It may be the middle of August during one of the hottest Heartland summers on record, but several of the region’s ski areas are currently offering their best season pass deals for the 2012/13 season.
I’ve got another option for you in the lift ticket department if you’re not sure whether to plunk down a grand (or more) for a season pass this year or just purchase individual passes from say, Costco.(see SnoCountry news story).
Once a pipe dream, the idea of a gondola linking downtown Park City with the slopes of Deer Valley Resort may soon be a reality.
Four of the nation’s major western independent ski resorts – Alta, Aspen/Snowmass, Jackson Hole, and Squaw Valley/Alpine Meadows – have joined together in a new cooperative that means plenty of dollar savings in passes and lift tickets.
Summer means much more to ski resorts and skiers and snowboarders than warm weather and blue skies. It means that lots of enhancements at New Hampshire’s ski resorts underway as winter looms. Take a run through the state with us…
Northern Vermont’s Smugglers’ Notch has long been a favorite vacation spot for families because of its activity-inclusive packages, variety of condos, convenient village, and so much for the kids to do.
There appears to be widespread support among Breckenridge town council members as they near a final vote on approving an 80-unit timeshare development at Peak 8. The site is the now defunct Bergenhof Restaurant, known to locals as the “Bergie.”
Record heat is scorching much of the Heartland this summer, so you might consider a quick trip to Big Sky Resort in the Montana mountains, with Yellowstone National Park just down the road.
A just-released fall forecast by AccuWeather.com says the Rockies may be the place to be for early and mid-season as temperatures are expected to average 1-2 degrees below normal this fall.
The second annual Adirondack Senior Open will return to the Whiteface Club and Resort at Lake Placid, N.Y. Aug. 27-31. It’s part of the Sunbelt Senior Golf Tour. Senior means age 45 and older in this case. Admission is free.
The "magic " used to be near Keene, N.H., but moves to the Green Mountains of Vermont – specifically Magic Mountain Aug. 17-18. It’s now the Green Mountain Getdown Music Festival.
You just might be day dreaming these summer days about an exotic ski vacation. Here’s one for you: Changbaishan Resort in Northeast China.
Central Wisconsin offers mountain-like scenery at Devils Lake State Park, the popular Wisconsin Dells and the long running Tommy Bartlett Water Ski Show. Devils Head Resort, just down the road, is a great place to stay.
Notwithstanding the fact snowboarding, as we know it today, got its start at Stratton Mountain, Vt., the iconic U.S. Snowboarding Championship is moving from the southern Vermont resort to Vail, Colo.
There have been a number of thefts of ski trail signs from Telluride Resort this summer that are presumably about to hang in dorm rooms, bars or other nefarious spots. Here’s a tip: Get caught and you’ll probably do time for a felony.