest group of ski resorts in the world.

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