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

SnoCountry SnoShots: The West Celebrates End Of Season

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Pond skimming. Easter egg hunts. Crazy costume contests. Bands, BBQ and beer. And layers of sunscreen and lip balm.

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Adaptive Ski Athlete Trevor Kennison

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Trevor Kennison doesn’t know the meaning of the word “quit.”

“It’s like this is what you have and you’ve got to deal with it, the cards you’ve (been) dealt,” Kennison told SnoCountry.com.

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Town Ski Area Series: Bridger Bowl Ski Area

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For our fourth installment of the Town Ski Area Series we’ll explore a ski area that could serve as the poster child to small, community ski areas nationwide because of its success as a 501(c)(4).

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Mad River Glen Skis Longest Season In 70-Year History

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Vermont’s die-hard skiers-only mountain, Mad River Glen, celebrated the last day of a record-breaking season April 20, 2019. The day marked operating day number 136, the new record for the longest season in their 70-year history. 

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SnoCountry SnoCast: An Incredible 2018-2019 Season

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No matter if you got out five times, 50 times, or so many times you can’t even count, this season was one to remember. A solid winter for much of North America, with some impressive seasonal snow tallies. Here’s what caught our attention in the final SnoCast of 2018-2019.

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Silver Mountain, 49 Degrees North Join Forces In Inland Northwest

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Skiers and snowboarders in the Spokane area and North Idaho will be able to double up on season passes as an affiliate of Silver Mountain is buying 49 Degrees North.

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Midwest Ski Country’s National Parks

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The mountains and high alpine lakes of the west, and New England’s rolling mountains lush with green forests create some of the nation’s more memorable national parks. But don’t overlook the Heartland’s beautiful lakeshores, prairies, rivers and thick forests of the upper Midwest.

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Amtrak Winter Park Express Sets Records in 2019 Season

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The Amtrak Winter Park Express trains set records for the service, including the most riders ever, in the 2019 season. Amtrak and Winter Park Resort leaders thank guests for choosing Amtrak to avoid traffic and to enjoy new features both aboard the train and at the resort named last year “Best in North America".

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Deep Into The Spring: Still Skiing And Riding To Be Had

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The 2018-2019 ski and snowboard season isn't going out quietly, as healthy snowfall through April has prompted resorts across the SnoCountry map to extend operations into May – or beyond.

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Mt. Abram Ski Resort Plans to Build Maine’s Largest Mountain Bike Park

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Over the next six years, Mt. Abram is building the largest mountain bike park in Maine from scratch, up to 16 trails accessible by chairlift.

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World’s New Longest Indoor Ski Run On Course For 2020 Opening

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The massive Meydan One mega mall complex in Dubai, which is due to include the longest indoor ski run yet, is reported to still be on track for its originally announced 2020 opening date.

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Alaska's Hatcher Pass Could See Snowcat, Heliskiing Next Winter

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A company that wants to shuttle skiers by snowcat and helicopter to distant peaks in the increasingly popular Hatcher Pass area has sparked objections from some outdoor enthusiasts worried about increased avalanche danger, pollution and noise.

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Huge Ski Area Near Whistler Targeting 2025 Opening

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A giant $3.5-billion ski resort project on the West Coast of Canada hopes to be open from 2025, its developers have said.

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What Vail Resorts Will Be Up To This Summer

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The largest ski and snowboard resort owner in the world enters its second decade of its expansion with a modest slate of on-mountain upgrades and a couple of portfolio-wide improvements.

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April Snows Cap Snow Season; Rafting, Hiking, Wildflowers Await

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For most Western resorts, the season is over, but lots of snow in the mountains -- even late into April -- means plenty of water in the rivers for rafting and blankets of colorful wild flowers covering the high alpine meadow for hikers and bikers.

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Best Of Both Worlds: Ski And Bike On The Same Day

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After harvesting the spring corn snow that’s still abundant this spring at many resorts around the country, you could just sit back and enjoy a frosty one on the deck. Or, you could kick up your outdoor game a notch with an afternoon bike ride that will make that end-of-day refreshment all the more rewarding.

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Buy Now, Save Some Green On Vermont Season Passes

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As you’re reflecting on another amazing winter, consider all the green you can save by purchasing next year’s pass now. If Vermont is on your list, check out all of the Green Mountain state 2019-20 season pass options.

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Boyne Mountain, Mount Bohemia Spring Challenge And More

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Once again the Spring Challenge between Michigan resorts Boyne Mountain and Mount Bohemia, located in the UP, is on. Which resort will keep the lifts turning longest and skiers and snowboarders on the slopes?

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SnoCountry SnoCast: Beautiful Spring Conditions Take Us To Late April

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Here comes the warmer weather. We’re highlighting the best days to enjoy comfortable, spring skiing/riding plus where last-minute snow is going to fall!

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Ski Santa Fe Riding High Into Season’s Home Stretch

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Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde.

That’s how George Brooks, executive director of industry group Ski New Mexico, describes the 2018-19 ski season in comparison to the previous winter — one of the most dismal in years.

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