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

Killington And Pico Offer New “Beast 365” Year-Round Season Pass

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You can now add summer activities to your pass for the longest ski and ride season in the East. (Killington)

The Beast of the East is now making the venerable season pass a plural adventure, with possibly the first mountain resort four-season access pass to their year-round mountain playground for $99 a month.

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SnoCountry SnoCast: Fourth Nor’easter Departs, Sierras Get Whacked

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Feet of snow is on the way for the Sierra Nevada range (Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows/Facebook)

Got that end-of-the-year spring skiing pass? Now is the time to use it! Epic March conditions continue for most of the East and parts of the West.

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Move Quickly: Spring Skiing Is Sweet But Short In West

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Cinco de Mayo atop Snowbird. (Snowbird/Facebook)

This time of year, the snow is melting and bare ground begins to show. But the spring ritual of skiing and riding under a warm sun and on moist, soft snow is a fitting close to any ski and snowboarding season.

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RealSkiers: The Best Of Times

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Just one corner of the boundless playground. (RealSkiers)

Every day I get the chance to ski is better than a day I don't.

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Tremblant Boasting $17M In Upgrades For 2018-19

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A detachable quad for quick access to Tremblant North Side skiing and riding. (Mont Tremblant)

Replacement of the Lowell Thomas chairlift, renovating and expanding summit chalet Le Grand Manitou, creating new glades and renovating La Fourchette du Diable on the North Side base are all part of Alterra Mountain Company’s latest plans for Mont Tremblant.

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Boyne Resorts Acquiring Ownership Of Seven Resorts And Scenic Chairlift Ride

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Boyne Resorts takes on ownership of Loon. (Loon/Facebook)

Boyne Resorts has announced an agreement with Ski Resort Holdings, LLC, an affiliate of Oz Real Estate, to acquire six mountain resorts and a scenic chairlift attraction currently leased by the resort company.

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Headin’ Up The Hill: Rare And Unique Lifts In U.S.

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Single chair alive and well at Mad River. (Mad River Glen/Facebook)

Since the beginning, ski area operators have experimented with how to best get people up a hill. That innovative spirit lives on, as new types of lifts go up, but the old way is still hanging on.

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Fat Bike Thrills At Kingdom Trails

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Summertime favorites can be enjoyed on your bike all winter long. (Kingdom Trails/Facebook)

Fat bikes, dubbed the "Hummers of the two-wheelers' world" are proliferating with more than 150 cross country (XC) ski areas in North America that welcome fat bikes on their snow-covered trails.

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Insider’s Guide To Kirkwood

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Above compact base area, mountain spreads out. (Kirkwood/Facebook)

Though less than an hour from the glitz and glamor of South Lake Tahoe, Kirkwood Mountain Resort couldn’t be a more unlikely neighbor. Stuffed up at the head of a box canyon, the mountain known as “The Wood” retains an old-school, bare-bones flavor that, despite ownership by Vail, emphasizes good skiing and riding over amenities (i.e., cell service is iffy).

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Mount Sunapee, Okemo, Crested Butte Brings Epic Up To 64 Resorts

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Epic skiing and riding under the orange bubble chair at Okemo. (Okemo/Facebook)

Mount Sunapee, New Hampshire, Okemo, Vermont and Crested Butte, Colorado have entered into a multi-year season pass partnership with Vail Resorts and the Epic Pass, bringing the total number of Epic Pass mountain resorts to 64 in eight countries.

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