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Ski Deaths Spike This Season In Northeast
There have been several deaths at ski areas across the region this season. But is it an unusual number? In January, 22-year-old Skyler Ormond of Canandaigua, NY died in a snowboarding accident at the Killington Ski Resort in Vermont. He tried to avoid a …
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Skiing vs. Snowboarding
Skiing and snowboarding are ways of moving over snow with boards attached to the feet; practiced mostly as recreation or sport, but often as conveyance. About Skiing is a sport that makes use of a pair of skis for traveling on snow. Snowboarding is a sport …
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NY Ski & Snowboard Club
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6 Affordable Places to Ski
There’s a lot of white stuff out there this year, but the lift ticket prices at popular resorts, like Sierra’s Heavenly or Colorado’s Vail, are steeper than the slopes. Snow lovers on a budget, don’t despair. Especially for beginners, there are plenty of …
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The best ski resorts in North America
Last year when announcing the top 50 resorts we began by stating the obvious: there are a lot of great ski resorts out there. While that hasn’t changed, our list of the top 50 certainly has thanks to our readers. In 2013 we asked avid skiers and …
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2015 Ski Resorts: Which Slopes Are For You?
Ski season beckons with hundreds of resorts in the U.S. for the advanced and novice alike. Seeking airborne thrills on the slopes? Or maybe just a leisurely run down the trails capped off with a romantic fireside dinner? Our ski resort scoop can help you …
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sportLatest snow reports: a dry week ahead for the Alps whilst North America prospers
The southern French Alps caught the most recent alpine snowfall and this freshened surface snow conditions in resorts across the area, but otherwise skies have been mostly sunny. Piste skiing in all the premier resorts of France remains good at all …
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Ski jumping: FIS Cup could return to Eau Claire next year
After another highly successful international FIS Cup ski jumping show, the Flying Eagles Ski Club is welcome to do it again next year. That was made clear by Horst Tielmann, FIS coordinator from Germany who oversaw Friday’s action and spoke with …
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Best Ski Boots 2017
Winter is approaching! And you’ll need the best ski boots to survive. Chances are the first time you hit the slopes, whether or not you had the best ski boots on your feet was the furthest thing from your mind. Now that you’re shredding groomers like …
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Ski resorts making snow, aiming to open soon

sportSki resorts making snow, aiming to open soon
WRIGHTWOOD >> Mountain High ski resort announced that it’s making snow and aiming to be the first Southern California ski resort to open for the 20th consecutive year. It typically opens in mid-November. “When it does open, Mountain High expects to …
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Flying Eagles to hold free ski clinic
The Flying Eagles Ski Club will hold its annual free Learn to Ski event for kids of all ages from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Mt. Washington Nordic Ski Center. Kids can check out the ski jumping program along with downhill and cross country skiing as …
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Boy dangles from ski lift, held by backpack
Screams of help came from a young boy whose backpack caused him to dangle from a ski lift. (Source: KSTU/CNN) IF YOU HAVE A STORY IDEA CONTACT WLBT/WDBD AT (601) 960-4426 OR EMAIL US AT News@WLBT.COM.
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sportGreat Bear Making Snow
There are whiteout conditions being reported at Great Bear just east of Sioux Falls. And that’s perfectly fine with the ski hill’s manager, Dan Grider. “Generally speaking we open somewhere around the first week of December, so we maybe a day or two behind …
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Another Double Digit Storm Hits Colorado Ski Country
Denver, Colo. – December 7, 2016 – With more ski areas and terrain opening throughout December, Colorado Ski Country USA ski areas received another double digit storm over the last 48 hours. Eldora was blanketed in 14 inches of powder, while skiers and …
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Belczyk follows famous ski tracks
Growing up in Banff, Lake Louise World Cup weekend was always the best time of the year for Zoe Belczyk. The young speed racer would get a chance to meet her heroes, such as Britt Janyk and Lindsey Vonn, and dream of one day joining them on the world cup.
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Ski Resort Parking Sim Ice Road Snow Plow Trucker

sportSki Resort Parking Sim Ice Road Snow Plow Trucker
Welcome to the Ski Resort Village. Start your Vacation Today! Drive & Park a HUGE roster of ‘Winter Vehicles’ around the cute snow covered ski village. Park cars, trucks, snow plows, gritters, cars & caravans, busses and even a super-quick snowmobile!
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Snow Crew gives students opportunity to hit slopes out west
The winter season will be here before we know it, and while many outdoor activities are reserved for the warmer seasons of the year, skiing and snowboarding are two great sports that can be done during the winter months. Outside a handful of locations in …
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New Snow-Making Tech Gives a Lift to Ski Resort in Summer
In early July at the Boreal Mountain Resort, temperatures reached 91 degrees Fahrenheit (33 degrees Celsius), which is not uncharacteristically hot in California at the crest of the Sierra Nevada mountain range. The real surprise was that the ski area near …
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What To Wear Snow Skiing

sportWhat To Wear Snow Skiing
Several of you asked this question in different ways. Staying warm is the first order of business when spending a day outside in the cold. Fashion is lower in priority, with how much lower depending on whether one is a die-hard skier or rider, or more …
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Seniors snow skiing
I am writing fireside from the lodge of Mad River Mountain ski resort, www.skimadriver.com, as I have just come off the slopes from thoroughly enjoying skiing with 12-14 inches of fresh snow. I had the pleasure of sharing a chair lift ride with a woman 61 …
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Where’s the snow? Skiing unlikely by Christmas
The chances of skiing by Christmas are looking less and less likely as warm temperatures and a lack of precipitation keep the Cascades more brown than white. There was hope several weeks ago, especially when Crystal Mountain got an early blanket that …
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sportGenerous snowfall means springtime skiing in the Sierra
To make the most of spring skiing, arrive as soon as the lifts operate and hit the slopes while they’re kissed by sunlight. Then follow the sun around the hill; you’ll be able to tell when the snow is first softening by the sound of ski and snowboard …
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Sun Valley tallies most skier days in 10 years
Bob Rosso, co-owner of The Elephant’s Perch store in Ketchum, which is geared more to Nordic and backcountry skiers, said those sports don’t bring in the volume of visitors that downhill skiing does. Still, Rosso said the shop did well with renting …
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Lake Tahoe skiing: Squaw-Alpine staying open through Memorial Day, others
“We’ve had a lot of help from Mother Nature this season, including a cold storm just this week. Plus, our grooming team has been doing an incredible job moving snow around the mountain to ensure the slopes that are open are all skiing and riding really …
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Ski report: Soggy weather will switch to snow in days ahead
Ski and snowboard conditions in Washington’s mountains will be less than desirable for the immediate future, but hopes are high for snowfall to return this weekend. A Pacific frontal system laden with heavy rains and wet snow is battering the Cascades, …
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A snowstorm Pocono ski resorts aren’t too excited about
Elizabeth Richardson, of the Pocono Mountains Visitors Bureau, called snow cover “nature’s reminder” that skiing and snowboarding opportunities are a short drive away. “Whenever people see actual snow, it’s a good thing for the area,” she said. “You …
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Ski resorts not dreading the impending snow
Owner Rick Buckman says when you consider that the previous year they were making snow in November, missing all of December this time around was painful. “Especially Christmas week, that’s our money week between Christmas and New Year’s …
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sportThe Worst Winter Ever? Sierra-at-Tahoe Closes Due to No Snow
And the hits just keep coming for poor Lake Tahoe. After a dismal winter with unseasonably warm temperatures and not much snow, now one of the bigger and more popular ski areas, Sierra-at-Tahoe, just announced that they will be closing the lifts until …
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Mt. Ashland all in for skiing, looks to summer offerings in future
Riding the rails in the terrain park on Comer chairlift. A Saturday at Mt. Ashland Ski Area, 15 miles south of Ashland in the southern Oregon Siskiyou Mountains, where a low snow winter still finds enthusiasm for fun on the snow, on March 7, 2015.
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Where to find the world’s best ski conditions
Jim Steenburgh is a professor of atmospheric science at the University of Utah, an expert on mountain weather and climate, and a die-hard skier. Who better, then, to write a book exploring what ingredients make up the finest quality snow for skiing and …
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