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Celebrate Easter, Take Final Spring Turns In The Mountains

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The arrival of Easter typically signals the departure of the ski and snowboard season, but this season's bonanza of snowfall has kept many resorts open over the April 21 Easter weekend.

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Cranmore Records Longest Season In 81 Years

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A series of winter storms totaling 107 inches of snowfall, and consistent cold temperatures allowing near nonstop snowmaking, helped New Hampshire’s Cranmore register the longest ski season in its 81-year history.

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Goggle Tan Time: Northeast Spring Skiing And Riding Tips

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Although winter is holding strong across the country, there are still plenty of days to follow the sun and enjoy all the snow that has fallen in the last few months. SnoCountry gathered some advice from the experts on how to make the most of these fun spring days.

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SnoCountry SnoCast: Spring Is Coming

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Mid April comes through with a bang as a powerful winter storm graces the middle of the country. This winter does not want to go quietly, and that’s fine by us! Here’s what the weather has to offer this week.

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U.S. Ski And Snowboard Hall Of Fame Inducts Class Of 2018 

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Olympians Bode Miller and Andrew Weibrecht were among the star-studded group of eight noted skiing and snowboarding pioneers, athletes and sport builders inducted into the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame at an April 6, 2019, ceremony in Park City.

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Midwest Passes That Offer Multiple Ski Areas

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It’s the time of year when many consider ski pass purchases for next season. If you are happy skiing your favorite area only and not interested in passes offering multiple options, read no further. There are a few a few options for Heartland skiers that like to ski many areas over the winter, and three of the alternatives offer options for those that like to take a winter trip or three to the mountains.

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Spring Brings Ski Culture’s Happy Times

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East and West have reaped abundant snowfall so this spring is a great time to enjoy the best of snow and ski culture.

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SnoCountry SnoShots: Midwest Spring, Sun And Snow

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It’s still ski and ride season across the upper Midwest. A great time to get out and enjoy springtime warmth, sun and snow as we put a wrap on this season, which has been one of the best in recent history across the Heartland. These eight areas are still open through at least this weekend and some are planning on staying open through the month.

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April Mountain Resort Ski And Snowboard Events 

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April has arrived at that means it is time to break out the sunscreen and coolers for fun days in the sun at your favorite mountain resort. SnoCountry took at look at some of the happenin’ events around the country this April.

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New Quad Coming To Sugar Mountain

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North Carolina’s Sugar Mountain will be replacing their original fixed-grip double chair, Easy Street, this summer with a detachable, high-speed quad. 

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SnoCountry SnoCast: Still Some Snow Left In The Gas Tank

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Welcome to April! It’s the month to have a little more fun and perhaps get those last runs of the season in. Hurry though! As warmer weather approaches and ski resorts close, our time is limited. Here’s what the weather has to offer this week.

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Town Ski Area Series: Snow King Mountain Resort

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When you talk Wyoming skiing and snowboarding, no conversation can take place without mentioning the legendary Jackson Hole Mountain Resort. But just down the road, holding peaceful watch over the town of Jackson is Snow King Mountain Resort, a hidden gem with a wide variety of terrain to explore.

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Powderhorn Celebrates Season’s End with So Much Pow Luau

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Celebrating abundant snowfall this season, Colorado’s Powderhorn Mountain is hosting the So Much Pow Luau encore weekend of skiing and riding April 5-7.

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Get The Day Going: Tasty Bakeries Near Ski Resorts

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Few things fire up a day of skiing and riding more than fresh-baked goods and a hot cup of joe – and the high country full of spots to pick up a doughnut, croissant, scone or more.

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Skiing Into April Across Upper Midwest

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Early April can be a great time to hit the slopes and enjoy some spring time fever with the longer daylight hours and warmer temperatures. Seven Upper Midwest resorts are staying open into April, and some are offering enticing lift and lodging specials.

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Colleges Close To Skiing And Riding

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While you may not want to commit to the full ski bum lifestyle, plan your course schedule correctly and the student life can still accommodate plenty of slope time, especially if there’s a mountain resort nearby. While some just want to head to the mountains for spring break, living within easy reach of a resort means you can take full advantage of the many college-age season passes out there.

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With Enough Snow to Last Until May, Ski Resorts Consider Extending Season

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Last week’s snow and continued cold temperatures in the North Country seems like good news for skiers looking to take a few more turns this spring.

Yet only a few resorts have extended the season, with most areas still planning to shut down at their normal closing dates, some as soon as this weekend, representatives said.

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Skinning Inside The Ropes With No Lift Needed

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Heading up the mountain on skis has gained popularity around the nation. Most resort have designated trails, access times and a set of rules (check website) – but it's free to travel uphill.

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Slopeside Taco Truck brings Beachside Cuisine to Skiers

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Taco trucks. You imagine them beachside or street side. But slopeside?

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Game Changing Passes Benefit Skiers, Resorts

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The season pass landscape has erupted with options. Chief among them for access to worldwide areas are Ikon and Epic passes.

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