Ski resorts

Australia Holidays: Why a ski trip to Thredbo, NSW should be on your bucket list this winter

Thredbo in the Snowy Mountains of NSW. Photo / Destination New South Wales A little piece of Europe across the divide, Thredbo is the perfect location for your next ski holiday. Installing a new mountain gondola would be difficult at the best of times, let alone while bushfires raged nearby …

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You can ski in June at Mammoth Mountain – NBC Los Angeles

WINTER INTO SUMMER? It sounds like the title of a dramatic and slightly surreal novel, the kind of story that can swirl a reader through various places, spaces and times of the year, with a very high adventure as an enchanting end result. But sometimes a really big adventure, involving …

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The ski/snowboard season officially ends on Sunday

LITTLE COTTONWOOD CANYON, Utah — Skiers and snowboarders have one last chance to get their ride before Utah’s last winter resort closes for the season. Snowbird announced on Saturday that it would only be open for one more day: Sunday, May 15. “While conditions at the top have been ideal …

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[PHOTOS] Another spring storm moves through the Sierra, bringing 17″ of snowfall to Palisades Tahoe, California

[PHOTOS] Another spring storm moves through the Sierra, bringing 17″ of snowfall to Palisades Tahoe, California

Credit: Kate Abraham/Palisades Tahoe Over the past week, the high mountain of Palisades Tahoe has received 17 inches of fresh snow. This storm brought cold temperatures that helped preserve the existing snow and provide better coverage on the resort’s open trails. The resort will continue to operate Friday through Sunday …

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Park City Mountain Resort gets new leadership, as VP Mike Goar moves on

Deirdra Walsh will oversee the new paid parking program, elevator upgrades and construction of employee housing (Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) People descend on the slopes of Park City Mountain Resort as clear skies and recent fresh snow draw crowds Saturday, Dec. 18, 2021. | May 10, 2022, …

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Park City Council delays Quinn’s Junction park-and-ride project ‘indefinitely’

While the project isn’t technically dead, there won’t be a new Park & ​​Ride lot on the east end of Park City ready for next winter’s traffic. The city council voted on Thursday to postpone the project indefinitely. Instead, the city will explore a pilot program at the rarely used …

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Vail Resorts vows to fight condemnation of affordable housing plots

North America’s largest resort operator goes to war with its namesake city. Vail City Council voted Tuesday night to condemn a parcel where Vail Resorts plans to spend $17 million to build affordable housing for 165 workers. Dozens of Vail Resorts executives, employees and managers crammed into council chambers Tuesday …

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Colorado mountain resorts slash summer offerings as labor crisis persists

The Aspen Skiing Co. Canopy Tour, which was built by Bonsai, in Snowmass is usually booked all summer.Anna Stonehouse/The Aspen Times Archive Vail Resorts announced its summer plans at its major resorts last week and one thing was conspicuously missing. Ziplining and canopy tours, once the backbone of an industry-wide …

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Ski areas in more than 15 countries open in May

Ski areas in at least 15 countries on four continents are open in May and a number are reporting fresh snowfall until the end of April. About 150 ski areas are still open in the northern hemisphere and, very exceptionally, a ski area opened in South America almost two months …

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The Man Behind the Grand America • Salt Lake Magazine

The Great America is Salt Lake City’s flagship hotel. As in, it’s literally a landmark. Its gray granite facade is visible from all over the valley. For 19 years, Bruce Fery has run The Grand and also, since 2011, the Holding family’s portfolio of independent properties, including Little Americas in …

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Mountain Lion seen walking past the ski resort webcam

^Credit: Indy Pass media kit/Sunlight Mountain Resort Troy Hawks, Director of Marketing and Sales at Sunlight Mountain Resort, COjust shared a great photo taken by one of the resort’s webcams. The image shows a mountain lion walking around the frame in early December. Hawks shared the image on his Twitter …

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Top 5 most-read stories last week: Dillon Amphitheater lineup, ski industry news, more affordable housing

Shakey Graves plays a sold-out show at the Dillon Amphitheater on Friday, August 8, 2022. The amphitheater has announced some of its lineup for this upcoming summer season.Jenise Jensen/Town of Dillon The stories on this list have received the most pageviews on SummitDaily.com over the past week. 1. Dillon Amphitheater …

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A new flight path makes it easier for South Australians to hit the slopes this winter • Glam Adelaide

Share Tweeter Share Share E-mail Image credit: Mount Hotham Get ready all snow bunnies, because getting your fix of fresh powder just got a whole lot easier thanks to Qantas. A new flight route has been announced which will allow Adelaides faster and direct access to our country’s ski areas. …

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Vermont ski resorts see more business this season

While parts of Vermont may see snow Monday evening, many ski resorts in Vermont and elsewhere have closed for the season. This year has been critical as some stations have attempted to make up for seasons interrupted by the pandemic. Some ski resorts claim last season brought higher attendance and …

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12 Great Montana Vacation Rentals Near Glacier National Park

Nestled in northwest Montana, Glacier National Park sits along the spine of the Rocky Mountains, straddling the Continental Divide. Glacier peaks and valleys occupy over 1,500 square miles of wilderness. Popular activities include hiking, biking, camping, fishing, photography, boating, cross-country skiing, and more. An essential part of any glacier visit, …

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Skiers take advantage of the spring snow at Grouse Mountain in North Vancouver as the cool weather continues

Grouse Mountain will remain open for skiing and snowboarding through May 1, while Cypress and Seymour have ended their ski seasons. Expect cool temperatures to continue this spring, meteorologists say. Cooler-than-usual weather means late-season skiers and boarders still have the chance to enjoy a few bluebird days on the North …

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Vail Resorts Announces Investments in Affordable Housing for Park City Mountain, Whistler Blackcomb, Vail Mountain and Okemo Mountain Resort Employees

The new investments will increase the company’s affordable housing stock by more than 10% and align with March 14 commitment to employees BROOMFIELD, Colo., April 11, 2022 /CNW/ – Today, Vail Resorts announced four investments to provide accessible and affordable housing for its employees at Park City Mountain in UtahWhistler …

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The I-70 Coalition says gas price increases are making public transit the most affordable option to and from Front Range

A Summit Stage bus stops on Main Street in Frisco on Tuesday, August 31, 2021. The I-70 coalition is pushing more passengers to take advantage of regional transportation options like the Bustang and Pegasus and local transportation options such as the Summit Stage as gasoline prices continue to rise.Grace Coomaraswamy/For …

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A man dies in an avalanche on Mount Whistler

A 34-year-old man from Whistler, British Columbia, was killed Tuesday in an avalanche within the confines of the Whistler Blackcomb ski resort. According to Vail Resorts, the company that owns Whistler Blackcomb, the “skiing incident” happened on Whistler Mountain in the West Ridge area and was followed by members of …

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AP COVID Hospitality Bulletin Asia-Pacific

New release. AP Asia-Pacific (HOG) Hotel Operators Guide is the industry’s most established publication in Asia Pacific to guide investors and owners in understanding the scale, presence and capabilities of hotel operators in the region. HOG highlights the geographic distribution and brand presence of existing properties and pipeline supply, as …

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Beautiful Big Sky, Montana offers great skiing fun

In a year of harsh weather and many days where I had to remind myself that there is no such thing as bad skiing, only bad attitudes, my spring skiing trip to Big Sky, Mt. , (bigskyresort.com) was the balm my “missing perfect snow” soul needed. Since they’ll be open …

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At Donner Summit, the snowpack is 47% of average

For those who study the snowpack, April 1st is no joke. It’s record breaking day, when measurements reveal how much water is in the snowpack and how much water California needs to survive the summer. Historically, scientists have chosen April 1 as the big day for snow measurements because, at …

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Can growth and quality of life coexist? This valley in Utah is looking for answers

Cache Valley in northern Utah, home to the bustling college town of Logan but also more than a dozen rural and farming towns, is a microcosm of what’s out West. Cache County is growing. Quickly. Last year, it ranked among the five fastest growing counties in Utah, which topped the …

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Why Spring is a Great Time to Visit Montana’s Big Sky Resort

Grand Sky Resort Grand Sky Resort No wonder skiers are flocking to Montana Grand Sky Resort year after year. The snow is downright plentiful, as the resort records an average annual snowfall of around 400 inches. And since Big Sky opens on Thanksgiving Day and closes the season in mid-April, …

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5 things to know for March 25: Ukraine, Capitol riot, SCOTUS, immigration, climate

CNN — Holiday mode: activated. If you’re on the West Coast, grab your shades and hit the beach this weekend. Most of the western United States will experience record heat over the next few days. However, not everyone is thrilled to get a taste of summer. March is considered peak …

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Spring Skiing at Sunlight – The Sopris Sun

Sunlight is a great ski resort! It is located 20 km from Glenwood Springs. If you’re a beginner, Sunlight offers ski and snowboard lessons and contains plenty of beginner slopes. If you are more experienced, the other half of the mountain has more intermediate runs. There are three chairlifts, the …

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Skiers tie the knot on a Vermont mountain amid a major snowstorm

But she wasn’t there just to hit the slopes. She was there to marry Matthew Gnoza in a way that could put other winter weddings to shame. “My something old was my skis, my something new was my ski outfit, my something borrowed was my veil from a friend, and …

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Shortcuts: Cunard’s new liner, a record ski season and tour operators helping Ukrainian refugees

Southampton The design studio behind some of London’s best-known hotels and restaurants, including Claridge’s, Berkeley, Wolseley and Delaunay, has unveiled plans for its first cruise ship, Cunard’s new Queen Anne . David Collins Studio is working alongside fellow Londoner Richmond International and Parisian designer Sybille de Margerie on the Queen …

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Ski map artist James Niehues set to release original Vermont, New Hampshire and Idaho Resort art to the public on March 17

James Niehues; Image: James Niehues The inimitable artist responsible for creating intimate depictions of more than 200 ski areas around the world is set to release more than two dozen original works of art from famous resorts in Vermont, New Hampshire and Australia. ‘Idaho for public purchase. This artist, James …

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Canada’s new rare ski adventure

And, of course, there’s the fact that we opted for this type of ski trip over the typical high-carbon ski vacation. A heliskiing day for a single person is slightly less than the carbon footprint of an economy class seat on a New York-Los Angeles flight; and armies of snowcats …

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Gondola connecting 2 Tahoe ski resorts will open for next winter – NBC Bay Area

A long-awaited gondola connecting two Lake Tahoe ski resorts that was embroiled in a legal battle will be completed for the 2022-23 ski season in Palisades Tahoe, resort officials say. Alterra Mountain Co., the resorts’ Denver-based parent company, broke ground last spring on the $65 million project that it says …

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First steps: trade the plane for the train during a ski holiday in Les Arcs

Les Arcs desperately needs you to take the train there. Desperate. “We have carried out an audit of our carbon footprint – 57% of it comes from customers who come to the resort,” explains Laura Cumin, ski area manager. “We are doing our part and we really want to encourage …

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Devotions of Doug Devin – Methow Valley News

Skiing was central to longtime residents’ love of the Methow Valley During his 94 years, Doug Devin did a lot of things – he ran a printing company, raised hay and cattle, and even worked for the CIA – but his all-consuming passion was skiing. Although the Mazama resident is …

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Ski resorts welcome more snow in Utah in March

WEBER COUNTY, UTAH (ABC4 News) – A good helping of snow helped Utah’s lackluster snowpack and ski resorts. Last weekend’s snowfall brought up to 14 inches of snow to Wasatch Front valley bottoms and up to 19 inches to some mountainous areas, according to the National Weather Service. The Utah …

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Snowboard: Fun, for those who have access to it

The author and his snowboard. Photo by Mike Lynch Reflecting on more than bruises on a recent Gore outing By Klarisse Torriente We arrived in Gore around noon on the second Saturday in January, parked in the last available parking lot, put on our warmest clothes and boarded a shuttle. …

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Didn’t know you could ski there: Turkey

Turkey is a popular and affordable beach destination for Brits, but many don’t know that there’s good skiing too (it’s just as affordable!). In fact, more than half of the country is classified as mountainous, and they are also big mountains, the highest Mount Ağrı (Ararat) 5,137m… it’s more than …

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The Palisades Tahoe gondola will open by next winter, connecting two classic resorts

For more stories like this, check out The Chronicle’s weekly travel newsletter! Register here. Next winter, skiers and snowboarders will be able to ride a new gondola through the mountains of North Lake Tahoe between the Alpine Meadows and Olympic Valley ski areas. Construction on the $65 million gondola project …

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The new luxury lodge transforming this antiquated French ski resort

The Paradiski area is huge and spectacular. Linked to La Plagne in 2003 by the Vanoise Express, it would be impossible, even for good skiers staying in Les Arcs, to get bored there. After a long morning hitting the slopes, we skied until lunch (always a good ploy) before stopping …

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Skier Says Cold $9 Hot Dog Symbolizes Utah Resort’s Mismanagement

PARK CITY, Utah — What Michael Kaplan wants you to know about the hot dog is that his complaints about Park City Mountain Resort aren’t really about the hot dog. Kaplan bought the hot dog from a mid-mountain restaurant in mid-January. “We need elevators going out of town,” Kaplan said. …

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Christie Mountain Ski Instructor Celebrates 86th Birthday | News

Christie Mountain, nestled in Bruce, Wisconsin, is a destination that welcomes experienced and novice skiers and snowboarders alike. Those new to the concept of skiing can be taught how to ‘herringbone’ and ‘wedge’ at the foot of the slopes by valued Christie Mountain instructor Lenny Seyberth. Seyberth, a resident of …

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Snowboarder arrested for not wearing mask at Canadian ski resort

The video below has been circulating a lot on social media in recent days. It shows a snowboarder being arrested for refusing to wear a mask on the chairlift at Blue mountain station in Ontario, Canada. Here is the station current policy for mountain activities: Face masks/coverings are recommended at …

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12 Amazing Home Rentals Perfect for a Pocono Mountains Getaway

The scenic Pocono Mountains of northeastern Pennsylvania are conveniently located between New York and Philadelphia. Green valleys and forests, rugged mountain scenery and rolling countryside make it an ideal setting for everything from a romantic getaway to a family reunion. From outdoor fun to R&R, the Poconos offer fantastic things …

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Rain and milder temperatures can impact outdoor leisure activities

While the rain isn’t ideal before a holiday weekend and school holidays, ski resorts aren’t letting the warmer weather put a damper on skiing. wrong,” said JJ Toland, director of communications at Jay Peak. Jay Peak has about 60 of its 81 trails open and is monitoring conditions closely. cold …

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These adaptive skiers have been switching boots for nearly a decade

“],”renderIntial”:true,”wordCount”:350}”> Vasu Sojitra and Patrick Halgren are professional skiers. They are also unique companions. Sojitra lost her right leg to a blood infection when she was nine months old, and Halgren lost her left leg when she was 23 in a motorcycle accident. In 2013, the two met in Breckenridge, …

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Utah student group speaks out against Little Cottonwood Canyon proposals – KION546

By Logan Stefanich Click here for updates on this story SALT LAKE CITY (KSL) – If you’ve ever driven up to Little Cottonwood Canyon on a powder day, or even just a weekend for that matter, chances are you’ve encountered the dreaded and infamous red traffic snake. Last winter saw …

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British Columbia businesses prepare for confrontations with some Alberta customers over COVID-19 measures

B.C. ski resorts and businesses are bracing for possible confrontations as Alberta lifts health mandates.JACQUES BOISSINOT/The Canadian Press As Alberta begins rolling back COVID-19 restrictions at a faster pace than most other places in Canada, BC tourism and hotel businesses frequented by travelers from across the province say they are …

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The Rockies and Blue Ridge Mountains are the best outdoor vacation spots in the world

Moraine Lake in Banff, Alberta, in the Canadian Rockies. Matteo Colombo | Digital Vision | Getty Images Pandemic-era face masks and social distancing mandates may be coming to an end across the country, but many Americans may not yet be ready to get closer and closer to strangers while on …

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Travels in China’s winter wonderland

Snow tubing is popular during an ice and snow carnival in Beijing’s Taoranting Park during the Lunar New Year holiday.[Photo bu Du Lianyi/China Daily] Ten new routes designed to tap into the country’s passion for the great outdoors have been launched by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism, reports Yang …

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Gulmarg Gets ‘World’s Biggest’ Igloo Cafe, Becomes This Year’s Trending Tourist Attraction (PHOTOS) | The Weather Channel – Articles from The Weather Channel

Igloo Cafe, Gulmarg (Bilal Bahadur/BCCL) The world’s largest igloo cafe, located in Gulmarg, Kashmir, has finally opened its doors to visitors until mid-March, the end of winter. Part of the renowned ski resorts of Gulmarg, the cafe is the group’s second attempt in India, much larger than the one built …

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Winter Snow Brings Luxury Slopeside Homes to Tahoe Resort Communities

2022 Tahoe-Truckee buyers will face market dynamics similar to a year ago: low inventory and … [+] request. Tahoe Mountain Realty Thinking of buying a multi-million dollar ski-side home in Lake Tahoe this ski season? Take a number. Strong demand combined with little to no inventory means that ski-in/ski-out buyers …

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Winter Olympics: James Woods and the “inner battle” when counterculture meets elite sport

Free Spirits is available on BBC iPlayer from February 1 and will be on BBC Three at 21:10 GMT on February 3 At the end of September, in the alpine town of Bormio in northern Italy, Britain’s most decorated free skier, James Woods, details a list of everything he has. …

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COVID-19 testing offered at BC interior ski resorts for international visitors

Kelowna International Airport is partnering with ski resorts across the Okanagan to make it easier to access COVID testing for international customers. YLW partners with Whitecap RSC Medical, Big White Ski Resort, SilverStar Mountain Resort and Revelstoke Mountain Resort to offer on-site PCR testing at ski resorts. “It’s an added …

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Skiing for less • Salt Lake Magazine

Discover the “biggest snow in the world” without breaking the bank There’s no better way to experience the Utah winter than on a pair of skis. But, let’s face it, it can be very expensive – a few hundred dollars for ski clothes, a few hundred more for skis and …

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Ski resorts struggle to find enough staff to stay open

The annual call to “hit the slopes” usually means speed and exercise amid the thrilling beauty of nature. This year is more like heading to the DMV. New data shows that ski resorts this winter have been slowed down – even brought to a halt – by major staff shortages, …

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Where to Snow Tubing in Colorado Ski Resorts

Rod Rodgers used the Fraser Tubing Hill for years before he started working there cutting the ropes and sending the kids back down the slope. The cowboy who owned the place, who knew himself most simply as John, charged $3 each way, but he opened the hill in 1971 as …

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5 Reasons Eagle Point Is Southern Utah’s Favorite Family Ski Resort

(good things utah) – Ditch the relentless powder day panic and excessive crowds of Utah’s most popular ski resorts and find serenity, valuable family time and a mix of terrain in South of Utah’s favorite ski resort. Utah. Like most families, you come to Eagle Point to reconnect with nature …

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Not everyone grew up on the slopes. Here’s what you need to know to learn to ski as an adult

Powderhounds will tell you that the best way to enjoy the dark winters of the Pacific Northwest is to hit the slopes, but if you didn’t grow up skiing or snowboarding, the idea of ​​learning to ski at age adult can seem intimidating. With regular practice, concrete goals and a …

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Washington’s 2022 ski season bogged down due to Covid and freeway closures

Is this ski season cursed? All signs pointed to a big comeback season – a planned La Niña, vaccines to fight Covid and an increase in unlimited season tickets. But in mid-January, every local ski area suffers from some form of calamity. First, the snow did not materialize in November; …

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As Vail Resorts petition reaches 40,000 signatures, author asks Epic Pass holders to cancel ‘automatic renewal’

A massive crowd forms at the bottom of Blue Sky Basin in Vail on its first day of opening for the 2021-22 season on January 9. At the time, Blue Sky Basin only had one elevator in use, but a second one has since opened.John LaConte/Vail Daily As the Petition …

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The Ski Resorts Near New York Offer Lots of Fun

A ski expert gives the best day trip resorts near New York Stuart Winchester hosts The Storm Skiing Journal and Podcast. It has recommendations for nearby mountains and also three trails for beginners. NEW YORK – Although we haven’t had much snow in New York yet in 2022, you can …

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Memories of an epic ski trip before COVID are lit with sensory reminders

The Scarp Ridge Lodge is nirvana for the five senses.Handout The Scarp Ridge Lodge is nirvana for the five senses. But the boot warmers, oxygenated air, delicate linens, steam showers and the highly organized experience would be a distant memory without the scents of rhubarb, passion fruit and white jasmine …

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17 Ways To Slightly Improve Your Ski Vacation In Japan Without Really Trying

Inspired by the list of 100 Ways To Slightly Improve Your Life Without Really Trying, we’ve created our own version for skiers and snowboarders traveling to Japan, but with only 17 suggestions. But we want more, and we know you have good ones. Submit your suggestion here for the chance …

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Stevens Pass shorthanded ski resort struggling to keep up with demand

STEVENS PASS, Wash. The winter ski and snowboard season at Stevens Pass Ski Resort east of Everett, Wash. Got off to a bad start, with the area opening up only about half of its land due to ‘a staff shortage. Customers have reported problems with parking and long chairlift lines …

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Stowe board rejects ski area parking proposal

The Stowe Development Review Board rejected a proposal from Stowe Mountain Resort to build a new parking lot. Creative Commons Photo The Local Development Review Board in Stowe rejected a proposal from Stowe Mountain Resort to build a new parking lot, citing concerns about the impact of the new lot …

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24C in Spain, 15C in the Alps: end of 2021 strangely hot in parts of Europe | Spain

Spain has seen record temperatures this week and regions of the Italian Alps are expected to reach up to 15 ° C above the seasonal average in the coming days as much of Europe experiences an unusually warm start for the new Year. In Bilbao, in northern Spain, temperatures reached …

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Tourists disappointed as Malam Jabba ski resort remains closed

MINGORA: Hundreds of tourists from across the country flocked to the scenic Malam Jabba and Kalam valleys to witness the snowfall, but were disappointed with the ski resort’s closure. Officials say more than 30,000 tourists gathered at hill stations in Malam Jabba, Kalam, Mahodhand and neighboring areas, where tourists spent …

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Snowstorms Halt Lake Tahoe & Area Highways, Close Ski Resorts – Bay Area NBC

Major storms continue to dump much needed snow in the Sierra Nevada, but the snowfall has forced authorities to close major roads in the region. Here is an overview of mountain highway closures, tips for driving in winter conditions as well as an overview of the latest weather forecasts. List …

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Thousands of people lack electricity in Tahoe area, highways closed by snow

Thousands of residents of Truckee and other areas on the north side of Lake Tahoe went without power Sunday morning due to a winter storm that dumped snow on the Sierra Nevada, shutting down major highways and gas stations. ski. Just before 9 a.m., more than 14,000 Liberty Utilities customers …

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Japan’s APPI ski resort gets a facelift as luxury brands take hold

A new APPI ski resort will host three new IHG hotels and a prestigious international school. The Japanese ski resort with the slogan “be happy in APPI” seems to be raising the price of happiness, with the arrival of new luxury brands, including an InterContinental hotel from the global hotel …

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What You Missed: A Look At The Jackson Hole Housing Crisis

“],” renderIntial “: true,” wordCount “: 350}”> A recent report by the Mountain West News Bureau and Wyoming Public Radio shed light on how the residents of Jackson Hole, Wyoming, have been affected by the housing crisis sweeping through mountain communities. The report shows how service and other low-income workers …

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Germany imposes restrictions on British travelers

December 19, 2021 Tourist travelers are banned, which means its ski resorts in Bavaria are not accessible. A similar movement follows from France and there are concerns that other Alpine nations are following suit. NEW Germany has a handful of ski resorts in the Alps, the most famous being Garmish …

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Mild temperatures are not good for ski resorts

Blue Mountain Ski Resort closes for a few days from Saturday due to favorable conditions. CARBON COUNTY, PA – It might only be a thin layer of snow, but it was a lot for skiers and snowboarders here at Blue Mountain Ski Resort near Palmerton. “Oh, I’m just having fun …

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Breckenridge Ski Patrollers Union Reaches Contractual Agreement with Vail Resorts

Snowboarders descend the Springmeier Trail on opening day, Friday, November 12, at Breckenridge Ski Resort. The resort’s ski patrollers union has completed contract negotiations with Vail Resorts after six meetings.Spence Linard / Breckenridge Ski Resort After voting to unionize in May, the Breckenridge Ski Patrol was successful in negotiating a …

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New York ski resorts hope to capitalize on stellar 2020-21 season | Health and fitness

LAKE PLACID, NY (AP) – New York ski resorts hope to capitalize on a 2020-21 season that saw them supplant Vermont as the third largest ski and snowboard state in the country, behind Colorado and California. The COVID-19 pandemic was seen as a significant factor as the appetite for outdoor …

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Utah ski resorts respond to climate change

CACHE COUNTY, Utah – Snow Thursday night and Friday morning was excellent for Utah ski resorts, but Utah State University researchers say it’s later and warmer. Some resorts are already changing their operations in response. Skiers and snowboarders should get used to seeing even more snow “cannons” like these at …

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Oregon Ski Resorts Hope To Open As Snow Covers Cascades | Local news

GOVERNMENT CAMP, Oregon (KPTV) – Mother Nature has put our patience to the test this winter when it comes to hitting our region’s slopes, but this week’s forecast could be the golden ticket for snow lovers. FOX 12 spoke with Timberline Lodge marketing and public relations manager John Burton, who …

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Hotter and drier December causing challenges for ski resorts and seasonal businesses

IDAHO FALLS – Winter has been generally dry in eastern Idaho and it doesn’t look like that is about to change anytime soon. Pocatello’s national weather service forecasts light snow showers on Wednesday, but it “doesn’t look impressive.” “Barely two inches in the central mountains of Idaho. Only 1 to …

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Local ski resorts protect you and your family as you learn to tame the mountains in winter | Family and parenthood | Spokane | Interior of the Pacific Northwest

MOUNTAIN OF MONEY New this year at Silver Mountain, the Magic Carpet has been given a roof to save beginners from having to deal with both the elements and gravity. “We also have a great team of rental technicians who help you get the right size boots and gear,” says …

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Steamboat Resort Hires New Director of Culinary Operations

David Mullen has always dreamed of serving hot dishes and creating culinary experiences while being surrounded by natural beauties. After accepting the position of Director of Culinary Operations for Steamboat Ski & Resort Corp., Mullen’s dream officially came true. A 25-year veteran of the kitchen, Mullen began his career in …

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It’s December and it hasn’t snowed in Denver yet. This has never been recorded

Without snow in Colorado? No, this is not a sequel to the Tom Hanks movie “Sleepless in Seattle”, but rather an actual drama that takes place statewide with very real consequences. It’s been 224 straight days (and it’s not over) since it snowed a measurable amount in Denver, and it …

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Colorado’s cheapest ski resorts include Purgatory and Winter Park

Between lift tickets and equipment purchases, skiing isn’t really known to be a budget sport. And that’s before you take accommodation into account if you decide to stay on the destination slopes. Fortunately for the Coloradans, a few resorts in the state are considered some of the most affordable in …

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Weather in Spokane: record temperatures until December

Records were set in the northwest interior on Sunday and another batch of records is possible Wednesday for early December. SPOKANE, Wash. – Temperatures have soared into the 1950s and even 1960s in the northwest interior since Sunday and now record high temperatures are possible on the first day of …

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Colorado ski resorts admit making their fortunes on tribal land | Subscriber content

It took a century, but Colorado hill stations are finally recognizing that native tribes inhabited the Rockies long before the tourism industry introduced chair lifts, snow machines, and mountain bike trails. Winter Park Ski Resort recently announced that it is re-signing its ski trails to let skiers and snowboarders know …

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Northern Michigan ski resorts offer Black Friday, Cyber ​​Monday deals on lift tickets and overnight stays

Black Friday and Cyber ​​Monday don’t necessarily mean fighting the crowd to strike a deal, or just shopping to cross names off your gift list. This can mean looking for savings to start planning your next vacation. A handful of resorts in northern Michigan make this part easier by offering …

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Snow may not be piling up in Colorado ski resorts this season, but anxiety is certainly

Vail Ski Patrol watches as skiers and snowboarders descend from Mountain Top Express on opening day in Vail. The weather was a mixture of sun and clouds.Chris Dillmann / Vail Daily DENVER – It wasn’t that long ago that ski resort operators were losing sleep over snowfall. Then they had …

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WATCH THE VIDEO | ‘Lifter’ Ski Fans’ Hopes: Here’s What Seven Springs Will Debut This Winter To Enhance The Resort Experience | New

CHAMPION, Pa. – The snow is falling and a new, faster ski lift is set to rise for the start of the season at Seven Springs Mountain Resort. Company officials have not announced opening dates for two Somerset County ski resorts – but automated ‘snow cannons’ were activated at 2:15 …

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No more substantial snow for Tahoe likely until late November

Ski resorts in the Lake Tahoe Basin are in desperate need of a heavy dose of fresh powder, but meteorologists say the area is highly unlikely to receive significant snow that will remain until the end of November. “We’re lucky to have a system on Tuesday and it might bring …

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Ski resorts are considering dessert after the feast

Those eager to hit the mountain can prepare for the scheduled openings of Lookout Pass, Silver Mountain, and Schweitzer ski resorts the day after Thanksgiving. Matt Sawyer, marketing and sales manager for Lookout Pass ski resort, located off Interstate 90, said they plan to open on Nov. 26 – or …

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Ski season kicks off in Colorado, COVID-19 cases on the rise

SUMMIT COUNTY, Colorado – Mountain towns are set to welcome skiers and runners again, but as opening day for several ski areas approaches, COVID-19 cases are on the rise in Colorado. Summit County public health officials issued a county-wide advisory two days before Breckenridge opened. According to the advisory, Summit …

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Skiing, climbing and crazy clouds »Explorersweb

Overview of the alpine events of the last days of autumn and the first days of winter … The late Hansjorg Auer on the second length of Marmolada’s “Last Tango”. Photo: Much Mayr The last tango … In the Marmolada of the Dolomites, Much Mayr completed ‘Last Tango’, an itinerary …

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Top 10 Reasons to Visit Salt Lake City This Winter

Share the article Last update 49 minutes ago Salt Lake City is the quintessential winter paradise. Besides the many ski resorts, the city has a lot of great things to do indoors and outdoors during the winter season. Salt Lake City is a wonderful destination for a winter retreat, even …

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Over a Century of Skiing in New Mexico | Big spaces

Major developments flourished across the state in the 1950s and 1960s, with the launch of Taos Ski Valley by the remarkable Blake family, Sipapu by the Bolander clan and Sierra Blanca under the leadership of the ambitious Kingsbury “Pitch” Pitcher. . The Santa Fe Ski Basin took shape around this …

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When do Utah ski resorts open for the season?

SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4) – While technically many of us are still celebrating a spooky season – Halloween is less than two weeks away – some Utahns are gearing up for a different season. Throughout Utah, the snowflakes started to fall. Snow in the Salt Lake City area was even …

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Will Norway have a normal ski season this winter?

People working in the winter sports industry and those looking to hit the slopes are hoping for a more typical season this year after the last one was disrupted by a mix of local and national Covid-19 restrictions. The ski lifts remained open during the 2020/2021 ski season, but it …

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Vermont ski resorts hope to bounce back the year

KILLINGTON, Vermont – Vermont ski resorts were packed with visitors gazing at the fall foliage on Wednesday, and it is hoped that the tourism boom will hit the slopes next month. Around the same time last year, resorts like Bolton Valley, Killington, Jay Peak and Smugglers Notch were planning to …

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